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Fostering Friendship:

A Course in Social Skill Development 

(grades K - 6)

Sponsored by CBH, this 4-week curriculum is intended to bring together children of similar ages and social abilities to promote positive communication.


Class Schedule: 

3/30, 4/6, 4/13, 4/20 

Class Times:

4:30p.m. - 5:30p.m.


CBH ~ 1800 Bay Ave.




To Register:



Save the Dates 


CBH Golf Classic

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Miles for Children   

June 25, 2011  

 Beach Barbecue   

August 27, 2011  

Plein Air Brandywine Valley  
Sept.  25 - Oct. 2, 2011

Holiday Art Show & Sale    

December 2-4, 2011  


Become a Legacy Donor today!

   It is the Legacy for the Children Society that provides the most effective long-term support for Children's Beach House (CBH).  Growth of the CBH endowment funds through legacy gifts is the best way to sustain and expand our high quality programs that continue to support Ms. Lydia's vision, to help children with special needs reach their highest potential as functioning members of their families and communities.  By donating a gift of $10,000 or more to the CBH endowment fund or by including CBH in your estate plan, you will be recognized as a member of our Legacy for the Children Society. Gifts to the endowment fund may be paid over two or three years.


As we approach our 75th Anniversary, individuals who make gifts prior to September 30, 2012, will be included in the Founder's Circle of the Legacy for the Children Society.


We hope you will contact us at 302.655.4288 for further information, and we thank you for your continued support.


Click here to view current members of the Founder's Circle.


ISSUE 9                                                   March 2011 

 Welcome Spring!

CBH Launches

Plein Air ShotOn Friday, March 4, with the help of Fine Line Websites & IT Consulting, Children's Beach House launched .  The website hosts details about the new and exciting CBH event, Plein Air Brandywine Valley, scheduled for this September 25 - October 2.  The site is host to the event schedule, participant information, artist registration, and following the event, the site will host an on-line gallery of works by the participating artists. 

CBH is partnering with The Chester County Art Association on the inaugural Plein Air Brandywine Valley event.  This is a painting and photography competition, show, and sale featuring the beauty of the Brandywine Valley interpreted by the finest artists of our nation and beyond.  For one week, artists will paint and photograph the most scenic properties of the Brandywine Valley including private estates, land preserves, and renowned du Pont properties such as Longwood Gardens, Hagley Museum, Winterthur, and Mt. Cuba.  Celebrated Brandywine Valley artist, Frolic Weymouth, will judge the works which will be sold during an opening gala on Friday evening and throughout the remainder of the weekend.  A potion of the proceeds from the sales will benefit both CBH and Chester County Art Association.

Local Daycare Supports CBH by Selling Kisses  

Beach BabiesBeach Babies Child Care of Lewes presented Children's Beach House with a check for $122 on Tuesday, February 22, 2011.  The children, families, and employees of Beach Babies in Lewes raised the money through their annual Kisses for Kids program.  From February 7- 11, children, parents, and teachers had the opportunity to purchase Hershey Kisses for others and attach them to a special Valentine's message.  The kisses were distributed at a Valentine's Day celebration on Monday, February 14.   "Each Beach Babies location runs their own Kisses for Kids campaign and chooses its own benefactor," said Latisha Lewis, curriculum coordinator for the Beach Babies Lewes location.  "I chose Children's Beach House because of their work with special needs children throughout the state of Delaware." 

World Golf Hall of Famer Announced as Honorary Chair for CBH Golf Classic

Betsy RawlsCBH will hold their annual Golf Classic on Thursday, May 26 at The Peninsula on the Indian River Bay.  This exclusive course is Delaware's first private Jack Nicklaus Golf Course and is a sought after course among the Eastern Shore golfing community.This increasingly popular event raises funds to support the operational budget for CBH.


For the second consecutive year, CBH is pleased to welcome World Golf Hall of Famer and former LPGA Champion, Betsy Rawls as the Honorary Chair for the Golf Classic.  Rawls has had a more than impressive golf career.  She won over fifty tournaments including four U.S. Opens, two LPGA Championships, and two Western Opens.   Betsy was one of six inaugural inductees to the LPGA Hall of Fame in 1967; she was inducted to the World Golf Hall of Fame in 1987, and has since been named one of golf's "100 Heroes" by Golf Magazine. 


Aside from her monumental moments on the green, Betsy is also known for her great commitment and contributions to her community.  She has served as the LPGA's tournament director and executive director of the McDonald's LPGA Championship, where she assisted in raising more than $46m for Ronald McDonald Children's Charities through her 29-year tenure.  "I am proud to be associated with the Children's Beach House," said Rawls.  "This wonderful organization works with children, families, and communities throughout Delaware to help children reach their full potential.  It is gratifying for me to see people enjoying this great game of golf while at the same time furthering such a commendable and far-reaching endeavor."


This CBH Golf Classic is a great opportunity for 128 golfers to play the private course while also supporting an amazing cause. The event scheduled to start at 11:30a.m. on Thursday, May 26 costs $175/golfer and includes time on the driving range, a boxed lunch, and a poolside barbecue buffet at 5:00 p.m.  Non-golfers are also welcome to the poolside barbecue buffet for $50/person.          


To register for the Children's Beach House Golf Classic click here  or call our Lewes location at 302.645.9184 or our Wilmington location at 302.655.4288.

To take a tour of the Peninsula on the Indian River Bay Golf Course,

click here! 

Our mission is to help children reach their highest potential as functioning members of their families and communities. And in the Pool Picprocess, they have lots of fun!
Children's Beach House
 1800 Bay Avenue            
 Lewes, DE 19958
(302) 645.9184 
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