For kids seeking to learn how to play chess or those with little experience. Participants will be introduced to the game of chess. Instruction will begin with basic piece movement including castling and en passant. Then further instruction will cover opening theory, tactics and basic endgames. There will also be some game analysis. The session will conclude with a mini tournament. This camp will be run by Glenn Segal, current Science Teacher and Chess Coach at Cockeysville Middle School. Mr. Segal has been in education for 29 years and has organized of Community Chess Programs and Chess Camps for over 18 years. Half Day Lunch Option: If you are interested in signing your camper up for two half day camps, you should also register them for lunch as an add on option to either camp. This will ensure a smooth transition from morning camp, to a supervised lunch provided in our dining facility, and transition to their afternoon camp session.