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Come join the fun at our summer tennis camp in Ohio at Denison University! This Midwest tennis camp provides boys and girls with a fun, healthy environment where they can hit tons of balls, improve their game, and create lasting friendships.

Our junior tennis camp in Granville, OH offers technical tennis instruction and drilling from expert coaches, fun competitive games, and supervised match play.

Highlights Include
  • Instruction from Denison Men's Tennis Coach, Peter Burling, and his experienced staff
  • 5-6 hours daily tennis training
  • Low camper to staff ratio
  • All campers receive a Nike Sports Camp t-shirt and prizes
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Camp Coaches

  • Peter burling retirement bio

    Camp Director Peter Burling

    Longtime Denison University tennis coach Peter Burling has announced his retirement after leading the men's and women's programs to unprecedented success over the last three decades. The two-time National Coach of the Year leaves Denison as the winningest coach in school history, across all sports, with a career record of 734-329 (.690).

    View Peter Burling's Bio & Tennis Tips
  • Andrew carlson bio

    Co-Director Andrew Carlson

    During the summer of 2018, Andrew Carlson was hired as Kenyon's senior assistant tennis coach. In 2020-21, he took on duties as acting men's tennis coach and, one year later, was hired as the head coach of both Kenyon's men's and women's programs.

    View Andrew's Bio

Camp Details


  • June 11-16 (All Skills & Tournament Training)
  • June 18-23 (All Skills & Tournament Training)
  • July 23-28 (High School Pre-Season Prep Tennis Camp - Girls Only)


We offer Day Camp (8:45am-4:30pm) programs for boys and girls, ages 8-18, with All Skills and Tournament Training programs, plus a High School Pre-Season Prep Tennis Camp for girls only.

  • 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: We are hosting a Tournament Training session geared towards tournament-level and ranked players, ages 9-18, looking to improve their tournament results, learn winning strategies, and work on mental toughness.
  • High School Prep Camp: We are hosting a Preseason High School Training session for girls ages 13-18 who are currently on their high school team and want to move up the ladder, or those planning on making their high school team.


June 11-16 & June 18-23
  • Check-in: Between 2:00pm-3:00pm at Lamson Lodge. All campers will depart that evening at 5:30pm
  • Check-out: Graduation is at 4:30pm on Friday at the tennis courts, parents are invited to attend! Check-out immediately follows graduation.
  • Day Camp Program: Sunday 2:00pm-5:30pm, Monday-Friday 8:45am-4:30pm
July 23-28 (High School Preseason Prep Camp - Girls Only)
  • Check-in: Between 2:00pm-2:30pm on Sunday at Lamson Lodge
  • Check-out: Graduation is at 4:30pm on Friday at the tennis courts, parents are invited to attend! Check-out immediately follows graduation.
  • Day Camp Program: Sunday 2:00pm-5:30pm, Monday-Friday 8:45am-4:30pm


  • Instruction: Daily tennis training, morning and afternoon session
  • Supervision: Staff members provide optimal supervision and participate in all activities
  • Camp T-shirt & Prizes: All campers receive a Nike Sports Camp t-shirt and prizes


  • Lunch is NOT included. Campers will need to bring their own lunch and snacks each day.


  • 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: Denison University’s varsity tennis courts feature 12 outdoor courts, six of which have full lighting. Indoor facilities are available in cases of inclement weather. The outdoor courts, along with the indoor facility in the Mitchell Center, have been host to the North Coast Athletic Conference Men's and Women's Tennis Championship and various NCAA Division III men's and women's regional championships.
  • Inclement Weather Plan: Indoor courts are available for use as needed
  • 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


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 Columbus Airport for ground transportation please visit www.columbusairport.com.


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)


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: TNXRDU

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Sample Daily Schedule

  • 8:45am Stretching, Camp Meeting at Courts
  • 8:45am 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
  • 4:15pm Groups or Private Extra Help, Optional Tennis, Swimming
  • 5:45pm Extended Day Campers depart

Camp Reviews

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

    June 17, 2023: The competition as a team and the staff is nice. Peter does a great job organizing and keeping the kids interested and inspired.

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    August 11, 2023: My daughter liked how many matches they played per day and also that it was girls only

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    June 19, 2022: They had fun while playing tennis all day long. Good to have different opponents.

    — Anonymous

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    • 5/5.

    July 29, 2023: the knowledge and mental game info given by coach Peter

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    June 24, 2023: Making new friends and learning from excellent staff

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.
    Coaches gave us specific insight into his skills.

    — Anonymous

Nike Tennis Camp at Denison University

Peter Burling, Camp Director
200 Livingston Drive
Granville, Ohio 43023
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.

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