NTCA Summer Camp Featuring Bricks4Kidz
July 10-14, 2017
9:30am – 4pm
National Master Christopher Toolin will guide the students through the pages of chess history, paying special attention to the World Champions and great Masters of the game. Each day will have a theme with corresponding lessons and puzzles to instill the correct strategies and fundamentals into the students.
Bricks 4 Kidz is an educational program designed to provide a hands-on atmosphere where children will learn science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM) using LEGO® bricks. Our students will learn about gears, motion, friction and more. A different model will be presented each week with themes such as space, inventions, natural disasters, amusement parks, animals, and more.
Cost for the ½ camp is $150 for chess and $180 for Bricks 4 Kidz ½ camp. Full Day Chess and Bricks4Kidz Camp: $325 per student
Chess Level: Pawn/Knight and Bricks4Kidz
Cost for the ½ chess camp is $150 per student
Cost for the Bricks 4 Kidz ½ camp is $180 per student
Full Day Chess and Bricks4Kidz Camp cost is $325 per student
NTCA Summer Camp Featuring Art on the Go
July 24-28, 2017
9:30am – 4pm
Take advantage of our best value of the Summer! This full day (9:30am-4pm) camp combines Chess and Art at a great price!
National Master Christopher Toolin will enrich and entertain with his enthusiasm for the Royal Game.
After 20+ years on the American Chess scene “Coach Chris” has learned many lessons, and has many stories to tell. Students will solve puzzles, analyze master games, learn strategy, and play many games with their peers!
“Art off the Table” students will learn a brief history and appreciation of art from Impressionism-Abstract Expressionism. We will draw, paint and sculpt in the style of famous artists.
Chess Level: Pawn/Knight and Art on the Go
Cost for the chess camp is $150
Cost for Art On The Go is $150
Cost for both for the full week is $250
August 7-11, 2017
9am – 12pm
The final camp of the Summer at the North Texas Chess Academy is going to be a blast! Watch out for some ‘special guest’ Chess Masters to join Coach Chris as he delves into the nuances of chess strategy. This Knight/Bishop level camp (intermediate) will be slightly more rigorous and concentrate more on what the tournament chess player needs. Proper chess etiquette, preparation, study habits, tournament mindset, and much more will be discussed in detail. Any active tournament player will surely benefit from this experience.
Chess Level: Knight/Bishop
Cost for the ½ camp is $150 per student
1-Day Future Masters Chess Camp
August 26, 2017
KINGS AND QUEENS
10am – 12pm (AM Session)
12:30 – 2:30pm (PM Session)
Instructor: GM Julio Sadorra
10am – 12pm (AM Session)
12:30 – 2:30pm (PM Session)
Instructor: NM Chris Tooling
“Come train with the Masters! Saturday August 26th Grandmaster Julio Sadorra and National Master Christopher Toolin will host a one day camp for players wanting to improve. Get ready for your next big tournament with four hours of professional training!
The Kings/Queens Camp (1600+):
Two time Olympian and NTCA’s Resident Grandmaster Julio Sadorra will uncover the nuances of the Royal Game, and share his years of experience and research with the students. Anybody who has met Julio can attest, his enthusiasm for chess is unmatched!
The Knights Camp (U1600):
NTCA Director and National Master Christopher Toolin brings the culture of chess to the classroom. A deep respect for chess mixed in with some engaging stories makes for a wonderful learning experience. The diligent student will surely enjoy “Coach Chris” and his wealth of chess knowledge.
The NTCA strives to pinpoint what advanced players need to increase their ratings to the next level. All students will get to engage with both coaches, but will primarily be grouped with players of a similar level for maximum classroom efficiency.”
Refund Policy: All sales are final and only good for the date purchased. There are no transfers or trade out services or dates.
Half Day Camps
Join National Master Christopher Toolin and the NTCA Staff for a week of fun and learning!
The North Texas Chess Academy provides high quality chess instruction for all levels. The seasonal camps will cover the basic strategies of chess as well as the rich history of the game. Using the Academy’s Core Values the class will engage in respectful competition and enthusiastic learning. Students will be divided by age and experience to engage in puzzle solving, group lessons, supervised play, and team activities.
If you are taking your first steps in chess (the Pawn Level is for you) or you are a seasoned tournament player, the North Texas Chess Academy can provide a challenging and educational atmosphere for students of all ages.
Combo camps are the perfect way to beat the heat and engage in academic activities. The North Texas Chess Academy has paired with ‘Bricks 4 Kidz’ and ‘Art on the Go’ for a full day camps this Summer. From July 10-14 we will offer 3 hours of chess camps in the morning where the children will learn strategies and play many practice games, and in the afternoon 3 hours of Bricks 4 Kidz camp where the children will use Legos to build, play, and LEARN!
July 24-28 ‘Art on the Go’ will be joining the NTCA Staff for a week of Chess and Art. The students will gain an appreciation for these activities which have been culturally intertwined for generations.
Full day camps give parents the opportunity to place their children in a safe and fun environment while they learn! July 10-14 and July 24-28 from 9:30am-4pm, Mon-Fri. we will be hosting our Combo Camp for the Summer and space is limited to the first 15 participants per week.
Offsite Camps: Rosemeade Rec Center, Lovejoy ISD Camp, Greenhill Camp
The North Texas Chess Academy has many partners in the community, and strives to bring the enjoyment of chess to people of all ages and backgrounds. The City of Carrollton has signed on to provide a fun week of chess at the Rosemeade Rec Camp this Summer June 26-30
Greenhill’s Summer on the Hill has a great tradition of chess, and the North Texas Chess Academy is happy to once again be a part of that. Join us June 19-23 and June 26-30 for Elementary School Camps and July 31-Aug 4 for Middle Schoolers. Register at www.greenhill.org
The Lovejoy ISD will be hosting a chess camp from June 19-23. The community in Fairview has great respect and enthusiasm for chess, sign up today and join National Master Chris Toolin for a fun week of chess!
The professional staff at the NTCA will provide insight and training for students of all levels. No need to bring any supplies, just an enthusiasm for learning!