Please note that all of our summer camps have moved to an online format.

Week 1: July 6th - 10th
Week 2: July 13th - 17th
One Week Break
Week 3: July 27th - 31st
Week 4: August 3rd - 7th
One Week Break

Week 5: August 17th - 21st
Week 6: August 24th - 28th

This summer our camps are moving online. We welcome participants from beginner to advanced in grades K-12. Each week of camp will have a similar structure, but the classes will have unique content. Why choose our camps for your child? Read more about the benefits of chess and the CCFC difference here.

Group instruction using the latest chess software.

Daily Schedule
Warm Up (whole group lesson/puzzles)
Small group lessons based on skill level
Whole group review/discussion/puzzles

During the hour students will leave the zoom session and return at 1:00.


Practice Tournament

Monday: Simultaneous Exhibition
Tuesday: G/10 Arena (Players play as many games as they can in 1 hour. 10min time control)
Wednesday: 2 Round G/15 Matches (Pairings assigned by coaches. 15 min time control)
Thursday: Single Game Match (30 min per player)
Friday: "Silly Hat Friday" Crazyhouse Variant Tournament. G/10 Arena Format

Private Instruction: One private 1-on-1 session with a coach per week.

Camp will be conducted using Zoom. Participants will need to have a working webcam and microphone. All campers and instructors will be present in one Zoom meeting for whole group periods. The first day of camp will include an introduction of all of the instructors and a review of how to use Zoom and chess.com. At 10:30 each day the students will divide into smaller groups (approx. 4-6 players each) for instruction that is tailored to their specific level and will return to the large group for more exercises before breaking for lunch.

Whole group instruction.

After lunch we will have a practice event. Each day of the week will feature a unqiue event. Games will be played using chess.com. All participants will need to create a free chess.com account. The instructors will download the games of the players for potential review during the lesson periods.

A tournament on chess.com. Players will also be able to see each other.

Each student will be assigned an instructor who will work with them once a week 1-on-1 for 30 minutes during one of the practice periods.

Individual instruction using the latest chess software.


Step 1: Submit payment using the 'REGISTER" button below.
Step 2: Follow the link provided after submitting payment to enter camper registration information.

The registration deadline for each camp week is two days prior to the start of camp.

Camp Fees:

CCFC Members: $150/week, or $40/day
Non-Members: $200/week, or $50/day

*Additional siblings receive a $20 discount per week.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must occur one week prior to the start of camp for a full refund. Cancellations afterwards will be credited for another week or can receive a 50% refund.

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