The Best Junior Tennis Camps in All 50 States

Your kids are almost done with school for the summer and it’s time to find them the perfect recreational activity that will give them exercise, sunshine, new friends and memories they’ll never forget. Junior tennis camps are a great way for new, improved and advanced players to enhance their love of the game while also having a blast this summer. Here’s MyTennisLessons’ picks for the best junior tennis camps across the nation. Check out the camp in your state to see if it’s right for your child!


University of Alabama Nike Tennis Camp, Tuscaloosa

Ages: 9-18

Dates: May 31-June 4, June 7-11

Cost: $455 day, $715 overnight

Testimony: “ We love this camp! My twin daughters have been for the past 3 years, and the staff does an exceptional job of keeping the kids organized and motivated, and they enjoy every minute of it. We’ll be back next year!”


Smash Camp, Anchorage

Ages: 8-17

Dates: June 1-August 7 (multi-week)

Cost: $150 per week, $40 per day

Details: “Smash Camp is a movement based tennis camp where all drills, live ball drills, and tennis games are designed to keep the students engaged and constantly moving!”


Arizona Tennis Academy, Phoenix

Ages: 7-17

Dates: June 1-July 25 (multi-week)

Cost: $180 for one child, $342 for two children, $495 for three children

Special activities: “Last but not least, our staff will guide them through the Hole-in-the-Wall River Ranch where they will cool off in a variety of water features that include tubing on the Lazy River, water sliding, water fall swimming, and staff water games. Once or twice a week, campers will also play 18 holes of miniature golf.”


Tiger Tennis Academy, Arkadelphia

Ages: 10 and up

Dates: July 5-9

Cost: $550

Coaching staff: “The academy is personally directed by Craig Ward who is the Men’s Tennis Coach and Director of Tennis at Ouachita Baptist University. Craig has 24 years of tennis teaching experience and is certified with the highest ratings from the USPTA and USPTR. His honors include College Coach of the Year, Arkansas Tennis Professional of the Year, and Arkansas Tennis Hall of Fame.”


Weil Tennis Academy, Ojai

Ages: All

Dates: Year-round

Cost: starting at $795 per week for day and $1,095 per week for boarding

Competitive advantage: “Best of all, campers can travel to Southern California Tournaments with the Weil Academy coaches and get the full benefit of our championship program during the summer months.”


University of Denver Nike Tennis Camp, Denver

Ages: 9-18

Dates: June 8-July 31 (multi-week)

Cost: $475

Testimony: “Thanks for a great week! My son improved a lot in just one week and he loved the camp. The staff were all wonderful. We will definitely sign up again next year!”


New Milford Tennis & Swim, New Milford

Ages: 6-18

Dates: July 7-August 14 (multi-week)

Cost: $235 members, $305 non-members

Details: “Our philosophy with the tennis program is a games based approach where the children learn in an atmosphere of fun combined with challenging drills.”


Sea Colony Beach Resort Nike Tennis Camp, Bethany Beach

Ages: 8-17

Dates: June 15-July 24 (multi-week)

Cost: $555

Facility: “Sea Colony Beach Resort was named 2012 USTA Facility of the Year. With 34 tennis courts, including indoor, outdoor, Har-Tru clay and hard courts, the tennis facilities are a haven for tennis enthusiast throughout the region.”


Seminole High Performance Tennis Camps, Tallahassee

Ages: 8-18

Dates: June 14-July 23

Cost: $725 day, $995 overnight

Details: “Small groups, collegiate style drilling, and individualized instruction are the cornerstone trademarks of the camp combined with competitive match play and mental toughness training make the Seminole High Performance Program the top camp in the country.”


Emory University Nike Tennis Camp, Atlanta

Ages: 5-17

Dates: June 26-July 31 (multi-week)

Cost: starting at $225 half-day, $315 day and $635 overnight

Testimony: “The camp was a blast. I loved all of the drills and games we played. I also loved all of the coaches. What really made me enjoy camp was that it felt like I was getting better by doing drills, but it still felt like a summer camp.”


Wailea Tennis Club Junior Programs, Maui

Ages: 6-17

Dates: Year-round

Cost: $80 per month for hour-long sessions

Facility: “The Wailea Tennis Club is the largest resort tennis facility on Maui in Hawaii.

Ranked for more than a decade as one of the country’s 50 best resorts, it is located in the heart of Wailea on the south coast of Maui and is renowned for its high level of customer service and idyllic country club atmosphere.”


