September 23, 2014

Adopted Beach Cleanup This Sunday

Adopted Beach Cleanup

Come to the Delaware Seashore this weekend for our adopted beach cleanup, some waves, and other fun coastal activities! Also, refreshments and supplies will be provided at the cleanup.

In addition to our beach cleanup, there are lots of other fun events going on near Ocean City the weekend of September 26th. Come spend the weekend with us!

Camp with us at Delaware Seashore Campground (Indian River Inlet)! We have 1 campsite (T07) already reserved for 2 nights that can accommodate 6 other people. Comment on Facebook to join our reservation: https://facebook.com/events/687118014690266. To reserve your own campsite, visit: http://delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com/. There are lots of hotel options in the area for the non-camping crowd.

Our adopted beach is located at Keybox Road (at its intersection with Route 1 Coastal Hwy) in Delaware Seashore State Park.

Here’s a tentative schedule, join for as little or as much as you’d like:

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 26th : 
– Drive up & camp with us at Delaware Seashore Campground (Indian River Inlet)
– Optional 11am – 10pm Bluegrass on the Bay in OC
– Optional evening/sunset paddle (Savages Ditch Rd)

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 27th :
– Early AM wake up & surf
– Breakfast at campsite
– Optional 10am Pigs on the Beach Motorcycle Parade in OC 
– Optional 11am – 7pm Wine on the Beach in OC
– Optional 10am – 10pm Bluegrass on the Bay in OC
– Evening/sunset paddle, location TBD

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 28th :
– Early AM wake up & surf/paddle
– Breakfast at campsite
– 12pm cleanup
– 2pm head home

September 19, 2014

International Coastal Cleanup Day 2014

Get outdoors and help keep our local rivers clean for International Coastal Cleanup Day this Saturday, September 20 at Anacostia National Park, 9am-12pm. Our friends at Ocean Conservancy have organized this cleanup and we’re pumped to join in.

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Driving directions (carpooling is extra karma points!):
* From 295: bit.ly/XQuabS
* From Pennsylvania Ave SE: bit.ly/1uZLlTm

We’re meeting at Anacostia Park, Section E. The Park is long and narrow and we’ll be gathering more towards the north end, near their Aquatic Resources
Education Center, here: http://goo.gl/maps/14n48

Look for our new Surfrider flag!  Cleanup supplies provided.  Wear sturdy shoes, and bring a water bottle and sunscreen.

September Chapter Meeting
September 1, 2014

September Chapter Meeting: Wednesday, Sept. 3

Come chat with your fellow surf and SUP community at the chapter meeting this Wednesday, September 3, 7pm, Lululemon Georgetown (map).  We’ll recap the end of summer activities, talk Fall and Spring plans, and meet the Surfrider Foundation’s Legal Fellow, Maggie Coulter.  Maggie will talk about her work within Surfrider.

After the meeting, we’ll walk over to a local establishment to exchange stories of the epic Cristobal swell over drinks and chips.

All are welcome to attend, including non-members, spectators, and curious strangers!  RSVP on Facebook or just show up!

August Chapter Meeting
August 3, 2014

August Chapter Meeting This Wednesday (free Chipotle and Barefoot wine…yeah!)

August Chapter Meeting

Our August chapter meeting is this Wednesday, August 6, 7pm at Lululemon Georgetown (map).  

We’ll celebrate the victory in D.C. to ban expanded polystyrene foam in D.C. eateries.  We’ll have free Chipotle and Barefoot wine on hand for all attendees to enjoy!  John Weber, the Surfrider Foundation’s Mid-Atlantic Regional Manager (also the guy getting shacked below), will be in attendance to chat about what campaigns Surfrider is working on at the National and local level here in the Mid-Atlantic.

Come hang with the chapter.  We’ll grab drinks after the meeting at Chadwick’s in Georgetown.  RSVP on Facebook or just show up!

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July 24, 2014

2014 David Stemper Memorial River Cleanup this Saturday

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We’re having a river cleanup this Saturday on the Anacostia. Come get outdoors, help clean our local rivers, and remember a honored chapter member, David Stemper.  Details here: https://www.facebook.com/events/318625124962076/

…also, we’ll have canoes for all volunteers…yeah, canoes! Who can turn this down? We’ll see you Saturday.

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