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Award-Winning Programs for Kids

Minecraft Wizard!

Minecraft Wizard!

Ramsay R. wins the Blue Ribbon for designing her own organic garden in Minecraft Camp!

We DO make chess fun!

We DO make chess fun!

LEGO Chess Adventures!

LEGO Chess Adventures!

Build your royal army, and equip them with enchanted weapons. It's time for the chess battle: LEGO® style!

Come have a BLAST!

Come have a BLAST!

We have the funnest Sun Valley activities for Kids!

Storytelling with Minecraft!

Storytelling with Minecraft!

Are you ready for "The Adventures of Steve" - our FUN and interactive Minecraft survival game?!

Alli learning how to play Chess!

Alli learning how to play Chess!

She is a quick learner, and makes every move a thoughtful one!

Giddy up to Minecraft Camp!

Giddy up to Minecraft Camp!

Let the mining & crafting begin...

Wow!

Wow!

Chase impressed us all with his highly-intricate LEGO creations. A true "Master Builder"!

What will YOUR child design?

What will YOUR child design?

Grace really LOVES Chess & Lego Camp!

Good Times!

Good Times!

Samuel D. enjoys himself at the Sun Valley Chess Championship. What an awesome young man!

Super Mario Chess!

Super Mario Chess!

Matthew enjoys a friendly game of Super Mario Chess at our Sun Valley camp!

Sun Valley Legoland!

Sun Valley Legoland!

Liesl begins construction on her Lego City, and creates some very COOL surprises along the way!

WooHoo!

WooHoo!

Awesome Sun Valley Idaho Camps for children!

Minecraftology starts here!

Minecraftology starts here!

Find a friend and Grab a pickaxe - let's get this Minecraft party started!

Outside games for break-time!

Outside games for break-time!

Workin' off some energy during outside game time. Drake & Colin show us how it's done!

Ketchum Chess Classes rock!

Ketchum Chess Classes rock!

Little Chess Masters!

Little Chess Masters!

Originally starting in our popular "Little Chess Masters" preschool program, Brookie and Sarah's love for Chess has only grown over the years!

WHAM - Checkmate!

WHAM - Checkmate!

Lucy is one our star girl Chess players. Smart as fox, she waits for just the right moment...and WHAM...checkmate!

Trap Master!

Trap Master!

Nicholas G. learns quickly & enjoys setting traps: POW!

Girls love Adventure!

Girls love Adventure!

Girls love a Challenge! Girls love to play Chess!

Unleash your inner Architect

Unleash your inner Architect

What will child build at Chess / LEGO / Minecraft camp?

Best buddies hanging out at Camp!

Best buddies hanging out at Camp!

Lookin' for Sun Valley fun?

Lookin' for Sun Valley fun?

Look no further: Ketchum Summer Chess, Brick Adventures with LEGO, and Minecraft Programs for Kids!

Expert Instruction!

Expert Instruction!

State Chess Champion, Carl Vellotti, plays a casual game of speed chess!

Thank you Drake L.!

Thank you Drake L.!

Thanks for brightening up the room with your warm smile & gentle spirit. You truly are a mighty Chess & LEGO camper!

Checkmate: The Ultimate Surprise!

Checkmate: The Ultimate Surprise!

Voted BEST Sun Valley Camps

Voted BEST Sun Valley Camps

Sign-up today before the sun goes down; Creepers come out when it's dark!

Our Students LOVE Camp Games!

Our Students LOVE Camp Games!

Vellotti's Chess/LEGO/Minecraft Camps gets "Two Thumbs Up"!

FUTURE BRUIN BROTHERS!

FUTURE BRUIN BROTHERS!

Luke Vellotti (center) with these cool Chess/LEGO Camp students, Cash and Graham. Their dad is a UCLA alumnus and they both hope to attend the school someday. So SMART!

Eureka!

Eureka!

Will H. having an "ah-ha moment"! Perhaps the sweetest child you'll ever meet. :)

Marvel Super Hero Chess!

Marvel Super Hero Chess!

Stratton S. having a blast at Chess Camp!

Everything is Awesome! ♫

Everything is Awesome! ♫

Christopher L. wins the Blue Ribbon in the race car challenge; Imagination through LEGO play is super fun!

