06/28/17

The Late Shift: Freestyle

Skate Girls Tribe

If you’re near the Alexandria area of Virginia, sPACYcLoud and Skate Girls Tribe have a must-attend event for you to see this Friday, June 30th.

Part skate park, part secret pop up art show, Late Shift: Freestyle opens its doors to the rebels, the misfits, and the crazy ones. To those who see things differently and those who push the human race forward. We’ll be repping this philosophy at the event, because it’s our shared philosophy!

The details are super rad: experience a late-night art happening along the riverfront and in the Torpedo Factory. Founded in 1974 in an old munitions plant, the Torpedo Factory Art Center is home to the nation’s largest collection of working-artists’ open studios under one roof. That’s cool enough as it is, but it also has an indoor skate park! Skate Girls Tribe is ready to blow it up (pun intended)!

Pro skateboarder Natalie Krishna Das repp'n sPACYcLOUd at the Kennedy Center

Pro skateboarder Natalie Krishna Das repp’n sPACYcLOUd at the Kennedy Center

Event includes:

– Indoor skate park at the Torpedo Factory

– DJ set by Sharkey

sPACYcLOUd & Skate Girls Tribe will be in the house!

– Poetry Slam

– Beer, wine, sandwiches, and bronut ice cream sandwiches with EatsPlace

– Photo booth

– Torpedo Row artist market

– DIY artmaking and much more

About sPACYcLOUD: sPACYcLOUd is the manifestation of a revolutionary spirit always pushing people to be liberated from social constraints through expressions of love, peace and creativity.  Our competition follows trends. We follow our vision and philosophy.

About Skate Girls Tribe: SGT invites girls of all ages & all abilities to come together and skate with other girls in a big fun group. Skate Girls Tribe was created in Washington DC to empower young women through action sports.  We hold monthly events to celebrate life, art, culture, education, and fun via skateboarding and longboarding. We also organize surfing and snowboarding camps.

Skate Girls Tribe promotes confidence and assertiveness, individuality and creativity, strength and dignity, all gathered together with a love for action sports. With a vigorous setting of play and sociality, SGT nurtures and sustains these values and goals. With such virtues in place, we believe that healthy and responsible choices will be made later in girls’ lives.

– There are several open spots for artists to be part of poetry slam if anyone is interested.

08/10/16

Skate Girls Tribe Surf Camp

Skate Girls Tribe Surf Camp

On July 24-30, sPACYcLOUd is kicking off its second annual overnight surf camp for teens. We will be staying in a beach house at the very point of Cape May, New Jersey. It is a charming historical town with bird sanctuary, beautiful white sand beach, lighthouse, WWII lookout tower, and Victorian houses. This is a great opportunity for teens to rest, bond, surf, longboard, skateboard, share, do yoga, art and fashion projects, swim, and create beautiful Summer memories.

Surf camp includes:

  • all equipment,
  • beach fees,
  • daily transportation,
  • professional surfing instructions (1:1 student to instructor ratio),
  • a certified life guard on duty at all times,
  • 24/7 same gender supervision,
  • meals,
  • lodging
  • sPACYcLOUd  Surf Camp t-shirt,
  • Surfing Etiquette Guide,
  • certificate of achievement,
  • visit to bird sanctuary, lighthouse, WWII Lookout tower,
  • group photo

Suggested donation: $250

Sponsored by sPACYcLOUd

For additional information, please contact us at info@spacycloud.com

06/22/16

sPACYcLOUd and Skate Girls Tribe to Sponsor SkateFest 2016!

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sPACYcLOUd is an official sponsor of SkateFest Fairfax on June 24-25!

Register online and save $5!

http://skatefestfairfax.com/registration/

SkateFest is a two day charity based fundraiser event held in Northern Virginia. It includes skateboard competitions, Sk8 For A Cause, music, family friendly activities, food, games, over 12 skateboard vendor tents, over $25,000 in prizes and more!

This year for the first time SkateFest Fairfax will hold a ladies only division on Friday from 7:30-8:30. We are calling all ladies to come out and compete! All ages. All levels.

Proceeds will benefit Children’s National Medical Center.

The skater who raises the most money will win a scholarship to Camp Woodward. Top 10 wins prize bags! We hope you can join us and everyone else attending SkateFest this year for all sorts of fun. Don’t miss it!

