Nike Tennis Camps at Canford School, Bournemouth
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Join us at the magnificent Canford School tennis camp in the summer of 2018! Campers will reside on the beautiful campus of Canford School, a private boarding school on a spectacular 10-hectare site near Bournemouth. Players will train and play at the nearby elite tennis facility, West Hants Tennis club. The club is just 10km from Canford School and was host to the first ever Open Tournament in the world in 1968.
West Hants Tennis Club has a long history of talent development and is the training base for a full-time tennis academy of 27 young British players who will be playing and competing with the players in this camp.
- 27 hours a week of coaching and structured match play and 2 hours a week of workshops and seminars
- Coaches work on ratios between 1:4 and 1:6 on court
- 1 excursion on a 6-night camp and 3 excursions on a 13-night camp
- A Nike kit pack
- Evening activities programme
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Co-Director Gill Lemore
Tennis Director | USPTA Qualified Professional | PTR France Qualified Instructor & LTA Level 4 performance coachView Gill Lemore's Bio ⟩
Gill is a multi-lingual and highly qualified performance coach who has worked with players of all ages and abilities in Europe and the USA.
We offer residential summer and Spring camps for kids, ages 10–17, who are competing regularly at school and/or club level with 1-week and 2-weeks options. The camp program is suitable for intermediate and advanced tennis players.
2019 Camp Dates
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2019 Camp Dates
One Week Options
- July 1-7
- July 8-14
- July 15-21
- July 22-28
- July 29-Aug 4
- Aug 5-11
Two Week Options
- July 1-14
- July 8-21
- July 15-28
- July 29-Aug 11
About Canford School & West Hants Tennis Club
Campers stay at the majestic Canford School, a prestigious private boarding school on a spectacular 10-hectare site near Bournemouth. Players will train and play at the nearby elite tennis facility, West Hants Tennis club. The club is just 10km from Canford School and was host to the first ever Open Tournament in the world in 1968. Several LTA tournaments are hosted on its internationally renowned American clay and competition-standard acrylic courts.
West Hants Tennis Club has a long history of talent development and is the training base for a full-time tennis academy of 27 young British players who will be playing and competing with the players on this camp. Players will be chauffeured daily to and from the tennis club and the sports don’t stop there. Canford School has a Real Tennis court where players can try their hand at the original racquet sport as well as squash, swimming and more tennis on the school’s own courts.
This tennis program is designed for campers of any skill level, ages 10-17. Our tennis coaches are experienced in coaching players of all ages, language levels and abilities. They are energetic and passionate about youth development, ensuring the camp is a challenging and fun environment. Advanced players will be challenged technically, tactically and physically while developing players learn to master grip, spin, movement, power and consistency. Working on a 1:6 ratio coaches will use demonstration, practice and detailed feedback, including video analysis, to provide players with insight into their technique and how to improve. Alongside short-set matches and challenges, fitness and conditioning drills are used to improve footwork, balance and speed.
Each player receives a personal assessment from the coaching director together with a development plan from their coach.
Check in takes place on the first Monday of the session at 13:30 – 15:30.
Check out takes place on the last Sunday of the session at 9:30 – 12:30.
Campers will receive 3 nutritionally balanced meals a day, as well as an evening snack. Vegetarian and special diet options are available.
· Outdoor courts: 10 American Clay, 4 Artificial Grass, 1 Porous Macadam, 2 Cushioned Acrylic.
· Indoor: 4 Cushioned Acrylic courts
· Indoor swimming pool
· Squash courts
· Gym and spinning studio
· 12 outdoor hard courts
· indoor swimming pool
· Sports hall and gym
· Real Tennis court
· Squash courts
Campers will stay in single, twin and triple bedrooms and dormitories with shared bathroom facilities. Campers will also be able to do their laundry twice a week for no additional cost. Campers will also have access to a Players' Lounge and social areas & free wi-fi.
Students on 6-night camps will attend one of the following excursions:
- Real Tennis experience at Canford School & Bournemouth Beach
- Portsmouth Historic Dockyard & Shopping
Students on 13-night camps will attend both of the above excursions as well as:
- Walking tour of Bath & Roman Baths tour
Tennis & More Camps
Campers seeking a summer tennis camp experience with additional non-sport instruction can check out the options below:
- Nike Tennis & English Camps: www.eurosportscamps.com/nike-tennis-english-camps
- Nike Tennis and Advanced English Camps: www.eurosportscamps.com/nike-tennis-advanced-english-camps
CMT Learning offers airport transfers to/from London Heathrow, London Gatwick and St Pancras Station (cost: £90 each way). These can be booked directly at firstname.lastname@example.org once you have booked a camp. Transfers can only be booked for flights that arrive in the UK between 09:00 and 18:00 on the camp start date and depart the UK between 10:00 and 19:00 on the camp end date.
Unaccompanied Minor (UM) or Airport Assistance is a service offered by most airlines whereby airline staff supervise and escort a child during their flight and through the parts of the airport that our staff don't have access to. We recommend using this service for all children traveling alone under the age of 14. Please inform us of your airport transfer booking if you are using this service by emailing email@example.com at least 14 days prior to the camp start date.
Cancellation/Refund Policy (Euro Sports Camps)
Cancellations, for any reason, received at least five (5) days before camp start date, will result in a camp VOUCHER for all tuition fees paid, valid through the following calendar year. Individuals who DO NOT attend their registered session (no-shows) or cancel their camp session within five (5) days of the camp start date will receive a camp VOUCHER for all tuition fees paid less a $100 cancellation fee. Your VOUCHER is transferable to any family member and may be used in the sport in which you initially registered. Cash refunds will be given only with the purchase of Cancellation Protection (see terms below). Participants who leave early during their session, will receive a pro-rated VOUCHER, valid through the following calendar year.
We offer our camp families Cancellation Protection for $50 per session, due at the time of registration. Cancellation Protection entitles you to a full refund of your camp tuition fees paid to date (Please note: $50 Cancellation Protection and Registration fee are non-refundable.) if you cancel for any reason before your final payment date (the first day of the month prior to the month your camp begins, i.e. final pay date of May 1st for any camp in your sport beginning in the month of june). With Cancellation Protection, if you cancel after your final payment due date, we will issue you a camp voucher for your tuition payments made. Your camp voucher will be transferable to an immediate family member and can be used for the sport in which you were registered. For camps running in 2018, camp vouchers are valid through 2019.
A detailed camper information packet containing check in location, health/release forms, emergency contact info, and a list of things to bring will be emailed to all registered campers closer to the camp's start date.
If you have any questions, please fill out our enquiry form at www.cmtlearning.com/booking-enquiry or call +44 (0) 203 489 0454 (UK) or 1-800-645-3226 (US).
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