- Chess Camp: Learn tricks, traps and sneak attacks! Our award-winning camp makes chess fun through stories, puzzles, challenges and games. International Chess Master Luke Vellotti will be teaching our advanced students. Beginners are welcome!
- Lego Camp: Build, create and collaborate! Learn each day with adventure stories and design challenges. Blast Lego rockets and go on a treasure quest – the fun never stops in the highly interactive camp.
- Minecraft Camp: Do you like Minecraft or do you love Minecraft? Summon ender dragons, battle creepers, and teleport your friends through magical kingdoms. Learn how to create storyboards for extra fun!
- Game Making: Imagine, Program, and Upload! Make your own games by learning basic Scratch & Python programming skills from UCLA’s best computer science student. This intro camp makes coding fun and easy.
Camp tuition includes t-shirt, trophy and daily prizes, and pizza/ice cream party. Students may register for Chess half days or Chess + STEM full days at www.SunValleyCamps.com.
About Us: Founded by Daniel J. Vellotti, a State and National Chess Champion, the coaching company has trained dozens of chess champions on both the state and national level. As a published author and nationally renowned children’s chess trainer of fifteen years, Coach Vellotti has developed an innovative and original ‘Success in Chess’ Training System® that has expanded worldwide through his online offering (EnchantedChess.com).
This system includes a comprehensive curriculum and complete set of Workbooks designed to take students ages 3 and up from Beginner to Advanced levels. Coach Vellotti is also the trainer (and proud dad) of both Luke Vellotti and Carl Vellotti, UCLA students who have expanded the System throughout southern California (SoCalChess.com). Luke is currently recognized as the #1 rated 14 year-old chess player in the United States, and a 5x All-American Chess Team Member. Carl is an Expert-level player and a 2x High School Chess Champion.