The mission of Pro Kids | First Tee of San Diego is to challenge underserved youth to excel in life by promoting character development, life skills, and values through education and the game of golf.
connecting youth, sports, and education
Through a unique set of programs that combine sport, study, and service, we provide youth grades 2 – 12 with equitable access to opportunities that will set them on the path to success in adulthood, with support and scholarship service for program alumni.
Pro Kids serves as a welcoming home to kids across San Diego County with primary program locations in City Heights and Oceanside – both San Diego communities marked by poverty, gang violence, and poor high school graduation rates. We believe that all kids deserve the opportunity to reach their full potential – to become Pro Kids – and provide access to transformational opportunities through sport, study, and service. Nearly 75 percent of our enrolled youth qualify for and receive income- or military status-based scholarships covering full program membership fees, strengthening our promise to provide impactful educational and enrichment services to San Diego’s most vulnerable and challenged youth.