Boise Racquet & Swim Club, Boise

Ages: All

Dates: June 8-August 21 (multi-week)

Cost: Starting at $150 members, $170 guests

Facility: “BRSC has 23 tennis courts (11 outdoor & 12 indoor). Our staff includes 7 certified teaching professionals who offer private lessons, clinics, camps for adult and juniors, we also offer block time for adults.”


Northwestern Tennis Camps, Evanston

Ages: 4-18

Dates: June 8-August 20 (multi-week)

Cost: $398

Details: “Most weeks consist of a morning session from 9am-noon, and an afternoon session from 1-3 p.m. Participants may register for a half day or a full day session. Full day campers will eat a supervised lunch from 12-1pm and have time to relax or play more tennis.”


Notre Dame Wilson Collegiate Tennis Camp, Notre Dame

Ages: 9-18

Dates: June 14-18, June 21-25, June 28-July 2

Cost: starting at $625 day and $725 overnight

Testimony: “The coaches were awesome. Lots of great kids there — good camaraderie with fellow campers. My daughter thought it was a fantastic experience.”


Drake University Adidas Tennis Camp, Des Moines

Ages: All

Dates: June 21-26, June 28-July 3, July 19-24

Cost: $495 day, $595 extended-day, $695 overnight

Testimony: “I just wanted to thank the staff at Drake for a great week of tennis. My serve has greatly improved and I feel so much better prepared for the summer tournaments I have coming up.”


Kansas University Tennis Camps, Lawrence

Ages: 8-18

Dates: May 31-June 3, June 21-24, July 19-22

Cost: $495 day, $595 overnight

Coaching staff: “Todd Chapman, who helped guide Texas Tech to the 2012 and 2013 Big 12 regular-season titles, was named head women’s tennis coach at the University of Kansas on June 10, 2013.”


Ramey Tennis School, Rockport (Indiana)

Ages: All

Dates: June 14-20, July 26-August 1

Cost: $750 (overnight only)

Details: “Young players enjoy staying at the Lodge, located on the property of Ramey Riding Stables.  There are horses to watch in the fields, dogs to pet, and swings on the front porch and hanging from a tree.”


University of New Orleans Nike Tennis Camp, New Orleans

Ages: 9-18

Dates: July 19-24, July 26-31

Cost: $485 day, $795 overnight

Coaching staff: “Abrie played on the ATP tour and has 19 years of teaching experience. He is also USPTR Certified. He is currently in the top 15 ranking in the USA Men’s 35 and currently coaches top ranked players in the nation.”


New England Golf & Tennis Camp, Belgrade Lakes

Ages: All

Dates: June 28-August 15 (multi-week)

Cost: Starting at $3,000

Camp history: “The New England Golf and Tennis Camp is located on the grounds of the former Kennebec Camps, founded in 1907. Originally founded as a camp to escape the sweltering heat of the summer at the turn of the last century, Kennebec developed over the years to become one of the preeminent sports and adventure camps in the Northeast.”


Towson University Adidas Tennis Camp, Towson

Ages: All

Dates: June 21-26

Cost: $545 day, $645 extended day, $845 overnight

Testimony: “It was great to bond with other girls who love the same thing I do.  We had so much fun at camp.  The coaches were really good and taught us a lot of new things.  Save me a spot next year.”


Nike Tennis Tournament Training Camp at Amherst College, Amherst

Ages: 9-18

Dates: June 21- July 17 (multi-week)

Cost: $575 day, $675 extended-day, $1,095 overnight

Testimony: “My son enjoyed his second year at this camp even more than his first and is looking forward to returning again next year. Staff was amazing.”


Ferris State University Junior Tennis Camps, Big Rapids

Ages: All

Dates: July 5-August 6 (multi-week)

Cost: $395 day, $650 overnight

Testimony: “My experience at Ferris State’s tennis camp was simply fantastic! Everybody at the camp was really nice and very helpful. Every coach was very nice and easy to talk to and were very good at instructing players. I would gladly recommend the camp to anybody who wants to get better at tennis and I would definitely go back again.”


Tennis and Life Camps, St. Peter

Ages: 11-18

Dates: June 8-August 6 (multi-week)

Cost: $555

Testimony: “The coaching I received at the camp was fantastic. I played an opponent a few days ago, I had played him many times before, who couldn’t believe my new serve. Also the life parts of the camp have helped me too. Now in whatever I am doing I find myself, subconsciously, saying ‘accept what you can not change.’”


