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The ALTA Guide To Summer Tennis Camps 2024

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Universal Tennis Academy Camps 2024

By Cory Sekine-Pettite

There are a multitude of benefits for kids who attend summer camps, including socializing and friendship building; exercise outdoors (and away from screens); making memories; and in the case of tennis camps, improving their game. Lucky for your kids (and you), there are several nearby camps with top-notch facilities and award-winning coaches. We’ve assembled a list of some of the best camps in the region. Whichever camp you choose, you can’t lose.

Universal Tennis Academy Camps 2024
Universal Tennis Academy (UTA) in Atlanta offers summer tennis camps throughout Atlanta. UTA has trained all levels of players, from ALTA champions and NCAA competitors to ATP/WTA touring professionals in a fun, exciting, and educational environment. UTA Tennis Camps are offered at the following locations:

  • Agnes Scott College
  • Blackburn Park Tennis Center
  • Briarlake Church
  • Horseshoe Bend
  • James Creek Tennis Center
  • Legacy Park
  • Woodlands

Universal Tennis Academy Camps 2024UTA holds summer camp every week of the summer, starting the week of Memorial Day. Both half-day and full-day tennis camps are offered. For more information, visit utatennis.com, call 470.430.1439, or email camps@utatennis.com.

Camp details include:

  • Ages 4-14, co-ed
  • May 28-May 31, June 3-7, June 10-14, June 17-21, June 24-28, July 1-3, July 8-12, July 15-19, July 22-26, and Jul 29-Aug 2, Aug 5-9.

 

Manuel Diaz Bulldog Tennis Camp for Boys
Coach Manuel Diaz and his staff, including Associate Head Coach Jamie Hunt, provide campers with the same championship instruction he utilized to lead the Bulldogs to the 1999, 2001, 2007, and 2008 National Championships. The 2007, 2001, and 1995 National Coach of the Year, Diaz has won an amazing 29 SEC titles and is in his 36th year as the head coach of the Bulldogs.

Manuel Diaz Bulldog Tennis Camp for BoysThe camp will be held at the perennial site of the NCAA Championships, The Dan Magill Tennis complex, which holds 12 outdoor courts as well as a new, state-of-the-art indoor facility of six courts. The Georgia Bulldog Tennis Camp will provide instruction for every level of play. For the beginner, basic fundamentals and stroke production will be emphasized. For the intermediate players, refinement of the fundamentals: Footwork, Grips, Strokes, and Strategy will be stressed. The advanced players will be trained at the same intensity level and similar drills that UGA coaches use to train their college players. Along with match play and conditioning, instructors emphasize challenging the campers regardless of their level of play. For more information, visit bulldogtenniscamp.com, or call 706.542.9348.

  • Session I: 6/16 – 6/20
  • Session II: 6/23 – 6/27
  • Session III: 7/14 – 7/18
  • Residents: (Age 10 by Sept. 1, 2024) – $1,125
  • Extended Day Campers: (9 a.m. – 8 p.m.) – $850
  • Day Campers: (9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.) – $750
  • Boys of All Abilities Ages 9-17 (limited only by number, age, grade level and/or gender)

 

ACE Tennis Academy
ACE Summer Tennis Camps are offered in Peachtree Corners, Alpharetta, and Johns Creek. Camps begin the last week of May and continue through early August. ACE offers Morning Camps and Full-Day Camps for competitive players. And the Kids Academy Camps are a fun way to introduce tennis to your kids!

ACE Summer Tennis Camps Jeff Weaver and his staff have been developing top-ranked juniors since 1994. ACE players have won more than 35 national titles, including 12 Gold Balls (national championships).

  • ACE Kids Academy Camps (players have not competed yet)
  • Mon-Thurs (Fri. rain day)
  • ACE Camps (Recreational – Competitive Players)
  • Morning Camp (Mon-Fri, 2.5hrs)
  • Full-Day Camp (Mon-Fri, 5.5hrs, including a one-hour lunch break)
  • ACE Elite Camps (Tournament Players only/selection by UTR)
  • Morning Camp (Mon-Fri, 2.5hrs)
  • Full-Day Camp (Mon-Fri, 5.5hrs, including a one-hour lunch break)

Please check out ACETennisAcademy.net. To register, email manager@ACETennisAcademy.net.

