The Chesapeake Parks, Recreation and Tourism Division provides after-school programs and summer camps for children and youth to experience social interaction, create a safe place for youth while parents are at work, positive adult role model interaction, a sense of belonging, increase self-esteem, positive peer influence, and a community who values youth.
Summer Blast provides enriching experiences where everyone will enjoy a summer full of nature, water fun, games, field trips, sports, and arts and crafts. Each week will allow participants to explore new activities in a fun and safe atmosphere.
The Youth Scholarship & Reduced Fee Program offers Chesapeake families financial assistance for their child(ren) to participate in fee-based recreation programs, Summer Blast, and the Stay and Play after school program. Learn more about the program.