Youth Services

Fun-Raising Tours or Play Pilgrimages involve traveling to underserved communities to help make the world a more vibrantly healthy and playful place by:


  • Teaching healthy habits & life skills through games

  • Teaching 'no material needed' games that encourage laughter, friendship & movement

  • Training educators on how to use play in order to make learning a fun, dynamic, and interactive experience


Healthy Habits & Life Skills Through Play

We teach lessons that are not usually taught in schools. Such as lessons on empathy, healthy ways of communicating, anti-bullying, healthy friendships, leadership, the importance of drinking enough water, etc. We are flexible and create lessons in order to be able to meet the specific needs of the given institutions we work with. We teach leadership among youth in orphanages, so that by the time we are done with them, they are leading the weekly play sessions, making our work sustainable.

Play in the Classroom

We are not only made to laugh with each other, we are also made to learn through play. By training educators on how to use play in order to enliven their classrooms and lessons, we not only make the classrooms more fun, but we help strengthen the education system.

We mainly work with communities in developing countries, though also open to 'Fun-Raise' underserved populations in developed countries. We mainly work with orphanages, boarding homes, and schools but are open to working with other populations. 

The Kyrgyz Republic      Sept  2018

We visited 7 different orphanages in Kyrgyzstan, in three different counties. We spread play to over 300 underserved kids. A BIIIIG THANK YOU to all of the donors who made it possible!

Costa Rica                      Jan-March  2020

Working in the Osa Peninsula, we trained 30 teachers on how to use play in the classroom to make learning more effective, dynamic, and fun. They’ll be able to use their new skills to foster a sense of joy in learning to over 700 kids every year.

Thank you to all of our donors for making it possible!


T: 530-867-0036


Making the world a more vibrantly healthy & playful place.

A Primally Playful Foundation is a registered 501c3 Charity (EIN: 85-2348272)