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- As of 3/25 -
Unfortunately, camp at Principia School has been cancelled for this summer due to unforeseen circumstances. If you were enrolled for camp, you were notified of this change via email on Monday 3/25. Please reach out to us directly if you have any questions. We hope to see your camper out on the courts with us in the future.

Join us as Coach Campbell offers a unique and exciting opportunity to play at Principia Upper School. This Nike Tennis Camp just outside St. Louis, Missouri, offers full day and half-day camp options for kids of all skill levels.

Camp at Principia Upper School gives each camper a positive learning environment to enhance their skills, foster teamwork, self-confidence and good sportsmanship.

Highlights Include
  • Instruction from top tennis professional Jess Campbell and her expert staff
  • Daily sessions for beginners and intermediate-advanced players
  • Low camper to coach ratio
  • All campers receive a Nike Sports Camp t-shirt and prizes
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Camp Coaches

  • Nike Tennis Camp Dwight Davis Tennis Center Coach Jess Batchelor

    Camp Director Jess Campbell

    Director of Tennis Development, USPTA, PTR 10U certified & STL Wheelchair Coach. 14th year at Creve Coeur Racquet Club (2022).

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Camp Details


  • Camp will not be running at this location in 2024. We are actively working on finding a new camp location.


We offer Full Day Camp for players ages 10-18 and Half Day Camp for players ages 5-18, of all ability levels. All sessions are open to players of all abilities unless otherwise noted. Upon arrival, all participants are evaluated by the staff so that their own instructional needs can be addressed throughout the week.

  • 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. Red / Orange / Green ball: We place students in classes based on skill level rather than age. Low compression red, orange and green balls are used to help campers find success quickly.


  • Check-in: All campers Monday 8:45am at the tennis courts.
  • Check-out: Graduation is at 12:00pm on Friday at the tennis courts, parents are invited to attend!
  • Full Day Camp Schedule: Monday-Friday 9:00am-4:00pm (Afternoon court temperatures can exceed 120 degrees F. If your child is sensitive to heat or exercise in extreme heat, please register for the half day camp).
  • Half Day Camp Schedule: Monday-Friday 9:00am-12:00pm


Meals are NOT included. Full Day Campers must bring their own lunch. Half Day Campers depart at 12:00pm (lunchtime). All campers should a water bottle and snacks.


  • Instruction: Daily tennis training
  • Supervision: Staff members 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: Principia Upper School's 6 outdoor tennis courts
  • Parking: Use the West entrance by the athletic fields and tennis courts (visible from Clayton Rd.). Park next to Carey Field House for pick up and drop off.
  • 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


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: TNXDDD

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Sample Daily Schedule

  • 9:00am Stretching and Warm Up, Stroke of the Day
  • 9:30am Drilling and point play
  • 12:00pm Morning Half Day Campers Depart
  • 12:45pm Afternoon Half Day Campers Arrive
  • 1:00pm Match play and Competitive Drills
  • 2:30pm Games/contests
  • 4:00 pm Depart

Camp Reviews

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

    July 19, 2023: My daughter came home with a smile on her face,everyday, despite the heat! She gained so much confidence in her skills and it has showed in her everyday playing.

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    August 14, 2023: Jess is an exceptional trainer. The fact that she is a lefty is a plus.

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.
    My son's first overnight camp experience was excellent.

    — Anonymous

Nike Tennis Camp at Principia Upper School

Jess Campbell, Camp Director
Principia Upper School
13201 Clayton Rd

St. Louis, Missouri 63131
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

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