Summer is the perfect time to get the kids out of the house and to have some fun. There are plenty of Summer camps in the Biloxi and Gulfport areas, however, the average camp runs up to $200 per week. I've compiled a list of affordable and great things to do on the Gulf Coast. Reading is Fun Harrison County Libraries have free summer reading programs, and most run weekly. The programs are an hour long, and within that hour, children will see a special guest, listen to stories, and make crafts, all while being encouraged to read. Last year we saw circus clowns, park rangers, and the 4H-Club. A... read more
NCBC Gulfport - On and Off Base Information
NCBC Gulfport Housing Information
NCBC Gulfport Housing and Information:
Location: Naval Construction Battalion Center (NCBC) Gulfport is located in Harrison County in the city of Gulfport, Mississippi on the Gulf of Mexico. Gulfport, along with Biloxi, Pascagoula, Ocean Springs and Bay St. Louis, is one of the cities that line the beachfront of Mississippi. New Orleans, Louisiana is only 90 miles west. The Center prepares for and supports all facets of the mobilization of construction forces including Reserve units.
Cost of Living: Lower than the U.S. National Average
Base Operator: 228-871-2555, or DSN 312-868-2555
Area Population: 66,271 in Gulfport, MS; 231,523 in the Gulfport-Biloxi Metro Area
Schools: There are currently no DODDS School on base. There are many fine public and private kindergartens, elementary, middle, high and vocational schools on the Gulf Coast.
Families living on base can choose to send their children to any school in the school district adjacent to their home base. That means their children can go to schools in Biloxi, Long Beach, Harrison County, or they can choose to remain in Gulfport.
If military families choose to enroll their child in a neighboring school district, the law states that they have to provide their own transportation to and from school.
Fleet and Family Support Center: FFSC 228-871-2581, DSN 312-868-2581
Housing: Contact the Housing Office at 228-871-2586 or call DSN 312-868-2586 as soon as orders are received to get on the housing waiting list. Naval Construction Battalion Center has a total of 208 Housing Units available for enlisted. There are 84 units with 4 bedrooms, 16 units with 5 bedrooms, 80 units with 3 bedrooms and 28 units with 2 bedrooms. There is 1 unit for the Commanding Officer and 6 other officer-housing units.
5301 Snead St.
Gulfport, MS 39501