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Hip-Hop Chess Summer Camp Program

  • SonofPearl
  • on 5/28/12, 1:46 PM.

hhcf_official.gifHHCF, the leader in chess fusion programs celebrates its 5th Year Anniversary by offering Live The Game summer camp programs to grades K-12th in the Greater Bay Area.


PRESS RELEASE: San Jose, CA (PRWEB) May 25, 2012 - Parents and students alike have already started signing up for the Bay Area’s most innovative camp program that awakens a child’s creative side and also stimulates their brain to keep them school ready. The Hip-Hop Chess Federation (HHCF), is celebrating its 5th year by expanding its after school and spring break youth programs to a full Live The Game summer camp program hosted in Fremont, California. HHCF is hosting an open house to explain their summer camp structure and core philosophies on June 2nd from 3-6 pm at 37428 Centralmont Pl, Fremont, CA 94538.



The popular HHCF camps feature week-long and half day programs open to grades K-12. The HHCF is best known for its fusion of music, chess and martial arts to promote unity, strategy and non-violence. Live The Game camps provide HHCF courses that are segmented by age and abilities. The program includes chess lessons to stimulate the mind, practical life strategy tactics, and fitness activities (such as Safety First Anti-Bullying workshops, Dodge Ball, poetry workshops etc.).

What makes the HHCF summer program more unique is that it will have feature guest speakers from the Music Industry, Legal Fields, Martial Arts, Education, Technology, and Chess Community. “We believe it is important to not only teach the youth about strategy and leadership, but introduce them to entrepreneurs and artists who can give them a realistic understanding of what it takes to be at the top” says founder Adisa Banjoko, “When we bring in experts from different fields, it motivates them to take their education, creativity and life strategy more seriously. This leads to stronger grades and a higher level of internal inspiration, self-confidence and focus.”

Aside from camps in Fremont, the HHCF has hosted a variety of camps and events throughout the country. Most recently HHCF panelist Pablo Fuentes, CEO of Proven.com  explained his strategy to get his MBA at Stanford, while rapper Mac Mall explained how seizing the moment on a chance meeting with Tupac Shakur led to Tupac directing his music video. One of HHCF’s  latest ventures included a joint project with the film Sherlock Holmes 2: A Game of Shadows, starring Robert Downey Jr., where HHCF high school students participated in a chess tournament and winners received prizes from film promoters.

For those interested in summer camps please visit www.hiphopchessfederation.org/camps. Participants can chose from half day or full day camps.

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ABOUT HHCF: The HHCF is the worlds first organization to fuse music, chess and martial arts to promote unity, strategy and non-violence. The HHCF currently operate out of the San Francisco Bay Area and Romania ( Yunus Ionut). They have hosted events to promote peace that have included RZA and GZA from Wu-Tang Clan, Josh Waitzkin, Ryron Gracie, Rener Gracie, Ralek Gracie, author Marylin Yalom, Immortal Technique, Conscious Daughters, Def Poet Amir Sulaiman, DJ Pam The Funkstress, T-Kash, Daaim Shabazz, Casual, Opio and Tajai of Hieroglyphics, Zion I, Balance, Rakaa Iriscience, DJ QBert and Nancy Cartwright (the voice of Bart Simpson).

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  • 3 years ago

    TheSingingCricket

    I wish we had something like this in L.A.

  • 3 years ago

    thebeatmodnrocker

    Very cool! Wu Tang's Ghostface Killa is about to tour New Zealand and I really want to see if him and his crew are up for a game or two. Hope the camp goes well, it souns amazing.

  • 3 years ago

    lemonslol

    This is my favorite chess organization! Im glad this  is going on

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