Creation Care Study Program (CCSP) is a Christian organization whose mission is to educate North American university students to become a part of God’s reconciling work on the earth particularly through understanding and caring for creation.

Students live and learn in the town of Kaikoura, New Zealand nestled between the mighty Kaikoura mountain range and the azure Pacific Ocean teeming with marine life. CCSP New Zealand calls home to what is known as The Old Convent, a beautiful historic building and the hub of intentional, Christian community life. By exploring New Zealand’s unique culture, beautiful forests, mountains and ocean, students gain new perspectives on how biblical faith, ecology and justice inform a sustainable lifestyle.

This blog is a place for students to reflect on their experiences of living in community, share their excitement for the adventures they have, and broadcast the deep lessons they learn both in and out of the classroom.