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Summer Academic Enrichment Eligible Programs


Program Info
Program: OleChess Camp
Sponsoring Institution: ST OLAF COLLEGE

Main Contact
Name: Teresa Lebens
Title: Director of Camps
Address: 1520 St. Olaf Av
Northfield, MN 55057
Phone: (507) 786-3042
Fax: (507) 786-3690
Email: summer@stolaf.edu
Curricular area: Communications/Language Arts
Grades Served: 3 , 4 , 5 , 6 , 7 , 8 , 9 , 10 , 11

Goals

Chess directly contributes to academic performance by building on focus, visualization, thinking ahead, weighing options, analyzing correctly, abstract thinking, planning, multi-tasking. These skills are all part of the game and as a result campers will become more critical thinkers, better problem solvers and more independent decision makers.


Activities

OleChess offers learning options for all levels, beginners through advanced students. Program consists of classes, demonstrations, lectures, tournaments and games. A rotating instructional schedule allows campers to study with a variety of teachers.


Program Dates

July 16 - 21, 2017



Can students reside on campus? Yes

Can students commute to campus? No


Estimated residential cost per student
Tuition: $764
Fees: $0
Books: $0
Supplies: $0
Room/Board: $231
Transportation: $75