07/17/2023 - 07/21/2023
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Milwaukee Riverside Community Center

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WSCF instructors will lead chess camps over summer break. Each camp will be 3 hours per day for 5 days, Monday through Friday. Camps take place from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (beginner session) and 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. (intermediate session).

Beginner Camp Description

This camp is for those new to chess or those that have a little experience (rating less than 800) and want to improve their chess skills. Students will focus on chess fundamentals including opening strategy, the 7 basic checkmates, and tactics such as Forks, Pins and Discovered Check. Students will experience a balance of chess play and instruction. They will compete in a 5-round tournament with the top 3 players winning trophies and everyone else receiving a medal. The intermediate camp will cover all phases of the game including chess notation and game analysis. Those that have played for two to three years are recommended to take the Intermediate camp. For students entering grades 2 – 8. 

To Register

Please register directly through the host’s Parks & Recreation Department.

Registration opens for city of Milwaukee residents on May 11 at 10 a.m. Registration opens for non-residents on May 18 at 10 a.m.

Registration Questions

Please contact the Parks & Recreation Department that is hosting the camp.

Camp Questions     

Please call Bob at 262-573-5624 or send email to or Erin at