Junior Master Chess Camps are camps designed especially for students starting chess for the first time or those with limited knowledge beyond the basics. 

Camp Options:

June 20-24, 2022

June 27-July 1, 2022

July 18-22, 2022

August 1-5, 2022

August 8-12, 2022

Spots left in Master Tour Camps which are for rated students, and students with online ratings 500+.

For class options, see our premium academy classes.

*Students may choose to enroll in multiple camps. Within every camp there are groups by levels. Students will have the ability to move up levels within the camps*


Charlotte Chess Center & Scholastic Academy



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Day Schedule:

Junior Masters Camps Are Best For:

  • Complete beginners

  • Students who have only played chess at home

  • Students who have not competed in a formal tournament 

  • Children between the ages of 5-12

See Master Tour Camps for students who have formal tournament experience.



Students New to Chess will Learn: Piece Movement, Board Set-up, Basic Rules, Checkmating Patterns, and more!


Students Who Have Played will Learn: Tactics, Strategies, Opening Principles, Advanced Checkmating Patterns, Chess History, and much more!



Students should pack lunch daily.


The CCCSA will not provide lunch to students. All students will have an assigned table for the week. Students will eat lunch at their assigned table.


Other Notes:

Chess and Art Workshop on the Last Day of Camp


$165.00/ Week for CCCSA Members

$175.00 / Week for Non-Members

Join the CCCSA and Save - Only $40 a Year for Locals and $25/Year for Travelers

Membership not required

Covid Safety Measures:

  • Daily Temperature Checks

  • Assigned Lunch Tables

  • Bows Instead of Handshakes

  • Hand Sanitizer Stations

  • Daily Cleaning of Facilities

  • Limited Number of Students

    • The CCCSA has a 2500 sq ft facility. There will be plenty of freeflow and spacing for the children and instructors.