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Get ready for an amazing experience in College Park, MD! Our junior golf camp at University of Maryland takes place just outside Washington D.C. Junior golfers, ages 10 - 18, of all ability levels are welcome to join for an unforgettable camp experience! The University of Maryland coaching staff has been hosting this camp for many years and they are excited to improve the skills of each young golfer.


This overnight camp includes golf instruction from Division I coaches, overnight stay, course play, meals and fun, supervised evening activities. Players will stay on campus at UMD and travel to University of Maryland Golf Course for daily instruction and course play with the staff. By the end of the week, each player should expect to see substantial improvement to their game.

Advanced/Elite Players

For competitive junior golfers looking for local day camps, University of Maryland offers programs for elite players at the following location: Nike Elite Golf Camps, University of Maryland.

Highlights Include
  • Instruction from nationally recognized college coaches and players
  • Small group instruction with low student/teacher ratio
  • Daily on-course instruction with the University of Maryland staff
  • Camper amenity package including a Nike hat, drawstring bag, one dozen SRIXON golf balls, camp workbook and graduation certificate
  • Supervised, evening activities on campus
  • A healthy and positive learning environment designed to help every camper get better!
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Camp Coaches

  • Kelly Hovland University of Maryland

    Head Women's Golf Coach, University of Maryland Kelly Hovland

    Kelly Hovland is the head coach of the University of Maryland women’s golf team and serves as Camp Director for the Nike Junior Golf Camp.

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  • Amanda Hollandsworth Headshot

    Assistant Women's Golf Coach, University of Maryland Amanda Hollandsworth

    Hollandsworth served as interim assistant coach for the Maryland women’s golf program on November 2021 to May 2022.

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Camp Details

This program is designed for boys and girls between the ages of 10 and 18. Whether you are a beginner, intermediate or advanced level golfer, our world-class instruction and coaching provides junior golfers with the necessary skills to compete and win. These camps offer training and real competition scenarios that develop every part of your game. During the week, campers work on short game, putting, approach shots, course management, and will test their new skills in weekly competitions and 18-hole tournaments. Upon arrival, all participants are evaluated by the staff so that their own instructional needs can be addressed throughout the week.


*Please Note: This camp SOLD OUT in 2023.* You can expect high demand on these first-come-first-serve camper spots, so please be sure to register early.



  • Dates: June 16-19
  • Age Group: 10-18
  • Gender: Co-ed
  • Camp Type: Overnight & Extended Day
  • Schedule:
    • Overnight: Sunday - Wednesday
    • Extended Day: Sunday - Wednesday
      • Sunday: 10:00am - 9:00pm
      • Monday - Tuesday: 9:00am - 9:00pm
      • Wednesday: 9:00am - 3:00pm
    • Other than the first and last day of camp, Extended Day campers arrive at 9:00am and depart at 9:00pm. This program includes all golf activities, lunch, dinner and evening activities. A complete schedule will be given out during check-in.
  • Check-In: Registration occurs on Sunday from 10:00-11:00am at Cambridge Hall on campus for all campers (Overnight and Extended Day). During camp, all campers will be living in Cambridge Hall on campus at UMD. Please follow on-campus directional signage to “Golf Camp.” The first golf session takes place after check-in.
    • During check-in, parents will be able to drop off campers' suitcases and golf clubs and then go park in the lot below the dorms. No cars will be allowed to stay parked in front of the dorms during check-in. Campers will leave their golf clubs in the lobby while they are getting set up in their rooms. Linens are provided for ALL overnight campers.
  • Check-out: Camp graduation will be at the UMD Golf course on Wednesday. Parents are encouraged to attend! Check out from the Cambridge Hall will follow at 3:00pm.
    • Parents will need to pick campers up at the golf course after the graduation ceremony and take campers to Cambridge Hall to check-out of the dorms by 3pm.
  • Meals: Overnight campers will receive all meals during camp (breakfast, lunch, dinner). Extended Day campers will be provided lunch and dinner.
  • Parking: Please park in LOT 1B and walk to the Cambridge Hall for check-in/check-out. Parking is free on the weekends. On Wednesday, please park in the visitor garage for hourly parking ($5/hour).
  • Program: The All Abilities program is designed to improve the fundamental skills needed for golf including putting, chipping, bunker play, and full-swing. On the first day of camp, all participants will be evaluated by the instructors and placed into groups based on age and ability level in various individual, small group and full group settings.

Please note: Camp schedules and details may be subject to change.


  • Instruction: Morning instruction and afternoon course play.
  • Meals: Overnight campers will receive all meals during camp (breakfast, lunch, dinner). Extended Day campers will be provided lunch and dinner.
  • Supervision: Campers are under staff supervision at all times as staff members live in adjacent rooms to overnight campers. Drugs, alcohol and tobacco are strictly prohibited, and constitute, along with general misconduct, grounds for dismissal from camp without a refund.
  • Camper Amenity Package: Campers will receive an amenity package including a Nike hat, drawstring bag, SRIXON golf balls, camp workbook, and graduation certificate.


