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This junior tennis camp in New York is held on the beautiful campus of Colgate University in Hamilton. A top summer tennis camp in NY, we offer exceptional overnight and day camps for kids with All Skills and Tournament Training programs.

Our NY tennis camps deliver technical tennis instruction and drilling from a top-notch coaching staff, supervised matches, and plenty of fun evening social activities.

Highlights Include
  • Instruction from Colgate Tennis Coach Bobby Pennington and his experienced staff
  • 5-6 hours daily tennis instruction; 6:1 camper to staff ratio
  • Fun off-court evening activities for overnight campers
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Camp Coaches

  • Bobby Pennington

    Camp Director Bobby Pennington

    Named head coach of both the men’s and women’s teams in July 2006, Pennington has coached a Patriot League Player of the Year, two Rookie of the Year honorees and 25 All-Patriot League performers.

    View Bobby Pennington's Bio & Tennis Tips

Camp Details


  • July 8-12 (All Skills | Mon - Fri)
  • July 12-15 (All Skills & Tournament Training | Fri - Mon)

This camp is open to any and all registrants of all skill levels


Upon arrival, all participants are evaluated by the staff so that their own instructional needs can be addressed throughout the week.

We offer Day (9:00am-4:00pm) and Extended Day (9:00am-5:30pm) and Overnight camps for kids, ages 9-17, with All Skills and Tournament Training programs.

  • All Skills Program: The All Skills program is designed for tennis players of any skill level and background. Campers will learn fundamentals and improve upon their game.
  • Tournament Training Program: The Tournament Training Program is geared towards tournament-level and ranked players looking to improve their tournament results, learn winning strategies, and work on mental toughness.


  • Overnight Campers Check-in: Check in at 4:00pm on Monday at 113 Broad Dorms
  • Full Day & Extended Day Campers Check-in: Check in at 8:45am on Tuesday at the tennis courts.
  • All Campers Check-out: Check-out for all campers is at 11:30am on Friday at the tennis courts.
  • Day Camp Program: Tuesday-Thursday 8:45am-4:00pm, Friday 8:30am-11:30am
  • Extended Day Program: Tuesday-Thursday 8:45am-5:30pm, Friday 8:30am-11:30am


  • Overnight Campers: Check-in at 2:00pm on Friday at the dorms
  • Full Day & Extended Day Campers Check-in: Check-in at 5:00pm on Friday at the dorms.
  • All Campers Check-out: Check-out for all campers is at 11:30am on Monday at the tennis courts.
  • Day Camp Program: Friday 5:30pm-7:00pm, Saturday-Sunday 8:45am-4:00pm, Monday 8:45am-11:30am
  • Extended Day Program: Friday 5:30pm-7:00pm, Saturday-Sunday 8:45am-5:30pm, Monday 8:45am-11:30am


  • Instruction: Daily tennis training, morning and afternoon sessions
  • Overnight campers: Dormitory housing on campus and all meals are provided
  • All Day campers: Lunch is provided (Except on check-in/out days)
  • Supervision: Staff members reside in rooms strategically placed throughout the dorm to provide optimal supervision and participate in all activities
  • Camp T-shirt & Prizes: All campers receive a Nike Tennis Camps t-shirt and prizes


  • Ratio: 5:1 camper-to-coach ratio
  • Groupings: Campers are grouped by age, ability, and experience
  • Equipment Needed: All campers must bring a tennis racquet, tennis shoes, and a water bottle
  • Facility: Joseph Abrahamson Tennis Courts: 9 regulation outdoor courts, 4 indoor courts
  • Inclement Weather Plan: Indoor courts are available for use as needed. Some drills/games that will be played indoors are space invaders, Olympics, knockout, around the world, and triples. Campers may also have the option of a College seminar talk.
  • Medical Protocol: Most camps have an athletic trainer on-site to help with illness or injury. In case of an emergency, campers will be transported to the nearest hospital


In addition to US Sports Camps' online forms, the following required forms MUST be brought to camp on the first day. Campers will not be permitted without the below forms. These forms can be found in the customer portal under the 'Important Notes' section and they are also linked below.

Colgate Required Forms Linked HERE

  • Colgate Medical Form: This form requires either a physician's signature OR you may bring a copy of your camper's most recent physical and immunization record.
  • Colgate Meningoccal Response Form
  • Colgate Camp Sunscreen and Insect Repellents Permission Form


The information below is based on previous years and is subject to change each year. Final housing information for this camp will be provided in the Camp Information Packets and emailed to all campers closer to the camp's start date.

  • Dorm: 113 Broad Dorms
  • Number of Campers per Room: The 113 Broad Street Complex features single and double occupancy rooms with suites. Bedrooms in a suite share a bathroom.
  • Roommates: Rooms are assigned by age & roommate requests. Roommate requests must be mutual and 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: Bed linens are NOT provided
  • Air Conditioning: The dorms do NOT have A/C. Campers are encouraged to bring a fan. Each floor has a small common lounge and laundry facilities are located in the basement.


