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Join us at Wrightsville Beach on January 1st and kick off your New Year by Plungin' for a Purpose!
The 8th Annual Wrightsville Plunge benefits Communities In Schools of Cape Fear, which works to help keep kids in school, and on the path to graduation. What a great way to support our region's youth, and have a blast at the same time!
Long Sleeve T-Shirt Hoodie Included with your registration and the best part...you get to pick your hoodie color!
If you know you know (or as the kids say IYKYK) about the lightweight T-shirt Hoodie! These hoodies are perfect for year-round wear! From Dawn Patrol on the Beach to sitting around the campfire you are going to love these T-shirt Hoodies
This year we are offering two Plunge Options!
Option 1 - Take the Plunge in Person at Wrightsville Beach on January 1st.
New for 2022
1. Two Plunge Times (12:00PM and 12:30PM)
Pick the time that is most convenient for you!
2. No Onsite Registration
We get it...the Wrightsville Plunge is often a game day decision. We are making it easier than ever before! Just register from the comfort of your couch or your car and then come Plunge with us!
Option 2 -Satellite Plunge - anytime and anywhere on January 1st.
If you can't make it to Wrightsville Beach for New Years Day - Gather your friends and family and do a Satellite Plunge! Last year we had Satellite Plunges in Carolina Beach, Surf City, NC and as far away as the Netherlands! How many Satellite Plunges will we have in 2023
Document your plunge with a photo for your chance to win one of these great awards:
Upload those photos to win some of these awards!
*Most creative plunge
*Coldest Plunge (Who is going to dip into the icy waters of Alaska?)
*Frequent Flyer Plunger (Who will be plunging from the greatest distance from Wilmington?)
*Group Plunge (How many people can you get in one Plunge Photo?)
Registration includes Long Sleeve Plunge T-Shirt Weight Hoodie and Fun anywhere and anytime.
Plunging is always more fun with friends and family! Awards for largest team and highest fundraising team.
Register TODAY to save your place for the 2023 Plunge. Also visit the Plunge Gear Store to pick up your Wrightsville Plunge Hoodie or Beach Towel.
The mission of Communities In Schools of Cape Fear is to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life. To fulfill our mission, we place staff inside targeted, high-need public schools, who work directly with vulnerable students and those with the greatest risk of dropping out throughout the school day. We empower over 1,000 students to stay in school and on the path to graduation each year. Our trained student support specialists do this by partnering with counselors and teachers, mobilizing the community to offer extra support, and doing whatever it takes to help students succeed. Our unique model works because it’s based on national research, driven by community relationships and supported by local resources. Current programs include Student Support Specialists at 13 area schools, afterschool programs and remote learning labs at 6 schools in Pender County and at our downtown youth center, WIRE; and programming to support and empower teen parents.
During the 2020/2021 school year we served more than 16,242 students with widely accessible supports such as providing school supplies and hosting career fairs, while case-managing an additional 1,108 students and families, providing them with one-on-one and small group academic and behavior supports, and connecting them with community resources to help address both academic and non-academic needs.
99% stayed in school,
89% improved academically,
88% improved attendance, and
98% improved behavior.
To Learn more visit: https://www.ciscapefear.org/
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