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New Group: Cerro Toro

New Group: Cerro Toro

Categories General Surfing
This summer, the VSP expanded its programming into Cerro Toro, a deeply underserved community in the hills of the city near Playa Ancha. After a Cerro Toro community leader reached out to the VSP and requested that it look into the neighborhood as part of its expansion, the program began coordinatin ...
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Summer Surf Sessions

Summer Surf Sessions

Categories General Surfing
It has been an awesome month of surf sessions for the Valpo Surf Project! For the last four weeks, the VSP has been heading down to Playa La Boca in Con Con three days a week, with two sessions each day. On Tuesdays we have a morning and an afternoon session with students from Cerro Mariposa as well ...
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Spotlight: Brainstorm Print and Design

Spotlight: Brainstorm Print and Design

Categories General Surfing
The Valpo Surf Project would like to send a huge thank you to one of our biggest supporters, the Brainstorm duo of Jason Snyder and Briana Feola, who have contributed so much to the growth and success of the VSP.From designing the original VSP logo, to donating prints for silent auction fundraisers, ...
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Intern Spotlight: Billy Manchuck

Intern Spotlight: Billy Manchuck

Categories General Surfing
In March, the Valpo Surf Project will be saying a fond farewell to Intern Coordinator Billy Manchuck as he makes a big move to Santiago. Billy has been the VSP’s longest-standing volunteer, working with the program on and off for two and a half years.Billy first got involved with the program as a ...
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Intern Blog: Hello from the VSP interns!

Intern Blog: Hello from the VSP interns!

Categories General Surfing
After a rollercoaster of missed connections, cancelled flights, Business Class upgrades and luggage lost and found, the new VSP interns arrived intact in the first week of January, excited for the start of an incredible experience here in Valparaíso. Max, Martha, Natalie and Bea are thrilled to be ...
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New Video from the VSP – Donate Today to Help Continue our Programming

New Video from the VSP – Donate Today to Help Continue our Programming

Categories General Surfing
Click the image above to view the Valpo Surf Project's latest video appeal on Vimeo.Please support our important work by donating at valposurfproject.com/donate-now/.Now, more than ever, your donation is crucial to the continued success of the VSP. Your support has a very real and direct impact on o ...
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Accepting Applications for Internships – Deadline is December 31, 2013

Accepting Applications for Internships – Deadline is December 31, 2013

Categories General Surfing
The VSP is again accepting applications for its year-long internship program for internships beginning in JULY 2014!We’re looking for motivated and enthusiastic young people to help this growing organization and to get involved with many different aspects of our operations, including teaching and ...
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VSP Participating in FICSURF – Chile's International Surf Film Festival

VSP Participating in FICSURF – Chile's International Surf Film Festival

Categories General Surfing
Come check out the FICSURF CHILE - International Surf Film Festival, from November 28-30 at the Corporación Cultural Las Condes in Santiago. Valpo Surf Project has been chosen as a participating organization of the event and will have an informational booth with representatives from the organizatio ...
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Guest Blog Post: Paddle Out Against Con Con Powerplant

Guest Blog Post: Paddle Out Against Con Con Powerplant

Categories General Surfing
Text by Caterina Zischke-RinconOn Saturday October 12, a handful of Valpo Surf Project’s leaders and volunteers joined dozens of others in protesting the potential construction of a gas powered thermoelectric plant in Concón. This initiative could prove devastating to the surrounding environment ...
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Photos from 2013 NYC Silent Auction Fundraiser

Photos from 2013 NYC Silent Auction Fundraiser

Categories General Surfing
On Saturday, October 19, the Valpo Surf Project hosted its 5th Annual NYC Silent Auction Fundraiser at the Centre for Social Innovation in Manhattan. The event was our most successful fundraiser to date, with more than 125 people in attendance and generous support from our presenting sponsors Ketel ...
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