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Nike Junior Golf Camps in Nebraska provide young golfers with the tools to enjoy this great game for a lifetime. Our curriculum is the perfect blend of expert instruction from Scott Holly and PGA professionals, course play at Wilderness Ridge and fun off-course activities. After years of running successful camps we’ve created an environment that allows campers to leave feeling confident in their golf game. Upon arrival, all participants are evaluated by the director and staff and placed in a program that addresses their own instructional needs.
Check-In and Check-Out
Check-in for Overnight campers takes place on Monday from 5:00 – 5:30 p.m at Abel Hall. Check-in for Day campers takes place on Monday at 5:30pm which is followed by a brief orientation, golf evaluation and games/drills. Day Campers to be picked up around 8:00pm Monday night. Day participants can choose to start camp on Tuesday morning at 9:00am, however, attendance at the Monday night session is strongly encouraged. Check-out/closing ceremony for all campers occurs at Smith Hall from 2:00 – 2:30 p.m. on Friday at Abel Hall.
The Overnight fee includes all golf instruction, green fees, evening activities, housing and all meals. The Day Camp fee includes all instruction, course play and lunch.
Nike Junior Golf Camps does not provide transportation to and from airports, bus depots or train stations. The packet we send to registered campers in the spring offers suggestions on shuttle services for each specific camp.
Campers are supervised 24 hours a day. The staff lives in the dormitories/resort accommodations with the campers and participates in evening activities. Drugs, alcohol and tobacco are strictly prohibited, and constitute, along with general misconduct, grounds for dismissal from camp without a refund.
A detailed camper registration packet containing check in location, health/release forms, emergency contact info, and a list of things to bring will be emailed to all registered campers in the spring.
University of Nebraska is not a sponsor, or co-sponsor, of this camp.
Wilderness Ridge Golf Club
Our Championship Golf Course at just over 7,100 yards has played host to some of the most prestigious events in Nebraska golf, including the United States Open Qualifying, Nebraska Section PGA Championship, Nebraska Mid-Amateur Championship and numerous collegiate championships. The course is known for its outstanding bent grass greens, fairways and impressive water features.
Sample Daily Schedule
- 7:00am Wake-up, breakfast
- 9:00am Skills demonstrations conducted by Nike camp staff (Day campers arrive)
- 9:30-11:30am Instruction - campers rotate through stations working on putting, chipping, pitching, bunker play and full-swing
- Noon Lunch
- 1:00-5:00pm Course play with staff (9-18 holes daily) focusing on course management, shot selection, strategy rules and etiquette (Day campers depart at 5:00pm)
- 6:00pm Dinner, free-time, guest speakers, seminars
- 7:00-9:00pm Evening activities - movie night, pizza night, sports games etc.
- 10:00pm Lights out