Summer Blast Day Camp

Camp Information

Summer BlastSummer Blast Day Camp

Ages: 6 to 12

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. Dates, times, cost, and other details listed below are subject to change.

For registration information, see the following details.

Summer 2023

Registration

Opens in May, 2023. Stay tuned for specific opening date and time. 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 on this page for phone numbers.

Registration Form (PDF): You may print out this form, complete it and bring it with you to registration.

Dates

Begins Tuesday, June 20, through Friday, August 11. (No camp on Monday, June 19, or Tuesday, July 4. due to the holidays)

Time

9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (No early drop-offs.)

Cost

$25 Registration Fee, $100 per week.

Camp Locations

  • Indian River Community Center
    2250 Old Greenbrier Road
    Phone: 757-424-4238
  • Western Branch Community Center
    4437 Portsmouth Boulevard
    Phone: 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 and 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 and Play Reduced Fee participants cannot add the $65 scholarship to their account. An application (PDF) 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 form (PDF) or call 757-382-6411.