Out of School Time Summer Fun
Summer 2020 activities may look a little different in Chesapeake, we don't want you to miss out on the wealth of programming and resources for families!
CINCH has launched a summer camp cycle of HALO at Home that will feature short lessons and an easy calendar of activities to help preschoolers make healthy choices while having fun all summer long! Click here to see the schedule. And register here.
Chesapeake parks are open! Tennis courts, outdoor Pickleball courts, and neighborhood playgrounds are open. Parks and trails remain open to unorganized recreation.
Youth can also take part in socially distanced, outdoor day camps! Register online
Tennis Camp- Ages 7-14 Cheerleading Camp- Ages 6-12 Chesapeake City Park
Western Branch Park, Aug 17-20, 6pm-8pm Aug 10-13, 5pm-7pm
Deep Creek Comm Center, Aug 24-27, 9am-11am
Western Branch Park, Aug 31- Sept 3, 6pm-8pm
Hip Hop Dance Camp
Indian River Community Center
August 18 and 20
9:00am - 10:30am
Child Care Needs
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DIY Take-Home Kits: Myactivechild has great resources for where you can find take-home kits in the area.
Take 10: Virginia Arts 4 Learning would love for you to join them for a ten-minute breaks with educational segments of music, dance, storytelling, crafts, and more.
Mask Wearing and Children: CHKD has a great blog with tips and information on mask safety for children.
Resources For Parents
Communities in Schools Virtual Parent Support Group: Meets every Thursday and is designed with the parent in mind to offer support and an ear about the struggles and concerns that we all are embracing during the pandemic. The group will be facilitated but is parent-led in discussion with rules and expectations established in the beginning.
CHKD Parenting Classes and Resources: CHKD parenting experts partner with parents and professionals throughout Hampton Roads by offering a variety of educational services. See their Fall 2020 webinar trainings here.
Virtual Farmer's Market Healthy Chesapeake and Disappearing Deserts have joined to create an online farmers marketplace connecting the residents of Chesapeake with local produce, baked goods, meats, and prepared food. The Food Connection Market complies with COVID-19 containment procedures and best practices as recommended by Virginia’s Department of Agriculture and Consumer Sciences (VDACS).
Kindergarten Registration: Do you have a child who will turn 5 years old before September 30, 2020? Get Kindergarten readiness and registration information here