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  • Learn to Live the Life

    Every spring, summer, fall and winter, students visit Virginia Beach for fun and adventure. The opportunities for education and excitement are endless.

    Virginia Beach is a student-friendly destination with over 11,900 rooms. In fact, there’s a wide range of accommodations such as hotels with inside corridors, indoor pools, restaurants and security. But most importantly, they have a student-friendly attitude. For assistance in seeking availability of rooms for your group, call the Virginia Beach Convention & Visitors Bureau at 757-385-4700.

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      Beach Safety Guidelines For Students

      To ensure your safety and the safety of others, the following isa summary of activities that have restrictions. For further detailedinformation, contact the City Attorney's Office at 757-427-4531.Also, unless otherwise stated, the "season" is from 6pm theFriday before Memorial Day through 6pm Labor Day.

      ALCOHOL: You must be at least 21 years of age to consume, possess or buy beer, wine and liquor. You may not carry open or unsealed alcohol in public places or in vehicles.

      BICYCLES: Cyclists must follow the same rules of the road as automobile drivers, keeping to the right and obeying all traffic laws. Bicycles are allowed on all sidewalks except in the resort area and in Town Center. Bicycles are not allowed on the oceanfront Boardwalk but are encouraged to use the bike path right next to it.

      CURFEW: Juveniles 18 years and under are prohibited from public places between the hours of 11pm and 5am, unless accompanied by a parent or guardian. Exceptions are made for emergencies, and juveniles are allowed to drive to and from work with written permission from a parent/guardian.

      MUSIC: Portable stereos must be kept at a reasonable volume to avoid disturbing others.

      PLAYING BALL, USING FRISBEES, ETC.: Balls and frisbees are prohibited on the sand beach, the boardwalk and the grassy area west of the boardwalk to the property lines from Camp Pendleton on the south to 42nd Street on the north from 10am-4pm weekdays and 10am-6pm on weekends and holidays, from 6pm on the Friday before Memorial Day through 6pm on Labor Day. Courtesy volleyball nets are available on a first-come, first-serve basis at 25th, 30th and 40th streets.

      ROLLER SKATES/ROLLER BLADES & SKATEBOARDS: These cannot be used on the grassy area next to the public boardwalk or on bicycle paths, oceanfront parks and plazas, public restrooms and sidewalks, along and east of Pacific Avenue from Rudee Inlet to 42nd Street from 6pm on the Friday before Memorial Day through 6pm on Labor Day. Only roller skates and roller blades can be used on the boardwalk as long as it doesn't interfere with or endanger pedestrians.

    • Education and History

      Adam Thoroughgood House757-460-7588
      Atlantic Wildfowl Heritage Museum757-437-8432
      Association for Research & Enlightenment757-428-3588
      Colonial Williamsburg800-228-8878
      Fort Story, First Landing Cross & Old Cape Henry Lighthouse757-422-9421
      Francis Land House Historic Site & Gardens757-431-4000
      Jamestown Settlement757-253-4838
      Lynnhaven House757-460-1688
      Oceana Master Jet Base757-433-3131
      Old Coast Guard Station757-422-1587
      Virginia Beach Farmers’ Market757-427-4395
      Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center757-425-3474
      Virginia State Parks800-933-7275
      Yorktown Victory Settlement888-TOUR-JYF
      757-253-4939

    • Music and the Arts

      Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art 757-425-0000
      Verizon Wireless Virginia Beach Amphitheater757-368-3000
      Haunted Dinner Theatre888-426-3746
      Little Theatre of Virginia Beach757-428-9233
      Sandler Center for Performing Arts757-683-5000
      Virginia Ballet Theatre757-622-4822
      Virginia Musical Theatre757-340-5446
      Virginia Opera House757-623-1223
      Virginia Stage Company757-627-1234
      Virginia Symphony757-892-6366

    • Marine Biology and Eco-Opportunities

      Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge757-721-2412
      Dolphin and Whale-Watching Cruises757-425-FISH
      False Cape State Park757-426-7128
      First Landing State Park757-412-2300
      Kayak Nature Tours757-480-1999
      Surf & Adventure Co.757-721-6210
      Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center757-425-FISH
      Wild River Outfitters — Kayak/Canoe Instruction757-431-8566

    • Musical Group Performance Sites

      7th, 17th or 24th Street Stages and Atlantic Avenue parades, Virginia Beach757-385-4800
      Armed Forces School of Music757-462-7509
      Busch Gardens/Water Country 757-253-3350
      Christopher Newport University 757-594-7018
      Contemporary Art Center of Virginia757-425-0000
      Douglas MacArthur Memorial 757-441-2965
      Verizon Wireless Virginia Beach Amphitheater757-368-3000
      Lynnhaven Mall757-340-5636
      The Mariners’ Museum 757-596-2222
      Nauticus, Celebration Pavilion757-664-1000
      Newport News Park757-886-7911
      Ogden Hall, Hampton University 757-727-5213
      Sandler Center for Performing Arts757-683-5000
      Student Dinner Theater, Virginia Beach 888-426-3746
      Town Center Plaza757-498-0215
      Virginia Beach Farmers Market757-385-4395
      Virginia Beach City Public Schools757-263-1080
      Virginia Beach Convention Center, Virginia Beach757-385-2000
      Virginia Beach Parks, Leisure Office 757-219-2550
      Norfolk Waterside757-627-3300

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