Camp Program Offerings
All sessions are open to players of all abilities. Upon arrival, all participants are evaluated by the staff so that their own instructional needs can be addressed throughout the week.
All Skills Program
The All Skills program is designed for tennis players of any skill level and background. Campers will learn fundamentals and improve upon their game.
Tournament Training Program:
The Tournament Training Program is geared towards tournament level and ranked players looking to improve their tournament results, learn winning strategies, and work on mental toughness. Open to any and all players.
High School Program:
The High School Program is provided for any and all players currently on their high school team and wanting to move up the ladder or those planning on making the high school team.
* We can also provide low compression balls for younger campers when requested as we use small courts and the low compression balls for all campers as a training technique for touch and volleys.
Resident vs Extended Day and Day Camp Options
Day Camp (open to any and all | ages 8-18):
The Day Camp includes all tennis activities, dinner on check-in day, and lunch the five following days. Day campers will leave daily after all tennis activities at 4:45pm from the tennis courts, except on day of check-in (of overnight sessions), when Day campers leave at 8:15pm. (During August 1-5, 2016 session, day campers depart at 5:00pm on check-in day.)
Extended Day Camp (open to any and all | ages 8-18):
The Extended Day Camp includes all tennis activities, dinner on check-in day, lunch and dinner Monday-Thursday and lunch on check out day. Extended Day campers will leave daily after all tennis and evening activities at 8:45pm from the dorms, except on check-in day, when Extended Day campers leave at 8:15pm and on check-out day when all campers leave at at 3:30pm)
Overnight Camp (open to any and all | ages 9-18):
The Overnight Camp includes all tennis and and night activities, all meals from dinner on check-in day through lunch on check-out day, and double room occupancy in the dorms.
- All Campers check-in on Sunday between 2:00pm-4:00pm at the DeBell dorms, except during the July 31-August 4 session (2017), when they check in on Monday at 8:00am.
- Campers should come dressed to play as we will head straight to the courts after check-in
- Extended Day and Day Campers will depart that evening after dinner and evening activities at 8:15pm.
- Awards Ceremony takes place on Friday at 3:00pm for all campers. Parents are encouraged to attend!
- Check-out is on Friday at 3:30pm after Awards Ceremony for all campers.
Daily Tennis Schedule and Rotations
Campers are on court every morning from 8:15am-11:30am for drills and skill instruction with music games from 11:00am-11:30am. In the afternoons on Monday-Thursday there are 3 rotations (1 hour and 15 minutes each): 1 doubles rotation, 1 pool time/Jamba Juice rotation and 1 singles match play rotation. Friday is team tennis, some final singles matches and a camp graduation at 3:00pm.
Campers play at the Ralphs-Straus Tennis Center with its 16 outdoor courts.
2017: TBA | 2016: Campers stayed in the DeBell and Miller dorms on campus. There are 4 rooms per suite with 2 campers in each room. Rooms are assigned by age & roommate requests. There is no A/C in the dorms, campers may bring fans.
All meals are included for overnight campers. Lunch and dinner are included for all Extended Day Campers.Lunch is included for Day Campers. Meals start with dinner on the first day and end with lunch on the last day. Meals are served in the newly renovated Tyler Campus Center Cafeteria which has a stunning ocean view. This cafeteria includes a salad bar, soup and corn bread bar, beverage station, dessert station, and daily hot entree.
Off Court & Evening Activities
Monday is movie night. Tuesday is games night. Wednesday is a chartered bus trip to Zuma Beach in the afternoon from 1:00pm-4:15pm and on court games at night. (Campers can elect to skip the beach and stay on campus and play tennis.) Thursday is Talent show night.
Campers attending consecutive weeks can stay in the dorms with 24-hour supervision for an additional charge of $300/weekend. This fee includes room and board. Allow for additional spending money for Saturday activities. Some example weekend activities are Hurricane Harbour Waterpark, Six Flags, Santa Monica/Venice Beach trip, extra tennis with coaches, movie theater, and shopping. Weekend stayovers are not available for the July 23rd and July 31st sessions.
International Camper Options
International campers seeking a Sport and Language program can find a list of camp sessions and a detailed description of our new programs by clicking this link. International campers seeking a Sport Only program, a multi-week sport camp experience, can easily combine any of our individual Tennis Camp sessions together with a weekend stay over to create the right camp program to fit your needs!
Los Angeles International (LAX)
Please contact us if your child needs to be picked up and dropped at the airport. We can provide transportation only to and from the Los Angeles International Airport with Prime Time Shuttle. Please make arrangements to arrive at the LAX airport between 11:00am-1:00pm on Sunday and depart from LAX on Friday between 6:00-8:00pm. (There will be a few different shuttles sent to the airport between these times.)
A staff member will meet your child at the baggage claim area, take them to the shuttle and ride in the shuttle with the camper to camp. There is an additional charge of $70 each way for the shuttle service. You should be aware that the airlines may charge an additional fee for unaccompanied minors (usually ages 14 or below). Check with the appropriate airlines as fees and regulations vary.
Please contact us at 1-800-645-3226 to provide us with your camper’s flight information, or fax in the airport transportation form to 415-479-6061. Please make sure that this is done at least two weeks prior to camp to guarantee transportation.
We have a medical trainer on call at all times.
In the slight chance of rain we watch and analyze tennis film of college and pro matches.
Local Accommodations For Parents
For parents who are traveling with their kids from out of town and need a place to stay near camp, we recommend the Renaissance Hotel in Agoura Hills during the junior camp sessions. Please call 818-707-1220 to reserve your room.
Adult Tennis Camp at Malibu
We're also excited to bring you a Nike Adult Tennis Camp at Malibu. Click the link for details!
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.
Pepperdine Faculty Discount
If you are an employee of Pepperdine University, please give us a call to register as there is a 10% discount for all staff/employees. To abide by NCAA regulations, we are not permitted to give discounts to campers who are entering or in high school as of next Fall.
CAMP CODE: TNXRPU
Sample Daily Schedule
- 7:30am Breakfast for Overnight Campers
- 8:30am Extended Day and Day Campers Arrive
- 8:30am Stretching, Camp Meeting at Courts
- 8:45am Tennis Instruction
- 10:00am Break
- 10:15am Tennis Instruction and Drills
- 11:45am Lunch, Rest, Optional Tennis
- 1:15pm Tennis Program, Match Play
- 2:45pm Break
- 3:00pm Tennis Program, Doubles and Drills
- 4:15pm Groups or Private Extra Help, Optional Tennis
- 5:00pm Day Campers Depart. Overnight Campers: Rest, Shower, Dinner
- 7:15pm Evening Activity
- 9:00pm Extended Day Campers depart. Overnight Campers to Rooms
- 10:15pm Lights Out