Children and Teens


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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.

For  Children and Teens

The Current

Ages 12 – 17
July 1 – Aug. 12 • Sunday 7 PM

A great time of worship led by the youth ministry staff in Thornley Chapel West, the Current offers opportunities for worship, sharing, singing, prayer and for hearing a relevant Word, directly from the scriptures. College students are also welcome.

Children’s Church

Ages 4 – 7 & 8 – 11
June 10 - Aug. 12 • Sunday 10:15 AM

A special time of age appropriate worship for children age four to seven. Children age eight to eleven will attend a small group
Bible Study. Held in the Youth Temple.

Sunday Worship Service
Childcare: Nursery

Ages 6mos. – 3 yrs. •  June 10 – Sept. 9
Sun. 10:15 AM – Noon

For children of parents attending Church in the Great Auditorium. Held in the Nursery on the lower level of the Youth Temple.

Performing Art Programs
For Children and Teens

New Beginnings

Ages 3½ – 7 (Must be 3 by 1/1/18)

"Good News"

Rehearsals: Mon. – Fri. 10:00 – 10:45 AM in Thornley Chapel from June 18 until July 20
Performance: Sat. July 21 at 10:30 AM in the Youth Temple

Children’s Show

Ages 8 – 15 (Must be 8 by 7/1/18)

“Beauty and the Beast”

Rehearsals: Monday-Friday
10:00 AM-Noon in Youth Temple from June 18 until August 13

Performances: Tues.-Friday, Aug. 14–17
7:30 PM in the Youth Temple

Teen Show

Ages 13 – 19 (Must be 13 by 7/1/18)


Rehearsals: Monday & Wednesday
7:00-10:00 PM June 18 until July 25, in the Youth Temple. 
Performances: Thur. & Fri., July 26 & 27
7:30 PM in the Youth Temple


WEEKDAY ACTIVITIES - June 18 to August 10

Breakfast Club

Ages 12–17 — Mon.-Fri.  9–10 AM

Dive into the day with breakfast and a relevant message from the Bible followed by games at the Boardwalk Pavilion.

For your child to participate, you must submit a Medical Release Form and a Photo / Video Release Form (below).


Ages 8–11 — Mon.-Fri.  9–11 AM

This program is designed to take preteens to a new level of relationship with God through Bible lessons, recreation, crafts and worship in the Youth Temple. (Child must be 8 by July 1, 2018)

For your child to participate, you must submit the two-page Registration and Release Form and a Photo / Video Release Form (below).

Thornley Chapel

Ages 3½ – 7 — Mon.-Fri. 9–10 AM

This program is designed to introduce the student to the awesome life adventure of faith in God through Bible lessons, songs, games and crafts. (Child must be 3 by January 1, 2018)

For your child to participate, you must submit the two-page Registration and Release Form and a Photo / Video Release Form (below).


Ages 12–17 — Tues. & Thurs. 7–9 PM

Enjoy fun, fellowship and all kinds of excitement from theme nights, messy game nights, “bigger or better” scavenger hunts to video games. Also enjoy soccer, basketball, volleyball, arts and crafts and so much more in the Youth Temple throughout the summer. Join in for an exciting time!

Sandy Toes

Ages 3-5 — 11 AM – Noon
Tuesdays, July 10–August 7

This is a children’s hour filled with beach themed story time and activities at the Boardwalk Pavilion.

For detailed information and to register, please visit:

Pre-register by 6/30/18; space is limited.

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Youth on the Beach


OGCMA Recreation

Sports programs — volleyball, wiffleball, kickball, flag football — are held at Main Avenue Beach

Monday through Friday from 2:30–3:15 PM

July 9–August 10 for children ages 5–12 years old.



Junior Lifeguard Program

The Ocean Grove Jr. guards program enables kids to train with lifeguards to learn ocean water safety, apply basic first aid, and develop a love for fun competition.  Jr. Lifeguards will begin the week of June 25 and run through August 15. All practices will be held on Middle Beach.

For detailed information about the Junior Lifeguard Program, please visit: