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Exploring Gifts and Graces Program Gears Up for Another Successful Summer


B-CU E.G.G. Program Explores Leadership and Life-Skills with Teenage Youth

Bethune-Cookman University’s School of Religion will host its second annual Exploring Gifts and Graces: Summer Adventure in Theology and Leadership program (EGG) from July 15-23, 2017 for high school juniors and seniors in the state of Florida. EGG is a nine-day all-expense paid, with the exception of transportation to Daytona Beach for students to receive the opportunity to engage in the arts, music, and drama, all within a Christian environment. Students will stay in the dormitories at Bethune-Cookman University where they will build relationships and bonds with other high school students from all over the state. EGG’s mission is to assist adolescents with the necessary tools to prepare them to live out their calling and serve God in their day to day lives. While at EGG, students will participate in workshops, worship services in the Heyn Memorial Chapel and community service events and partake in leadership roles.  

Those who are interested are encouraged to complete an application. Application deadline is May 5, 2017. The application submission includes two references and three short essays regarding the applicant's overall expectations of the program. Online applications can be accessed at under “How to Apply.” Emails will go out by June 2, 2017 regarding the status of application.

For more information, contact Constance Pope, EGG Project Coordinator, (386)-481-2712 or email us at

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About Bethune Cookman University:

Founded in 1904 by Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune, Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) today sustains her legacy of faith, scholarship and service through its relationship with the United Methodist Church and its commitment to academic excellence and civic engagement.  B-CU offers 38 degrees on its main campus and online college. Located in Daytona Beach, B-CU is one of three private, historically black colleges in the state of Florida. The institution boasts a diverse and international faculty and student body of nearly 4,000.  For more information, visit

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