Description: A full-day, week-long chess camp, hosted by St. Andrew’s Episcopal School at their Shoal Creek Campus from June 26-June 30, 2023. The camp will be run by Gary Gaiffe and a team of local chess instructors. All scholastic players are invited to register!
Registration is now open!
Camp website: https://www.sasaustin.org/student-life/summer-camp-at-st-andrews-2023
Registration will be available at the link above.
Camp dates: Camp week #5, June 26 – June 30, 2023.
Location: 31st St. Campus
Teacher: St. Andrew’s Summer Camp Specialist, Gary Gaiffe
Target audience: kids grades 2 – 8
Chess Camp includes formal instruction and play, plus a camp-wide tournament at the end of the week! Beginners learn basic chess theory, game objectives, piece movement, game and tournament rules. Intermediates study chess analysis and decision-making, tactics, checkmate patterns and tournament strategies. Advanced students are taught more sophisticated chess techniques and decision-making, complex tactics, calculated and intuitive sacrifices, opening and endgame analysis.
Contact instructor Gary Gaiffe, email@example.com, 512-426-7841 with questions as to camp content and appropriateness for your students.
For all other questions, including those regarding registration procedures, please contact the Summer Camp office, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please visit the camp website before making inquiries. The website covers the topics of early arrival and aftercare, drop-off and pick-up, lunch and supervision, student conduct, class sizes, cancellation policy, and covid guidelines.