$115 – $230

JHS Fall Chess Camp

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Jeffersonville High School

2315 Allison Ln

Room C113

Jeffersonville, IN 47130

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JHS Fall Chess Camp is the perfect way to introduce chess to new players, deepen an understanding of the game for experienced players, or offer intensive instruction for aspiring chess masters. Instructors provide daily lessons, puzzles, and play to help guide students through each session.

Instruction offers a solid basic foundation, emphasizing the fundamental skills needed to begin a lifetime of learning in chess, including:

  • Proper piece and board set-up

  • Algebraic Notation (Chess Language)

  • Basic Principles of Play

Coaches then provide expert instruction building on these skills and covering more advanced ideas, including:

  • Tactics

  • Strategy

  • Middlegame Planning

  • Endgame Technique

The camp provides opportunities to practice these skills in a variety of activities and workshops with classmates under the observation of experienced chess instructors from the JHS Chess Team.


8:45 - 9am Arrival

9:15 - 10am Chess Lesson #1 and Play

10 - 10:15am Snack (provided by Chess Club)

10:15 - 10:45 Free Play

10:45 - 12pm Organized Event (Tournament, Game Analysis, Slow Game, Bughouse, Puzzle Contest, etc)

12 - 12:15pm Departure for AM Students

12 - 1pm Lunch and Free Play

12:45 - 1pm Arrival for PM Students

1 - 2pm Chess Lesson #2 and Play

2 - 2:15pm Snack (Provided by Chess Club)

2:15 - 2:45pm Free Play

2:45 - 4pm Organized Event

4 - 4:15pm Departure


  • October 9th -13


  • All day: 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

  • AM Only: 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

  • PM Only: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.


  • All day: $230

  • Half day: $115




The JHS Chess Club will provide light snacks (including beverage) during scheduled snack times. Students should bring their own sack lunch.


It is possible to switch camp sessions prior to the beginning of any camp session, with a $25 change fee per student.

Campers may be dropped off 8:45 a.m. at earliest. All campers must be picked up by 4:15 p.m. A fee will be charged for all campers picked up late. AM Campers should be picked up between 12 p.m. and 12:15 p.m., PM campers should be dropped off between 12:45 p.m. and 1 p.m.

Photos may be taken by a JHS Chess Club photographer and used for marketing purposes.

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Jeffersonville High School

2315 Allison Ln

Room C113

Jeffersonville, IN 47130

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