2020 Berkeley Summer Camp now open for registration!

Berkeley Summer Chess Camp offers full or half day options for campers entering first grade in the fall, up to those who are entering 11th grade. Our morning program from 9:00-1:00 is relaxed, playful and includes casual chess, other board games and playground games. The intensive chess program is from 1:00 to 5:00 and includes instruction, supervised play and outdoor recess. Early drop off begins at 8am and late pickup extends to 5:30pm. Students bring their own snacks and lunch. This year our teacher line up will include GM Sam Shankland, BCS Alumnus Life Master Roger Poehlmann, and BCS favorites Stephen and Eric Shaughnessy.

Berkeley Chess Camp:

Week 1- June 8th-12th  9am-5pm

Week 2- June 15th- 19th   9am-5pm

Week 3- June 22nd-26th 9am-5pm

Week 4- June 29th-July 3rd 9am-5pm

Week 5 – July 6th -10th 9am-5pm

Week 6 – July 13th -17th 9am-5pm

Week 7 – July 20th -24th 9am -5pm

Week 8 – July 27th –  31st 9am -5pm

Week 9 – August 3rd -7th 9am-5pm

Week 10- August 10th- 14th 9am – 5pm

Week 11- August 17th- 21st 9am – 5pm

Click HERE to register!

$250 for Half Day (1-5pm) or $400 for Full day.(week) New! One day option! $65 for Half Day (1-5pm), and $90 for Full Day.

We also have chess camps in cities nearby.  Please register through each city’s Recreation and Parks departments for camps in Benicia, El Cerrito, Orinda, Piedmont, Pleasant Hill, Pleasanton and San Ramon.  In Albany, we will hold chess camp at the UC University Village (register through UC).

Please Follow this link for information about Chess Camps around the Bay Area!

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BCS Summer Chess Camp 2020 Jun 08 - Aug 21 2622 San Pablo Ave
CA 94702
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