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Summer Chess and Enrichment Camp

Hi Parents, Summer is fast approaching and Mind Craft Academy in (San Ramon)  is ready to roll out our summer program.
If you are looking for a fun and fulfilling summer camp for your kids, we have 2 options to offer.
Chess and Enrichment Camp: Do you want your kids to have excellent problem solving and strategic planning skills? Come learn Chess from us!
Unlike other schools, we only hire Master level chess instructors to ensure an excellent learning experience.
Understanding that both left and right brain training are important, the program will also include:
– English Enrichment
– Math Enrichment
– Chess
Summer Enrichment Camp: For non-Chess players, we are offering the Enrichment Camp
The program is similar to the Chess and Enrichment Camp but during the chess learning time, we will offer other fun programs
-English Enrichment
-Math Enrichment
-Science
– Lego Building
– Public Speaking
– Baking
– Coding
– Arts and Craft and much more…
Looking forward to your child’s learning and growing with us!
Mind Craft Academy San Ramon

Public Speaking with Russ Hartley

Public Speaking with Russ Hartley – 8 Sessions: 2 hours each, 1 PM to 3 PM, Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 13 to July 6, Ages 11 to 17
Limited Enrollment: 6 Min – 10 Max
Cost Per Student: ONLY $260.00
Each student will receive personalized Public Speaking Workbook, participate on a debate team, present three and seven minute speeches, learn research and presentation skills
Russ Hartley, BS, MS, is an award-winning public speaker, having given speeches to major national organizations, local civic clubs and employee training programs.
To enroll for these sessions email mindcraftacadem…@y…com Registration deadline: June 5. Location MindCraft Academy San Ramon.

Summer Enrichment and Chess Camp

Hi Parents, Summer is fast approaching and Mind Craft Academy in (San Ramon)  is ready to roll out our summer program with Chess Camp with Guarang Mehta.
If you are looking for a fun and fulfilling summer camp for your kids, we have 2 options to offer.
* Chess and Enrichment Camp: Do you want your kids to have excellent problem solving and strategic planning skills? Come learn Chess from us!
Unlike other schools, we only hire Master level chess instructors to ensure an excellent learning experience.
Understanding that both left and right brain training are important, the program will also include:
– English Enrichment
– Math Enrichment
– Chess
* Summer Enrichment Camp: For non-Chess players, we are offering the Enrichment Camp
The program is similar to the Chess and Enrichment Camp but during the chess learning time, we will offer other fun programs
-English Enrichment
-Math Enrichment
-Science
– Lego Building
– Public Speaking
– Baking
– Coding
– Arts and Craft and much more…
Looking forward to your child’s learning and growing with us!
Mind Craft Academy San Ramon

USCF Rated Chess Tournament Every Saturday

Dear Parents, If you want your child to improve their chess skill. Here’s a good opportunities. Mind Craft Academy in San Ramon is hosting a chess tournament every Saturday from 3:30 to 5:30. Space is limited. Let me know if your kids are interested in participating.
We welcome all chess players from beginner to tournament levels. If you do not have an USCF ID, please sign up at the official United States Chess Federation web site. If you do not remember your USCF ID or if you are not sure if you have one, you can also go to the link to find out.
https://secure2.uschess.org/webstore/member.php
Tournament Location: 2248 Camino Ramon San Ramon, CA 94583
Entry Fee: $20 for 3 games
Award: Trophy awarded to the first place winner. Medals to 2nd, 3rd and 4th place.
Please respond to this email to reserve a space and feel free to email me with any questions at mindcraftacadem…@y…com. I look forward to welcoming your child to this event.
Regards,
Mind Craft Academy
925-812-3737 2248 Camino Ramon San Ramon, CA 94583

Writing Class with Scott Prosterman

Mindcraft Academy of San Ramon is offer a special writing class for students, who need to improve their composition skills. This is for skilled writers, and also those who are intimidated by the thought of writing an essay or research paper. We teach a new approach to overcome that sense of dread and loathing, to help you find enjoyment in this task, and the joy from self-expression.
The class is taught by Scott Prosterman, a professional writer and editor, who is a graduate of Rhodes College (B.A. w/ Honors) and The University of Michigan (M.A.) Scott publishes a variety of commentary and humor in different media, and serves as a professional editor for clients in the academic and corporate sectors. He has edited many doctoral dissertations and other academic projects, in addition to working with ad agencies as a copywriter, editor and account executive. His professional training also includes non-profit fundraising, script-writing, arts promotions and personnel management.
The substantive issues addressed in the class include:
-Organizational issues
-Grammar and syntax
-Stylistic issues
-Word choice
-Sentence structure and variety
For more information , please call (925) 812-3737

