Nike Junior Golf Camps, Skippack Golf Club
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Nike Junior Golf Camps
Skippack is set to host junior golf camps outside Philadelphia for another great summer. Join Camp Director and PGA Professional, Darryl Lock, and his staff of dedicated instructors for the ultimate camp experience and get better this summer!
More than 1000 different campers have gone through the program at Skippack, known for being the nation's most popular Nike Camp. In addition to a high percentage of return campers, Skippack’s camps have one of the highest number of campers in the Nike Golf Camp network, while still maintaining a low student to instructor ratio. Darryl and Tim always emphasize that their students should have fun playing this great game while giving them the skills and knowledge to improve their play.
The full day camps operate from 9:00am - 4:00pm each day and are open to players of all ability levels, age 9-17. The half day camps operate 9:00am - Noon and are open to players of all ability levels, ages 7-13. New to this year, we are offering a four-day high school session for all players ages 12-17, entering or playing at the high school level.
- Three hours of practice with the camp staff covering all facets of the game; putting, chipping/pitching, full-swing
- Daily on-course instruction (when available, Full Day Camps only)
- Camper amenity package including a Nike hat, drawstring bag, SRIXON golf balls, camp workbook, and graduation certificate
- A healthy and positive learning environment designed to help every camper get better!
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Camp Director Darryl Lock
Darryl is a member of the Professional Golfers Association and has been teaching the game of golf for over 25 years now.View Darryl Lock's Bio ⟩
From 1992 to 2001 he was owner/operator of Kimaquan Golf Club and Kimaquan School of Golf located in northeastern Pennsylvania. In 2002 he became Head Golf Professional and Director of Instruction of the Nike Golf Camp at Skippack Golf Club.
For over twenty years now with the Nike Junior Golf Camps, Darryl has introduced over 2000 junior golfers to the game. Darryl is currently the Head Golf Professional and Director of Instruction of Darryl Lock's Golf Academy at Skippack Golf Club.
SECURE YOUR SPOT!
Due to local and state regulations, we must reduce our enrollment numbers significantly this year. You can expect a high demand on these first-come-first-serve camper spots, so please be sure to register early.
Skippack offers both Full Day and Half Day programs each camp session to accommodate junior golfers of all skill levels.
These programs are designed for boys and girls between the ages of 7 and 17 (varies by program). The staff is on hand to provide campers with top quality instruction each day. At Nike Junior Golf Camps we accommodate all skill levels; the junior player just discovering the game, the high school player trying to move up on the team, and the tournament level junior looking to improve his or her tournament results. Upon arrival, all participants are evaluated by the staff so that their own instructional needs can be addressed throughout the week.
SECURE YOUR SPOT!
You can expect high demand on these first-come-first-serve camper spots, so please be sure to register early.
- Dates: 2024 Camp Dates Coming Soon
- Full Day/Half Day: 2024 Camp Dates Coming Soon
- Age Group: 7-17 (varies by program)
- Gender: Co-ed
- Camp Type: Full Day & Half Day Camps Available
- Full Day: 9:00am-4:00pm, Monday-Friday
- Half Day: 9:00am-12:00pm, Monday-Friday
- Check-In: 15 minutes prior to camp start time.
- Lunch: Lunch is included for Full Day campers each day.
- Program: The All Abilities program is designed to improve the fundamental skills needed for golf; putting, chipping/pitching, full-swing and course etiquette. Upon arrival, all participants will be evaluated by the instructors and placed into groups based on age and ability level.
Please note: Camp schedules and details may be subject to change.
WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE FEE?
- Instruction: Morning instruction and afternoon course play (for Full Day campers only)
- Lunch: Lunch is included for Full Day campers each day.
- Supervision: Campers are supervised by staff during camp hours.
- Camper Amenity Package: Campers will receive an amenity package including a Nike hat, drawstring bag, SRIXON golf balls, camp workbook, and graduation certificate.
INSTRUCTION, EQUIPMENT & FACILITY
- Ratio: 1:8 staff-to-camper ratio.
- Groupings: Campers are grouped by age, ability, and experience.
- Equipment Needed: Players should supply their own golf clubs, glove, golf balls, and tees.
- Facility: Skippack Golf Club
- Medical Protocol: Camp will have on-site staff to help with illness or injury. In case of an emergency, campers will be transported to the nearest hospital.
PREPARE FOR CAMP: COMPLETE YOUR PRE-CAMP CHECKLIST
To view your customer account, complete your mandatory forms, pay balance dues, and review important camp information, visit Pre-Camp Checklist. All necessary camp information is on this page. If there are any imperative changes prior to camp start, registered campers will be notified via email and this webpage will be updated!
CHECKLIST OF THINGS TO BRING
Below is a suggested list of clothes, equipment, and personal items. US Sports Camps is NOT responsible for lost or stolen articles or money.