01/21/16

Skate Girls Tribe Snowboard Adventure

Snowboarding at Hunter Mountain, NY

Thank you to everyone who joined us for SGT Snowboard Adventure.
Snowboarding at Hunter Mountain, NY

We were blessed with good amount of snow, natural and machine-made.

Snowboarding at Hunter Mountain, NYWe had a great crew as always.

Snowboarding at Hunter Mountain, NY

It was a great bonding experience.
Snowboarding at Hunter Mountain, NY

This is Zoren. He is from NY. He is a very talented artist, snowboarder, skateboarder, and many other things. Zoren is only 13 but already has his own company called Style Pyle. Please follow him at Style Pile on FB and @stylepyle on IG. Snowboarding at Hunter Mountain, NY

We had couple of outings including a pizza night.

Snowboarding at Hunter Mountain, NY

Our snowboard instructor, Holly, was awesome! She was helpful and we learned a lot. Thank you Holly!

PS Holly has the greatest vibe and we love her!!!Snowboarding at Hunter Mountain, NY

There were different levels of expertise in snowboarding.

Snowboarding at Hunter Mountain, NY

Everyone was polite, patient, and respectful. Snowboarding at Hunter Mountain, NY

The Hunter Mountain resort had several slopes open and we had many options to pick from.
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Our instructor, Holly, is helping Anna.

Snowboarding at Hunter Mountain, NY

Thank you to everyone who joined us.

We are looking forward to our next adventure.

10/14/15

sPACYcLOUd Snowboarding Camp

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Exciting Announcement!!!

sPACYcLOUd and Skate Girls Tribe are hosting Snowboarding Camp at Hunter Mountain, NY, on January 14-18.

Location: Hunter Mountain, NY
Date: January 14 – January 18
Who: 12-18 yo

Stay tune for updates.

10/13/15

Just Kicking It Saturday’s – Skate Girls Jam

Just Kicking It Saturday's

Skate Girls Tribe & SPACYcLOUd launching “Just Kicking It Saturday’s – Skate Girls Jam Day”!!!
Where: Rockville Skate Park
When: 3pm every Saturday until it gets cold starting on 10/17/2015
Who: All levels – All ages
We hope to see many girls come out
FREE
***Looking for big sisters/brothers to help us out with basic instructions

For questions email info@spacycloud.com

04/6/15
Surf Camp

sPACYcLOUd Surf Camp

 

Surf Camp

Overnight Surf Camp for Teens.

sPACYcLOUd is organizing its first overnight camp for teens. We will be staying indoors in a spacisious house on Chincoteague Island. We are looking for artistic, independent, motivated, and good natured teens.  This is a great opportunity for teens to surf, longboard, share, do yoga, art and fashion projects, spend time with like minded individuals and have fun. For the first session we are planning to have 6-8 teens.

Surf camp includes:

  • all equipment,
  • beach fees,
  • daily transportation,
  • professional surfing instructions (1:1 student to instructor ratio),
  • certified life guard on duty at all times,
  • 24/7 same gender supervision,
  • meals,
  • lodging
  • sPACYcLOUd  Surf Camp t shirt,
  • Surfing Etiquette Guide,
  • certificate of achievement,
  • visit to Chincoteque National Wildlife Refuge,
  • group photo

Price: $1200

07/2/14

Central Park Longboard Race 2014 by Ekaterina Nekrasova, 7th grader

Skate Girls Tribe We arrived to NY on Friday evening. We stayed in Queens, NY. Our condo was small but we managed to make it comfortable for all. 

Burning incense

On the first night we set down around the table, meditated, burned incense to cleanse our souls and bodies. It was a very peaceful evening of bonding and stories sharing.

Riding in Queens NY

On Saturday, the day of the Longboard Race, everyone woke up bright and early. We longboarded on the streets of Queens until we caught taxis. NY

Waiting for the race

We rode through the busting NY city and met up with the other skaters in Central Park.

Skate Girls Tribe

It was a hot day but everyone was excited for the race. Everyone who came with Skate Girls Tribe was ready!

Central Park Race

As soon as the race started everyone charged forward. There was a stampede of longboarders. Everyone skated on, some breaking off from the crowd, other falling behind.