Nike Tennis Camp does not provide any transportation to/from camp from airports, train stations, or bus depots. If you fly into camp, we recommend that you fly into Syracuse Airport and schedule a shuttle/bus from the airport to camp.


We have a hospital adjacent to our athletic facilities. We have a team of EMTs on campus 24/7 in accordance with Children's Camp regulations. They hold medications (campers can't keep medication in their rooms) and establish med times, complete paperwork required for the Department of Health, and submit illness and injury reports if necessary. They can provide treatment in emergency situations.


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 is NOT responsible for lost or stolen articles or money.

  • Athletic, on-court tennis clothing

  • Tennis Racquet(s)

  • Tennis shoes (no running shoes)

  • Sweatshirt/warm-up jacket and pants

  • Water bottle

  • Sunscreen

  • Signed Health & Release forms and waivers (forms completed online do not need to be printed and turned in at camp)


  • Athletic clothing mentioned above (1-2 pairs/day)

  • Comfortable off-court clothing (pants/shorts, t-shirts, sweatshirts 1 paid/day)

  • Undergarments (1-2pair/day)

  • Swimsuit and towel (subject to change)

  • Pajamas

  • Shower flip flops

  • Toiletries (shampoo, conditioner, body wash, face wash, hairbrush, toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant, etc.)

  • Personal items & medications

  • Washcloth and bath towel

  • Fan (optional)

  • Bed sheets (if linens are not provided)

  • Comforter/blanket (if linens are not provided)

  • Pillow/pillow case (if linens are not provided)


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


For general questions about our tennis camps please see our FAQ page


Maximize your camp experience with SwingVision, an iPhone app that provides the following benefits when you record your play: watch a full match in 20 minutes with the dead-time automatically removed, view stats like shot placement, court positioning, shot speed, and consistency for each shot type, filter to particular shot or point types and easily create highlight videos of certain points or shots, access video analysis, and stats immediately after you finish recording, all on unlimited cloud storage.

Camp Code: TNXRCG

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Sample Daily Schedule

  • 8:45am Stretching, Camp Meeting at Courts
  • 9:00am Tennis Instruction
  • 10:00am Break
  • 10:15am Tennis Instruction and Drills
  • 11:45am Lunch, Rest, Optional Tennis
  • 1:15pm Tennis Program, Match Play
  • 2:45pm Break
  • 3:00pm Tennis Program, Doubles and Drills
  • 4:00pm Conclusion of Daily Tennis Program
  • 5:30pm Extended Day Campers Depart

Camp Reviews

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

    July 18, 2023: Highlight of the camp- was that they are multiple skill levels of players, and that campers were matched up accordingly to meet their individual needs. We also love the extended day, the ration was 2:1, players for every 1 coach.

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    July 25, 2022: Receiving an assessment of her overall skills and learning exactly what she needs to do to improve her game. She also loves meeting new people!

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    July 15, 2023: My son really enjoyed all aspects of it. It seemed challenging yet fun. Getting a taste of dorm living was a good experience, too.

    — Anonymous

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    • 5/5.

    July 14, 2023: Tennis focus, counselors expertise and excitement about tennis, friendly demeanor of other campers

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    July 17, 2023: Re-connecting w/ campers from last year and the increase of # of campers from last year

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    July 19, 2022: Everything! The coaches were outstanding and they kept the kids motivated non stop

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    July 18, 2023: Making new friends. Reconnecting with friends from prior summers.

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    July 18, 2023: Winning and getting prizes and cultivating friends and colleagues.

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    July 25, 2023: Making friends and learning new skills

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    July 18, 2023: Good coaching. Fun experience

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    July 18, 2023: Awesome coaching staff

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.
    Build confidence on and off the court

    — Anonymous

Bobby Pennington's Tennis Camp at Colgate University

Bobby Pennington, Camp Director
13 Oak Drive
Hamilton, New York 13346
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

New York
Bobby Pennington's Tennis Camp at Colgate University
Bobby Pennington's Tennis Camp Colgate University (Mon - Fri)
Jul 8-Jul 12, 2024
Programs: Jr Camp - All Skills
Age Group: 9 - 17
Gender: Co-Ed
Overnight $1,195.00 USD
Availability: Limited

Day 9:00AM - 4:00PM $555.00 USD
Availability: Limited

Extended Day 9:00AM - 5:30PM $655.00 USD
Availability: Limited

* Pricing is subject to change based on availability. Enroll today to secure current rates.
Bobby Pennington's Tennis Camp Colgate University (+ Tournament Training) (Fri - Mon)
Jul 12-Jul 15, 2024
Programs: Jr Camp - All Skills, Tournament Training
Age Group: 9 - 17
Gender: Co-Ed
Short Session: Friday-Monday
Overnight $875.00 USD
Availability: Limited

Day 9:00AM - 4:00PM $485.00 USD
Availability: Limited

Extended Day 9:00AM - 5:30PM $585.00 USD
Availability: Limited

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