4th Annual "Play HOOK-e" 
Take a Veteran Fishing Day

Free to Veterans, Active Military, & Family 

Sunday, Aug. 30th, 9 am till 2 pm


Disabled Veterans Beach Permit

PTSD Veterans Managing Stress Associated with the COVID-19 Virus   Read Tips>> 

Our VVA Chapter 12 “Play HOOK-e” from PTSD program is geared towards veterans struggling with PTSD & TBI but other veterans are welcome to attend our events. The goal is to connect veterans to VA Service Offices/Outreach Centers, NJ Coastal Parks, Outdoor Clubs, Veteran Organizations, and help Veteran men and women take time to heal by utilizing eco-therapy activities with other veterans.

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Governor's Surf Fishing Tournament 
Due to COVID-19 this event is Cancelled​Sunday, October 25th

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​Plenty of NO Cost Activities for Veterans


 If you are a combat veteran and would like to fish during August 2020, please email Greg to reserve a space and date. No cost to veterans. Only 4 veterans per trip.  Private Charter

Get out and have some fun.

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  Eligible veterans applying for a NJ Beach Buggy Permit to drive on the beach at Island Beach State Park and Brigantine must provide the following: Form DD 214 Honorable Discharge, Valid NJ Driver License and Registration, Veterans ID Card proof of service-connected disability.  If you plan to fish on the beach you must register for a Free NJ Saltwater Recreational Registration Card. Register>>  It is suggested new beach drivers take a beach safety driving course. NJBBA offers a beach driving course at: NJBBA Driving>>  For more information about permits and hours contact: Island Beach State Park, 732-793-0506 or Brigantine Community Center 609-264-7350. ​​​

Peaceful Warrior Meditation with Susie Guckin: Relaxation Exercises>>  

Wheelchair Accessible 27’ Kelly Girl Charter Boat



Play HOOK-e from PTSD

4th Annual "Kid's Wish'N To Go Fish'N"

Free to children with disabilities and other special needs 

Saturday, Aug. 29th, 10 am till 2 pm