Four young native youth smiling white sitting on surfboards in the ocean.

Native Like Water

Native Like Water curates recreational experiences through an indigenous lens, focusing on conservation, coastal cultural practices, adventure, and leadership for improved wellness. With over 21 years of service, Native Like Water engages teenage and young adults with the skills of ocean safety, surfing, diving, navigation, and ocean paddling.



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The REI Cooperative Action Fund is a 501(c)(3) public charity. 100% of donations from the general public are invested in grantees. Donations are tax deductible within the guidelines of U.S. law. Learn more in our FAQs.