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Our Programs

Using chess to provide a dynamic framework for success in school and life—for young people with diverse backgrounds and abilities.

Programs List

CFS After School

Our After School program is offered in schools and community centers throughout Oregon, SW Washington, and Hawaii.

We integrate Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) practices and principles with chess instruction and play. 

  • Runs during academic school year
  • 2 hours per week instruction and practice

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Play, Grow, and Learn Summer Camp

Camps balance chess instruction and practice with physical activity and team-building exercises.

  • Runs June to August
  • Week-long camps
  • ½ day sessions

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Tournament Play

25 regional tournaments, 1 state tournament, and other tournaments every year  —  free for our program students to compete in!

  • Run in February and March
  • State tournament in April

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Our Schools

Check out the map and listings to see if we have CFS programs at your school!

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We have programs in 95 different sites across 19 different school districts.

Want your school to be one of them? Learn how to refer your school and start the process today.

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