- Athletic clothing (t-shirts, shorts)
- Golf clubs
- Golf Balls/tees/glove
- Golf shoes or tennis/athletic shoes
- Collared shirt (recommended)
- Water bottle*
- Hat/visor (Campers receive Nike hat with amenity package)
- Snacks (optional)
- COVID PPE (as required by state/local guidelines)
- Signed Health & Release forms and waivers (forms completed online do not need to be printed and turned in at camp)
Transportation is not provided. Campers are responsible for getting to and from camp on their own. There is no supervision before or after camp hours so please make arrangements to pick up your child on time.
For information regarding our cancellation policy and all other company policies, please visit USSC Policies.
NIKE JUNIOR GOLF CAMP FAQ
For general questions about our golf camps please see our FAQ page.Show Less See More Camp Details
Full Day Camp
Full Day Camps at Skippack Golf Club run Monday through Friday, 9:00am - 4:00pm. Every morning for three hours, campers practice all aspects of their games - putting, chipping, bunker play and full-swing. Morning instruction is followed by lunch and on-course instruction. The camp has a low camper per instructor ratio to ensure every camper receives attention from the staff. Lunch is provided for full day campers each day.
Half Day Camp
Half Day Camps run Monday thru Friday from 9:00am - Noon and include fifteen hours of total range instruction. For three hours each day, campers sharpen their skills with the Nike golf camp staff, made up of PGA and LPGA professionals. Strong emphasis is placed on the fundamentals—stance, grip, posture, full swing, rules & etiquette, etc. As the week unfolds, campers receive quality short-game instruction and by Friday, each Nike junior golfer will see improvement in his or her golf game!
Please note: Camp schedules may be subject to change.
Sample Daily Schedule
- 9:00am Instruction - practice on skills and fundamentals; grip, stance, posture, pitching, putting, bunker play and full swing
- Noon Lunch (included in camp price, half day campers depart)
- 1:00pm Course play with staff (when available). On-course instruction on club selection, course management, rules and etiquette
- 4:00pm Full day campers depart
- *Camp hours will vary by location
Skippack Golf Club
The beautiful, wooded and hilly terrain of Evansburg State Park provides the perfect setting for this gem of a golf course. A challenging layout and an abundance of natural hazards place a premium on accuracy. Skippack's range and practice facilities offer campers the perfect opportunity to work with the staff to sharpen their fundamentals and hone their game.
Camp Questions & Answers
Can we rent clubs?
Through Nike Junior Golf Camps we do not provide club rentals at this camp. You can reach out to the Pro-Shop at the golf course to see if they have any rentals available for your session of camp Their phone number is (610) 584-4226.
Is lunch provided?
Lunch is provided for full day campers.
One of my son's favorite camps of the summer!
"This was Sarah's first full day, all week, golf camp and she loved the competitions and the ability to play 9 holes every afternoon. She also liked the variety of coaches. We love Nike camps and this one (Golf at Skippack) was no exception! Thanks!"
— Pascal H. Parent
So Many Camp Highlights
"Getting experience on the real golf course, making new friends and learning new golf skills were my favorite parts!"
— Reece B. Camper
Golf bug is back!
"My son is hooked on golf again. Very happy with that."
— Frank V. Parent
"I really enjoyed the camp and would recommend it to every one of my friends who golf."
— Matt N. Camper
"My son had a blast. The camp was a great experience and we'll be looking to sign him up for another camp in the future. Thanks!"
— Mike E. Parent
Always a great time!
"It's a great camp and I look forward to it every year."
— Kyle F. Camper
Had a blast!
"My son had a great time. He will definitely be back next year!"
— Jerry B. Parent
More skills evaluation!
"Would love to see a skills evaluation card for each player as a feedback from coaches on what they improved on or what the child may need to focus on more."
— Punam A. Parent
Keep up the good work!
"My son was very appreciative of the fact that his coaches recognized his interest and his desire to do better each day."
— Carey J. Parent
"This was my son's first time attending camp. I was highly satisfied on all levels! One suggestion would be some type of camper evaluation at the end of the week that provides some perspective on areas of strength and things to work on. Thanks!"
— Jaden M. Parent
Became even more passionate about the game
"My son came home from camp the first day and said that he had so much fun, he wanted to do it again next year. The course is beautiful and the instructors were excellent. They made it fun for the kids and he learned a lot and became even more passionate about the game."
— Liam K. Parent
Camp was terrific
"Camp was terrific! If there was one opportunity to note, it would be for a little more activity in the afternoon. There seemed to be down time while waiting for pick up."
— Jack F. Parent
"My son had a great time at Nike Golf Camp. His game looks great for someone who has just started. I would have liked to have gotten some feed back on both his strengths and weaknesses at the end, but overall great camp."
— Alexander G. Parent
"Nike Golf Camp at Skippack was the perfect experience for my son. The Full Day Camp was the ideal atmosphere for our son, Jake, to hone his skills."
— George L. Father of Junior Day Camper
Be Back Next Year
"At Skippack there was no wasted time during the day. Everything was about golf but they made it fun and enjoyable at the same time. I will be back next year!"
— Adam C. Junior Day Camper
"The small group instruction is the best way to learn. It is fun being with other campers and coaches were able to work with us one-on-one when needed. Awesome camp!"
