Home Tennis Nike Missouri St. Louis Camp
Questions? Call us! 1-800-645-3226

Improve your game and have serious fun
at Nike Tennis Camps

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
  • View More Details

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).

    View Jess's Bio

Camp Details


  • June 12-16
  • June 26-30
  • July 10-14
  • July 24-28


We offer Full Day 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.


  • Check-in: All campers Monday 8:30am 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
  • 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

Show Less See More Camp Details

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 4.74 / 5 Stars
    • 5/5.
    My son's first overnight camp experience was excellent.

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.
    Coaches were welcoming, friendly and knowledgeable

    July 21, 2018: The coaches were very welcoming, friendly and knowledgeable. Diversity in skill levels allow for challenges to advance her abilities and also provided opportunities to mentor younger players. Many kids her age allow to build friendships. Lastly the warm up was outstanding. We traveled three hours to St. Louis to attend this camp would like to see this camp provided in the city of Springfield Missouri.

    — Richard C. - Parent

    • 3/5.
    need better rain plan

    July 8, 2016: I wish there was a better rain plan.

    — Karen P. Parent

Show Less See more Reviews
    • 5/5.
    coach offered consistent and positive reinforcement

    July 11, 2016: Dan was very astute in recognizing needed areas of improvement and had thoughtful suggestions on how to accomplish it. He offered consistent and positive reinforcement.

    — Wendi S. Parent

    • 5/5.
    great week, but hot

    July 28, 2016: It was a great week. Besides the heat, couldn't have been better. Thank you.

    — Laura B. Camper

    • 5/5.
    Great camp

    August 4, 2016: Great camp!

    — Lauren W. Camper

    • 5/5.
    Had a great time

    August 11, 2016: Had a great time and look forward to a couple of weeks next summer.

    — Erica H. Camper

    • 5/5.
    Enjoyed the entire week

    July 18, 2017: He really enjoyed the entire week. He would love to work with Jess again at some point. He really felt that she helped him a lot

    — Maria B. Parent

    • 5/5.
    Great experience

    August 1, 2017: She loved being able to play 6 hours a day. The games were a big hit as well as match play.

    — Christine M. Parent

    • 5/5.
    Can't wait to come back

    July 11, 2017: My daughter loves this camp!! She can't wait to come back!

    — Marcie H. Parent

    • 5/5.
    Really included younger players

    July 06, 2017: The camp really included the younger players just learning the sport by using the most fun games to develop certain skills.

    — Julie B. Parent

    • 5/5.
    Skill set definitely improved

    July 06, 2017: Ava really enjoyed the drills. The instructors did a good job keeping it fun and helpful. She was so engaged that she hardly noticed the heat! Her skill set definitely improved and she had a great time doing it.

    — Wendi S. Parent

    • 5/5.
    ​Fundamental skill development while making it fun

    July 01, 2017: Fundamental skill development while making it fun. The drills were incorporated into form of games throughout the day making them less of a drudgery. The coaching staff is extremely friendly but also high on expectations and as such, the campers must work hard.

    — Yoanna P. Parent

    • 5/5.
    Great place to learn tennis

    July 28, 2018: A great place for children to learn tennis and have fun!

    — Joy H. - Parent

    • 5/5.
    More comfortable at the net

    August 7, 2021: He became more comfortable at the net. The played a lot of doubles. He like the coaches.

    — Desma M., Parent

    • 5/5.
    Well done!

    June 12, 2018: After day 1 of camp, my daughter wouldn’t stop talking about how much fun she had. Well done to the pro team!

    — Scott M. - Parent

    • 5/5.
    Coaches were very supportive and encouraging

    July 27, 2019: The coaches were very supportive and encouraged my son to be better at tennis. The focus was on having fun and learning how to play tennis so my son had a very fun time and made more new tennis friends. The coach was also nice enough to prepare an assessment at the end of the camp so that I can know areas my son can improve in tennis.

    — Alex D. - Parent

    • 5/5.
    Super fun experience

    July 27, 2019: Super fun experience, while still remaining seriousness . Lots of diversity in the activities which made sure there was never a dull moment, the experience of being able to play many different people all with different playing styles was very beneficial.

    — Philip R. - Parent

    • 5/5.
    Great time meeting new people and being challenged in tennis

    July 13, 2019: She had a great time meeting new people, and she said the tennis play was fun and challenging for her. She will be trying out for high school tennis this year and she said that this camp was really good for her skills.

    — Jeanna G. - Parent

    • 5/5.
    Loved playing doubles

    June 12, 2021: Sally loved playing doubles with her coach and fellow campers! She is happy to have worked on the ground serve this week.

    — David M., Parent

    • 5/5.
    100 stars!

    June 25, 2021: Leela reported camp was great, and she gave it 100 stars. While I didn’t stay to watch, Leela was excited to go back each day and loved the games. She also talked about her Coach Sammy in high regard and was happy to meet new friends. She is five years old, and this was her first athletic camp.

    — Melissa P., Parent

    • 5/5.
    Thoroughly enjoyed camp!

    June 25, 2021: Teddy thoroughly enjoyed his week at Nike camp at Dwight Davis in Forest Park. The instructors were well prepared and engaging. He looks forward to his next week there!

    — Scott M., Parent

    • 5/5.
    Great experience

    Jul 10, 2021: 1st tennis camp, it was a great experience. Great drills kept the kids moving and did not get bored. Looking forward to playing in a few tournaments after this experience.

    — Douglas W., Parent

    • 5/5.
    Excellent Camp!

    Individual attention was awesome, he loved James and all the drills, strokes they went over. Excellent camp!

    — Kathleen F., Parent

    • 5/5.
    Loved learning to play

    July 10, 2021: Abrielle is new to tennis, she loved learning to play and meeting new friends. The coaches were great as well.

    — Allysia G., Parent

    • 5/5.
    Making new friends that love tennis

    July 12, 2021: Highlights for Frances were making new friends that love tennis, learning good form, and playing matches with the other campers.

    — Anna H., Parent

    • 5/5.
    Enjoyed camp and had a great experience

    Kriya enjoyed camp and had a great experience. Came home excited about tennis My only criticism would be that she really wanted better feedback about her performance on the last day of camp: what she did well and what she could improve on.

    — Kavitha K., Parent

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

This program has concluded for the season.

Please Join our Priority List to be notified when this program is available for registration.

Promobox Parents
220621 Camp Page Footer TENN
Promobox Tips

Find a camp near you:

Select your sport and get into camp!
If you need more assistance, just give us a call
at 1-800-645-3226 we would be happy to help!