Guest Author - Sandra Eggers
Listed below are several of the most popular junior tennis camps and academies in the United States. These facilities are recognized for offering intensive tennis training as well as high-quality academics to junior players.
This is not an exhaustive list of every junior camp in the US., and there are hundreds more that operate as more of a "family summer camp" level. These are the best of the best if your ambitious junior wants a college scholarship or world-renowned training for performance at an advanced level.
The Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy
Ranked one of the Top 10 junior tennis camps by Tennis magazine, includes programs of 1 day to 4 weeks in length as well as full-time boarding and training academy. Florida
Carmel Valley Tennis Camp
Selected by Tennis magazine as one of the Top 10 junior tennis camps in the country with 8 sessions running from June through August for all levels of tennis players aged 10-17. California
Evert Tennis Academy
Offers aspiring young athletes of any level the world-class coaching, facilities, and individualized attention they need to become champions. Long-term and short-term programs available including full-time academy, after-school program and junior camps (summer and holiday/winter). Florida
The Hopman Tennis Program
Juniors are welcome year round with accommodations and activities for youngsters and teenagers, ages 9-20. Saddlebrook Prep also offers a complete preparatory program for student athletes in grades 7-12. Florida
International Tennis Academy
Long-term programs available per academic year, including education and boarding, as well as short-term intensive weekly camps offered year round. The Academy programs admits approximately 40 students per year in order to focus on exceptional education and player development. Florida
The John Newcombe Tennis Ranch
Formed in the mid 1960's, the "ranch" is a premier tennis facility known as one of the junior tennis camps in the world for 8 to 18 year olds. The program is offered May through August for players of all levels. The Tennis Academy offers on campus educational opportunities as well as nearby private schools. Texas
Nike Junior Tennis Camp
For boys and girls of all ability levels, programs offered at clubs and campus locations throughout the US. Junior day camps offer full and half-day sessions for ages 6-17, and resident camps for ages 9-18. United States (various locations)
Nunez Tennis Training
An exclusive training center for players of all levels, recognized as one of the premier tennis academies in the U.S. offering junior programs, after school programs, summer camps, and an annual program combining education and training. Florida
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