Category: Lighthouse Challenge – 2017

Scouts take the 2017 MD Lighthouse Challenge

Chapter Scout Patch

We have received Scout Patch Program applications from 3 Scout troops that participated and finished the 2017 Maryland Lighthouse Challenge, earning the Chesapeake Chapter Scout Patch! The following troops received their patch, certificates and the bonus Thomas Point Shoal coaster. Girl Scout Troop 2762, from Lusby, MD – Led by Sonya DeGuzman – Cadettes: Rosalee …

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1st Finishers Results! – 2017 MD Lighthouse Challenge

2017 Lighthouse Challenge

Saturday, September 16 2017 Maryland Lighthouse Challenge FIRST OVERALL FINISHERS – Cove Point Connie and Bobby Dietz from Brandywine, Maryland, 4:10 pm Fort Washington Lauren and Jennifer Schnitzlein from Abingdon, Maryland, 4:17 pm Point Lookout Dawn Linthicum & Richard Kwiatkowski from Columbia, Maryland, 5:24 pm Piney Point Cindy Bragg from Columbus, Ohio, 6:00 pm Sunday, …

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After Challenge Survey – 2017 MD Lighthouse Challenge

2017 Maryland Lighthouse Pin

We would love to hear from you, whether or not you attended this year’s MD Lighthouse Challenge.  If you only visited one or numerous lighthouses, attended previous years or other state challenges, we want your feedback to help us make the event a bigger success!  Thank you! Your City and State: *Did you participate in …

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Last minute Updates for the Maryland Lighthouse Challenge

A few last minute updates and pointers: 1. Plan on completing the Challenge at your 10th MANDATORY LIGHTHOUSE STOP. You can visit any of the Bonus Lights last – but your completion souvenirs will only be available at the mandatory lighthouses. 2. Another suggestion for parking in Baltimore is as follows: From North and East: …

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Special Edition Maryland Lighthouse Challenge Coaster

Thomas Point Shoal

Earn a Special Edition Maryland Lighthouse Challenge Coaster When you become a member, renew your membership, give a gift membership, OR donate a minimum of $10 to the H.E.L.P. Fund you will receive a special edition souvenir coaster from the 2017 Maryland Lighthouse Challenge, depicting a beautiful photo of Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse by photographer …

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2015 Maryland Lighthouse Challenge souvenirs available for purchase

Stamp Booklet Cover

Attention Challengers! Available along the Challenge route, while supplies last, don’t miss the opportunity to purchase a 2015 – 10th Anniversary Maryland Lighthouse Challenge Booklet and Stamp set*! The booklet contains timelines of all the Challenge Lights and other pertinent information. Each beautiful color stamp in the set affixes to the corresponding page in the …

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Passport Stamps – 2017 Maryland Lighthouse Challenge

Lighthouse Passport Book

Update: 9/9/2017 Maryland Lighthouse Challenge and U.S. Lighthouse Society Passport Stamps Attention all U.S. Lighthouse Society Passport Holders! In addition to passport stamps being available for all mandatory lighthouse attractions at their respective locations along the 2017 Challenge route, there will also be a “Maryland Lighthouse Challenge passport stamp”. The Maryland Lighthouse Challenge passport stamp …

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Federal and State Park Information – 2017 Maryland Lighthouse Challenge

National Park Service

Attention Challengers! A Note on Federal and State Parks National Park Service One of our Mandatory Challenge Lights resides in a Federal Park, Fort Washington. Please note:  All Federal park passes are honored during the event.  Learn more about Federal Park Passes at: https://www.nps.gov/planyourvisit/passes.htm         Maryland State Park Service Point Lookout, one …

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Our Sponsors – 2017 MD Lighthouse Challenge

WE THANK OUR SPONSORS! Sawyer Chesapeake Bay Fishing Charters & Chesapeake Bay Tours www.sawyercharters.com/

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Special Edition Newsletter – 2017 MD Lighthouse Challenge

2017 MD Lighthouse Challenge Issue_Cover

Download the Special Edition of the Challenge Newsletter! Featuring  Cruisin’ for Coasters… The 2017 Maryland Lighthouse Challenge by Karen Rosage and Lauren & Paula Liebrecht 17ChallengeIssue.pdf

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Driving Directions – 2017 Maryland Lighthouse Challenge

Maryland Challenge Route

DOWNLOAD PDF DIRECTIONS Updated as of 8/19/17 (added addresses and GPS coordinates) Concord Point 700 Concord St, Havre De Grace, MD 21078 410-939-3213 www.concordpointlighthouse.org GPS: 39.540706, ‐76.084774 From Seven Foot Knoll (approx. drive time 50 min) From Pratt Street past Inner Harbor, get in far left lane, turn left onto President Street. Take next left …

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Collectible Pin – 2017 MD Lighthouse Challenge

2017 Maryland Lighthouse Pin

The 2017 Maryland Lighthouse Challenge Collectible Pin. Available at select stops along the Challenge route. At  this time, it is anticipated that the stops will include Concord Point, Drum Point, Hooper Strait and Piney Point. Any change will be noted on the Challenge webpage as the event draws closer.

