Arlington Chess, Coding and Robotics Camp 7/8-7/12

Madison Community Center, 3829 N Stafford St, Arlington, VA 22207

July 8th - July 12th
Full Day: 9:00am- 4:00pm
AM: 9:00am- 12:00pm
PM: 1:00pm- 4:00pm

Learn to play chess, code and build and program robots out of LEGO!

In Chess Camp (Grades K-8), campers play and learning about chess with  Silver Knights! We've taught tens of thousands of children including national champions, but most students are beginners looking to learn and have fun! Campers are broken up in groups by skill level.  Activities include learning the rules, openings, tactics, endgames, studying master games, and playing lots of games against other students. Campers will take breaks for snacks and fresh air, and have lunch and recess from 12:00 – 1:00. At the end of the week, campers receive a t-shirt and chess set.

Scratch Coding Camp--Gifted Green Learn to create stories, games and animations using Scratch, a fun and easy-to-learn visual programming language. Coders from beginners to advanced will be challenged through fun projects of various difficulty levels. Create a MouseMaze, tank battle games, and explore the webcam with The Floor is Lava Game!. Camp is appropriate for anyone who hasn't done one of Silver Knights' Green programs before. At the end of the week, campers receive a T-shirt and USB containing their programs.

LEGO Robotics --Extreme Machines: Explore the world of mega-machines in this WeDo 2.0 LEGO Robotics camp. Build and program robots that get the job done! Build over-the-top vehicles and real-world engineering marvels in this fun camp! At the end of the week, campers receive a T-shirt. Campers should bring snack, drink, and lunch.

All refunds are subject to a $50 administrative charge per participant per camp session. Payment is not based on attendance; it is the responsibility of the guardian to cancel if the camper won't attend. Deadline to make any changes to camp registrations is 5pm the Monday prior to the camp start. No refunds will be issued for cancellations after that deadline.

Please list any special assistance or accommodations needed in the Message box on the Checkout page.

Arlington County is committed to ensuring access to all programs regardless of ability to pay and therefore has a comprehensive fee reduction program for Arlington County residents. For more information and to request a fee reduction please contact the Arlington County Registration office at 703-228-4747.

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Madison Community Center, 3829 N Stafford St, Arlington, VA 22207