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-Cooperating with each family to provide a supportive and comfortable atmosphere where each child can develop at his or her own pace.

- Meeting each child's needs while they are away from home by allowing both structured and unstructured play as well as individual and small group activities in a safe place.

- Offering our children a positive, Christian environment in which they can become confident in their own special abilities and share those talents with others.

Summer of Exploration

Introducing a New Science Subject Each Week!

Summer of Exploration Camp is designed for children ages 2 – 12 years to meet the physical, creative and social needs of all children in a fun-filled and safe environment.  Weekly bible themes and Jesus Time! with Pastor Timothy, as well as a variety of STEM and discovery activities are offered including marine biology, engineering, ecosystems, gardening, and stars and planets.  Special events include water days, bounce houses, fire engines, Kona Ice, Pizza Fridays, special visitors and much more!     


TEACHERS: The teachers and caregivers at PROMOTE Family Preschool & Childcare are dedicated Christians with a desire to minister to the children and work with the parents to provide the highest quality care in a safe and loving atmosphere. The group size and ratio of staff to children is limited to enable individualized and age appropriate programming. All staff members are qualified by education, training and experience to provide the best possible care for your child. In-service activities enhance the staff members knowledge of safety and child development.


2016-2017 School Calendar

CHILDCARE Ages 6 weeks-12yrs

6 weeks (1:3 ratio) - 24 months (1:4 ratio)
We offer full-time and limited part-time care for children from  ages 6 weeks and up. Our small class sizes and nurturing caregivers allow for a wonderful environment for children to grow, explore and learn. Daily schedules are flexible according to the needs of each child.

Ages 2 - 6 years (1:8 ratio)
We offer 5, 3, and 2 day full or half day care. Center and group enrichment activities, outdoor play, rest time, and snack fill the day with fun and wonder. The preschool program is included.

School-Age 5 - 12 years (1:12 ratio)
This program is available before and after school, on school holidays, and during the summer. Teachers in the school-age room believe in an active and inter-active program for the children Teachers in the school-age program find out what things students like to do and then incorporate those activities into the day. After a snack, the planned day includes homework assistance, devotions, and then is split between active and quiet activities as well as indoor and outdoor activities. Special theme days are also planned. Our purpose is to provide a safe and loving environment.

PRESCHOOL Ages 3-5 years
Element_4601a.jpg Monthly themes involve a variety of activities to develop a firm Christian foundation. The preschool theme of "Accepted in the Beloved" affirms the love of God for each child. Children participate in activities to strengthen their kindergarten readiness skills including social skills and creative arts. The classroom is divided into bright and interesting learning centers to offer these children an exciting time of creative play in small groups or independently. Each child's curiosity, creativity, learning skills, and self-esteem are enhanced in the loving atmosphere of our program.

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Below you will find a list of forms necessary for enrolling your child in PROMOTE.

Registration Form

Emergency Card

Sick Child and Infection Control Policy

Application for Employment


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PROMOTE Family Preschool & Childcare is licensed by the Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Social Services

We are located on the Apostles Lutheran Church property. The PROMOTE building is at the end of the driveway.
Our address is:
304 Newberry Drive
Chesapeake, VA 23322
Phone: (757) 410-1797

Our school is one block west of S. Battlefield Blvd. where Johnstown Rd. and Mt. Pleasant Rd. intersect it. We're just past the shopping center with Taylor's Do It Center & Mr. Jim's Subs.

Preschool & Childcare  M-F   6:30AM - 6:00PM

Schools that bus to our facility - Great Bridge Primary, Great Bridge Intermediate, and Great Bridge Middle (walkers). Now offering pickup/dropoff to local elementary and intermediate schools. Call for availability.


We follow Chesapeake Public Schools for weather closings and delays.  Listen to the radio (i.e., WGH-FM 97.3, WFOG 92.9 FM, WXMM-100.5 FM, WXEZ-94.1 FM, WGH-AM 1310) for the list of school closings or call the center.

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