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Kiddie Academy of Virginia Beach

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We are located in the Ocean Lakes area of Virginia Beach, next to Ocean Lakes Elementary School at the corner of Dam Neck Road and Upton Drive.

Every day your child's imagination grows and their curiosity gathers momentum—Kiddie Academy of Virginia Beach empowers and celebrates all of it.


Our Life Essentials® learning approach and curriculum encourages children to explore and progress in their own way, and at their own pace. At Kiddie Academy of Virginia Beach, your child will grow socially, physically, emotionally and intellectually. Our highly trained teachers are there every step of the way to guide, nurture and cultivate your child's development.

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Empowering at every age: our learning programs

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Health Essentials

Health Essentials

All Ages

Our enhanced wellness and disinfection guidelines

Infant Care

6 weeks to 12 months

New Beginnings

Infants have individual personalities. We help bring them to light.

Toddler Care

13 to 24 months

Discovering Me

Toddlers are extremely active. We keep them actively learning.

Early Preschool

2-Year-Olds

Exploring My World

At two years old, children need to explore. We give them every opportunity.

Preschool

3-Year-Olds

I Can Do It

At three years old, children discover and create. We encourage them to do it all.

Pre-Kindergarten

4-Year-Olds

Ready, Set, Go

At four years old, children are preparing for school. We get them ready to go.

Kindergarten

5-Year-Olds

On My Way

Between ages 4 and 5, children are about to take on the world. We give them the tools to do it.

School Age

Ages 5 to 12

Creative Explorers

School-age children are curious about the world. We help them decipher it.

Summer Camp

Ages 5 to 12

CampVentures®

All day adventures. All summer long.®

We aim to make your child's summer as educational as it is fun, through themed events, activities and trips.

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Why Virginia Beach families and Kiddie Academy find each other

Our approach to early education is to capture the momentum of curiosity and involve parents in every minute of it. That includes you.

Life Essentials®

Guided by our well-rounded philosophy and curriculum, our highly trained teachers help develop what's unique in every child—nurturing imagination, fostering creativity and preparing them for school and for life.

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Community-based care

We believe every Kiddie Academy should feel like an extension of family. Take a look inside our Academy to see what makes us the perfect place for your child.

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Our commitment to health and safety

Nothing matters more than your child's health, safety and security. That's why every Kiddie Academy follows our strict health and disinfection guidelines called Health Essentials, has a restricted-entry system and a thoroughly vetted staff trained in first aid, CPR and emergency drills.

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Hear from our parents

Kiddie Academy does an amazing job with the children that attend. They truly care about them and want them to learn and grow.
Jimmy G., Virginia Beach

I love that I can see my child. The teachers and staff are kind and caring. The curriculum is age appropriate.
Kaitlin B., Virginia Beach

The best
Adam N., Virginia Beach

The owner and employees really love the children. The hours of operation are great allowing parents the flexibility needed when working full-time jobs. Kiddie Academy gives back to the children by throwing outdoor parties in the summer and holiday parties in the fall and winter. The reason I love Kiddie Academy is because my child…
Jeremy B., Virginia Beach

Literally everything.
Josh C., Virginia Beach

Extremely friendly staff from the front office, front desk, chef, and teachers. My daughter has loved the learning environment. It’s so clean and fun. I love it there.
Jennifer L., Virginia Beach

Everything - from the cleanliness, the care of the teachers, the welcoming staff, and convenient location! Couldn't ask for a better place of care!
Caitlin T., Virginia Beach

Kiddie Academy is amazing! The teachers in the infant room are absolutely amazing. I feel so comfortable leaving my baby with them during the week and I can tell how much they love and care for her. They are very knowledgeable about child development and often talk to me about where my child is at…
Erin M., Virginia Beach

Clean positive learning space , interactive activities, nice outside establishments , 24/7 security camera allowing parents to see their little ones, great meal selection … overall really well rounded center !
Jade M., Virginia Beach

My son loves it here, and I love seeing him so happy and excited to go to 'school' everyday. Everyone has been very friendly and helpful, the curriculum is great, and the atmosphere is very welcoming. Kiddie academy is a great place!
Janelle M., Virginia Beach

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