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Improve your game and have fun this summer at our overnight tennis camp in Minnesota! Head Men's Tennis Coach Geoff Young invites boys and girls from the Twin Cities, Midwest and beyond to come learn from the best.

Campers will receive technical tennis instruction and drilling and compete in supervised matches at UMN's beautiful 22 court facility, plus enjoy a variety of evening social activities to enhance the summer camp experience.

Highlights Include
  • Instruction from Minnesota Men's Tennis Coach Geoff Young
  • 5-6 hours of tennis/day, low camper to staff ratio
  • Match play, drill work, strategy sessions & fun off-court activities
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Camp Coaches

  • Nike Tennis Camp Minnesota Geoff Young

    Camp Director Geoff Young

    In eleven years at the helm of the Minnesota Men's tennis team, Geoff Young has turned Minnesota into one of the premier teams in the Big Ten conference. They have made the NCAA Tournament in seven of those seasons. 

    View Geoff Young's Bio & Tennis Tips

Camp Details

We offer Overnight and Day (8:45am-5:00pm) camps for boys and girls, ages 9-18, with All Skills and 10&Under Tennis, and Tournament Training programs.

2019 Camp Dates & Offerings

  • June 10-13 (Day Camp | All Skills & Tournament Training)
  • June 16-20 (Overnight & Day Camp | All Skills & Tournament Training)
  • June 23-27 (Overnight & Day Camp | All Skills & Tournament Training)

*This camp program is open to any and all entrants.

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Camp Program Offerings

All sessions are open to players of all abilities. 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.

Tournament Training Program

The tournament training program is designed for tournament level and ranked players looking to improve their tournament results, learn winning strategies, and work on mental toughness.

10 and Under Tennis

The “10 and Under Tennis” program features the USTA’s successful teaching format. This is an exciting way kids 10 and under are learning to play tennis as well as compete. The courts are smaller and balls are low-compression so they are easier to hit, allowing kids to get to the ball and develop optimal swing patterns. It all makes it easy and fun for them to hit, play and score from the start while developing skills that will last a lifetime. Please note: This program is optional and younger campers may opt to play regular tennis on the full courts.


  • Overnight campers: 1:15-1:45pm on Sunday at the dorms.
  • Day Campers: Week 1 - 8:15am-8:45am on Monday | Weeks 2 & 3 - 1:45pm-2:15pm on Sunday | Location: Baseline Tennis Center
  • Day Campers will depart at 5:00pm on check-in day.
  • Graduation: A ceremony will be held at prior to check-out at Baseline Tennis Center. Parents invited!
  • Check Out: 5:00pm on Thursday immediately following graduation.

Day Program Schedule

With the exception of Sunday (check-in), campers should be dropped off at the Baseline Tennis Center by 8:40am each morning. It is ok for campers to be dropped off before 8:40am, but no supervision can be guaranteed before then. Camp concludes each day at 5:00pm. Campers should be picked up behind Baseline Tennis Center (on 5th St.) and will be supervised at that location until 5:10pm.


All meals are provided for Overnight Campers. Lunch is provided for all Day campers. For Weeks 2 & 3, meals start with dinner on the first day and end with lunch on the last day.


The Baseline Tennis Center features 22 courts, 10 indoor and 12 outdoor.


2018: Campers reside on campus in the Territorial dorms on campus. Camp dorms, dining halls and courts are all walking distance from each other. A beautiful campus, Minnesota boasts superb dorms with air-conditioning. Dorms are two per room, no triples avaliable this year.

Evening Activities

Evening activities may include movie night, capture the flag, bowling, and a scavenger hunt.

Weekend Stayovers

Weekend Stayovers are not available at this location

Designated Airport

Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport (MSP)


Nike Tennis Camps does not provide transportation to/from camp from airport, train stations or bus depots. If you fly into camp, we recommend that you fly into Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport and take a taxi from the airport to camp.

If you have a camper arriving by air and is deemed an “unaccompanied minor” by the airlines and must be met by a camp staff or shuttle company employee, there may be a fee that needs to be paid in advance of camp. You will still have to arrange transportation to/from camp. Please call 1-800-645-3226 two weeks prior to camp to provide camper’s flight and shuttle information.

Rain Plan

We have 10 indoor courts in addition to our 12 outdoor courts, so rain won't slow us down!