Kiefer and Jimmy

The first place winner was Kiefer Dixon.

Clio Sherman got sPACYcLOUd Jacket

The second place female winner was Clio Sherman.

Concrete Wave Magazine

Both Kiefer and Clio got limited edition sPACYcLOUd jackets as prizes which were featured at Vans Warped Tour 2013 and Concrete Wave Magazine 2013 June issue. There were many other sponsors at the event including Sector 9 and Rude Boy and many riders got prizes and giveaways.

Skate Girls Tribe Bounding

After the race several girls from the Skate Girls Tribe got lost in the park. Kiefer Dixon and several people from Broadway Bomb helped us to find our tribe members.  We were very grateful to them. They made us feel part of their family.

Meeting New People

 On Sunday, we woke up early and ready for another day of adventures.

Playground Time

 We drove to East Village and visited rad shops, parks, and playgrounds. Everyone was tired but we felt happy and still energized. Everyone had such a good time and we can’t wait until our next adventure!

One more pictures before we parted.

 Peace, Ekaterina

 

 

 

04/18/14

Imagine “Living Life in Peace” with Mattie Stepanek by Ekaterina Nekrasova, 6th grader

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Mattie Stepanek was an American Poet who published six books of “Heartsongs” poetry and one book of “Just Peace” essays. All of his books reached The New York Times bestsellers list. He became a peace advocate and motivational speaker, and lobbied on Capitol Hill on behalf of peace, people with disabilities, and children with life-threatening conditions. Unfortunately, Mattie passed away before his 14th birthday.  

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Mattie’s life was short but he motivated and inspired people from around the world. That is why Skate Girls Tribe decided to host a small get together at Mattie JT Stepanek Memorial park. 

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It was a beautiful day, not too hot or cold, with a gentle breeze.  We invited some of the kids at the park to do a limbo contest with us and gave away the prizes.

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We skated around on the smooth roads, played on the playground, and threw a frisbee on the field.  Everyone had a great time!  We love Mattie’s park because it is so peaceful and Mattie’s energy is felt through the park.

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Peace, Ekaterina Nekrasova

04/8/14

Fine Lines Mural Jam by Ekaterina Nekrasova, 6th grader

                       Fine Lines Mural Jam

          On Sunday, April 6th, Skate Girls Tribe was part of the art pavilion at Fine Lines Mural Jam along with Little Friends for Peace, Albus Cavus, and DC Bow Bows.  It was a beautiful Sunday.  The event was hosted by Words Beats & Life and HiArts and sponsored by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.  The jam was produced in collaboration with The Fridge and Albus Cavus. 

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           The event started at 11am with some artists arriving as early as 7am. There were over 70 graffiti artists painting on a 990-foot long wall.  Artists came from all over the United States.  Everyone was nice and worked together. It was a great sense of community. 

 Hippie Jump

            Skate Girls Tribe held limbo, skateboarding limbo, game of S.K.A.T.E., and Hippie Jump contests. Out of all of them, the Hippie jump was the hardest.

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         Even though it was hard, everyone had a great time. Many of the kids played skateboarding limbo contest in which players had to get under the pole on a skateboard  or longboard.

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     As the pole came closer to the ground, it got harder and harder, until we got a winner! Everyone enjoyed all of the contests.

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First place winners got prizes. Everyone had fun trying to beat each other at all of these contests! There were lots of kids at the event that ran around and skated together.

 

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            There was a music area hosted by Ron dj’Rbi Brown.

Open mike performers

         Many local HIP HOP artists came to participate.  Everyone had tons of fun.  Random kids sang and we all danced. At about 4:00 pm, everyone grouped up to listen to singers perform. Pokah Havoc, Lee, Anwar, Doe Vicious and several other MCs made the crowd move, dance, and clap. They were amazing!

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          At the art pavilion, Little Friends for Peace, Albus Cavus, DC Bow Bows and Skate Girls Tribe sponsored by sPACYcLOUd provided kids with all kinds of activities.

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         Kids were painting the wall right next to the graffiti artists. Other kids got their faces painted.

Tribal Face Painting

        DC Bow Bows provided diy kits for kids to make their own bows. There was lots of paint, balloons, and games.  There were lots of kids everywhere having fun.

       After all it was all about LOVE & PEACE.

Skate Girls Tribe Team

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