Summer Blast provides enriching experiences where everyone will enjoy a summer full of nature, water fun, games, field trips, sports and arts & crafts. Each week will allow participants to explore new activities in a fun and safe atmosphere.
For registration information, see details below.
Registration: Opens Wednesday, May 4, at 9:00 a.m. Registration must be in person only at the location the child would be attending and payment must be made at the time of registration. The only way to reserve your child's space each week is to pay for that week. All participants must be at least 6 years old and have completed kindergarten. No exceptions.
Availability: Each week is first-come, first-served and spots are limited. After registration opens, please call the community center directly to inquire about availability. See camp locations below for phone numbers.
Registration Form: You may print out this form, complete it and bring it with you to registration.
Dates: Begins Tuesday, June 21st, through Friday, August 12th. (No camp on Monday, June 20th, or Monday, July 4th due to the holidays)
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (No early drop-offs.)
Cost: $25 Registration Fee, $100 per week.
- Indian River Community Center, 2250 Old Greenbrier Road, 757-424-4238
- Western Branch Community Center, 4437 Portsmouth Blvd., 757-465-0211
Reduced Fee Program: The Youth Scholarship and Reduced Fee Program offers Chesapeake families financial assistance for their child(ren) to participate in fee-based recreation programs. Scholarships in the amount of $65 per calendar year are available to Chesapeake youth ages 17 and under whose family receives public assistance as defined and confirmed by the Chesapeake Human Services Department.
Reduced Fees for Summer Blast and Stay & Play may change year to year depending on fee increases. The child/family must receive public assistance as defined and confirmed by the Chesapeake Human Services Department. Summer Blast and Stay & Play Reduced Fee participants cannot add the $65 scholarship to their account. An application must be completed (one application per child) and approved prior to registration in order to receive the reduced fee rate and spots are limited. For more information, please review the application, call 757-382-6411 or email ContactPRT@cityofchesapeake.net.