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Wallops Flight Facility

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center's Wallops Flight Facility, located on Virginia's Eastern Shore, was established in 1945 by the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics, as a center for aeronautic research. 

Normal operating hours are Monday through Friday, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Wallops operator can be reached at 757-824-1000. For up to date information on closings, launches, and other events affecting the base, please call 757-824-2050.

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The Eastern Shore of Virginia Chamber of Commerce
The Eastern Shore of Virginia Chamber of Commerce is a member-driven and member-directed organization that represents the business, professional, agricultural, seafood, tourism, and community interests that advance economic and civic well-being through private-sector enterprise with a foundation built on providing value for our members’ investment.
Chincoteague Chamber of Commerce on Chincoteague Island, Virginia

The Chincoteague Chamber of Commerce was founded in 1954, when a group of businessmen in the town got together and decided to establish the much needed organization. In the first few months of its operation, one of the largest projects undertaken was the printing of the Chincoteague Beacon, a local newspaper which is still in circulation today (but not printed by the Chamber).

The Chamber has grown from 66 members in 1954 to 272 members in 2007. We are a non-profit, volunteer membership organization serving as the leading spokesman and representative for the businesses on Chincoteague Island. We unite businesses, improving both business and economic development on the island. We play a vital role in Town issues and state legislature that could adversely or positively impact our businesses and our livelihood.


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Returning Campers

Returning campers are encouraged and welcomed at Space Flight Adventure Camp. We invite them to help first time campers, and share the knowledge they gained during previous sessions. Often returning campers bring a friend to share the experience and memories of camp.

Since our field trips remain the same each year, returning campers participate in many of the same experiences that they enjoyed as first time campers.

Scholarships

Thanks to generous support from local companies, deserving students can apply for financial assistance with camp tuition. Completed applications must be received no later than one month before the selected session begins, and must be accompanied by a $100.00 deposit.

If scholarship funds are not available, Academy staff can work with families to seek assistance from their own communities.

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These forms should be completed and mailed to:
Space Flight Adventure Camp
P.O.Box 188
Atlantic, VA 23303

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Chincoteague Chamber of Commerce on Chincoteague Island, Virginia

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The Chincoteague Chamber of Commerce is somewhat unique in that most of our businesses are tourism related. Therefore, our primary efforts are devoted to bringing tourism to the island.

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