Chess is a great game for children. It has been shown to improve critical thinking skills, increase attention span, help children deal with winning and losing, improve memory, help build confidence and patience, and improve problem solving abilities. This fun-packed week includes the development of daily chess strategy and tactics for all levels (beginning through advanced); outdoor interactive activities and games that reinforce chess principles; a giant chess set and board on-site (including a three foot tall king!), painting your own chess pieces; and an exclusive chess workbook. Students may sign up for multiple weeks as lessons are geared toward attending student’s abilities. Academic Chess emphasizes a sense of camaraderie, fun learning, and sportsmanship in all of its activities.