Nike Junior Golf Camp, Rollins College
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Nike Junior Golf Camps
Two-time NCAA Division II Coach of the Year, Kyle Frakes, invites players to our junior golf camp in Orlando, Florida this summer. Campers practice and play at famed Rio Pinar Country Club - home of many past PGA and LPGA tournaments.
Rollins College is located just minutes outside of Orlando in Winter Park, FL. The Princeton Review named Rollins among the Top 50 "Best Value" private colleges nationally. Campers are housed on campus at Rollins in dormitory-style housing and the staff lives in the dorms to provide nightly supervision. Other teaching professionals and current college players assist Coach Frakes throughout the camp week.
- Instruction from college coaches and experienced teaching professionals with low student/teacher ratio
- Daily course play at beautiful Rio Pinar Country Club
- Camper amenity package including a Nike hat, drawstring bag, one dozen SRIXON golf balls, camp workbook and graduation certificate
- Fun, staff-supervised off-course activities (movie night, pizza night, swimming etc.)
- A healthy and positive learning environment designed to help every camper get better!
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Camp Director Kyle Frakes
A staple in the Rollins Athletic Department for more than two decades, Kyle Frakes enters his 31st season as the Assistant Men's Basketball Coach and 28th season as the Head Men's Golf Coach. As the assistant men's basketball coach and a mainstay next to head coach Tom Klusman, Frakes has been part of the program for 30 of its most successful seasons.View Kyle Frakes's Bio ⟩
Frakes has led the Tars to 14 NCAA Golf Tournament appearances, and he has been named the Sunshine State Conference Coach of the Year four times and the NCAA Division II Coach of the Year twice. 14 of Frakes' golfers have been nominated to the various All-American teams and he has coached seven first team All-Americans.
He has helped the Tars win eight Sunshine State Conference regular season championships and make nine trips to the NCAA Tournament. In 2004, under the guidance of Klusman and Frakes, the Tars reached the NCAA Division II Elite Eight for the first time. Frakes oversees practice plans and player instruction while also assisting with recruiting efforts for the Tars hoops program.
Nike Junior Golf Camps provide young golfers with the tools to enjoy this great game for a lifetime. Our curriculum is the perfect blend of expert instruction, course play and fun off-course activities. With Coach Frakes and his committed and experienced staff, each Nike camper can leave at the end of the week feeling more confident about their game. Upon arrival, all participants are evaluated by the staff so that their own instructional needs can be addressed throughout the week.Show Less See More Camp Details
Check-In and Check-Out
Please refer to the registration packet (emailed in spring) for check-in/check-out details.
The overnight fee includes all golf activities, housing and meals. The extended day camp fee includes everything except breakfast and lodging.
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.
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.
Sample Daily Schedule
- 7:00am Wake-up/breakfast
- 8:00am Skills demonstrations conducted by coaches and staff
- 8:30-11:30am Instruction - campers rotate through stations working on putting, chipping, pitching, bunker play and full-swing
- Noon Lunch/free-time
- 1:00-5:30pm Course play - staff to provide instruction on course management, shot selection, rules and etiquette
- 6:00pm Dinner, free-time, seminars, guest speakers
- 7:00-9:30pm Evening activities (field games, movie night, golf games, swimming etc.)
- 10:00pm Lights out
Rio Pinar Country Club
One of the most historic golf clubs in Central Florida, Rio Pinar has tested the greats including Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Lee Trevino to name a few! For fifty years, the private club has offered a classic layout that can be enjoyed by golfers of all levels. Rio has played host to 17 PGA/LPGA tournaments. We are excited to bring Nike campers to a club so rich in history.
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Good Experience And Met New Friends!
"I learned lot of new golf skills, and met lots of new friends!"
— Christian D. Camper
Camper Loved Camp!
"My son absolutely loved this camp. He wanted to stay longer! He is already looking forward to next year."
— Melissa M. Parent
"I feel like the camp was great for Christian. He had a great time and made many friends that he will be in touch with. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The only thing that was disappointing was the course they played at everyday. For the money that was spent, I feel they could have been at a better club. Being in Orlando I’m sure there are a lot of courses to pick from. All in all he had a great time and I’m sure will attend again."
— Megan J. Parent
Golf Focused Camp
"The extended practice and play made this a "serious" golf experience. My son mentioned other camps that he felt weren't golf-focused enough, so he was happy with his experience at Rollins."
— Tom B. Parent
So impressed with the staff!
"This was the first time my 10 year old son's first sleep-away camp and while I may have been nervous, he was thrilled.The camp staff provided him the opportunity to be independent in a safe environment and was able and willing to step in when needed. Coach Frakes was outstanding and helped a nervous mom get through the stress easily, the staff are my son's new best buds. My son told me to book it for next year and I will!"
— Louise G. Parent
See you next summer!
"I love the camp, especially the counselors and new people I met and became friends with. I got very close to some girls there, and I can't wait to attend the camp again next year!!"
— Phoebe E. Camper
"Supervision may have been a little too relaxed, but the overall experience was fantastic!"
Staff Members were Helpful
"Rollins College has a beautiful campus and it is fun to experience college dorm life as a camper. All of the staff members were helpful and taught me a lot about my golf game."
— Blake S. Junior Overnight Camper
So Much Fun!
"The Nike Golf Camp at Rollins was so much fun! I would LOVE to come back. I enjoyed the teachers and friends that I made. I also enjoyed every part about camp. The golf course was so beautiful. The teachers at Rollins were more than helpful they were wonderful!"
— Zach M. Junior Overnight Camper
"I have been to many Nike Golf Camps over the years and I have enjoyed every one of them. Rollins is a great location for golf and the staff at their camp was awesome. Thanks!"
— Julie S. Junior Overnight Camper
Will Be Back Again
"This was my son's second year at this camp, and he had a great time and learned so many new things. We see improvement in his golf game, already. We will be back again next sumer!"
— Amanda H. Parent
Staff was Awesome
"Golf was fun, activities were exciting and the staff was awesome! I couldn't have asked for a better summer golf camp experience!"
— Terry R. Camper
Son Had a Great Time
"My son had a great time, and learned so many great things. He is excited to go back next year! We wish camp was offered more than once in the summer."
— Aaron H. Parent
Thanks Coach Frakes
"Thanks, Coach Frakes, for a wonderful camp! I am excited to go home and work on my game and start entering tournaments."
— John J. Camper