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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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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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Foto Valpo Benefit Recap

Foto Valpo Benefit Recap

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On Saturday September 10, 2011 the VSP hosted a silent auction to benefit the launch of Foto Valpo, a photographic education program and the newest component of the Valpo Surf Project. Apart from the 20 knot breeze (the event was outside on the pier) the weather cooperated and around 50 people came ...
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VSP Presents: A Foto Valpo Benefit, 9/10 in Thomaston, ME

VSP Presents: A Foto Valpo Benefit, 9/10 in Thomaston, ME

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The VSP would like to invite you to attend a silent auction to benefit the launch of Foto Valpo, a photographic education program designed to promote creativity, a personal development, and social awareness among at-risk youth and their community in Valparaiso, Chile.Please join us for refreshments, ...
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University Student Fundraising Surf Lessons

University Student Fundraising Surf Lessons

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The area of Valparaíso and Viña del Mar is home to a number of universities that attract students from around Chile and international exchange students from abroad.Within the past month, the Valpo Surf Project has hosted a number of instructional surf outings for university students as a way to fu ...
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VSP Director and Volunteer Sessions '10-'11

VSP Director and Volunteer Sessions '10-'11

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Here's a collection of the skate and surf sessions of the directors and volunteers of the Valpo Surf Project.  While we're not working on developing the program or teaching English and surf lessons, we like to take advantage of the excellent surf here in Chile's Fifth Region. ...
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