— Catherine C. Junior Day Camper
"My son thoroughly enjoyed the golf camp at Skippack Golf Club. Every day, he came home with a smile on his face and stories of the fun he had that day. His golf game is also showing some significant improvement. Great camp - will be back next year."
— Aaron K. Parent
"Both of my son's attended the camp. They enjoyed it so much they asked if they could enroll for several sessions next summer. As a mom, I love the fact they provide lunch!"
— Patricia A. Parent
"Both my children had a fantastic time! Instructors were both kind and patient. My kids absolutely loved every aspect of the camp. Next years camp is already in my schedule!"
— Felicia P. Parent
Thank You Coach!
"All the coaches were really nice and made it a lot of fun while learning. Thank you to Garrett , Pat , Tim , CJ and Nikki. I had such a great time, I'm going back in August!"
— Gabriella P. Camper
The Best Camp for My Son
"It was hands-down the best camp my 11 year old son attended. He was always engaged and was so excited about the improvements he saw in his game."
— Hannah H. Parent
2nd year at the camp
"This was Audrey's 2nd year at the camp and she always enjoys this time. Only criticism is that there are only 1-2 instructors at the camp that seem to give real instruction."
— Amy C. Parent
wants to attend next year
"Brantley enjoyed the driving range. He also likes that the campers were able to go on the course and play 9 holes the last two days. He hopes to get out on the course and play around with his grandmom. He also wants to attend next year."
— Lindsay N. Parent
"Carter enjoys this camp because he can practice technique in the morning and then go play the course to get practice."
— Laura F. Parent
extremely helpful and friendly
"He enjoyed the fun tournaments and experiencing the course. Coaches Lucas and Ken were extremely helpful and friendly!"
— Erin E. Parent
loved everything about the camp
"He had so much fun. He couldn’t wait to go to camp every day. He had done half days before but begged to do the full day and it did not disappoint. He loved everything about the camp from the instructors to lunch to playing the front and back 9. He’ll be back next year for sure. Maybe even 2 weeks!"
— Ann Marie C. Parent
"He loved being on the main course all day and the competitions against his coach."
— Wendy B. Parent
loved playing 9 holes
"He loved playing 9 holes every day and the many competitions they held."
— Erin C. Parent
improved with the help of the coaches
"Mason had a great time and said he felt he improved with the help of the coaches"
— Nichole L. Parent
Coaches were awesome
"She liked the driving range and seeing herself improve. Coaches Lucas and Ken were awesome!"
— Erin E. Parent
All around great time!
"Brayden said this camp is “amazing”! He had so much fun and enjoyed playing on the real golf course. He won a putting contest. He loves the hat and bag provided. All around great time!"
— Melissa Y. Parent
fourth year in a row
"Joey had a blast! This was his third or fourth year in a row attending the Junior Golf Camp at Skippack Golf Club, and the coaches continue to be awesome!"
— Joseph F. Parent
enjoyed camp every day
"Aidan enjoyed camp every day. The opportunity is present for him to play 9 each afternoon with a coach that was amazing. Wish we had signed up for more weeks!"
— Katie S. Parent
She is feeling so much more confident.
"This was Helen's first year (she is 7) and her swing has improved 100% in this last week. The Director, Daryl, took time to help her and it made such a difference. She is feeling so much more confident."
— Amy C. Parent
newfound dedication to working hard
"Tristan started this camp as a boy but came back a young man, with a newfound dedication to working hard at something he loves. He learned about perseverance and the rewards of not giving up. He learned that he is strong and can overcome challenges that seem insurmountable. He went from unsure to self-confident, not just with regard to golf, but as a young man. This camp did that for him. In one week."
— Kelly S. Parent
Didn't Want To Camp To End
"Audrey couldn't get enough. She jumped out of the car every morning and even stayed after one day to hit more balls with her dad. She loved it!"
— Amy C. Parent
"This is a phenomenal camp where my kids truly enjoyed learning from all the coaches and stayed focus on learning the game."
— Diya P. Parent
Exactly What You Want In A Summer Camp!
"Ryan was so excited to go every morning. On the second day, he woke up and proclaimed "Day 2 of golf camp!" With all the enthusiasm you'd hope for from an excited 7 year old. He bonded well with the other kids and counselors."
— Andrew E. Parent
Golf Confidence Booster!
"As a new golfer Julian learned a ton about the game and had a great time doing so and is now confident to play further going forward."
— Jenna B. Parent
Can't Wait to Come Back
"Skippack Golf Camp was very enjoyable. Ben was very excited to be able to play on a real course. We will be back."
— Christopher C. Parent
"My son loved the entire program. He especially loved being able to play on the course for the 9 holes. The staff and facilities were top notch. It is an amazing program where my son has learned the game and love of golf! I highly recommend"
— Jenn P. Parent
Best Week Of The Year
"Joey loves his Golf Instructors and always looks forward to this week every summer."
— Joe F. Parent
SECURE YOUR SPOT – CAMPS SELL OUT!
Last year over 650 Sports Camps sold out, leaving 7,000+ campers on the waitlist. Due to high demand, early registration for our first-come-first-serve camps is strongly recommended.