Lake Tahoe Nike Tennis Camp, Granlibakken Resort Tahoe City, California
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The Lake Tahoe Nike Tennis Camp is sure to provide a memorable summer camp experience both on and off the court! Come join the fun! Granlibakken Resort is the perfect training ground for tennis players who want to combine skill development in a beautiful mountain/lake setting.
The Tahoe Summer Tennis Camp, located on Lake Tahoe’s picturesque west shore, is hosted by historical Granlibakken Resort (less than three hours from the San Francisco - Bay Area). The camp is famous for an action packed week of tennis drills, competition and unparalleled evening activities! The entire staff is passionate about tennis and fun. Our goal is to have a daily positive impact on every camper. We want each camper to walk away a better player, have a lifetime experience and gain friendships forever.
One of our oldest existing camps, this location is celebrating its 34th year in 2014 with four weeks of camp for all ages and abilities (including two weeks of special "High School Training" sessions).
Multi-Week Sport Camp Experience!
International or domestic campers seeking a multi-week sport camp experience, can easily combine any of our individual tennis camp sessions at this location with a weekend stay over to create the right camp program to fit your needs!
- 5-6 hours of daily instruction in a beautiful mountain setting
- Fun off-court activities for overnight campers including beach outings, mini golf and casino night
- An optional afternoon of river rafting on the Truckee River
- Safe, healthy, fun environment
- Daily drilling, match play, and fitness all geared towards helping you take your game to the next level
The resort features excellent tennis courts, a swimming pool, running and hiking trails, comfortable rooms and first-rate dining facilities. There are five courts located on site and additional courts at a nearby high school.Meet your coaching staff
Tony Greco, long time director at the Lake Tahoe Nike Tennis Camp and a top high school coach in California, returns to Tahoe for his 26th year to direct the camp.
2014 Camp Information
(Camp Code: TNXRTA)
This year we are offering four weeks of camp for kids of all ability levels and ages 9-18. Campers can choose between overnight camp, extended day camp (9:00am-9:00pm) or simply the day camp (9:00am-4:00pm). There is a special high school component during both the first and last weeks of camp. The High School Program is for players ages 13-18 currently on their high school team and wanting to move up the ladder or those planning on making the high school team.
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: Overnight & Day Campers: Sunday from 2:00-4:00pm at the Granlibakken Pavilion. Follow the signs for the Nike Tennis Camp check-in. (Day and Extended Day Campers will depart that evening after dinner and evening activities at 9:00pm.)
Graduation: 3:00pm at the Granlibakken Pavillion. Parents are invited to attend!
Check-out: Immediately following the graduation ceremony.
Day and Exteded Day Program Schedule
• All campers (overnight and day) check-in Sunday from 2:00-4:00pm at the Granlibakken Pavilion.
• Camp will start at 9:15am each morning (except day 1) at the tennis courts for Extended Day & Day campers.
• Day campers will leave after all tennis activities at 4:00pm.
• Extended Day campers will stay through the evening activities until 9:00pm.
• Meals: All Day & Extended Day campers must eat breakfast at home. Lunch is included for all Day campers. Lunch and dinner are included for all Extended Day campers.
There are five courts located on site and additional courts at a nearby high school.
Campers will stay in the resorts "pool rooms" with 4-8 kids per room.
*** Family members of Nike Tennis Campers wanting to stay at the Granlibakken Resort will get 15% off! To get this deal please call 800-543-3221.
Evening and Off-Court Activities
Supervised off-court fun includes beach outings to the Lake, river rafting or paddle boarding on the Truckee River (leisurely and safe!), miniature golf, casino night and a camp dance.
Weekend stayovers are available between sessions which includes housing, breakfast and supervision for Friday and Saturday night. Cost: $200/weekend. Campers will participate in supervised and organized on and off site activities.
Designated Airport: Reno International
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 the Reno airport and take the Granlibakken Resort shuttle from the airport to camp. To make a reservation for pick-up/drop-off, please contact the Granlibakken Resort front desk at 530-583-4242.
If you have a camper arriving by air and is deemed an “unaccompanied minor” by the airlines and must be met by a camp staff or shuttle company employee, there may be a fee that needs to be paid in advance of camp. You will still have to arrange transportation to/from camp. Please call 1-800-645-3226 two weeks prior to camp to provide camper’s flight and shuttle information.
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.
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Sample Daily Schedule
- 8:30am Breakfast
- 9:15am Stretching
- 9:30am-12:30pm Tennis/Drills
- 12:30pm Lunch
- 1:30pm-4:00pm Tennis/Drills (on Tuesday and Wednesday, half the campers go River Rafting and vice versa on the other day)
- 4:00pm-5:00pm Break/Swimming/Free Tennis
- 5:00pm Dinner
- 6:00pm Tennis or Evening Activity
- 9:30pm Rooms
- 10:00pm Lights out!