Are you visiting Virginia Beach on a J1 visa this summer? We can't wait to meet you!  Our organization provides practical help and events for J1 visitors. Our events and trips are the best and the biggest in Virginia Beach. 

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What We Offer

Bike Rentals
Rent a bike from our church office for the entire summer for a $40 refundable deposit. We have a mechanic to help with any unforeseen issues with your bike.

J1 Cafe
Every Tuesday night at 7:00PM from mid-June — mid-August come for free dinner, meeting other J1 students plus fun games!

J1 Discussion Group
Every Thursday night at 7:00PM from mid-June through mid-August after J1 Cafe stick around where we will learn about The Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Day Trips
We load up buses and take students on various trips to Washington DC—our nation’s capitol—and Busch Gardens and Kings Dominion Amusement Parks.

*We do NOT provide housing. If you are looking for a place to stay during the summer, we recommend that you check the listings here.


Our schedule of events for 2019 is as follows:

J1 Cafe

Wednesday, June 12  // 7:00PM — VBJ1 Welcome Party

Regularly Tuesdays // 7:00PM // Gym at VBCC

  • June 18

  • June 25

  • July 2

  • July 9

  • July 16

  • July 23

  • July 30

  • August 6

  • August 13

VBJ1 Bible Discussion

Thursdays //  June 13 — August 15 // 7:00PM

Day Trips

  • Thursday, July 25 — Washington D.C. (In cooperation with multiple states!)

  • Thursday, August 8 — Kings Dominion

  • Thursday, August 15 — Busch Gardens