Registration Packet

A detailed camper registration 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 in the Spring. Our health and release forms do not require a doctor's signature and they will be collected on the first day of camp.

Camp Code: TNXRMN

All camps are open to any and all, limited only by age and number of campers.

*This camp program is open to any and all entrants.

Sample Daily Schedule

  • 8:00am Breakfast
  • 8:45am-9:30am Demo and Warm-up
  • 9:30am-11:30am Instruction / Drills / Games
  • 11:30am-12:30pm Lunch
  • 2:00pm-4:30pm Dual Matches / Net Play Drills / Games
  • 4:30pm-5:30pm Optional Tennis Instruction / Hitting
  • 5:30pm-6:30pm Dinner
  • 6:30pm Evening Activity
  • 10:00pm Lights out!

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Camp Reviews

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Overall Average Rating 4.62 / 5 Stars
    • 5/5.
    I can't even begin to tell you all the great things my son said

    June 29, 2018: I can't even begin to tell you all the great things my son said. He is 17 so there is not a lot of sharing at this age and he came home excited to tell us about his roommate (the best he has had in the 5 years he has been there), the coaches, the college coaches that were helping him get a feel for college life, the competition, everything. It was great!He comes back with so much passion for the sport even after playing for hours a day that we can't get anywhere else (and we have tried). They work the kids in a way that is inspiring them to do more without making them feel like it is a job or too much work.

    — Rachel L. - Parent

    • 5/5.
    Loved every minute

    July 03, 2018: She loved every minute of her time at camp at the U of M. She enjoyed the drills and the competition between the different teams - including the ping pong, capture the flag, and other non-tennis activities. She loved meeting campers from around the region and got a lot out of her interactions with the coaches. She played a tournament two weeks before camp and then on the weekend after camp and the difference was noticeable. She incorporated some of the skills she worked on in camp and some of the strategies that were discussed. She has played or practiced every day since returning and has worked on the new skills she learned at camp.

    — Krista A. - Parent

    • 5/5.
    Best camp ever

    May 22, 2018: This is the best camp my daughter Sandra has ever attended!! and she has been in many camps - in Minnesota for the last 2 summers and a lot around Europe, where we moved from in 2015. They are the best on all the levels: the tennis skills our children acquire in a week are impressive; all the coaches are role models, great at interacting with kids but also motivating them, the facilities are top notch!! Sandra can't wait to go again every summer!! Congratulations to Geoff and Dana, who are the beating heart of this camp!!

    — Camelia A. Parent

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    • 5/5.
    Increased confidence and skill

    June 30, 2017: This was my daughter's Second year there. Nike tennis camp continues to be my daughter's favorite summer camp. She reconnects with friends at camp, enjoys meeting new coaches, is challenged by all players - specially since she was one of the younger ones, but most importantly she increases her confidence and skills in tennis. She is planning on returning for another 2 weeks with her friends next year.

    — Margarita C. Parent

    • 5/5.
    Definitely coming back next year!

    July 01, 2017: It's very fun learning different techniques and meeting new people. We really appreciate the coaches and their enthusiasm for the game. They really connect with the kids and are excellent role models. No suggestions - it's great and we're definitely coming back next year again!

    — Jenni R. Parent

    • 5/5.
    Felt good about tennis skill

    July 01, 2017: My daughter is 16 and said it was the first time a tennis coach made her feel good about her tennis skills

    — Michelle S. Parent

    • 5/5.
    Will be back next year!

    July 3, 2017: Playing at the baseline tennis center was awesome. My daughter learned the rules of tennis and improved her game, especially serving. The coaches were great and she had a lot of fun with the other kids. She liked the variety of activities throughout the day. Skyball has now become a regular activity after a family game of tennis at our local courts. This has been the best tennis instruction experience my child has had. We'll be back next year!

    — Debra B. Parent

    • 5/5.
    Enjoyed the connections to the coaches

    July 18, 2017: Owen really enjoyed the connections to the coaches and meeting players from all over the Midwest. He also learned some valuable tips he has used throughout the summer.

    — Jennifer L. Parent

    • 5/5.
    A lot of fun

    July 3, 2017: My daughter loved the balance of tennis with non-tennis activities. The games and competitions made it a lot of fun.

    — Laura B. Parent

    • 5/5.
    already planning for next year!

    July 8, 2016: My daughter enjoyed everything about the camp! We will be back - she's already planning for next year!

