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Field Day 2022

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Norfolk Academy Field Day, established in 1891, is the longest standing community event at the school.
Students, faculty, parents, grandparents, alumni, friends, and members of the community gather on campus for a day of family fun on the first Saturday in May.  All proceeds from Field Day benefit need-based financial aid and student programs that directly enhance the educational experience for all students. This year we are excited to gather in-person as a community and bring back some of our favorite events. Stay tuned!

In this Year of Togetherness, hike over to campus for an hour, a day, a week, or a month to benefit the Bulldog Family. All faculty, staff, students, and volunteers work together around the campfire to have fun and raise money for student scholarships and programs. 

The s’more the merrier!

Volunteer Sign ups begin January 20


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Art Show
April 30 - May 8, 2022

Thank you for your interest in our 2022 Hybrid Art Show offering in-person and on-line sales. We were thrilled to present the works of over 135 professional artists and are so appreciative of the incredible support of our Norfolk Academy Community. 

Should you have any questions, please contact Nene Dougherty, Director of Donor Stewardship, at or 757.452.6769. 

2022 Participating Artists will be announced in mid-February.

Interested in applying to our pre-juried show?  Complete the Artist's Application today!

Artist's Application

2021 Participating Artists

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Golf Tournament
April 25, 2022

To celebrate Norfolk Academy and its long-standing Field Day tradition, our annual golf event takes place at courses throughout the community. This year we are pleased to offer an in-person tournament at the Princess Anne Country Club. Registration information coming soon!

2021 Golfers!


Thank you to our 2022 Co-chairs:

Kara McCaa and Elizabeth Ware 

Field Day 2021 Fun on Campus!

Thank you to our 2021 Lead Field Day Sponsors

Behl Orthodontics Logo
MSP Design Group Logo
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Whiting-Turner Logo
Wilbanks, Smith and Thomas Logo

Please contact Nene Dougherty at or 757.452.6769 for information on sponsorship opportunities.

Thank you to our 2021 Sponsors

Lead Sponsors
Atlantic Bay Mortgage
Behl Orthodontics
Dragas Companies
MSP Design Group
Southern Bank
Spider Management Company
Towne Bank
Trindco, Michelle and Hunter Adams
The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company
Wilbanks Smith & Thomas

Friends of Field Day
Broadsight Realty, Sean Roberson
Dominion Pathology Laboratories
Hatcher and Frey Orthodontics
The Terry Peterson Companies

Field Day Theme Sponsors
BoBo's Fine Chicken
The Feigenbaum Family
HAV, Inc.
Towne Wealth Management, Arch Brown '80
Venture Realty Group

Field Day Fun Through the Years



Celebrating 130 Years of Field Day


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2020 Vision


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Bulldog County Fair


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Bulldogs On Board


knockerball game

Bulldog Tough


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125th Field Day


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Oh, the Places You'll Go!


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World's Fair


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Wild West


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Jamaican Jam