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Get ready for an amazing experience in Charlottesville, VA! Nike Junior Golf Camps is excited to return its overnight camp at University of Virginia this summer! Hosted by UVA's Ria Scott and Annie Collom, our experienced coaches are eager to help girls and boys (ages 12-18) improve their game and make life-long memories in a fun, Division I golf environment. The staff is committed to helping each camper become a better player, and we hope all participants leave camp having established new friendships and more passion for the game!

For the duration of the week, campers utilize the acclaimed Birdwood Golf Course at Boar's Head Resort - recently ranked No. 3 Best New Golf Course by Golf Digest and No. 2 Best Public Course. Campers will receive small group instruction at UVA's dedicated team practice facilities, the Dean Family Golf Performance Center and the Lew Oehmig Short Game Facility.

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

Highlights Include
  • Small group instruction at UVA Golf's dedicated, Dean Family Golf Performance Center and the Lew Oehmig Short Game Facility
  • Course play with the staff at beautiful Birdwood Golf Course and The Nest (Boar's Head's fun, Par-3 course)
  • Fun, evening activities on campus at University of Virginia
  • Seminars on preparedness for college golf and what it takes to be a collegiate player
  • Camper amenity package including a Nike hat, drawstring bag, SRIXON golf balls, camp workbook and graduation certificate
  • Safe, healthy and fun learning environment
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Camp Coaches

  • Nike Junior Golf Camp Ria Scott

    Head Women's Golf Coach, University of Virginia Ria Scott

    Ria Scott completed her sixth season at the helm of UVA Women's Golf and serves as co-director for the Nike Junior Golf Camps at UVA.

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  • Annie Collom Headshot

    Assistant Women's Golf Coach, University of Virginia Annie Collom

    Annie Collom joined the Cavalier program in July of 2023 as an assistant coach and serves as co-director for the Nike Junior Golf Camps at UVA.

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  • Calle Barlow UVA

    Head Women’s Golf Coach, University of Richmond Calle Barlow

    Calle Barlow was named the women's golf coach at the University of Richmond on June 20, 2019 after serving as an assistant coach the University of Virginia for five years.

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  • Robbie Fields

    Head Women's Golf Coach, Jacksonville State University Robbie Fields

    Robbie Fields is in his first season as the Women's Golf Head Coach at Jacksonville State University.

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  • Leah Narkevic UVA

    Strength and Conditioning Coach, University of Virginia Leah Narkevic

    Leah Narkevic serves as the strength and conditioning coach for the Nike Junior Golf Camp at University of Virginia.

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  • Charlton Zimmerman Headshot

    Assistant Men's Golf Coach, University of Delaware Charlton Zimmerman

    Charlton Zimmerman serves as a coach for the Nike Junior Golf Camp at University of Virginia.

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  • Ivy Shepherd Headshot

    Assistant Women's Golf Coach, James Madison University Ivy Shepherd

    Ivy Shepherd serves as a coach for the Nike Junior Golf Camp at University of Virginia.