  • 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.
  • Facilities: University of Maryland Golf Course
  • 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.
  • Housing:
    • Dorm: Cambridge Hall
    • Campers Per Room: Campers will be housed in double rooms.
    • Roommates: Rooms are assigned by age & roommate requests. Roommate requests must be received no later than 14 days before the start of camp. If you don't have a roommate request, you will be placed in a room with someone near your age. It will be a great opportunity to meet someone new!
    • Linens: Linens are provided for all campers. Bed size is Twin XL. Linens include: one pillow, one pillowcase, two sheets, one blanket, and two towels.
    • Air Conditioning: Rooms are air-conditioned.
    • Key Deposit: Please bring a check for $85 for room key deposit made payable to “US Sports”. Check will be returned after the key card is turned in on the last day of camp. Meal Cards do not need to be returned following camp. However, if the card is lost during camp there is a $5 replacement fee.
    • Spending Money: We recommend that each overnight camper bring $60-75 per week of spending money to cover incidentals like snacks, souvenirs and other activities. Please bring cash in a marked envelope for your child.

*Staff members reside in campers’ quarters and participate in all activities.


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!


US Sports Camps and University of Maryland are NOT responsible for lost or stolen articles or money. Below is a suggested list of clothes, equipment and personal items. We recommend that you do not send unnecessary items, which can get lost. Camper bags may be inspected upon check in or at any time during camp to ensure no drugs, alcohol or other improper substances are brought to camp.

  • Golf clubs
  • Golf Balls/tees/glove
  • Golf shoes or tennis/athletic shoes
  • Athletic clothing (t-shirts, shorts)
  • 5-6 collared shirts (recommended)
  • 4-6 golf appropriate shorts/pants
  • 6-8 pairs of socks
  • Casual clothes
  • Sweatshirt/warm up jacket and pants
  • Raingear and/or umbrella
  • Toilet/personal items
  • Insect repellent
  • Laundry bag
  • Water bottle*
  • Sunscreen**
  • 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)


Nike Junior Golf Camps does not provide ground transportation from airports, train stations or bus stations. Parents/guardians are fully responsible for getting campers to and from camp check-in/out. If you have a child flying to camp, please visit the Baltimore Washington International Airport website (www.bwiairport.com) for information on ground service to and from the camp location.


For information regarding our cancellation policy and all other company policies, please visit USSC Policies.


For general questions about our golf camps please see our FAQ page.

This camp is open to any and all entrants (limited only by number, age, grade level, and/or gender).

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University of Maryland Golf Course

3800 Golf Course Road, College Park, MD 20742


Please note: Camp schedules may be subject to change.

Sample Daily Schedule

  • 7:00am Wake-up, breakfast
  • 8:30am Instruction stations - campers rotate between putting, chipping, pitching, bunker play and full-swing practice
  • Noon Lunch/relaxation
  • 1:00pm Course play with staff (9-18 holes daily) focusing on course management, strategy, shot selection, rules and etiquette
  • 6:00pm Dinner, free time, guest speakers, seminars
  • 8:00pm Evening activities
  • 10:00pm Lights out

University of Maryland Golf Course

Campers practice and play at the University of Maryland Golf Course; an 18-hole semi-private championship golf course located on the north perimeter of the University of Maryland’s flagship campus. The UM Golf Course is the home of the Terrapins’ men’s and women’s golf teams. Open year-round, the 6,700-yard championship course features a newly constructed clubhouse which was completed in April 1999.

Camp Reviews

Overall Average Rating 5.00 / 5 Stars
    • 5/5.

    June 16, 2022: Getting to work with the college golfers/coaches and the fun excursions to the football and basketball stadiums.

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    June 22, 2023: Jack loved learning new golf skills, being independent and living in the dorm, and making new friends.

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    June 22, 2023: Finn liked making new friends, learning how to chip, and playing on the course.

    — Anonymous

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    • 5/5.
    We'll be back next year!

    — Anonymous

Nike Junior Golf Camps, University of Maryland

University of Maryland
3800 Golf Course Road

College Park, Maryland 20742
Questions? Call 1-800-645-3226
Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm PST


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.

Camp Dates & Prices

Nike Junior
College Park
Nike Junior Golf Camps, University of Maryland
Nike Golf Camp at University Of Maryland (SOLD OUT)
Jun 16-Jun 19, 2024
Programs: All Abilities
Age Group: 10 - 18
Gender: Co-Ed
Extended Day 9:00am - 9:00pm $1,025.00 USD
Availability: Wait List

Overnight $1,450.00 USD
Availability: Wait List

* Pricing is subject to change based on availability. Enroll today to secure current rates.
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