Writing Class Available

Mindcraft Academy of San Ramon is pleased to offer a special writing class for students, who need to improve their composition skills. This is for skilled writers, and also those who are intimidated by the thought of writing an essay or research paper. We teach a new approach to overcome that sense of dread and loathing, to help you find enjoyment in this task, and the joy from self-expression.
The class is taught by H. Scott Prosterman, a professional writer and editor, who is a graduate of Rhodes College (B.A. w/ Honors) and The University of Michigan (M.A.) Scott publishes a variety of commentary and humor in different media, and serves as a professional editor for clients in the academic and corporate sectors.
For inquiries or registration information, please contact MindCraft Academy at (925) 812-3737. This is a four-week program with weekly meetings, and the cost is only $140.00. http://mindcraftacademy.net

Free Chess Lesson with Chess Master Gaurang Mehta

Dear Parents, If your kids are interested in learning or improving their chess playing skills and you wish to be involved as a parent, here’s a great opportunity! Mind Craft Academy in San Ramon is hosting a complimentary chess lecture for kids and an informative orientation for parents this coming Sunday (9/18) from 12:00 to 2:00 pm.
Chess instructor Guarang Mehta is a coach who has traveled to many World Chess Olympiad and World Chess Championships representing National Indian Teams. As a FIDE-rated 2120 (equivalent to USCF rating of 2000+) and international FIDE arbiter, he arrived in the U.S. in 2000 as the coach of the Indian Team with Grand Master Barua in the World Championship at Las Vegas. He has also traveled with many top Indian GMs like former World Champion Anand, Shashikiran, Harikrishnan to name a few.
He has a natural gift and patience in working with kids which has been proven through his students’ achievements. His students Alisha, Hiya, and Agunes, have qualified for Team USA in the World Youth Championships and Cameron Whiller took home the silver medal with a recent USCF rating of 2280. Furthermore, he has authored 2 books on chess playing.
This is an opportunity not to be missed! E-mail MindCraft Academy to reserve a spot for you and your child at mindcraftacadem…@y…com
MindCraft Academy Chess Club
925-812-3737
2248 Camino Ramon
San Ramon CA 94582

Simultaneous display and Chess Lecture By Grandmaster Daniel Naroditsky

Dear Parents, Do not miss this chess opportunity for your child! Cost is only $25 per child.
This chess lesson will be a unique opportunity for your child to play against famous International Grandmaster Daniel Naroditsky. Daniel Naroditsky is an International Grandmaster, World Youth Under-12 Champion (2007), U.S. Junior Champion (2013), three-time U.S. Scholastic Champion. In 2014 Naroditsky tied for 1st–5th in the Millionaire Chess Open in Las Vegas, Nevada, participant of the USA chess championship finals.
Daniel is a member of the USA national chess team – played for the team USA on the world chess team championship in Armenia.
He is currently attending Stanford University as a member of the Class of 2019.
He will be coming to MindCraft Academy this Sunday 8/21 and will be playing Simultaneous Chess Play directly with your child and conducting a chess lecture exclusively for MindCraft Academy! The player who lasts the longest will be awarded a signed copy of Naroditsky’s autobiographical book. The winner will also be awarded a signed copy of his book.
Take advantage of this suberb chance to learn about chess from the GrandMaster! Please arrive at 2:00. The session will run until 5:30
Space is limited. If interested, please e-mail me at mindcraftacadem…@y…com to reserve a spot
2248 Camino Ramon
San Ramon, CA 94582
Thank you,
Susan
Mind Craft Academy

After School Enrichment Program at Mind Craft Academy

Mind Craft Academy is now accepting students for our Homework Club and Common Core Programs in San Ramon, Danville area. We offer supervised tutoring and quality classes for 1st to 8th grade students in a safe and professional studying environment. Our center is designed with small class sizes to offer personalized attention.
Homework Club ensures the students fully understand their homework and correctly complete it. Supplemental material is provided to reinforce academic concepts through applications. We also provide an enrichment curriculum to strengthen students’ core competencies. Daily sessions are from 3:00 – 6:30 pm. We provide monthly programs where you can select between 1 to 5 days a week suiting the student’s individual schedule and needs.
Mind Craft Academy also offering Chess, USCF Rated Chess Tournament every Saturday, Chinese, and one-on-one tutoring.
For families with more than one child attending, discounts will be offered.
2248 Camino Ramon
San Ramon, CA 94583
(925) 812-3737

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Chess and Enrichment Summer Camp

Hi Parents, Summer is fast approaching and Mind Craft Academy is ready to roll out our summer program.
If you are looking for a fun and fulfilling summer camp for your kids, we have 2 options to offer.

Chess and Enrichment Camp:
Do you want your kids to have excellent problem solving and strategic planning skills? Come learn Chess from us!
Unlike other schools, we only hire Master level chess instructors to ensure an excellent learning experience.
Understanding that both left and right brain training are important, the program will also include:
– English Enrichment
– Math Enrichment
– Chess

Summer Enrichment Camp:
For non-Chess players, we are offering the Enrichment Camp
The program is similar to the Chess and Enrichment Camp but during the chess learning time, we will offer other fun programs
-English Enrichment
-Math Enrichment
-Computer Literacy
– Lego Building
– Drawing Class
– Coding
– Arts and Craft and much more…

go to http://mindcraftacademy.net/ and click on Summer Camp 2016
Looking forward to your child’s learning and growing with us!