Like good ideas?

Like good ideas?

Try our Chess + LEGO + Minecaft Camps. It really does = FUN!

Incredible!

Incredible!

Steven S. builds the coolest LEGO creations in the world!

Ready for the "BIG GAME"?

Ready for the "BIG GAME"?

Giant Chess is a BLAST!

Future Grandmaster:

Future Grandmaster:

Bennett showing off his Superstar Chess moves - Outstanding!

Are YOU a LEGO wiz?

Are YOU a LEGO wiz?

Brick Adventures design contests - everyone is a winner!

Serious Skills!

Serious Skills!

Nick has got Chess & LEGO skills to pay the bills! :)

Make new friends at Camp!

Make new friends at Camp!

Learning all the SECRETS!

Learning all the SECRETS!

Chess Champ Carl Vellotti working with a small group of students to help them improve quickly: Tricks, Traps & sneak Attacks!

Go, Diego, Go!

Go, Diego, Go!

What a kind and thoughtful young man! Diego always tries his best, and shows A+ sportsmanship each & every day of camp!

Endless FUN!

Endless FUN!

Sliding down the small hill on break time. WooHoo, Cutler!

Hottest LEGO Sets & Board Games!

Hottest LEGO Sets & Board Games!

Brick Adventures Camps at the Sun Valley Community School: Fun with friends & LEGO®!

"I'm Winning!"

"I'm Winning!"

Chess/LEGO/Minecraft Camps are held at the beautiful Sun Valley Community School campus!

Checkmate the Dog = Pure Cuteness!

Checkmate the Dog = Pure Cuteness!

Vellotti family puppy makes his debut!

Checkout our Creation Station

Checkout our Creation Station

Make this summer the BEST ever!

Trophies, T-shirt, Prizes & Party!

Trophies, T-shirt, Prizes & Party!

#HappyCampers, #SVfun, #IDontEverWantToLeave, #AwesomeSummer

Stretch your Mind this Summer!

Stretch your Mind this Summer!

"Hanging out" at Vellotti's Chess/LEGO/Minecraft Camp!

Lions, Tigers, & "Bears" - Oh My!

Lions, Tigers, & "Bears" - Oh My!

Coach Vellotti with Bear, and "Bear-Bear". They helped Captain America defeat Medusa by building clever LEGO contraptions!

Like a Boss

Like a Boss

Alex G. from Sun Valley, ID passed all the requirements to earn this huge chess trophy at camp last week. Congratulations to Alex for mastering chess!

Enchanted!

Enchanted!

Coach Vellotti performs a spellbinding Chess Lesson & Magic Show for his students!

Voted #1 Camp for Kids in Idaho!

Voted #1 Camp for Kids in Idaho!

Thanks, Nickelodeon Parents Picks Awards!

Make a Run for it!

Make a Run for it!

Our Sun Valley Chess, LEGO and Minecraft Camps ALWAYS sell-out.

"Good Game!"

"Good Game!"

You're never to young to learn Good Sportsmanship!

Pro Camper!

Pro Camper!

Finn is one of our favorite returning campers!

It's not Rocket Science!

It's not Rocket Science!

Checkmate, Create, and Engineer your way to victory with our FUN staff / UCLA Alumni!

Wanna' play? Ready. Set. Go!

Wanna' play? Ready. Set. Go!

100% Genius.

100% Genius.

Cam is already one of the best Chess players in his school, and is also a Future Grandmaster!

Got Game?

Got Game?

Try International-Chess-Master Luke Vellotti's advanced chess class, and match wits with America's #1 ranked youth super-star!

It's a Riot!

It's a Riot!

Townes and his (hysterical!) sense a humor enjoys outside break time at Chess & Minecraft Camp!

Take me out to the ball Game...

Take me out to the ball Game...

Students show off their heroic sports skills during lunch break!

Sun Valley Chess Championship

Sun Valley Chess Championship

This year, we had the best turn out yet! Chess "awesomeness" has been seven years in the making! ;)

Brick Adventures - with LEGO

Brick Adventures - with LEGO

It's always a good time! ♫

WHAM - Checkmate!

Lucy is one our star girl Chess players. Smart as fox, she waits for just the right moment...and WHAM...checkmate!