The Ocean City Beach Project is a month-long summer community living opportunity for Christian college students to develop further as campus leaders.

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OCBP is designed to be an immersive transformative opportunity. Engage in intentional community, build relationships and develop as a spiritual leader, then return to campus, equipped to lead on campus and in the world!

Frequently Asked Questions

How long is OCBP?

OCBP is one month long, from May 20-June 17.

How much does it cost?

$2,200. You will receive help with support raising as soon as you are accepted. A $200 deposit will be due upon your acceptance. It is required that you raise all funds before arriving to the project.  We will work with you in a timely manner on how to reach full support!

Do we get a job while we are there?

No. The time spent at the Beach Project will be full of leadership development, worship, fellowship, and sunshine!

What does the schedule look like?

We will have classes on various topics and biblical issues taught by various speakers. You will be involved in group meal and recreation times, worship and Bible studies. You will meet weekly for one-on-one discipleship with a CCO staff worker. You will receive a few books to read in preparation for what you will learn during the summer.

What should I bring?

You should pack a blanket or bedspread, pillow, towels, toiletries, a swimsuit (or two), a few nice outfits for church, nice summer clothes for work, casual/play clothes, a sweater or jacket, an alarm clock, a Bible, and a notebook. You may also find it helpful to bring a small lamp, and a small cardboard set of drawers, crates, or a small trunk for storage. Feel free to bring sports equipment or games.

Where do we stay?

We will all live together in a large community house.

Where do we worship?

We all worship together at the First Presbyterian Church of Ocean City.

How many students participate?
10 students will have the opportunity to participate in the Ocean City Beach Project this summer.

Contact Information

Sarah Winkler

Event Location

Ocean City, NJ