Chico Project

What is Chico Project?

Chico Project is a life-changing, eight-week growth experience designed to establish a foundation of attitudes, habits, and skills that will propel you into a life of leadership and living on mission.

You will learn how to impact the world around you through discipleship groups, training times with staff, and daily learning and applying the Scriptures to your life! There will also be plenty of time during the day to work a full-time job or take summer classes.

Our meetings and ministry opportunities will be on the nights and weekends. There will be regular opportunities to share the gospel, serve at church, and participate in weekend get-togethers and “crash course” training events.

Dates: Monday, June 3 through Sunday, July 28
Work: You can work a full or part-time job or take summer classes during the day from 9–5 pm Monday through Friday.
Meeting Times: Tuesday & Wednesday night trainings and Thursday night small group meetings will take place from 7–9 pm each week.
Cost: There will be a one-time fee of $150 for the summer to cover the cost of the shirt, books, snacks, and printing materials.

Get Practical Training

Every Tuesday Night from 7–9 pm we have what we call “Practical Training Nights.” These are designed to help with skill development in different areas (work, time management, finances, leadership, witnessing, discipleship, etc.). On these nights you can expect to get engaging training from one of our Challenge staff on interesting, practical topics.

Grow in Character

Our "Character Training Nights" tackle specific topics related to our character development and personal growth. You will hear from Chico Community Church staff or other guest speakers during these Wednesday night meetings from 7–9 pm.

Grow Together in Small Groups

One of the best ways to grow is alongside others! For the duration of the summer, you will be placed in small groups of about 4-6 people to discuss weekly assignments with. Chances are you'll meet some of your best friends in this group!

Still Not Convinced?

Check out what past Chico Project participants have to say about their experience!

"Before I did Chico Project I was struggling with where I was at in life, especially with connecting with people. Over the summer I was able to learn how to relate to people and unlearn the habits I had that kept me isolated. God used this time to help me connect into a community that is so loving, kind, and encouraging!"
Haley, Chico Project 2022
"Being a part Chico Project was an awesome investment that really helped grow my walk with God! I gained a new vision for making a difference here on earth with my short time here, and I can't wait to participate again this year and learn and grow even more!"
Devin, Chico Project 2022
"I learned so much about myself and about God through Chico Project! I got to lead a small group for the first time, and it made me realize that I want to spend my life sharing the gospel with those around me. Chico Project gave me valuable training and wisdom on how to practically grow in my relationship with God and invest in others."
Sarah, Chico Project 2019

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