Camp is available to students age 5-13 years. All skill levels from beginner to advanced are encouraged to attend. Beginners who arrive without any knowledge of the game will become proficient players from their camp experience; advanced players benefit from sharing classes and experience with some of the top scholastic players in the USA.
Because this is our 22nd year of offering camps, our counselors are among the most experienced chess teachers found anywhere. We coordinate daily activities and instruction to expand the student's chess skills. Chess is known to teach logic, problem solving, analysis techniques, and will improve study habits. These skills have obvious carry-over benefits to schooling and career. But, the main reason kids come back to our chess camps year after year is because...
WE HAVE FUN!Rochester Chess Center is located near Cobbs Hill Park, at 221 Norris Drive. There will be daily outings to the park for seasonal activities (Frisbee, soccer, hiking)... so dress for outdoor action.
Summer Camp Dates:
Week 1 July 8-12
Week 2 July 15-19
Week 3 July 22-26
Week 4 July 29 - Aug 2
Week 5 Aug. 5-9
Week 6 Aug. 12-16
Week 7 Aug. 19-23
Week 8 Aug. 26-30
Send your deposit (1/2 of the camp fee) to reserve a spot. Single days are allowed. Call Ken or Ron to register 442-2430 and mail your deposit to: Rochester Chess Center, 221 Norris Drive, Rochester, NY 14610
Fee: $50.00 per day, or $200 per 5 day week
Chess Center Members please apply your 30% discount to the above fees:
1 day $35 5 day week $140
Chess Center membership is $95 (or $155 for the Family membership) for 12 months. Benefits include discounts on camps, lessons, equipment, and snack bar and family picnic. Of course, your membership also is important in supporting Rochester area chess promotion. We have chess instruction programs at 57 schools and the Interscholastic Chess League has 48 teams (www.nychess.org).
Hope you're coming to Chess Camp...
Your friends will be here!!
We alow for early drop-off (as early as 8am) and late pick-up (as late at 5:30pm) at no extra cost!
A Typical Day:
9:00-10:00 AM CHESS PLAY
10:00-NOON CHESS INSTRUCTION
12:00-12:30pm LUNCH&CHESS PLAY OR VIDEO
12:30-2:00PM OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES AT PARK
2:00-4:00PM BLITZ, KREIGSPEIL, BUGHOUSE FUN
Ches Camp Registration Form
Call Ron or Ken to reserve spot (585) 442-2430 and mail payment favoring: Rochester Chess Center, 221 Norris Drive, Rochester, NY 14610
Child's Name_______________________ Birth Date __/__/__
Please enroll me into the following days/weeks___________________
Enclosed Deposit (50% of fee)_________ Check payable to "Rochester Chess Center"
Pay by Credit Card: Card #______________________ Exp. Date __/__/__
Also required: C.C. Statement send to: Street #_________________ Zip Code______ CVV:______ Signature_____________________________
Submitted by Mike Lionti, Rochester Community Chess Club
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