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T-Shirt Design – 2017 MD Lighthouse Challenge

Introducing the 2017 Maryland Lighthouse Challenge T-Shirt Design. Available at select stops along the Challenge route. At  this time, it is anticipated that the stops will include Concord Point, Drum Point, Hooper Strait and Piney Point. Any change will be noted on the Challenge webpage as the event draws closer.

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Early Bird Special! – 2017 Maryland Lighthouse Challenge

Early Bird Special

  A few years back, acknowledging that the Hooper Strait’s location in St. Michaels was a little off the beaten path from the others, we instituted our “Early Bird Special”. It, too, is great for Challengers who are able to devote an extra day to Challenge festivities. This year the Early Bird includes all of …

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Souvenir: Coasters – 2017 MD Lighthouse Challenge

Back of all Coasters

CHALLENGE LIGHTS COMPLETER BONUS LIGHTS BONUS CRUISE Information and details for making reservations are available at Sawyer Fishing Charters & Chesapeake Bay Tours, 410-397-3743 www.sawyercharters.com/chesapeake-bay-lighthouse-cruises.htm. SPECIAL EDITION Earn a Special Edition Maryland Lighthouse Challenge Coaster Become a member, renew your membership, give a gift membership, OR donate a minimum of $10 to the H.E.L.P. Fund …

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FAQs – 2017 Maryland Lighthouse Challege

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions for 2017 Maryland Lighthouse Challenge What is the Maryland Lighthouse Challenge? The Challenge is a weekend-long event in which the general public is invited to visit ten land-accessible lighthouses in Maryland. Visit one or more of the mandatory lighthouses noted below (in any order) and receive a complimentary souvenir at each. The “challenge”, …

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Discounted Hotel Accommodations – 2017 Maryland Lighthouse Challenge

Hotel Accomodations

Discounted Hotel Accommodations 2017 Maryland Lighthouse Challenge Route The Chesapeake Chapter wishes your stay in Maryland to be a wonderful one. For your convenience, listed below are the hotels/inns that are offering discounted accommodations along the Maryland Lighthouse Challenge route. The Chesapeake Chapter does not assume any responsibility for these accommodations, only that they are …

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Challenge Fees and Schedules – 2017 Maryland Lighthouse Challenge

Challenge Fees and Schedules – Last update: August 7, 2017 NOTE:  We have had multiple inquiries for directions.  They are currently being reviewed to make sure nothing has changed on the roadways, and will be posted within the next week or so.  Sorry for the delay, but we want to be as accurate with our …

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Bonus Cruise! – 2017 Maryland Lighthouse Challenge – Thursday, Friday and Monday, September 14, 15, and 18

For those able to spend an extra day touring the great state of Maryland, there will be a 2017 Bonus Cruise to see some of the Bay’s more elusive lighthouses! This all-day excursion will be offered on Thursday, Friday and Monday, September 14, 15, and 18, 2017. Leaves Rippons Harbor on Hoopers Island (1747 Hoopersville …

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Rack Card – 2017 Maryland Lighthouse Challenge

2017 Maryland Lighthouse Challenge Rack Card Help us spread the word about our 11th Maryland Lighthouse Challenge! Download a PDF here or email challenge@cheslights.org if you would like to receive a bundle of rack cards to hand out at your favorite location, group or to share with friends and family.  Also click the ‘Like’ button …

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Scouts Patch Program – 2017 Maryland Lighthouse Challenge

Chapter Scout Patch

Any Boy or Girl Scout that completes the Maryland Lighthouse Challenge is eligible to receive the Chesapeake Chapter, U.S.L.H.S.  “Keeping the Lights Shining” Scout Patch. REQUIREMENTS To earn the Chesapeake Chapter, U.S.L.H.S.  “Keeping the Lights Shining” Scout Patch, the scout must complete the Maryland Lighthouse Challenge, September 16-17, 2017. See information regarding the Maryland Lighthouse …

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