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Beach Goes Camo
Family event honoring military benefiting USO Delaware

Categorized as: Kids & Family
Event tags:

  • Weekly on Sunday and Saturday
  • Starting on: Apr 25, 2015
  • Ending on: Apr 26, 2015
  • 09:00AM - 09:00PM
  • Multiple events, please check website for details, some events are free
  • 302 898 3485
  • Event Website


Saturday, April 25

John M. Scharp Memorial Geck-Go 5K Run/Walk;

Registration at 8a Run at 9a, The Lighthouse Cove, 124 Dickinson Street, Dewey Beach

Post-Race Celebration at The Lighthouse Restaurant immediately following Run/Walk. Free to participants, open to public $5. Activities for kids on beach at The Lighthouse during post-race celebration.

Tug of War Challenge at The Lighthouse Restaurant during the Post-Race Celebration


At Noon thanks to First State Crane the American Flag, the USO Delaware Government Employees Insurance Company’s Flag along with a John M. Scharp Memorial Flag will raise to 208 Feet in the Dewey sky! Join the Scharp Family & John's children for this special flag raising ceremony.

Celebrating the Military continues from 6p-9p

Rusty Rudder at 113 Dickinson Street

$25 per person includes Food & Drink Ticket plus wristband to Admiral Dewey Day events at Rudder including performances by Greaseband, Go Go Gajet and Island Boyz (Must be 21)

Sunday, April 26

Complimentary Pancake Breakfast to all Military from 10a-12p. Event runs from 10a-2p

The Starboard, 2009 Coastal Hwy, Dewey Beach

Regular Brunch Menu is available during the event for non-military attendees

A variety of activities including Wing Eating Contest at Noon and Red, White & Blue styles from The Made Ya Look! Salon.

The race honor’s John M. Scharp who lost his battle with a rare form of sarcoma in April, 2014. John was the owner of the Geico Local Office Delaware and an avid supporter of USO Delaware. He served on the advisory council and assisted with many fundraisers and events to benefit the local branch of the USO. This race will honor his legacy by donating all proceeds to USO Delaware. You can learn more about John by visiting and clicking on the About John tab.

Not from the area and want to support?

TEXT TO GIVE!: Text the keyword BRAVE to 50555 to donate $10 to USO Delaware. No need to enter credit card information, donation will be billed directly to your phone carrier. You will be asked to confirm your billing zip code and a text THANK YOU confirmation will follow!

BY CHECK: Mail check made payable to USO Delaware c/o GEICO Local Office Delaware 4541 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE 19808. Please mark "BGC Donation" in memo line.

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