ELS University Prep and Nike Golf Camps, Lawrenceville School

ELS University Prep and Nike Golf Camps, Lawrenceville School
ELS University Prep and Nike Golf Camps, Lawrenceville School

Our Nike Golf and ELS camp is the perfect combination for campers to looking to hone their golf skills, practice their English and learn about the US college system while staying at a prestigious, private boarding school in the US.

Welcome to the ELS University Prep and Nike Golf Camps at the Lawrenceville School.  This exciting program is held at one of the finest prep schools in the country. The goal of the program is to marry a top notch language program that combines practical English instruction with a Nike Golf Camp which offers technical golf instruction and analysis from top golf professionals, supervised course play, exciting off-campus outings in the Philadephia and New Jersey area as well as the chance to engage and meet new firends. 

Highlights Include

  • The language program offers 15 lessons per week, followed by University visits and off-campus activities.
  • Small group learning with low student/teacher ratio for both language and golf instruction
  • 30 hours of technical and golf instruction by coaches each week
  • One-day golf trip to historic Skytop Lodge for 18-hole course play
  • Nike amenity package including a hat, one dozen golf balls, a camp workbook, bag tag and other great prizes
  • Weekend program offers excursions to nearby amusement and water parks as well as a special trip to NYC to visit Liberty Island
  • Immersion experience where campers will meet new American friends!
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Dates & Prices

Meet Camp Coaches

Ronnie Kane
Camp Director

Ronnie Kane

USGTA Golf Professional and Lawrenceville faculty member, Ronnie Kane, enters his 18th summer as Nike Golf Camp director. 

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A former three sport athlete and graduate of Franklin Marshall College, Coach Kane is head basketball coach and director of golf at the Lawrenceville School. Ronnie’s positive personality and passion for golf are big reasons his camps are so successful. Coach Kane rounds out his staff with other golf professionals and collegiate players.

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Ronnie is assisted by other teaching professionals and college players.

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Ronnie is assisted by other teaching professionals and college players.

Camp Details

All Inclusive Tuition

The prices listed below include all Nike Golf Training, ELS English Language Camp, on-campus housing, 3 meals a day, round trip airport transfers, weekend stayover(s), and predetermined activities. Sessions are set up so campers attend 2 or 3 week ELS Language Camp before going to Nike Golf Camp. See Dates and Pricing below.

Nike Golf Camp Philosophy

Our Nike Golf Camp, which is in its 19th year at Lawrenceville, combines technical instruction and analysis from top coaches along with supervised course play each day which is conveniently located on campus.  The superb nine-hole, par 35 scenic golf course also features a driving range, unique short game area, putting and chipping green. We focus on small group instruction with low student/teacher ratio; Daily course play on Lawrenceville golf course  (9-holes) under staff supervision, plus one-day trip to historic Sky Top Lodge (in Poconos) to play round of golf.

ELS Language Classes

All-inclusive programs for students ages 14 to 17 who want to improve their English language skills and get an introduction to the U.S. university system in a camp-style program. The curriculum is General English, with a focus on practical

English skills, including:

• Listening comprehension

• Note-taking for university lectures

• Oral presentation skills

• A TOEFL®/SAT Prep class

More Important Camp Details

Sessions Available

3 week program: July 3 – July 21 (2 weeks of ELS University Prep followed by 1 week of Nike Golf)

4 week program: June 26- July 21 (3 weeks of ELS University Prep followed by 1 week of Nike Golf)

For Golf only programs, without ELS, visit the Nike Golf Camp at Lawrenceville webpage, here

Register Online or Submit a PDF Application

Use the links below to choose the session you'd like to attend, or download an application here and email it to international@ussportscamps.com

Accommodation & Roommates

Boarding school dorms. 2 campers to a room; Not all dorms have air conditioning, shared bathroom. American roommate if requested.

Linens and Laundry

Bed sheets, pillow, and towel provided. Onsite laundry facilities. $2.50/per wash and dry. 


Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are included everyday expect check-in and check-out days. Dietary restrictions can be accommodated if alerted before camp.

