Nike Tennis Camp at Lewis & Clark College

Nike Tennis Camp at Lewis & Clark College
Nike Tennis Camp at Lewis & Clark College

Nike Tennis Camps is excited for another summer of junior tennis camp at Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon. This is a summer tennis camp for kids to come and vastly improve their tennis game. Our youth tennis camps combine technical tennis instruction and drilling from a top notch coaching staff as well as supervised match play.

Nike Tennis Camp in Portland, OR

At The Nike Tennis Camp at Lewis & Clark College, campers will work hard, make new friends and have a lot of fun. We give players the opportunity to hit thousands of balls, enhance their technique, and be challenged by some of the best players in their peer group.

Highlights Include

  • 5-6 hours of daily tennis instruction with low camper to staff ratio and 24 hour supervision
  • Daily tennis training from top teaching pros and players
  • Every camper receives a Nike Tennis Camp T-shirt
  • Safe and friendly environment
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Dates & Prices

Meet Camp Coaches

Patrick Dreves

Patrick Dreves

Patrick Dreves is the Head Men's and Women's Tennis Coach and Tennis Center Director at Lewis and Clark College.

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Dreves joined the Pioneer staff in 2011, following seven years at the Spokane Club where he served in multiple capacities, most recently as the Athletic Director/Director of Tennis.

Dreves is no stranger to the Northwest Conference, serving as the head coach of the Whitworth men's tennis program in 1996, prior to going on to have great success at Linfield College (1998-2002). During his time at Linfield, he helped build the Wildcats into a regional powerhouse, winning the NWC Championship on both the men's and women's side in 2002. He is a two-time NWC Coach of the Year, earning the award in 2000 (women) and 2001 (men).

Following his time at Linfield, Dreves served as the Men's & Women's Coach at Eastern Washington University (2004-2007), where he was named the Big Sky Conference Men's Coach of the Year in 2007 after coaching the Eagles to a second place conference finish.

A member of the United States Tennis Association, Dreves has served on the Youth Competition Committee and the Junior Coaches Commission for nine years, while also being a part of the competitive training center coaching staff.

"I would like to thank Clark Yeager and Sharon Sexton for this wonderful opportunity to return home and coach in the Northwest Conference," said Dreves. "I am thrilled to be able to raise my family around the Lewis & Clark campus and it's great community and culture."

"With and emphasis on a liberal arts education and a great student/faculty ratio, Lewis & Clark is structured to build a well-balanced tennis program that can be successful on and off the court."

A two sport athlete at Whitworth University, Dreves was the captain of both the tennis and soccer teams. Successful in both sports he was named both All-Conference and NAIA All-American while graduating with a degree in business administration.

Coach Dreves will begin his tenure with Lewis & Clark College on July 18.

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Jimmy Chau

Assistant Tennis Coach at Lewis & Clark College.

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A native to Portland, Chau played three years of varsity tennis at Lewis & Clark (fourth year was spent overseas) and was named Captain and Most Valuable Player his senior season (2001). He was selected as an ITA Scholar Athlete All-American while playing for the Pioneers. He graduated with Delta Mu Delta honors in Business/Economics from Lewis & Clark.

Outside of his team coaching duties, Chau teaches classes at the college, coaches at various camps around the area and Co-Directs Nike Tennis Camps at L&C.

Camp Details

2016 Lewis & Clark College Nike Tennis Camp Information

This year we are offering three weeks of Day Only Tennis Camp (9:00am-4:00pm) for boy and girls ages 9-18 of all abilities.

More Important Camp Details

*Please note: 1st session is Tuesday-Friday due to Fourth of July holiday / 2nd and 3rd sessions are Monday-Thursday!


  • All Campers: 8:45am on the first day of camp (1st session - Tuesday | 2nd and 3rd session - Monday) at the indoor tennis courts.
  • Campers should come dressed to play.
  • Campers will stay until 4:00pm every day.
  • Graduation: 3:45pm on the last day of camp (1st session - Friday | 2nd and 3rd session - Friday) in Room 10 of Pamplin.  Meet at the Tennis Dome at 3:40pm. Parents are encouraged to attend!
  • Check-out: Immediately following the graduation ceremony around 4:00pm.


Lunch is included for all campers everyday.


Lewis and Clark offers indoor and outdoor tennis courts. An air dome covers four of the courts which are available year around and we will be using two outdoor courts on campus as well. 

Designated Airport

Portland International Airport


Nike Tennis Camps does not provide transportation to/from camp from airport, train stations or bus depots.  If you fly into camp, we recommend that you fly into Portland International Airport and take a taxi or shuttle.

Registration Packet

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.

Camp Code: TNXRCL

Sample Daily Schedule

  • 9:00am Warm-up and Tennis Instruction
  • 10:30am Break
  • 10:45am Tennis Instruction and Drills
  • 12:00 noon Lunch, Rest, Optional Tennis
  • 1:00pm Tennis Program, Match Play
  • 2:30pm Break
  • 2:45pm Tennis Program, Doubles and Drills
  • 4:00pm Conclusion of Daily Tennis Program

Camper Reviews

  • 5/5.

All counselors were smiling, encouraging and very helpful. The campus was lovely. Food was AMAZING! A good week.

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  • 5/5.
Great Camp

Great camp - the kids absolutely loved it. It was great to get written feedback at the end, as well. Thanks!

  • 4/5.
I'll Be Back

I'm coming back for sure smile

  • 5/5.
Really enjoyed!

Our daughter really enjoyed the camp. She felt it was the most fun camp she has done this summer! I also know that she could have done even more serious instruction than was offered, but really liked the instructors. We will consider having her do the "sleep over" camp at OSU next year. Thanks for the great camp!!!

Camp Dates & Prices

2017 Dates and Prices Coming Soon! Join our email list to be notified when the program is available.

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