Ocean Cure

Ocean Cure is a 501c3 non-profit organization based out of Carolina Beach, NC. It is our mission to provide increased beach accessibility to our coast, and to help improve the quality of life for our participants through surfing. The Island Men volunteers clean the beach mats weekly placed by the Ocean Cure team to ensure the beach remains handicap accessible.

2022 Island Men Scholarship

Each year, the Island Men awards five $1000 dollar scholarships to individuals in our area who are attending an accredited program of higher education through a 529 program that we established in 2020. In 2021, we had 22 quality applications from which we chose five individuals to receive scholarships. Apply for the 2022 Island Men Scholarship.

The Island Men Scholarship Golf Outing

The annual Island Men Scholarship Golf Outing is a fundraiser that helps support our Educational Scholarship Program which focuses on helping local graduating high school students and those already enrolled in a 4-year University, a Community College or a qualified Trade School. Currently, the Island Men designate five $1000 scholarships in our budget every year to support the program and …

Carolina Beach Dragon Boat Regatta and Festival

Come join in on the fun, excitement, teamwork, costumes, colors, music and the Carolina Beach waterfront and Marina. This two-day event starts with a Kickoff Party where teams are announced, followed by Race Day where teams compete for trophies. Awards go to overall winner, 1st place teams in each category, the most spirited team, the team with the best costumes …

Missed Pleasure Island Men

It’s a pageant like no other. This event features all the fanfare, drama, excitement and beauty of a Miss America Pageant… only with local men dressed in drag showing off their skills and getting in touch with their feminine sides. They do all your standard pageant activities and wardrobes, from swimwear to evening attire and even talent! Only one will …