Weekday ELS Program Activities

Supervised activities include on-campus games and team building exercises as well as late afternoon and evening excursions to some of the area’s premier shopping and tourist attractions, combined with educational field trips/college visits.

Weekday Nike Golf  Program Activities

The Lawrenceville program is located between New York City and Philadelphia, and students have virtually unlimited cultural, historic and entertainment destinations to explore on the weekend.  All weekend programs are hosted by ELS.

Combining the ELS Camp & Nike Golf Camp

While the two programs are separate, they are located on the same campus and our staff provide a bridge between the two programs.  

Airport Transfers

Round-trip airport transfers provided from Philadelphia International airport. Provide flight itinerary when registering or at least 3 weeks prior to camp start date.

Unaccompanied Minor Services

Nike Sports Camps will provide a greeter at the airport if your camper is flying to camp with an unaccompanied minor plane ticket. Typically the airlines require the greeter's details such as name, driver's license number, phone number, and address. Nike Sports Camps will not have this information until the week before your child arrives at camp. Please email international@ussportscamps.com to collect all information one week before your child comes to camp to avoid any hassle or extra wait time fees at the airline. 

Medical Insurance

For an additional $60, add supplemental health coverage. On-site school nursed and trainers available for on-site injuries. You must be medically insured while at camp. If your health insurance will not cover you while in America, you must find alternative coverage whether that is the one US Sports Camps provides or otherwise.  

Wi-Fi & Communication

Wi-Fi access in common areas and dorm rooms available to campers. Camp office provides computer access for Skype and Email.

Spending Money

Suggested $100/week for spending money.

After Registering

A detailed camper welcome packet containing health & release forms, emergency contact info, and a packing list will be emailed to all registered campers in Spring 2016. Our health and release forms require a doctor's signature and will be collected on the first day of camp. International campers must have health insurance valid in the US in order to attend camps.


The Lawrenceville Golf Course is conveniently located on campus, directly across the street from the dorms. This superb nine hole, par 35 scenic golf course also features a spacious driving range, unique short game area, putting green and chipping green. Campers play the course each afternoon while receiving instruction on course management, shot and club selection, strategy, rules and etiquette and supervision. *Campers are housed on campus in the dorms at the prestigious Lawrenceville School.

Skytop Lodge Golf Course

In addition to the daily instruction at the Lawrenceville School, campers are treated to a day-long outing and special Nike camp tournament at the historic and luxurious Skytop Lodge. The 5,500 acre resort, situated in the heart of the poconos, boasts an 18-hole championship golf course which recently received 4 1/2 stars from Golf Digest.

Sample Daily Schedule

  • Nike Golf Camp Daily Schedule
  • 7:00am Wake-up
  • 7:15am Breakfast
  • 8:30am Skills and training: Campers spend one hour at three different stations, putting & chipping, pitching & bunker, and full swing
  • 11:30am Lunch & free time
  • 12:45pm Course play with instruction on strategy, course management, and etiquette
  • 5:30pm Relax & downtime
  • 6:00pm Dinner
  • 6:30pm Evening activities (movie night, pizza night, field games etc.)
  • 10:00pm Lights out

Camper Reviews

Kelsey A.Overnight Camper

  • 4/5.
Caring and Professional

"I’ve improved as an overall player because of Ronnie Kane and his caring and professional staff at the Nike Camp at Lawrenceville."

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Michael F Overnight Camper

  • 4/5.
Awesome Time

"My experience at Lawrenceville was unforgettable.  I had an awesome time and definitely want to come back next summer."

Stephen POvernight Camper

  • 5/5.
Skytop Course is amazing!

"Coach Kane and his staff were always energetic and helped me a lot with my golf game.  The Skytop Course is beautiful"

Leo N. Overnight Camper

  • 5/5.
Coach Kane is terrific.

"Fantastic week of fun and golf on a beautiful course. This was an excellent camp run by coach Kane and staff."

Christina V Overnight Camper

  • 5/5.
Can't wait to go back next year!

"I had so much fun at Nike Camp! This is my second year as a camper and I can't wait to go back again to Lawrenceville!"

Camp Dates & Prices

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For additional camp information and dates call us at 1-800-NIKE-CAMP we would be happy to help you.