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Exploring La Isla Park

Exploring La Isla Park

Categories General Surfing
The environmental component of the Valpo Surf Project has always been a natural extension of our surfing. Surfing puts us in intimate contact with the ocean and pushes us to learn about the forces that create the waves, currents, and tides that affect us. We also come to realize that, in enjoying th ...
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Happy 75th Anniversary to Laguna Verde Elementary School!

Happy 75th Anniversary to Laguna Verde Elementary School!

Categories General Surfing
Last Friday, Earth Day, a few of our mentors went to a celebration of our partner Laguna Verde Elementary School’s 75th birthday. All the students gathered to partake in the event, where the principal spoke, a group of Mapuche people (the largest indigenous group in Chile) sang to celebrate the mu ...
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5 Life Lessons We’ve Learned From Surfing

5 Life Lessons We’ve Learned From Surfing

Categories General Surfing
We at the Valpo Surf Project (VSP) see surfing as much more than just a fun sport. Surfing not only allows our students to burn off some extra energy, but it also teaches important lessons that apply to their lives outside of surf sessions.Surfing teaches our students self confidence
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Collaboration with Local Entrepreneur: Luis Muñoz

Collaboration with Local Entrepreneur: Luis Muñoz

Categories General Surfing
The Valpo Surf Project (VSP) is an organization with support from various parts of the world. All of these sources are important to the success of our project, while connections with local supporters have been extremely rewarding. One of these local supporters is Luis Muñoz, an entrepreneur and the ...
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Intern Spotlight: Natalie Valentin

Intern Spotlight: Natalie Valentin

Categories General Surfing
This July, the Valpo Surf Project said a fond farewell to intern Natalie Valentin. Natalie arrived in January 2014 and was a part of the VSP experience for six months, working with the newly established team of interns alongside the Valpo Surf Project family. Natalie came to the VSP from Vermont, wh ...
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Tornamesa Field Trip

Tornamesa Field Trip

Categories General Surfing
Motivated to open new doors for their students, The Valpo Surf Project has created a unique and exciting schedule of events for this winter while the group rests from surfing. As youth mentors, the team is constantly providing different perspectives and fresh outlets for their students, often introd ...
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