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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!

Virtual Programming

All Ages

Ages 14-24








In-Person Activities

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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Eat Smart, Move More Virginia: Recipes and exercises to keep families healthy.

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.

CIS of Hampton Roads Summer Reading Program: A FREE summer reading incentive program for elementary and middle school students!

CHKD Kids Health and Safety Tips for COVID-19

More CHKD COVID blogs address COVID-19 and Racism

Chesapeake Behavior and Integrated Health Prevention Newsletter

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

Chesapeake Public Schools Family and Community Engagement: Online Resources

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

Upcoming Events






View more events on our Calendar​

Chesapeake Public Libraries

Library Learners: Explore activities, websites, and resources recommended by our librarians!

Summer Reading: Log your reading all summer and earn badges and prizes!

STEAM Programming: Is here!

Virginia Cooperative Extension

4-H Camp from Home

Crafts Projects on Facebook

Teen Cuisine program: Teens can get the tools and information they need to have fun and cook at home with the Virginia Cooperative Extensions' Teen Cuisine program.

Hampton Roads Workforce Council
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  • Chesapeake Back to School Immunization Clinic
    May 19, 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM
    Chesapeake, Chesapeake, VA 23320, USA
    Free K-12 school vaccinations and physicals!
  • My Ascension Documentary
    May 26, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    A suicide attempt left varsity cheerleader Emma Benoit paralyzed, but propelled her on a mission to help others find hope and stay alive.
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