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Camp Details

This program is designed for boys and girls between the ages of 12 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, 2024
  • Age Group: 12-18
  • Gender: Co-ed
  • Camp Type: Overnight & Extended Day
  • Schedule:
    • Overnight: Sunday - Wednesday
    • Extended Day: Sunday - Wednesday
      • Sunday: 2:45pm - 8:30pm
      • Monday - Tuesday: 8:45am - 8:30pm
      • Wednesday: 8:45am -2:15pm
    • During the week, day campers arrive at the Dean Family Golf Performance Center on Monday and Tuesday around 8:45am and depart from Lile-Maupin Dorms at 8:30pm. On the final day of camp, day campers arrive at Birdwood Golf Course around 8:45am. A complete schedule of the other camp days will be given to you upon check-in.
  • Check-In: Registration for overnight campers occurs on campus at Lile-Maupin Dorms between 1:00-2:30pm on Sunday. Please come dressed and ready to play as afternoon golf session begins immediately following check-in. Registration for day campers occurs at the Dean Family Golf Performance Center at 2:45pm. Day campers to be picked up at 8:30pm at Lile-Maupin Dorms Sunday night.
  • Check-out: The closing ceremony occurs from 1:30pm-2:15pm on Wednesday at the Dean Family Golf Performance Center. Overnight campers will bus back to the Lile-Maupin Dorms and day campers will need to be fully signed out by 2:15pm.
  • Meals: Overnight campers will receive all meals during camp (breakfast, lunch, dinner). Extended Day campers will receive lunch and dinner.
  • 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 at a rotation of golf courses.
  • Meals: Overnight campers will receive all meals during camp (breakfast, lunch, dinner). Extended Day campers will receive 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: Birdwood Golf Course & Dean Family Golf Performance Center
  • 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: On campus at the Lile-Maupin Dorms
    • 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 not provided. Please bring blankets, sheets, towels and a pillow. Bed size is Twin XL.
    • Air Conditioning: All rooms are air-conditioned.
    • Key Deposit: Please bring a check for $25 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.
    • 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!


Below is a suggested list of clothes, equipment, and personal items. US Sports Camps, The University of Virginia and the golf facilities being used are NOT responsible for lost or stolen articles or money.

  • 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
  • Swimsuit
  • 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)
  • Linens, blankets, towels, and pillow
  • 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 Charlottesville-Albermarle Airport website for information on ground service to and from Charlottesville.


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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Birdwood Golf Course at Boar's Head Resort

410 Golf Course Dr, Charlottesville, VA 22903

Dean Family Golf Performance Center

755 Boar’s Head Dr, Charlottesville, VA 22903


Please note: Camp schedules may be subject to change.

Sample Daily Schedule

  • 8:45am-9:00am Campers arrive, skills demonstrations from staff focusing on key elements of the swing for that day
  • 9:15am Instruction - campers rotate stations working on putting, chipping, pitching, bunker play and the full swing
  • Noon Lunch/relaxation
  • 1:00pm Course play (9 to 18 holes). Staff to provide on-course instruction on course management, club and shot selection, strategy, rules and etiquette
  • 7:00pm Dinner at Dining Halls
  • 8:00pm Evening Activities
  • 10:00pm Lights Out

Birdwood Golf Course at Boar's Head Resort

There is a new era of golf at Boar’s Head Resort. Partnering with legendary PGA Professional Davis Love III and Love Golf Design, the resort has a reimagined golf experience that includes 18 new championship golf holes along with a new six-hole par-3 course and an expansive putting course that spans nearly an acre in size.

Dean Family Golf Performance Center

Home to Virginia Golf since 1984, Birdwood Golf Course at the University of Virginia has added a training and development center to create a true home for the UVA Men’s and Women’s Golf programs. This facility honors the history of UVA Golf and supports the programs’ efforts to win championships and strive for Uncompromised Excellence. This facility allows our coaches to fully develop our men’s and women’s golf student-athletes year-round.

Camp Reviews

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

    June 24, 2022: My daughter has gained life long friendships, the golf coaches were outstanding, and the availability to play a quality golf course.

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    June 30, 2022: Exceptional staff and program. The campers all seemed so engaged and excited to be there. 100% awesome experience.

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    June 22, 2023: Direct feedback and instruction from college coaches. Boosted my son's confidence.

    — Anonymous

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    • 5/5.
    AMAZING positive energy

    — Anonymous

Nike Junior Golf Camps at University of Virginia

Ria Scott, Head Women's Golf Coach, University of Virginia
Dean Family Golf Performance Center
755 Boars Head Drive

Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
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
Nike Junior Golf Camps at University of Virginia
Nike Junior Golf Camp at University of Virginia
Jun 16-Jun 19, 2024
Programs: All Abilities
Age Group: 12 - 18
Gender: Co-Ed
Overnight $1,895.00 USD
Availability: Less than 5 spaces

Extended Day (9:00am-8:30pm) $1,450.00 USD
Availability: Less than 5 spaces

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