University of Southern Mississippi Nike Tennis Camp, Hattiesburg

Ages: 9-18

Dates: June 7-12, June 14-19, June 24-26

Cost: $305 day, $595 overnight

Testimony:  “My 11 year old daughter loved the camp, she had 6 months experience before and is now very excited about tennis.  We now have a ball machine to practice with after school. Thank you, she is really into the sport now!”


Bearcat Tennis Camp, Maryville

Ages: All

Dates: June 8-12, June 15-19, June 22-26

Cost: $200 day, $400 overnight

Facility: “Located north of the Robert P. Foster Aquatic Center, the tennis courts have a seating capacity of 100. The High Rise Tennis Courts located west of the baseball field and south of the softball field, also seats 100 spectators and is used by the Bearcat tennis teams as well.”


Montana State Bobcat Tennis Camp, Bozeman

Ages: 8-18

Dates: June 14-17, June 17-20

Cost: $225

Details: Our tennis camps combine technical tennis instruction, drilling, supervised match play and a variety of evening social activities.


Nebraska Tennis Camps, Lincoln

Ages: All

Dates: July 20-23

Cost: $350

Details: “Our camp staff will stress fundamentals and stroke technique along with many drills that will include a match play environment.”


Darling Tennis Center, Las Vegas

Ages: 5-13

Dates: June 18-August 14 (multi-week)

Cost: Starting at $120 half-day $200 day

Fun fact: The Darling Tennis Center is home to professional men’s tennis player Sam Querrey.

New Hampshire

Tamarack Tennis Camp, Easton

Ages: 10-15

Dates: June 21-August 16

Cost: $2,700 (3 weeks), $3,600 (4 weeks)

New Jersey

Princeton University Sports Camps, Princeton

Ages: 9-18

Dates: June 22-25, June 29-July 2

Cost: $590 day, $830 overnight

Details: “The Princeton Tennis Camp, on Princeton’s historic Ivy League Campus, is one of the nation’s finest camps. Princeton Varsity Tennis Coaches along with a highly experienced staff, will lead fast-paced energetic atmosphere designed for players of all ability levels.”

New Mexico

Bart Scott’s Lobo Tennis Camps, Albuquerque

Ages: All

Dates: June 1-26 (multi-week)

Cost: $479

Details: “Our dedicated staff will focus on all aspects of the game including high intensity drills, mind challenging live-ball drills and games, game plan and strategy sessions, fitness, and a special focus on singles and doubles match play.”

New York

Gotham Tennis Academy, New York City and the Hamptons

Ages: 5-14

Dates: June 8-August 28 (multi-week)

Cost: Starting at $595 per week, price varies on number of weeks attended

Details:  “The camp is designed to take your child to the next level towards tennis proficiency in our fun and supportive environment.”

North Carolina

Carolina Tennis School, Chapel Hill

Ages: 9-17

Dates: July 14-July 16 (multi-week)

Cost: $495 day, $695 overnight

Details: “Our camps are designed to maximize each camper’s experience through technical and tactical training in a challenging and fun atmosphere.”

North Dakota

Magic City Tennis Camp, Minot

Ages: 4-18

Dates: June 9-25, June 30-July 16

Cost: $75


College of Wooster Wilson Collegiate Tennis Camps, Wooster

Ages: 8-18

Dates: June 14-July 16 (multi-week)

Cost: Starting at $575 day, $645 overnight

Camp History: “Founded in 1981 as the Wooster Tennis Camp, the Wilson Collegiate Tennis Camp at The College of Wooster was voted ‘The Top Sports Camp’ in Ohio by Sports Illustrated magazine, one of just 3 tennis camps nationwide to win this honor.”


University of Oklahoma Nike Tennis Camp, Norman

Ages: 10-18

Dates: June 14-18

Cost: $405 day, $695 overnight

Testimony: “Thoroughly enjoyed the camp at University of Oklahoma. The tennis facilities were stellar and the camp instructors were phenomenal. We had lots of fun and learned a lot. I plan on returning next year!”


Oregon State University Nike Tennis Camp, Corvallis

Ages: 8-18

Dates: July 19-24, July 26-31, August 2-7

Cost: $465 day, $675 extended day, $895 overnight

Testimony: “I had the best time ever! It was my first overnight camp and I was really nervous, but by the end I didn’t want to leave! Ross is the greatest. I am coming back next year and can’t wait to see Andrew and Ross.”


