12/27/2022 - 12/29/2022
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

United Methodist Church of Whitefish Bay

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WSCF will host two holiday chess camps. Each camp will be 5 hours per day for 3 days on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, Dec 27, 28 and 29. Each day will start at 9:00 am and end at 3:00 pm with two 15 breaks and a 30-minute lunch break. Students are to bring a lunch, snacks, and a waterbottle. Students must be in at least 2nd grade to enter.

Intermediate Camp
This camp is for students who have ratings over 800 and below 1500 or who have mastered the six basic mating patterns and can readily identify and use the 6 most basic tactics. This camp will be led by William Hegelmeyer and will focus on openings, ending strategy and other intermediate skills. There will be two 5 round Swiss tournaments in this camp. One that is WSCF rated and one that is USCF rated. USCF membership required. Register and pay in
advance on WSCF website at Trophies awarded to top two or top 3 participants in each tournament depending upon number of participants.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER for the Intermediate camp.

Beginners Camp
This camp is for students who already know how to move the pieces and have some experience either at a club or online via, LiChess or Student will work on mastery of the correct opening moves, mastery of the six basic mates and some tactics. This camp will be led by Bob Patterson-Sumwalt. There will be a 5-round embedded Swiss style tournament with trophies going to the top 3 or 5 players depending on number of
participants. Medals to all.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER for the Beginners camp.

Limited Scholarships Available
There are a limited number of scholarships available for students in financial need. Please complete the scholarship application. If your application is accepted, you will receive a separate link to register for camp



These two camps will take place simultaneously at the United Methodist Church of Whitefish Bay at 819 E Silver Spring Dr, Whitefish Bay, WI 53217. Please arrive at 8:45 a.m. Parents do not need to stay. Be sure to pack a lunch, snacks, and water bottle.

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

Registration and Fees

Please register and pay in advance by 8:00 p.m. on Monday, December 26th. Pre-registration fee is $75. Onsite registration is acceptable with the onsite fee of $90. 

Camp requires a minimum of 8 participants and a maximum of 30 to run.


Registrations received prior to December 13th: 5 (3 beginner, 2 intermediate)

Current Registrations: 16

Player's First & Last NameCamp Section
Nick Pennington-CrossIntermediate - $ 75.00
Albus WillIntermediate - $ 75.00
Jiyan SinghIntermediate - $ 75.00
Desmond Gebhart-HillBeginner - $ 75.00
Elliott Gebhart-HillIntermediate - $ 75.00
John KramerBeginner - $ 75.00
Rowan KramerBeginner - $ 75.00
Thomas KramerIntermediate - $ 75.00
Ben ThaoIntermediate - $ 75.00
Taz ThaoIntermediate - $ 75.00
Benjamin DamesIntermediate - $ 75.00
Dylan DamesIntermediate - $ 75.00
MatheoBeginner - $ 75.00
Nishant GollaguntaIntermediate - $ 75.00
Eden ElmendorfBeginner - $ 75.00
Thomas CullorBeginner - $ 75.00