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Skate Workshop in Playa Ancha

Skate Workshop in Playa Ancha

Categories General Surfing
Valpo Surf Project (VSP) spent last Saturday, November 26th, conducting a skateboarding workshop as part of the second Community and Recreation Fair of Playa Ancha. Three Valpo Surf Project “tíos” and one VSP student, Vicente of Laguna Verde, 16, gave lessons to local children visiting the fair ...
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Maui & Son’s Pichilemu Women’s Pro 2016

Maui & Son’s Pichilemu Women’s Pro 2016

Categories General Surfing
The 27-30 of October the 2016 Maui & Son’s Pichilemu Women’s Pro brought women surfers from around the world to Chile. The Valpo Surf Project team made the trek south to watch the competition and cheer on some of the best female surfers in the world. Valpo Surf Project board mem ...
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Photo Recap of October English Classes

Photo Recap of October English Classes

Categories General Surfing
The past month in English classes we have been focused on tourism. We first focused on tourism right here in Valparaíso, considering it is a city that receives a large amount of tourists each year. Vocabulary such as port, hills, cruise ship, restaurant, store, were some of the things we taught our ...
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Become a Socio of VSP!

Become a Socio of VSP!

Categories General Surfing
We are happy to announce the start of our first Spring 2016 Socios Campaign! What is a socio? Socios are individuals who support us through monthly donations that allow us to actualize our work at Valpo Surf Project. To be a socio signifies that you will be directly helping our organization to achie ...
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Independence Day Celebrations in Laguna Verde

Independence Day Celebrations in Laguna Verde

Categories General Surfing
Chile celebrated their Independence day this past week on September 18th! One of the neighborhoods that we work with, Laguna Verde, welcomed in the holiday weekend by having a school-wide festival full of games, typical Chilean food, and music. Valpo Surf Project was excited to be able to attend the ...
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Beach Clean!

Beach Clean!

Categories General Surfing
We are tied to the ocean- and when we go back to the sea- whether it is to sail or to watch it- we go back from whence we came. - John F. KennedyWhile we didn’t go back to the sea from whence we came, recently we went to clean the ocean. This ocean has given us at Valpo Surf Project (VSP) a summer ...
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Progress at Casa Olsen

Progress at Casa Olsen

Categories General Surfing
Last April, wildfires struck the hills of Valparaíso, burning nearly 3000 homes and leaving 11,000 displaced.Although The Valpo Surf Project is not a disaster relief organization, our team has come to know Valparaíso as home for the last 5 years.With that in mind, the program has made multiple, su ...
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VSP Featured on Revista Paula: "Surfeando La Desigualdad"

VSP Featured on Revista Paula: "Surfeando La Desigualdad"

Categories General Surfing
The Valpo Surf Project was recently featured in a report by Revista Paula. Written over the course of a few months, the article, "Surfing Inequality" dives into the background of the VSP and it's history. To read the full story, click here. Likewise, you can visit Revista Paula online.A big thanks t ...
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VSP Featured on Revista Nuestro Mar

VSP Featured on Revista Nuestro Mar

Categories General Surfing
This week, the Valpo Surf Project has been featured in an article on Revista Nuestro Mar from El Mercurio for all the work we do in the Valparaiso community. To read the article, click here. ...
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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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