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Forest Hills

CHESS CAMPS

70-35 112th St, Forest Hills, NY 11375

Register now for Summer Camps!

FOREST HILLS CAMPS

New York Chess Academy chess camps offer students the opportunity to learn chess and play games in a friendly environment. Campers will have the chance to improve their strategic skills, make new friends, and have fun!

The camps will include discussions, game play and analysis, puzzle-solving, and other chess-related activities. Indoor games, arts, critical thinking, and different fun activities may be incorporated into each session.

General Information:

  • Open to all levels, ages 4-13 years

  • Full Day Schedule: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

  • Half Day Schedule: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm / 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

  • Lunch (pizza) and snacks will be provided. If you are bringing your own lunch and snacks, it must be nut-free. 

  • Depending on the weather, we may have a 1-hour play-time at the park in the afternoon

  • For Summer, the students will have an ice cream at the park (optional - for an additional cost)

  • Not sure which group/level to select? See Level Guide

  • SEE CAMP ITINERARY

* Please fill out the form at checkout to indicate the level. The participants will be grouped and divided based on their levels (the coaches will also do an assessment to ensure the participants are in their appropriate group) and whenever the kids are ready to be "promoted", we will automatically move them up to the next level.

* Entrance is on the main entrance on 112th Street side, red door

2024 Chess Camps

IMPORTANT CAMP INFORMATION

  1. The entrance and exit during the camps is at the main entrance on 112th Street side, red door.

  2. Upon registration, please include allergies or any information we may need to know about the camper.

  3. We have a one-hour park time (if weather permits)

  4. Snacks and lunch will be provided. Pizza will be served daily. Feel free to pack your own meals, but it must be nut-free foods.

  5. Ice cream ($5) option is only available during the Summer. If you would like to add an ice cream, please inform the coaches on site

  6. No early drop-off and late pick-up available. Pick-up beyond 5:15 PM will be charged $15 for every 15 minutes

 

SCHEDULE OPTIONS & PRICING

  • Full Day: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    • Weekly - $450

    • Drop-in - $95

  • Half Day AM: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    • Weekly - $250

    • Drop-in - $55

  • Half Day PM: 1:00 - 5:00 PM

    • Weekly - $250

    • Drop-in - $55

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Jan-Jun 2024 Camps

  • January 15 - MLK Day

  • February 19-23 - Midwinter Break

  • March 29 - Easter Break

  • April 1 - Easter Break

  • April 10 - Eid al-Fitr

  • April 22-26 - Spring Break

  • April 29-30 - Schools closed

  • May 27 - Memorial Day

  • June 6 - Chancellor's Day

  • June 7 - Clerical Day

  • June 17 - Eid al Adha

  • June 19 - Juneteenth

Jun-August 2024 Camps

  • Week 1: June 24-28

  • Week 2: July 1, 2, 3, 5

  • Week 3: July 8-12

  • Week 4: July 15-19

  • Week 5: July 22-26

  • Week 6: July 29-August 2

  • Week 7: August 5-9

  • Week 8: August 12-16

  • Week 9: August 19-23

  • Week 10: August 26-30

Sep-Dec 2024 Camps

  • September 2

  • September 3, 4

More dates to be posted soon

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