Fountain Valley School Nike Tennis Camp Colorado Springs, Colorado
The Nike Tennis Camp at Fountain Valley School offers the perfect balance of tennis training and fun off-court activities. Join us this summer for great tennis, new friends, and an amazing summer camp experience!
The Nike Tennis Camp at the Fountain Valley School is a great place for kids to learn from excellent coaches and leave tennis camp with confidence and a passion to enjoy the "sport of a lifetime." The Fountain Valley School is a college preparatory school with a 1,100 acre campus overlooking the Front Range of the Colorado Rockies. Our camps combine technical instruction and drilling from a top notch coaching staff, supervised match play, and a variety of evening social activities.
- Daily instruction from top teaching pros and players
- Every camper receives a Nike Tennis Camp T-shirt
- Safe, healthy and fun environment
- 5-6 hours of daily instruction with low camper to staff ratio and 24 hour supervision
Located just an hour south of Denver, this beautiful private high school campus features nine courts, a swimming pool, athletic fields and a gymnasium. In the event of rain: Tennis Video, Off-court conditioning, games.
Dave Adams has directed this outstanding Nike Tennis Camp for the last 20 years. Adams, a former Director of Tennis at Colorado College, is currently the varsity boy’s and girl's coach at Cheyenne Mountain High School.
Dave has coached more than 100 individual state champions, and many of his former players have gone on to play collegiately.Read Full Bio
Under Dave's leadership, the Cheyenne Mountain High School teams have won twenty-one 4A state championships, including last year's boys' title in the fall of 2011 and the girls' title in the spring of 2012.
With a 281-23 record, his high school boys teams have captured 17 State Championships, one of the longest streaks in the nation. The girls have won 5 state championships in the six years Adams has coached them. Adams has been awarded "Coach of the Year" several times over the years by various coaching organizations.
2014 Camp Information
(Camp Code: TNXRFV)
This year we are offering three weeks of Overnight and Day Camp (8:00am-5:00pm) for campers ages 9-18 of all ability levels. All meals are included for overnight campers and lunch is included for all day campers.
Upon arrival, all participants are evaluated by the staff so that their own instructional needs can be addressed throughout the week.
Check-in and Check-out Times
Check In: Sunday from 1:00-2:30pm at the dorms. Follow the signs on campus for the Nike Tennis Camp check-in.
All Day Campers will depart at 9:00 p.m. on the first day of camp after tennis, dinner and orientation. Every other day departure is at 5:00 p.m.
Graduation: 11:30am Friday at the tennis courts (parents encouraged to attend!)
Check Out: 12:00 noon on Friday immediately after graduation.
Day Camp Program Schedule
• Day Campers should be dropped off every day (except day 1) by 8:00am at the tennis courts.
• Pick-up time will be 5:00pm each day (except day 1).
• A more complete schedule will be given to you upon check-in.
• Lunch is provided for all Day campers.
Campers will play on nine outdoor courts. In the event of rain, campers will watch tennis videos and do off-court conditioning and games.
Overnight campers will stay in the Figge Hall Dorms on campus(2014) with staff supervision. Roommates: 2-3 per room based on requests and then by age and gender. There is A/C in the common areas of the dorms, but not individual rooms. Campers may bring fans.
Enjoy off court activities such as an amusement park outing, karaoke night, Sky Sox baseball, miniature golf, Camp Olympics, lasertag, bowling, and a barbeque.
Weekend Stayovers: Weekend Stayovers are not available at this location.
Designated Airport: Colorado Springs Airport
Nike Tennis Camp does not provide any transportation to/from camp from airport, train stations or bus depots. If you fly into camp, we recommend that you fly into Denver Airport or Colorado Springs Airport and schedule a shuttle/bus from the airport to camp.
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. Our health and release forms do not require a doctor's signature and they will be collected on the first day of camp.
Sample Daily Schedule
- 6:45am Wake up
- 7:15am-7:45am Breakfast
- 8:00am-Noon Report to Courts (Morning sessions include tennis instruction, drills and vidoetaping as well as video review sessions.)
- Noon-1:00pm Lunch
- 1:00pm-5:00pm Report to Courts (Davis Cup play, tournament play and individual help)
- 5:00pm Day Campers leave
- 5:00pm-6:30pm Dinner
- 6:30pm-9:30pm Evening Activity
- 9:30pm In Rooms
- 10:00pm Light Out