We have a maximum ratio of 1-5 ratio. Our 2019 ratio was 1-3.
No, the Chess Plus Summer Camp is open to everyone.
Absolutely NOT, usually about half the children that attend have never played chess before. Children that have never played will learn the basics and get a general understanding of chess and gain some core strategies.
8:30am : Official camp hours are 9am to 4pm with drop off as early as 8:30am and pick up as late as 4:30pm.
4:30pm: Official camp hours are 9am to 4pm with drop off as early as 8:30am and pick up as late as 4:30pm.
No, a healthy packed lunch is required. We have water fountains for water but no lunch is provided.
All Campers will receive a tournament size chess set, Chess Plus T-Shirt and Certificate/Medal. For the Engineering program Campers will also get Safety Glasses that they get to keep.
Morning Session (Chess)
08:30 - 09:00 AM - Check-in & Free Time
09:00 - 09:15 AM - Check-in / Setup / Settle
09:15 - 09:30 AM - Morning Huddle, Warmup and Mental Readiness
09:30 - 09:45 AM - Chess Lesson
09:45 - 11:00 AM - Chess Activities (Rotate 15-20mins)
11:00 - 11:15 AM - Break
11:15 - 12:00 AM - Chess Activities Broken into Station
12:00 - 12:15 PM - Chess Cleanup & Break
12:15 - 01:00 PM – Packed Lunch Required
Afternoon Session (Engineering)
01:00 - 01:15 PM - Engineering Concept Review and Learnings
01:15 - 02:15 PM - Engineering Activities (Rotate 20min)
02:15- 02:45 PM - Break / Group Huddle - Discuss activities we worked on.
02:45 - 03:30 PM - Engineering Activities (Rotate 15min)
03:30 - 4:00 PM – Free Build / Snack time
04:00 - 4:30 PM – Check-out / Free time