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Kids & Parents rave about our Chess and Game Design programs.

Chess and Video Game Design Camps for Kids!

Now accepting 2024 Summer Camp Registrations!

Makes a great gift.

Children have a blast learning coding and chess skills. Our programs are designed to help develop critical thinking skills and improve creativity, which is important to the STEM fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. And children may make a friend or two along the way!

You won't find these courses anywhere else!

USA Chess Camp

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Top Chess Instructors from all over the country teach children of all abilities at the USAChess Camp. Experience chess lessons and play in a fun-filled environment. Each day consists of chess instruction and competitive play. Instructors are selected by USA Chess for their ability to make chess fun and teach the game to players of all levels. Select the following link for details.

Video Game Design Camp

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Create & and program a unique Video Game at our Active Learning Video Game Creation Camp. Using our custom curricula, children learn Minecraft, Game Maker, Kodu, or Scratch as they create their very own video games that they can actually play! �In 2017, we are offering 7 unique programs at more than 100 locations all over the United States. Select the following link for details.

School Programs

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Active Learning and USA Chess have a number of chess enrichment programs available for schools that wish to start an after-school or before-school club or other chess activity. Program costs depend on the instructor, duration of classes, and driving distance. Typical programs are one-hour programs one day per week, consisting of a half-hour lesson (taught by an experienced instructor) and one half-hour practice and play. If your school doesn't have a chess program, we can work with you to get it started. In most cases, there is no cost to the school (we bill the students or the PTA). Call us now!

Combine 2 programs

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Choose two half-day programs offered at your location of choice programs and combine them to make a full-day session.