Chess Camp - Beginner/Intermediate (Rising 1st-8th Graders)

July 17-21

Come learn the "Game of Kings" in a fun and nurturing environment. This camp strikes an appropriate balance between children simply enjoying the game of chess and learning basic tactics and strategies through problem solving and critical thinking exercises. Lessons utilize puzzles and a GIANT Chess Set to help students learn how to focus and make better decisions. The week culminates with a camp tournament.

Jim Van Vorhis, Founder & Director of Great Lakes Chess, LLC, brings us over 25 years of teaching and coaching experience, during which his scholastic chess programs have won over 25 Ohio titles and chess championships since 1988.

All students who register prior to June 1 will receive a Village Life Summer Camp T-shirt.  After June 1, shirts will be available while supplies last. Please submit your order HERE

Instructor: Jim Van Vorhis, Coaching Supervisor for the Great Lakes Chess Association
Location: Community Room

Monday, July 17, 2017    9:00am - 12:00pm

Tuesday, July 18, 2017    9:00am - 12:00pm

Wednesday, July 19, 2017    9:00am - 12:00pm

Thursday, July 20, 2017    9:00am - 12:00pm

Friday, July 21, 2017    9:00am - 12:00pm


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