Andy Findlay’s Intense Tennis Camps, Slippery Rock

Ages: 11-18

Dates: June 14-19, August 2-7, August 4-6

Cost: $749

Testimony: I look forward to returning to this Camp every year because I know I will be physically and mentally challenged.”

Rhode Island

Brown University Wilson Collegiate Tennis Camps, Providence

Ages: 10-18

Dates: June 21-July 10 (multi-week)

Cost: Starting at $525 day, $790 overnight

Testimony: “My daughter loves the Wilson Tennis Camp at Brown. She has been 3 years in a row. She keeps improving and developing her skills. We can’t wait for next year!”

South Carolina

Stan Smith Tennis Academy, Hilton Head Island

Ages: All

Dates: May 25-August 18

Cost: $195 daily, $995 weekly, $3,500 monthly

Details: “Smith Stearns offers summer camps that provide each student the opportunity to train with the best world class coaches and other students who have similar goals. Whether it be training to play the summer Nationals or wanting to improve a spot on your high school team, you will leave the academy knowing you received the right training and instruction to achieve your goals.”

South Dakota

Sioux Falls Tennis Association, Sioux Falls

Ages: 4-18

Dates: Throughout summer

Cost: $45 ages 4-6, $70 ages 7-18


Tiger Tennis Camp, Sewanee

Ages: 8-18

Dates: June 7-July 3 (multi-week)

Cost: $350 day, $785 overnight

Details: “Sewanee is an incredible place to spend a week in the summer with some of your best friends. While you are here on the mountain as our guest we want to improve your game, help you to enjoy this great sport, and have a few smiles along the way.”


John Newcombe Tennis Ranch, New Braunfels

Ages: 8-18

Dates: May 24-August 15 (multi-week)

Cost: $799

Details: “Our staff is experienced in working with young players, from beginners to national champions. With over 40 years of experience running junior camps, quality instruction and personal attention to each and every camper’s needs are highlights of the camp program.”


Utah State University Nike Tennis Camp, Logan

Ages: 10-18

Dates: July 6-10, July 27-31

Cost: $365 day, $735 overnight

Testimony: “This was the second year my daughter has come to camp. We love the facilities, the instruction, and all the coaches! We’ll be back!”


Windridge Tennis Camp at Teela-Wooket, Roxbury

Ages: All

Dates: June 20-August 15 (multi-week)

Cost: $1,750-$4,500

Details: “Windridge offers three majors; tennis, soccer and riding. Each camper signs up for one or two of these majors giving them a focus throughout the session.”


4 Star Camps at University of Virginia, Charlottesville

Ages: 10-18

Dates: June 14-July 24 (multi-week)

Cost: $995

Details: “Campers can do all-day tennis, or pair it with academics, golf, or an afternoon workshop.”


Washington Tennis Camps, Seattle

Ages: 9-18

Dates: June 23- August 13 (multi-week)

Cost: $425

Details: “We are committed to providing a camp that is both instructional and informational along with creating a great atmosphere to learn!”

Washington, D.C.

Lafayette Tennis Summer Camp

Ages: 5-15

Dates: June 15-August 14 (multi-week)

Cost: $200 half-day, $300 day

Details: “Players will learn to play tennis through shot drills, games and tennis matches appropriate for their skill level.”

West Virginia

Nike Tennis Camp at West Virginia University, Morgantown

Ages: 7-18

Dates: July 27-31, August 3-7

Cost: $240 half-day, $395 day

Testimony: “My girls thoroughly enjoyed the week – gained skill and confidence – and came home committed to tennis! We’ve played every day since. Highly recommend this Camp – well-run, staffed and supervised. My girls enjoyed getting to know all of the other campers. Could not have gone better!”


University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Junior Tennis Camps, Whitewater

Ages: 12-18

Dates: July 5-August 7

Cost: Currently closed, sign up for waitlist

Special activities: “Night activities are the highlight of this camp. Every night we conclude with the ever popular High Intensity, which is a series of high energy drills with music. Prior to High Intensity, the camp offers a variety of evening activities including tennis tournaments and a talent show.”


University of Wyoming Junior Tennis Camp

Ages: All

Dates: June 1 – August 14 (multi-week)

Cost: $225-$275



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