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Summer 2013 Chess Camp - Week 1 - June 17-21 - Afternoon Session
Tuesday, Jun 18, 2013
(1 p.m. - 4 p.m.)
Location:
Naveen Jindal School of Management
Contact Info:
James Stallings
972-883-4899
Questions? Email me.

 

About Summer Chess Camps   

Make the right move for your child this summer! Chess develops your child’s reading and math ability, critical and analytical thinking skills, and builds character and self-esteem. But don’t tell the kids...they think chess is fun!

UT Dallas Chess Camp instructors include top-ranked and internationally recognized winners of various collegiate chess tournaments. Camp tuition includes a souvenir T-shirt, a chess board and pieces, trophy, certificate, score book and group photo (snacks and drinks are also provided). Classes are grouped by ability, age, experience and instructor assessment. Classes are small with a low student-to-teacher ratio.

Ages

• 7-13

Camp groups include

  • Beginners, who master the basic rules and fundamentals of chess
  • Intermediate players, who build on basic chess knowledge with key strategies and ideas
  • Advanced players, who sharpen their competitive edge with advanced strategies for tournament play

Choose the session that fits your child’s schedule: morning sessions are from 9 a.m. - noon, and afternoon sessions are from 1 - 4 p.m.

Enroll your child for multiple weeks and watch their chess skills improve over the summer.

UT Dallas also offers an Absolute Beginners Class (ABC) for adults with little or no chess knowledge. In addition to learning the basics, adults will learn how to organize scholastic chess clubs and participate in tournaments. ABC sessions are available morning or afternoon all weeks.

2012 Summer Camp Details Location

Chess camps are held in the UT Dallas Naveen Jindal School of Management.
Campus map

Dates

  • June 17-21
  • June 24-28
  • July 15-19
  • July 22-26

Forms for Campers

Please note: All three forms must be sent in if you are paying by credit card or by check. Registration will not be complete without return of all three forms.

 

 

Needed for ABC campers

Cost - $265 Weekly Weekly Rates - Choose Either Morning or Afternoon

  • Before March 31 - $210
  • Before June 17 - $245
  • After June 17 - $265
  • Morning only sessions (9 a.m. - noon):
  • Afternoon only session (1 - 4 p.m.):

Extended playing classes are available.
Morning extended hours are 7:30 - 9 a.m.
Afternoon extended hours are 4 - 5:30 p.m.
Parents may pay $75 per week in advance, or pay a daily fee of $20.
NOTE: There is an additional $1.00 per minute charged after 5:30 p.m

UT Dallas Chess Camp will attempt to group friends and relatives upon request.

Adult ABC Class

  • Adult ABC tuition is the same as above unless a child is enrolled with the adult. If enrolled together, the two camper discount may apply (see below).
  • Adults can sign up for any of the sessions

Special Discount Rates

  • UT Dallas faculty, staff, students and alumni receive a $25 discount.
  • Families with two or more campers receive a $25 discount per child.
  • New education discount of $50 for teachers. (Note: Only available for the Adult ABC Class)

Only one discount is applicable.

Payment Credit Card Payment

You can pay with a credit card at our UT Dallas Marketplace store:

When paying by credit card through Marketplace, the camper forms (listed above) must be mailed to:
James Stallings, Camp Director
800 West Campbell Road, FO55
Richardson, TX 75080-3021

Payment by Check

Use our online form to pay by check. Submit online form electronically.

Make checks payable to: UT Dallas

Your check and the camper forms (listed above) must be mailed to:
James Stallings, Camp Director
800 West Campbell Road, FO55
Richardson, TX 75080-3021

Refunds

A cancellation fee of $60 will be deducted from the tuition refund if cancellation is made more than three days in advance of the first day of class.
No refunds are given if cancellation is made less than three days prior to the first day of class, except for medical emergencies.



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