 

Yellow Jacket Tennis Camps
Yellow Jacket Tennis Camps are a challenging, fun time for boys and girls between the ages of 9-18. Georgia Tech aims to enhance each camper’s skills through morning instruction and afternoon match play. The camp will stress the importance of sound fundamentals and strategy. Campers will be split into groups/teams based on age and ability level. Instructors include the head and assistant coaches of the men’s and women’s Georgia Tech Tennis Teams.

Yellow Jacket Tennis CampCamps will take place at Ken Byers Tennis Complex at 960 Fowler Street NW, Atlanta, GA. All campers will receive a t-shirt. For more information, email contactus@yellowjackettenniscamp.com, or call 678.634.4844.

Dates:

  • Session 1 (day camp): June 3-6, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Session 2 (day and overnight camp options; day camp starts June 10): June 9-13, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Session 3 (day camp): June 17-20, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Session 4 (day camp): June 24-27, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Pricing Info:

  • Day Camp Session: $495
  • Overnight Camp Session: $950

 

Agape Tennis Academy
An Agape Tennis Camp will cover all aspects and skills of the game in a fun and rewarding environment. Each camp is uniquely run based on the type of camp: Agape (5-18 year-olds), QuickStart (4-10 year-olds), or Tournament camps (8-18 year-olds). The camps are perfect for the new, developing, or accomplished player. Each camper receives a commemorative t-shirt and award, and there’s a player party on the final day.

Agape Tennis CampsCamps are offered in both full-day (9 a.m. to 4 p.m.) and half-day (9 a.m. to noon) programs. Agape Summer Camps are available at eight locations in Atlanta! For more information, visit agapetennisacademy.com, or call 404.636.5628.

Dates, times, and pricing vary by location. Please visit Agape Tennis Academy online.

  • Dekalb Tennis Center

dekalb.agapetennisacademy.com

  • Bitsy Grant Tennis Center

bitsygrant.agapetennisacademy.com

  • Chastain Park Tennis Center

chastainpark.agapetennisacademy.com

  • Sharon Lester Tennis Center (Piedmont Park)

sharonlester.agapetennisacademy.com

  • Washington Park Tennis Center

washingtonpark.agapetennisacademy.com

  • Joseph D. McGhee Tennis Center

mcghee.agapetennisacademy.com

  • Clarkston Tennis Center at Georgia State University

clarkston.agapetennisacademy.com

  • Dunwoody Tennis Center at Georgia State University

dunwoody.agapetennisacademy.com

 

US Sports/Nike Tennis Camps
University of Georgia
The Nike Tennis Camp at University of Georgia is an all-girls camp for players ages 10-17. This tennis camp in Athens will focus on developing the complete tennis player. Campers from all over attend this program at UGA to receive top-notch instruction from collegiate coaches and to make lasting memories with their peers.

Tennis instruction will take place at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex, a showcase for collegiate tennis that consists of 12 outdoor courts and 4 indoor courts. Campers will have 5-6 hours of daily instruction, with a low camper-to-coach ratio. And for overnight campers, there will be plenty of fun off-court activities. For more information, visit ussportscamps.com/tennis/nike/university-of-georgia-nike-tennis-camp, or call 800.645.3226 ext. 8366, or email tennis@ussportscamps.com.

Dates:

  • June 2-6
  • June 9-13
  • July 7-11

Pricing Info:

  • Day Camp (9 a.m. – 4 p.m.): $795
  • Extended Day Camp (9 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.): $885
  • Overnight (Ages 10-17): $1,265

The Lovett School/Emory University
US Sports/Nike’s Atlanta tennis camps emphasize “Fun. Friends. Improvement.” Instructors encourage and teach campers to truly understand stroke fundamentals and match-play strategies. With instruction from Emory University’s Head Men’s Tennis Coach, John Browning, and his team staff, these summer tennis camps deliver new skills, the inspiration, and self-confidence to continue improving after camp.

  • Age levels: Boys and Girls of all skill levels, Ages 5-17
  • Dates: June 24-28, July 8-12, July 15-19, July 22-26
  • Pricing info: Half-day (9 a.m. – 12 p.m.) $445, Full day (9 a.m. – 4 p.m.) $585

For more information, visit: ussportscamps.com/tennis/nike/emory-university-nike-tennis-camp, or call 800.645.3226 ext. 8366, or email tennis@ussportscamps.com.

 

 

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