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Summer Chess Camps

By Laura Doman

Looking to help your child keep his hard-won chess skills sharp over the summer? Check out these chess camps, as well as the Scholastic tournaments that will be posted on the GCA calendar throughout the summer (www.georgiachess.org/calendar).

JUNE

Kid Chess – Multiple school locations in the greater Atlanta area.
June 1-4: Sope Creek Elementary, 3320 Paper Mill Road SE, Marietta.
June 8-11: Eastvalley Elementary, 2570 Lower Roswell Road SE, Marietta.
June 8-12: Settles Bridge Elementary, 600 James Burgess Road, Suwanee.
June 15-19: State Bridge Crossing Elementary, 5530 State Bridge Road, Alpharetta.
June 22-26: Brookwood Elementary, 2980 Vaughan Drive, Cumming.
June 29-July 2: Addison Elementary, 3055 Ebenezer Road, Marietta.
Registration and detailed pricing information: www.kidchess.com/camps1.html

Championship Chess – Multiple locations in the greater Atlanta area.
June 8-12: Chess AND tennis camp, Centerville Community Center,
3025 Bethany Church Rd., Snellville, GA 30039. Instructor: Rodney Lewis. 9:00am–4:00pm for ages 7-14, $65.
Camp includes tournament on the last day of each session, pizza party. Chess sets, tennis rackets and balls provided for camp use. Bring your lunch and two snacks.
Register in person at the center ONLY. Registration Dates: April 18, 25, May 2, 9, 16, 30 from 9:45-11:00am, checks payable to Rodney Lewis. Center contact: 770-985-4713, www.centervillecommunitycenter.com
For curriculum information ONLY, contact: Coach Rodney Lewis at 770-560-1071 or rodneylewis33@gmail.com.

June 8-12: Clairmont Presbyterian,1994 Clairmont Road, Decatur, GA 30033.
Instructor: National Master Tim Brookshear, 770-633-6718.
9:00am-12:30pm, $140
Open to all levels, http://www.clairmontpres.org/#!summer-camps/cfkk. Click “Sign Up for Camps” or register at: http://clubs.bluesombrero.com/Default.aspx?tabid=16869 and click “Register” at top right corner.
Information: Debbie Miller, Activities Director, at debbie@clairmontpres.org.

June 8-11: N. Gwinnett High School, 20 Level Creek Road, Suwanee, GA 30024.
Instructor: Parnell Watkins, j.parnell.watkins@gmail.com.
9:00am – 3:30pm, ages 7-14, $120. Camp concludes with a tournament, trophies to top competitors by age, all participants get a camp tee-shirt.
Pre-registration required online at: www.mypaymentsplus.com. If your child does not attend a Gwinnett County School, register as a guest. Registration questions: contact Community School office: 770-271-5149.

June 15-19: Decatur Special Interest Camp at Winona Park Elementary, 510 Avery
St, Decatur, GA 30030. Instructor: Dennis Jones, dj@championshipchess.net.
9:00am-12:00pm, rising 1st – 7th graders, $150 for Decatur residents; $175 non-Decatur residents.
Register: http://www.decaturga.com/index.aspx?page=173

June 22-26: Chess AND tennis camp, Centerville Community Center,
3025 Bethany Church Rd., Snellville, GA 30039. Instructor: Rodney Lewis. 9:00am–4:00pm for ages 7-14, $65.
Camp includes tournament on the last day of each session, pizza party. Chess sets, tennis rackets and balls provided for camp use. Bring your lunch and two snacks.
Register in person at the center ONLY. Registration Dates: April 18, 25, May 2, 9, 16, 30 from 9:45-11:00am, checks payable to Rodney Lewis. Center contact: 770-985-4713, www.centervillecommunitycenter.com
For curriculum information ONLY, contact: Coach Rodney Lewis at 770-560-1071 or rodneylewis33@gmail.com.

