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Equip Program Details

“I made some of the most life-changing bonds during my time at Equip.”

Why Equip?

  • Deepen your relationship with Christ.
  • Equip yourself with biblical truth.
  • Discover your God-given strengths.
  • Explore your vocational calling.
  • Gain confidence to live out your faith in the world and thrive in college.
  • Discover Christianity through the lens of creation care, justice, social enterprise, the arts, and social media and technology.
  • Participate in outdoor adventure, interactive workshops, and fun on the beautiful North Shore.
  • Experience learning environments that foster character and leadership development.
  • Connect with other high school students, college mentors, faculty and staff in community.
  • Get a taste of campus life at New England’s only independent, evangelical four-year liberal arts college.
  • Enjoy beaches, campfires, water activities, challenge courses, rock climbing, and more with new friends!

Who is Equip for?
Equip is for high school students who seek to deepen their Christian faith and prepare for thriving in life and college.

Where is Equip held?
Equip is hosted by Gordon College in Wenham, Massachusetts. Gordon is just north of Boston and is minutes from the Atlantic Ocean on a beautiful 450-acre New England campus.

When is Equip 2020?
This year Equip will be happening in October, more details to come!

(Equip alumni who choose to attend Gordon College will receive a $500 scholarship toward their first year of tuition.)

How do I arrange transportation to and from Equip?
The Equip team will only provide transportation to and from Logan International Airport. Make sure you indicate this on the registration form. If you have already submitted your registration form, please email .

What are the best times to arrive at and to depart from Logan Airport for Equip?
More details to come!

How are students housed?
Students will be housed in an on-campus suite-style residence for underclassmen. Students will have one to two roommates. Floors are separated by gender, so there will be no co-ed floors.

What do I need to bring?

  • Sheets, blanket and towel will be provided
  • Casual dress (shorts and t-shirts)
  • Bathing suit and beach towel
  • Comfortable footwear
  • Raincoat
  • Sweatshirt or lightweight fleece
  • Sunscreen and bug spray
  • Toiletries
  • Bible (you will be given a journal)
  • Pen
  • Optional spending money for Gordon College Bookstore (snacks, clothing, etc.)

Do you have rules regarding student conduct?
Gordon College is a community committed to biblical values and a Christ-centered lifestyle. It is for this reason that during their time at Gordon College, Equip expects all participants to abide by the Gordon College Behavioral Standards. For a deeper understanding of Gordon’s conduct expectations, please see the Gordon College statement on Life and Conduct.