    — Karin D. Parent

    • 5/5.
    Love this camp

    July 7, 2016: Very accommodating. Love this camp. Great camp bonding experiences.

    — Molly S. Camper

    • 5/5.
    highly recommend this camp

    July 6, 2016: This was a very fun camp and I had a lot of fun in all of the activities (on-court and off) and I feel like I improved overall. I would highly recommend this camp to anyone interested in tennis.

    — Dan R. Camper

    • 5/5.
    Could not ask for better staff

    July 2, 2016: I really enjoyed the staff! Could not ask for better!

    — Matthew S. Camper

    • 5/5.
    really enjoyed it

    7/1/2016 - My son really enjoyed it. Feedback was helpful. He had a lot of good competition.

    — Meenakshi C. Parent

    • 5/5.
    energy from the instructors was great

    6/30/2016 - My daughter really enjoyed camp. Even though they were long days and we had a lengthy drive, she never complained and was always ready to go. She came home tired each day but always happy. She liked how each instructor would focus on a certain skill and how she would get to work in the different types of hits. She enjoyed playing with her fellow teammates. She found that the energy from the instructors was great and very encouraging. The only complaint she had was that she moved to the regular ball too quickly. She didn't know how to control the ball and so was hesitant to take any big swings. She started in orange and moved along to regular ball and green dot ball.

    — Margarita D. Parent

    • 5/5.
    Should make it a Monday through Friday camp

    6/30/2016 - The one improvement I would recommend is making it a Monday through Friday camp. We are limited to all-day camps, because my wife and I both work during regular business hours. Weekends are family time. So starting on Sunday cuts into family time. Also, we then have to make special arrangements for child care on Friday. Making it a Monday through Friday camp, like all of the other camps we enroll them in, would be a great improvement.

    — Eric N. Parent

    • 5/5.
    great experience

    7/1/2015 - Had a great experience. Kids and staff are great.

    — Paula W. Parent

    • 5/5.
    directors and staff were great

    6/27/2015 - The directors and staff were great on every level. Answer every question and spend the time to explain and accommodate my son. The only problem I had was the level of the kids in the camp, but I do understand that this is an open camp for all levels. My son enjoyed it but the lack of competition didn't help him to improve. Coaches were great on all levels.

    — Nina M. Parent

    • 5/5.
    great experience

    6/27/2015 - Camp was a great experience. My only remark is that my daughter had to play Australian doubles the entire week because there was not an even number if kids. Perhaps the kids could have rotated partners so she could have had a chance to play with a partner and not alone every day.

    — Susan C. Parent

    • 5/5.
    hope to attend next year

    6/26/2015 - It was a great camp. We hope he can attend next year.

    — Jeffrey S. Parent

    • 5/5.
    loved the camp, issues with food

    6/25/2015 - Overall my daughter loved the camp. Her biggest complaint was the food that was provided. Apparently the cook staff did not have enough of the main (hot dishes) available and they had to either "run" to get their food first and if they didn't get there in time, then they had to wait for the cook to make more....this resulted in eating very fast as there is only 30 minutes allocated to meal time. My daughter had to eat the salad bar frequently so she could get a meal in time. Please provide either a better cooking staff, more food or more time to eat in the future.

    — Cynthia L. Parent

University of Minnesota Nike Tennis Camp

Geoff Young, Camp Director
Baseline Tennis Center
815 4th Street SE

Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455
Questions? Call 1-800-645-3226

Camp Dates & Prices

Programs: Jr Camp - All Skills, Tournament Training
Age Group: 9 - 18
Gender: Co-Ed
Day 8:45AM - 5:00PM $555.00
Availability: Yes

* Please note, times may vary on the first and last day of camp.
Programs: Jr Camp - All Skills, Tournament Training
Age Group: 9 - 18
Gender: Co-Ed
Overnight (11+)
Day 8:45AM - 5:00PM $555.00
Availability: Yes

Overnight $865.00
Availability: Yes

* Please note, times may vary on the first and last day of camp.
Programs: Jr Camp - All Skills, Tournament Training
Age Group: 9 - 18
Gender: Co-Ed
Overnight (11+)
Day 8:45AM - 5:00PM $555.00
Availability: Yes

Overnight $865.00
Availability: Yes

* Please note, times may vary on the first and last day of camp.
For additional camp information and dates call us at 1-800-645-3226 we would be happy to help you.
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