2024-04-21 Columbia Alumni Taiwan Beach Cleanup

Dear Alumni,

Let's come together to celebrate Earth Day by joining Columbia Alumni Taiwan for a Beach Cleanup event on April 21st (Sun.)! This year, we're heading to Qianshuiwan (淺水灣) to protect the stunning rock coast in northern Taiwan as we continue our effort in sustaining tradition for community outreach.

[Event Information]

RSVP: Please register here by April 15th (Mon.)


Date and time: April 21 (Sun.), 9:30am - 12:00pm

Meeting Time: 9:30 AM SHARP at below location

Location: Qianshuiwan (淺水灣)


The Beach Cleanup activity will wrap up before noon with optional lunch at “夢想地圖Café海景會館”!

Lunch: 夢想地圖Café海景會館

  • Address: No. 41號, Beishizi, Sanzhi District, New Taipei City, 252

  • https://maps.app.goo.gl/YCmDqCz28THrJBUa8

  • Registration fee including a $220 drink and plenty of food

  • NTD $400 for adults (plz. pick your drink in the last question)

  • NTD $220 for age 6 - 12 (plz. pick your drink in the last question)

  • Free for age under 6

[Getting There]

Driving: Qianshuiwan Seaside Park has a parking lot available. The fee is 100 NTD per entry, and parking is also permitted along the roadside with white lines.

Carpool: We can help coordinate.


Public Transportation from MRT Tamsui Station:

  1. Transfer to Taiwan Tourist Shuttle 716 Crown Northern Coast Line to Dajue (Qianshuiwan) Station. 

捷運淡水站 -> 轉搭台灣好行716皇冠北海岸線至大崛(淺水灣)站下。

  1. Transfer to Tamsui Bus 860, 861, 862, 863 to Dajue (Qianshuiwan) Station. 

捷運淡水站下 -> 轉搭淡水客運860、861、862、863至大崛(淺水灣)站下。

[What to Bring]

  • water (bring your OWN bottle since this is a green event. The organizers will bring a few gallons)

  • sunblock, sunglasses, and hat, raincoat (rain or shine! 風雨無阻, 颱風另議), and a can-do, roll-up-your-sleeves spirit

  • cash: This is a free event. Please pay for your own transportation and lunch (optional). 

  • (gloves, tongs, and plastic bags will be prepared by the Park)


  • Bill Chen - [email protected] (0918885257)

  • If due to any reason that you will not be able to attend, or if you have more friends who would like to join, please also inform us by emailing or calling Bill.

We look forward to seeing you there for a day of making a positive impact on our environment and enjoying the beauty of nature together.

Best regards,


Columbia Alumni Taiwan

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/caatw/

Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/caataiwan/

Website: http://taiwan.alumni.columbia.edu/

April 21, 2024 at 9:30am - 12:30pm


252 New Taipei City Sanzhi District
New Taipei City 252

Bill Chen