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NVSPS Activities

The squadron conducts many activities for its members and the general public.


NVSPS will get a special tour of the U.S. Coast Guard Eagle on Saturday April 8 at 10:00 am in Baltimore, MD. Those interested in this tall ship tour should contact Gale Alls at 703-569-1511. Details are in the Tars&Terns newsletter (see menu at left)

NVSPS will get a special tour of the observatory at Turner Farm in Great Falls, VA in late April or early May. Details are in Tars&Terns newsletter. Contact Gale Alls if interested, 703-569-1511.

P/C Alan Hart has received his 50th merit mark and becomes a member of the Governing Board, emeritus! See a photo here of Alan receiving his award from the Chief Commander.

Evelyn Alls became a Life Member this year. See the group photo here (Evelyn is at the far right in the front row).

Activities Calendar

This squadron maintains an activities calendar that lists local Power Squadron related events, meetings, and deadlines. If you have updates for the calendar, please contact the Secretary via email at sec@nvsps.org

Our District 5 maintains an activities calendar that lists events at nearby squadrons. Any NVSPS member is welcome to participate in these activities.

Meetings & Minutes

The next membership meeting will be on July 12 at BoatUS at 1900 hours. Our presenter is Rob Currer of Patriot Scuba of Occoquan, Virginia. How to get started in scuba diving. This lifetime sport can take your boating farther and explore new worlds. They have classes for all levels and kinds of diving at www.PatriotScuba.com.

The D5 Spring Conference is coming...see details here.

The minutes of recent membership meetings may be found in our archives here.

Rendezvous & Cruises

During the boating season, the squadron participates in on-water events, such as cruises and rendezvous. Details of these upcoming events are usually available in the NVSPS newsletter. Click on Newsletter, in the menu to the left, to see the current and past issues.

Social Events

Squadron members enjoy seasonal outings, such as the winter holiday party and the spring fling picnic. These events are great fun and build comradery among members. As social events are scheduled, links to the details will appear in this section. Click on Pictures, in the menu to the left, to see pictures of our latest events.

Wounded Warrior Cruise

Each year NVSPS sponsors a Wounded Warrior Cruise to provide a day on the water for our wounded veterans from local military hospitals. Look to our Pictures section for photos of past cruises.

Co-Operative Charting

Details regarding NOAA and NVSPS Co-Operative Charting activities are found here. You may also contact the Co-Operative Charting Chairperson using email to coop@nvsps.org

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