Source: SIVYBridge Summer Camp

Summer Camp 2020

June 22-26, 2020

Learn the Best Card Game Ever – Meet New Friends

Does your child like to play games or solve puzzles? Would he/she like to meet other kids their age who also like games. Does your family like to play bridge or other card games? Have you taken some bridge lessons? Have you wished you could learn faster or play more? If you answered yes to any of these, Silicon Valley Youth Bridge has a great Summer Camp for you!

What will Campers learn?

Students new to bridge will learn the basics of bridge bidding and card play. For those with some experience, such as attendance at SiVY events, classes, or last year’s Summer Camp, Camp will start where they left off, with each skill level assigned to a similarly skilled group. After attending camp students will be able to continue their learning at other SiVY events or by taking classes offered through the Palo Alto Bridge Club.

What are the benefits?

Bridge helps students strengthen their basic math and logic skills while they have fun. It gives them a chance to make new friends while they are learning about the importance of teamwork. The camp will let them learn from each other, as well as from experienced teachers and mentors, without the pressure associated with academic requirements.

Bridge Testimonials

“Bridge is one of the last games in which the computer is not better.” – Bill Gates “It’s got to be the best intellectual exercise out there. You’re seeing through new situations every ten minutes.” – Warren Buffet “The skills I developed through bridge, specifically my organization, communication and logical reasoning skills, will help me succeed at Stanford.” – Ryan Wessels, Junior Bridge champion and SiVY Bridge volunteer teacher at Levin Boys & Girls Club in San Jose (Dec. 2013). Excerpted from his essay which helped Ryan gain admission to Stanford Law School.


June 22-26, 2020 Monday – Thursday: 1 PM to 5 PM: Instruction and play 5 PM to 6 PM: Optional practice and play Friday: 1 PM to 6 PM: Instruction, tournament and pizza dinner. For Kids entering 5th through 10th grade in the Fall. Beginners and those with some bridge experience. Camp is not intended for those who compete on a regular basis in ACBL games open to all ages. IFES Hall 432 Stierlin Road Mountain View, CA Map The fee is $200 for one child, and $175 for each additional child from the same family. There is a $50 discount per camper if registered and paid by April 15th. Camp is expected to fill up so register early and enjoy our Early Bird discounts. Registration and Payment For more information including financial assistance contact Randy Ryals or (650) 269-9135

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