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Winter Vacations 2017

Winter Vacations 2017

Categories General Surfing
We just wrapped up a fun two weeks with our students during their Winter vacations. Fortunately, the weather was nice enough to spend the majority of the time outside enjoying surf sessions and trips to the Botanical Gardens.Wintertime in Chile has the tendency to bring in big swells which means we ...
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Boston and NYC 2017 Silent Auction Fundraisers

Boston and NYC 2017 Silent Auction Fundraisers

Categories General Surfing
In the past few months, the Valpo Surf Project (VSP) has hosted its annual Silent Auction Fundraisers in Boston and NYC. On Friday, May 5th our annual Boston Silent Auction Fundraiser took place at CIC Venture Café in Cambridge with generous food and drink donations from Anna’s Taqueria, Flatbrea ...
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Thanks, Lila!!!

Thanks, Lila!!!

Categories General Surfing
The support that the Valpo Surf Project receives from around the world never ceases to amaze us.This year we have had the pleasure of working with an incredible New Jersey native named Lila.Lila first heard about the VSP through her surf instructor Nick Napolitano.Nick began volunteering with VSP ba ...
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Share the Stoke

Share the Stoke

Categories General Surfing
Recently, we had the special privilege of welcoming the Share the Stoke Foundation at one of our very own surf sessions here in Chile.The Share the Stoke Foundation is a non-profit based in South Florida, USA dedicated to spreading the gift of surfing.Founder Kelly Kingston started the foundation wh ...
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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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Arrival of the new Interns

Arrival of the new Interns

Categories General Surfing
Greetings from Charlotte, Chelsea, Eve, and Paul! Arriving during Chilean summer vacation has given us time to get oriented, so we’ll be ready to hit the ground running as soon as activities begin next week. Earlier this week we took a tour of some historic neighborhoods of Valparaíso, and learn ...
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