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2015 Summer Chess and Thinking Games Camp Schedule:

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                       East Lansing and Ann Arbor 

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Chess Camp details:
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                                     Every Camper is guaranteed a trophy!!

● Click on "camp photos from 2013" in left side menu for great photos!
● Ray Garrison has been organizing camps in Ann Arbor and East Lansing since 1998
● Camp counselors include Tony Nichols, David Sundeen and Kent Olson "Mr. O"
● All camps are day camps from 9am until 3pm
● Lunchtime is from 11:30am until 12:30pm daily.  Bring a sack lunch.
● Awards ceremonies take place Fridays at 2:30pm
● East Lansing day camps are $249 by April 1, $259 by May 15, $289 by June 15
● Ann Arbor day camps are $249 by April 1, $269 by May 15, $299 by June 15
● You may secure a spot in any camp with a deposit of $99 by April 1 (balance due first day of camp)
● After care is available for $6 per half hour from 3pm until 5pm (then $8 per half hour until 6pm)
● You may register below with your credit card, or via mail.  Please email raygarrison@arborchess.com for a registration flyer.
● Please see contact information page for any questions.

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                                        What is Thinking Games camp?


Ray Garrison has been organizing Thinking Games camps since 2002.  They have been very popular!  Every day there are multiple tournaments, including Risk and Stratego.  The other tournaments vary every year.  In addition to organized tournament play, there are a multitude of thinking games available to play, at least sixty!  In addition, many games are taught throughout the week.  Game instruction could include Cribbage, Backgammon, Go, Chinese Chess, Shogi, Bridge, or any other thinking game that you want to learn!


The Advanced Thinking Games camp will focus on more complicated games such as Go, Axis & Allies, Shogi, Backgammon, Bridge, etc. and will also discuss advanced game theory.  In addition, the older campers learn to mentor younger campers in the regular Thinking Games camp.  High School students are also welcome to join.  This camp premiered in 2012 and has been a success.
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2015 East Lansing Summer Chess Camps
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      location
:  314 and 318 Berkey Hall on MSU campus

June 22-26: Advanced Chess Camp (1st-9th grade)
Cost per Camper is $249 by April 1, $259 by May 15, $289 by June 15

Payment Options
School Grade in Fall
do you need aftercare after 3:30?
Camper's Full Name
date of birth

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June 22-26: Youth Chess Camp (K-4th grade)
Cost per Camper is $249 by April 1, $259 by May 15, $289 by June 15

Payment Options
School Grade in Fall
do you need aftercare after 3:30?
Camper's Full Name
date of birth


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2015 Ann Arbor Summer Chess and Games Camps
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location:  Go Like The Wind Montessori 3540 Dixboro Lane, Ann Arbor, MI  48105

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July 6-10: Beginning-Intermediate Chess Camp (ages 5-10)
Cost per Camper is $249 by April 1, $269 by May 15, $299 by June 15

Payment Options
School Grade in Fall
do you need aftercare after 3:30?
Camper's Full Name
date of birth

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July 6-10: Intermediate-Advanced Chess Camp (ages 7-15)
Cost per Camper is $249 by April 1, $269 by May 15, $299 by June 15

Payment Options
School Grade in Fall
do you need aftercare after 3:30?
Camper's Full Name
date of birth

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July 13-17: July Thinking Games Camp (ages 6-15)
Cost per Camper is $249 by April 1, $269 by May 15, $299 by June 15

Payment Options
School Grade in Fall
do you need aftercare after 3:30?
Camper's Full Name
date of birth

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July 13-17: Advanced Thinking Games Camp (ages 12-17)
Cost per Camper is $249 by April 1, $269 by May 15, $299 by June 15

Payment Options
School Grade in Fall
do you need aftercare after 3:30?
Camper's Full Name
date of birth

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July 20-24:  Morning Chess Workshop for beginners (9:10-10:30am).  This is an excellent workship for young beginners!  Open to ages 4-6, no experience necessary.  Most students will be complete beginners.  This class is offered through the Go Like The Wind summer camp program.  You should contact GLTW directly at 734-747-7422, ask for Mary Nell.

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July 27-July 31: Advanced Chess Camp (for players rated 700+ or Ray Garrison's approval)
Cost per Camper is $249 by April 1, $269 by May 15, $299 by June 15

Payment Options
School Grade in Fall
do you need aftercare after 3:30?
Camper's Full Name
date of birth

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July 27-July 31: Youth Chess Camp (K-4th grade)
Cost per Camper is $249 by April 1, $269 by May 15, $299 by June 15

Payment Options
School Grade in Fall
do you need aftercare after 3:30?
Camper's Full Name
date of birth

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August 3-7: August Thinking Games Camp (ages 6-15)
Cost per Camper is $249 by April 1, $269 by May 15, $299 by June 15

Payment Options
School Grade in Fall
do you need aftercare after 3:30?
Camper's Full Name
date of birth

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August 3-7: Advanced Thinking Games Camp (ages 12-17)
Cost per Camper is $249 by April 1, $269 by May 15, $299 by June 15

Payment Options
School Grade in Fall
do you need aftercare after 3:30?
Camper's Full Name
date of birth

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