A Christian College of the Liberal Arts & Sciences

Summer Tennis Camp

girl prepares to serve tennis ball at summer tennis campGeneral Camp Information

Houghton College Summer Tennis Camp provides a healthy and wholesome atmosphere in which campers who are entering 4-12 grades can enjoy playing tennis and developing friendships. Tennis camp will include over 32 hours of instruction and match play, including game strategy, singles and doubles patterns, mental toughness, and form development. Campers will partake in daily stretching and conditioning along with having their fundamental skills individually addressed. In addition, daily sports science presentations and cross-training activities will be part of the summer tennis camp experience. 

Camp Dates

  • August 3-7, 2014 (Sunday-Thursday)

Arrival and Departure

Check-in will be at the College Flats Lounge between 5 and 7 pm on Sunday. Camp will end after awards dinner, which begins at 6 pm on Thursday evening, August 7th.

Camp Rates

  • Resident Campers: $550 (includes housing and all meals)
  • Day Campers: $350 (includes lunches and dinners)

Available Discounts

  • $100 Early Bird Discount for Resident Campers who are registered by May 1, mailed applications must be postmarked byMay 1 (no further discounts apply)
  • School Discount for Resident Campers: If 4 or more campers register from the same school each camper will receive $100 off (no further discounts apply)
  • Returning Resident Campers: Receive a $165 discount off the original $550 camp price (no further discounts apply)
  • Returning Resident Campers, those from Allegany County, and those from neighboring counties (Cattaraugus, Wyoming, Livingston, and Steuben) receive a $165 discount off the original $550 camp price (no further discounts apply)

Registration Information

Register Online

Download Paper Registration Form

Download Medical Forms

For Further Information

If you have any additional questions regarding camp activities, please contact: 

Houghton College Tennis Camp
Coach Charlie Ellis
One Willard Avenue, Houghton, NY 14744
Email: charlie.ellis@houghton.edu
Phone: 585-567-9645

If you have any additional questions regarding housing, meals, payments, application and registration specifics, or other camp logistics, please contact:

Houghton College Tennis Camp
One Willard Avenue, Houghton, NY 14744
Email: sportscamps@houghton.edu
Phone: 585-567-9645

Athletic Facilities

Houghton College provides quality athletic facilities, including six outdoor tennis courts, four indoor courts available in case of inclement weather, state-of-the-art athletic training area, fully equipped fitness center and weight room, three racquetball courts, a 25-meter swimming pool and ample meeting space.  

Safety & Security 

New York State Health Regulations require 24 hour continuous visual or verbal supervision of campers age 18 or under. Houghton College follows these regulations and requires specific supervision ratios based on the number of children and the activities that they are performing.    

Location

Our summer tennis camp is located on the beautiful campus of Houghton College in the historic Genesee River valley of western New York. The campus is just off Route 19, 65 miles southeast of Buffalo and 70 miles south of Rochester. The Southern Tier Expressway is just 15 miles south.

Required Health Forms

New York State Public Health Law requires that a parent/guardian of all residential campers complete, sign and return the Summer Camp Health Forms.