Nike Junior Golf Camps, Shawnee Inn
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Nike Junior Golf Camps
Nike Junior Golf Camps in Pennsylvania return to Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort for another great summer! Located on the banks of the Delaware river just 70 miles west of New York City, this camp location is perfect for junior golfers in the northeast.
Enjoy great instruction from Shawnee’s PGA staff and fantastic golf at what Golf Digest hailed as one of 'America’s All-Time Greatest Courses.' Campers stay two or three per room at the Delaware Lodge which is just steps from the practice facility.
- Instruction from PGA professionals and college players
- Small group instruction with low student/teacher ratio
- Daily on-course instruction with the Nike Camp staff
- Camper amenity package including a Nike hat, drawstring bag, one dozen SRIXON golf balls, camp workbook and graduation certificate
- Fun, supervised off-course activities including an outing to nearby Camel Beach water park at the Camel Back ski area
- A healthy and positive learning environment designed to help every camper get better!
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Camp Director Joe Manley
Joe Manley is the PGA Head Professional at The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort. Joe has been working with Nike Golf Schools since 2002 and leads a Professional Staff that is excited to teach your Junior golfer.
Coach Brian Bergstol
Brian has been instructing at Shawnee for many years and also served as Nike Junior Camp instructor while he was in college. In addition to being an instructor, Brian is also an accomplished golfer.View Brian Bergstol's Bio ⟩
Brian has been instructing at Shawnee for many years and also served as Nike Junior Camp instructor while he was in college. In addition to being an instructor, Brian is also an accomplished golfer. He was twice Middle Atlantic States Junior Tour player of the year, and a 3-time All-American at Moravian College, where he was voted the Most Outstanding Athlete in his graduating class and holds both single season and career records for the college, as well as having the lowest scoring average in the nation in 2007. Upon turning professional he qualified and played in the U. S. Open in 2008 at Torrey Pines in San Diego, CA. He also won on the NGA Hooters Tour, and finished Top 5 on their money list in 2010. Through his time as a golfer and instructor he has had the opportunity to learn from the best players in the world, as well as spend time with Ted Sheftic, Fred Brown, and Rick McCord who are nationally recognized as Top 50 Instructors.
Nike Junior Golf Camps at Shawnee Inn offer each junior golfer the same opportunity to succeed, regardless of their starting point. Coach Manley and his staff offer a positive and fun learning environment, one in which campers can thrive under the direction of motivated and highly skilled instructors. Upon arrival, all participants are evaluated by the director and staff and placed in a program that addresses their own instructional needs.Show Less See More Camp Details
The Overnight fee includes all golf instruction, green fees, evening activities, housing, and meals. The Day fee includes morning instruction, lunch and afternoon course play.
Check-In and Check-Out
Please refer to the registration packet (emailed in spring) for check-in and check-out details.
Campers arriving by air need to secure their own transportation to and from the airport. Preferred arrival and departure times are from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm on Sunday and 2:00 - 5:00 pm on Thursday.
The staff lives in the accommodations alongside the campers and participate 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 Coach Miller 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
- 1:00-5:00pm Course play - staff provides instruction on course management, shot selection, rules and etiquette
- 5:30-6:30pm Dinner, free-time, golf meetings and discussions
- 7:00-9:30pm Evening activities
- 10:00pm Lights out
Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort
Located 72 miles west of New York City on the banks of the Delaware River, The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort is known as the 'Gem of the East.' The A.W. Tillinghast design features 24 of 27 holes on Shawnee Island in the middle of the Delaware River. Breathtaking views and a great layout convinced Golf Digest to list Shawnee as one of 'America’s All-Time Greatest Courses.' To continue Shawnee’s outstanding golf tradition, the elite Tillinghast Golf Academy was launched in June 2003. Golfing visitors are trained at a learning center created to replicate the greatest design characteristics found on Tillinghast courses.
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"I learned so much from the instructors! They were so nice and helpful."
— Alex S. Camper
Great Introductory Camp!
"I think it was very fun I think anyone that is a beginner to golf should try it."
— Cameron W. Camper
"Connor really improved and had a great time! He wants to come back next year!"
— Connor F. Parent
Looking forward to next year!
"My child really enjoyed his experience this year and is looking forward to coming back next year!"
— Mindy S. Parent
Lack of instruction
"My son who is a beginner golfer felt he was not given any instruction, but rather just put out on the course. I was told that it was ok if he had limited prior experience. Other boys in his same group told their mother the same in terms of lack of instruction."
— Tommy Z. Parent
Love the Coaches
"The camp allows me time to focus on small things that need attention - I always learn something new to try and I love the coaches and staff helping me become a better golfer. See you again next year!"
— Timothy S. Junior Overnight Camper
Able to Make New Friends
"The Shawnee camp that I attended was great. The staff was awesome and I learned so much. They were all so nice and easy to talk to. They were very enthused about the camp and were also willing to answer any questions. They always made sure we were having a good time. I was also able to make some new friends. Four of us are still keeping in touch and we all plan on attending the camp next year at the same time. This camp was an amazing experience."
— Kevin V. Junior Overnight Camper
"Shawnee camp was a great experience and helpful for my game. The staff was able to work with me one-on-one more than I expect which was a plus!"
— Thomas T. Junior Overnight Camper
Great Time with Friends
"Nike Camp was the perfect summer activity. My friends and I had a great time during the week and the golf was fun and we learned a lot. Thanks for the help!"
— Jared F. Overnight Camper
"I was astounded to take my 14-year old son golfing AFTER your 4-day camp --- he outplayed the 3 adults who accompanied him, retaining the ball he started with for 18 holes, playing at par on a few holes, and 1-2 above par on all others, consistently. His game has radically improved! Thanks....."
— Susan Q. Parent
Thanks for a Great Program
"Wonderful experience for my kids. They came back excited to play more golf and I'd like to thank everyone involved for hosting a great program."
— Aaron H. Parent