Chess Atlanta – Multiple school locations in the Atlanta area.
June 8-12: Mt. Vernon Presbyterian School.
June 15-19: Alpharetta International Academy.
June 22-26: Marcus JCC Atlanta.
June 22-26: Pace Academy.
Beginners to advanced players, mini tournaments, hands-on instruction, free-time play. Registration and detailed pricing information: http://www.chessatlanta.com/#!chess-camps/ckra

Atlanta International School – June 22-26.
Half day: morning. $250.
Full day: 9 am – 3 pm. $400.
Registration and more information: www.aischool.org/page.cfm?p=1580

 

JULY

Kid Chess – Multiple school locations in the greater Atlanta area.
July 6-9: Addison Elementary, 3055 Ebenezer Road, Marietta.
July 6-9: Level Creek Elementary, 4488 Tench Road, Suwannee.
July 13-17: The Walker School, 700 Cobb Pkwy N., Marietta.
Registration and detailed pricing information: www.kidchess.com/camps1.html
Championship Chess Camps
July 6-10 & July 20-24: Chess AND tennis camp, Centerville Community Center
(3025 Bethany Church Rd., Snellville, GA 30039). Instructor Rodney Lewis.
9:00am–4:00pm for ages 7-14, $65.
Camp includes tournament on the last day of each session, pizza party. Chess sets, tennis rackets and balls provided for camp use. Bring your lunch and two snacks.
Register in person at the center ONLY. Registration Dates: April 18, 25, May 2, 9, 16, 30 from 9:45-11:00am, checks payable to Rodney Lewis. Center contact: 770-985-4713, www.centervillecommunitycenter.com
For curriculum information ONLY, contact: Coach Rodney Lewis at 770-560-1071 or rodneylewis33@gmail.com.

July 6-10: Clairmont Presbyterian,1994 Clairmont Road, Decatur, GA 30033.
Instructor: National Master Tim Brookshear, 770-633-6718.
9:00am-12:30pm, $140
Open to all levels, http://www.clairmontpres.org/#!summer-camps/cfkk. Click “Sign Up for Camps” or register at: http://clubs.bluesombrero.com/Default.aspx?tabid=16869 and click “Register” at top right corner.
Information: Debbie Miller, Activities Director, at debbie@clairmontpres.org.

Atlanta Chess School – July 13 – 17, Pace Academy (Atlanta), instructor Jim Mundy.
Half day: 9 am – noon or 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm. $170.
Full day: 9:30 am – 3:30 pm, includes lunch. $335.
Registration and more information: www.paceacademy.org.

Alonso Zapata – July 13-17.
Decatur First United Methodist Church, 300 E. Ponce De Leon Avenue,
Instructor Grand Master Alonso Zapata.
Half day: 9 am – noon or 12:30 pm – 4 pm. $160.
Full day: 9 am – 4 pm. $280. (Participants need to bring their lunches and snacks.)
Registration and more information, email: zapatachess@gmail.com.

Holy Innocents Episcopal School
July 13-17, July 20-24, or July 27-31.
Instructors Ben Johnson and Renee Leathers.
Part day: 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm, $130/session.
Registration and more information:
www.hies.org/page/List-Detail?pk=64431&fromId=199798

Chess Atlanta Summer Camps – Multiple school locations throughout the Atlanta area.
July 13-17: Alpharetta International Academy.
July 13-17: Pace Academy.
July 20-26: Paideia School.
Beginners to advanced players, mini tournaments, hands-on instruction, free-time play. Registration and detailed pricing information: http://www.chessatlanta.com/#!chess-camps/ckra

AUGUST

Championship Chess Camp – August 3-7.
Mountain Park, 5050 Five Forks Trickum Road SW, Lilburn, GA 30047.
Instructor: Parnell Watkins, j.parnell.watkins@gmail.com.
9:00am – 3:30pm, ages 7-14, $126. Camp concludes with a tournament, trophies to top competitors by age, all participants get a camp tee-shirt.
Pre-registration required online at: www.gwinnettparks.com or call 678-277-0179.

 

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