About USA Chess

The USA Chess chess camps provide chess lessons and chess play coached by the best childrens chess instructors in the U.S. and is the largest and premier chess camp organizer for children of it’s kind. Founded in 1997 USA Chess has grown from one camp in Dallas, TX to more than 100 camps across the United States! We also teach chess in over 65 school chess programs in Dallas & Houston TX, Palm Beach County FL, and Northern NJ.

In addition to chess Active Learning now offers seven Gamebuilder Video Game Design Camps with our newest game creation camp featuring Minecraft software, and other programs using either Gamemaker or Scratch by MIT.

While having fun and making new friends are the main goals of camp all of our programs are designed to help develop critical thinking skills and improve creativity so important to the STEM fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.