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My Beach 101

(843) 918-1062


Each year, the Neighborhood Services Department hosts a general government class series that provides a behind-the-scenes look at the City of Myrtle Beach's daily operations.   The eight-session program gives participants a unique experience and a chance to learn about the City of Myrtle Beach’s daily operations.  Each session includes appearances by department directors, city staff and elected officials.  Sessions also include the history of Myrtle Beach and how each of the departments within the city operates, including Fire, Financial Services, Police and Public Works!  


Classes take place on Thursday evenings, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., at the Historic Myrtle Beach Colored School and Education Center, 900 Dunbar Street.  Classes begin January 25, 2024. 
The application window opens November 1, 2023, and the deadline to apply is December 15, 2023.  Space is limited to 28 participants!  Residents who live or work within the city limits of Myrtle Beach are given first priority; county residents will be accepted upon availability.  Participants will be selected on a first come, first served basis.

Click here for a downloadable My Beach 101 application.  Submit completed applications via email to  Or, submit a printed copy to the Neighborhood Services Department, located in City Hall, 937 Broadway Street.  Questions?  Contact the Neighborhood Services Department at 843-918-1062.