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2013 Wildcat Tennis Camp




Jan. 28, 2013

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Come join the 2013 UK Tennis Camps where tradition and excellence lead the way. UK Tennis Camp will continue to provide campers with the best instruction focusing on basic fundamentals, technique, footwork and match play. All campers will continue to receive on court instruction from our returning world-class staff. Please join us for a wonderful summer of Tennis Camp fun! Go Cats! — Matt Emery

Morning Day Camps - June 10-13, June 24-27

General Information
These camps are designed for players wanting to work on fundamental skills in a fun atmosphere. The curriculum will go over the basic shots in tennis.

Pee Wee (4-7 year olds)
Time spent developing hand/eye coordination and reflexes combined with learning movement and balance. Games are implemented to make for a fun experience.
9 — 10 a.m. Pee Wee Camp: $60.00

Wildcats (8-18 year olds)
This camp accepts beginners up to tournament players and is divided by ability and age for two and a half hours daily. This is comprised of 20 minutes of initial stretching and warm-up techniques followed by fundamentals in footwork and stroke work, followed by individual work. Wildcats go from 9:30 am- noon.
9:30 a.m. — Noon Wildcats Camp: $155.00

Things to Bring
Water jug, sunscreen, hat, racket, tennis shoes and proper attire.

Check-in
Check-in begins 30 minutes before the start of the first day of camp. You will need:

  1. a copy of your insurance card (both sides)
  2. parental consent
  3. signed physical/medical screen form dated within a year of camp (obtained at doctor's office)
  • Without any of these 3 forms, campers will not be able to participate.
  • Physical form and parental consent form are on the back of the camp brochure Get Acrobat Reader or as a standalone form Get Acrobat Reader
  • No sibling discount for pee wee and morning camps.

Day & Overnight Camps - June 16-20, July 14-18

(8-18 year olds - Day Camp; 12-18 year olds - Overnight Camp)

General Information
These camps cover all aspects of tennis from stroke play, match play, technique, strategy and fitness. On a full day 5 hours of tennis will be played and one hour of fitness. A great camp for all levels and very competitive for tournament level players.

Curriculum
The camp curriculum covers all aspects of tennis. Players are grouped according to both age and ability. Areas that we will cover are:

  • Forehand
  • Volley
  • Approach Shots
  • Backhand
  • Serve
  • Overhead
  • Service Returns
  • Drop Shots
  • Games to reinforce skills
  • Match Play/Singles
  • Different levels of junior play & Doubles Strategy
  • Nike Camp t-shirt
  • Enthusiastic instruction by UK Coaches and players

Cost
Overnight Camp - $530.00
Day Camp - $350.00 (lunch included)
*A $30.00 fee will be assessed if the key is not returned at the end of camp.

Group Discount
A reduction of $40.00 per camper will be granted to teams of 5 or more staying overnight. Registration must be mailed in together to receive this discount.

Sibling Discount
Sibling discount available for families with more than one camper in overnight or day camp. No double discounts. 1 camper: Regular price. 2 campers: Save $50!

What to bring
Water jug, tennis clothes (shorts and t-shirts), tennis shoes, socks, toiletries, sunscreen, towels, bathing suit, linens (blankets, sheets, pillows for an oversized twin bed), spending money for snacks (no more than $25.00 is suggested) for overnight campers.

Evening Activities
Ice cream, movie night, a camp dance, and other supervised activities are planned.

Check-In/Check-Out
Overnight campers will check in at the Hilary Boone Indoor Tennis Center on either Sunday, June 16 or Sunday, July 14 from 4:30-5:30 pm. Day campers will also check in at the Boone Center on June 16, July 14, from 5:30-6 pm with a tennis evaluation from 6-8:00 pm that evening.

At the day of check-in there will be complimentary pizza for all campers at 8:00 pm.

The camp week ends at 5 pm on Thursday with a special awards ceremony at 4:30 pm. Parents are welcome to attend!

For campers to stay overnight at any UK Athletics Camp, the camper must be at least 12 years of age at the start of the camp

General Information

Mission Statement
We hope to provide a positive, learning environment in which the camper can learn fundamentals, individual skills, and competitive skills if they want to advance their game to the next competitive level. Additionally, we want to expose the campers to instructors and players who have been successful on the NAIA, Division I, and professional level. The camper's growth as a player and person is important to us while spending the week at Wildcat Tennis Camp.

Facilities and Parking - Directions
The Dr. H.H. Downing Outdoor Tennis Complex, and the 9-court Hilary J. Boone Varsity Tennis Stadium Complex, is the facility for the Wildcat Tennis Camp. It is located off of Cooper Drive in Lexington, across from the Lexington Community College. One of the nation's finest indoor collegiate facilities, the Boone Indoor Center, houses the Wildcat Tennis Hall of Fame and serves as the headquarters for the camp. All registration will take place Indoors. The parking lot to the right of Sports Center Drive is available during the summer for you to park and walk your camper to the Indoors Building. Paid parking is also available in the new parking garage adjacent to the tennis courts. You may enter the Boone Center off of the grass facing Cooper or come down the sidewalk (Complex Drive) and enter by crossing the outdoor tennis courts.

Trainer
A University of Kentucky trainer will be a member of our full-time staff and will stay in the dorm with our campers. Please notify our trainer at check-in of any special health concerns you may have.

For additional camp information: 859/257-3283 or uktenniscamp@gmail.com


 

 

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