Beginner Chess Camp
Starting with the basics and advancing towards a final tournament, players will learn all that they need to confidently play chess.
Best positioning as well as opening, middle and end game strategies will be demonstrated and taught. “Chess puzzles” and fun chess games will also be used to help players develop mindful strategies. Learn to love chess in one week!
Boys and girls ages 6-9
Deposit required: $395
Space is limited to 14. Minimum of 12.
Kathleen McMurray directs this camp. Kathy was director of the After-School Program at Penn Charter for 34 years, and began working at PC’s Enrichment Camp in 2010, excited to share her love for the game of chess as well as her enjoyment and fascination with construction. Kathy has taught beginner chess at Enrichment Camp and at the After-School Program for the past 10 years, helping students have fun while learning to think like strategic chess players.