Writing and Math Classes Available

Dear Parents,
Are your kids struggling and could use some help with their homework or other subjects?
Achievements Academy in Dublin is offering homework help for 3rd to 12th graders in math and writing.
Your child could get help from an experienced teacher at a low cost. We offer small group lessons or one-on-one tutoring for writing as well as Pre-Algebra, Algebra I & II, Geometry, Pre-Calculus, and AP Calculus AB & B Classes.
Our English writing classes will focus on developing sentence structure, essay structure and organization, vocabulary building, grammar and punctuation, standardized achievement test preparation, reading comprehension and taking Cornell notes, among other writing techniques and learning strategies.
Group lessons will start on Sept. 21. If you register before Sept. 21, you can get a 10% discount. Please call to reserve a spot for your child.
Students and Teachers will meet four times a month for 1.5 hours each class. Classes are held Monday to Thursday from 4:00 – 5:30 pm or 5:30 – 7:00 pm.
Please visit us at Achievements-Academy.com or call for more information at (925) 812-3737.

Special Event – Summer Chess Camp with (IM) Emory Tate

Dear Parents,
If your kids are interested in learning or improving their chess playing skills, here’s a great opportunity!
Achievements Academy in Dublin proudly announces Special Guest Emory Tate (IM) is hosting a chess camp this week 8/3-8/7 from 1:30 to 4:30 at our center.
Emory Tate is an American International Master of chess. His FIDE rating is 2322 on the rating list, making him the 277th highest-rated player in the United States. Tate has earned a reputation as a creative and dangerous tactician on the U.S. chess circuit, where he has won about 80 tournament game against Grandmasters. Tate won the United states Armed Forces Championship five times. He is one of the highest-rated chess players.
Space is limited. First come first serve. Private and small group lessons are also available with Emory.
Please call to reserve a spot or obtain more information.
Susan
(925) 812-3737

Chess and Enrichment Summer Camps

Hi neighbors,
If you are looking for a fun and fulfilling summer camp for you kids, check these programs out. Achievements Academy is offering two summer camp programs:

Chess and Language Camp: Do you want your kids to have excellent problem solving and strategic planning skills? Come learn Chess from us!
Unlike the other schools, we only hire USCF Masters level instructors to teach the class to ensure an excellent learning experience. One of them are even 6 times National Champion!!!

Both left brain and right brain are important, so the program also includes:
– Reading and Creative Writing class
– Arts and Craft
– Language learning (Chinese, Spanish, German)
– Public Speaking
– Music
http://achievements-academy.com/course/summer-chess-camp/

Summer Enrichment Camp:
For non-Chess players, we are offering the Enrichment Camp
The program is similar to the Chess and Language Camp but during the chess learning time, we will offer other fun programs
– Legos
– Comic Book Writing
– Singapore Math and much more…
http://achievements-academy.com/course/summer-camp-2015/
Thanks

Achievements Academy After School and Tutoring Center

Achievements Academy in Dublin is now accepting students for our Homework Club and Common Core Programs in Dublin-San Ramon-Pleasanton area. We offer supervised tutoring and quality classes for 1st to 8th grade students in a safe and professional studying environment. Our center is designed with small class sizes to offer personalized attention. Our educators are from local school districts with solid teaching credentials and experience.

Homework Club ensures the students fully understand their homework and correctly complete it. Supplemental material is provided to reinforce academic concepts through applications. We also provide an enrichment curriculum to strengthen students’ core competencies. Daily sessions are from 3:00 – 6:30 pm. We provide monthly programs where you can select between 1 to 5 days a week suiting the student’s individual schedule and needs.

Achievements Academy will also be offering Chess, Chinese, Spanish, and one-on-one tutoring.
For families with more than one child attending, discounts will be offered.

7033 Village Parkway, Suite #212, Dublin CA 94568
(925) 812-3737 or (925) 967-2828
http://achievements-academy.com/

USCF Rated Chess Tournament Apr 18

Dear Parents,
Achievements Academy is hosting the (United States Chess Federation) USCF Rated Tournament this Saturday April 18, 2015 from 3:30-5:00 pm (or 5:30 pm if needed).
We welcome all chess players from beginner to tournament levels. If you do not have an USCF ID, please sign up at the official United States Chess Federation web site. If you do not remember your USCF ID or if you are not sure if you have one, you can also go to the link to find out.
https://secure2.uschess.org/webstore/member.php

Tournament Location: 7033 Village Pkwy, Suite 212, Dublin CA 94568
(We are located 2 buildings from the Dublin Post Office. It is a two-story building anchored with Metro PCS and Music World. You can turn onto Lewis Ave and pull into the parking lot. We are on the second floor.)

Entry Fee: $20 for 3 games
Award: Toy”R”Us gift card and Trophy awarded to the first place winner. Medals awarded to the second, third, and fourth place players.

Please respond to this email to reserve a space and feel free to email me with any questions at aachessclu…@y…com. I look forward to welcoming your child to this event.
Regards,
Achievements Academy Chess Club
www.achievements-academy.com