Youth Ministry Overview

Youth Ministry Programs begin June 20, 2022

Ocean Grove is a great family resort! Whether you are here for the day, the week or the entire summer...
Come and play! Stop by...there is plenty of fun with a purpose, every day.

Check out our daily calendar for a full list of offerings for the entire family

Please complete the participation form for all programming. Junior Guards, Surf, Sand and Son & Sandy Toes require separate registrations, links are below.

Junior Guards: (Ages 6-15)
Monday - Friday, 7:45am-8:45am
Days vary by age group.
Program runs - June 27 - August 5. Competitive and Recreational options.

For 4 to 7 year olds, Thornley Chapel meets Monday – Friday, 9 – 10:45 AM, June 20 – August 12, Monday - Friday, 9 -10 AM, August 15 -19 (child must be 4 by July 1, 2022)

The Thornley Chapel program is designed to introduce students to the awesome life adventure of faith in Jesus through Bible lessons, songs, games and crafts.

Small Beginnings” performing arts learning opportunities will be available to children during the Thornley Chapel program from June 20 through July 22 from 10 to 10:45 AM.

The Small Beginnings performance will occur on July 23 at 10:30 AM.

Join us for the day or the entire summer!

For 8 to 11 year olds, Riptide meet at the Youth Temple
Monday-Friday 9am-11am, June 20- August 12
Monday-Friday 9am-10am, August 15-19
(Child must be 8 by July 1, 2022)

This program is designed to take pre-teens to a new level of relationship with Jesus through Bible lessons, recreation, crafts and worship.

Join us for the day or the entire summer!

For 12-18 year olds, Breakfast Club meets in the Boardwalk Pavilion
Monday–Friday 9–10am, June 20 – August 19.

Dive into the day with breakfast and a relevant message from the Bible followed by games.
Join us for the day or the entire summer!

Small Groups: Varying times and places

Check out our INSTA @oceangroveyouth for up to date information! 

For 3 to 5 year olds, Sandy Toes will meet in the Boardwalk Pavilion from 11 AM to noon on Tuesdays from July 5 to August 2.

This is a children’s hour filled with beach-themed story time and activity.

Registration Coming Soon

Freestyle : (12-18 year olds) Youth Temple
Tuesday & Thursday  7pm-9pm, June 21 - August 11.
Enjoy theme nights, games, crafts and fun!
Join us for the day or the entire summer!

Note: to accommodate dress rehearsals for the children’s show, Freestyle will end a few days earlier than the rest of our programming for youth and children.

For 12 through 18 year olds, the Current Youth Worship meets in the Community Room on Sundays at 7 PM from June 26 through August 21.

Youth Worship experience. The Current offers opportunities for worship, sharing, singing, prayer and a time of relevant Bible teaching.  

Join us for the day or the entire summer!

Nursery (6 months – 3 years)
Sundays 10:15 AM
Youth Temple Lower Level
June 12 – September 11

For children of parents attending worship in the Great Auditorium.

Children’s Church (4 – 11 years)
Sundays 10:15 AM
Youth Temple Lower Level
June 12 – August 21

A special time of age-appropriate worship.

Join us for the day or for the whole summer!

Youth Performing Arts Ministry

Small Beginnings: Ages 4–7

Children’s Show: Ages 8–15

Teen Show: Ages 13–18

Registration is required for
all Performing Arts Ministry programs.

For details, visit our Youth Performing Arts Ministry page.

Tennis Youth Clinics
June 29 - August 25, 2022
Join us on the Clay Courts (Inskip and New Jersey Ave)
for the day or the entire summer.

Click here for more information.


Special event programming is offered throughout the summer. See our calendar for current offerings.