Youth Tennis Camp is a place to be active, a place to make friends and a place for building tennis skills and self-confidence for kids 8-14 yrs!

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Youth Tennis Camp

Youth Tennis Camp

Ages 8-14
Tennis professionals coach campers through drills, games and match play, emphasizing sportsmanship, teamwork and skills enhancement. Includes recreational swim.

Overview of The Program

Under the direction of USPTA Elite Professional Doug Maynard, campers receive professional individualized instruction, including 1:1 time with Doug each day, within a rotational group format based on age and ability.

Over the course of the week, all fundamental aspects of the game are covered in drills, games, and point play for the appropriate skill level.

Campers receive feedback and skill instruction in a comfortable and inclusive atmosphere and staff stress individual improvement over peer comparison.

Instructors emphasize all the character building aspects of tennis and strive to make every student feel important and valued regardless of their level.

Camp Information

The Youth Tennis Camp schedule is flexible. Families can enroll for one to ten weeks, consecutively or as they choose. Bus transportation is provided from 6 communities across Greater Boston with over 19 stops for easy drop-off and pick-up.

Regular camp hours are 9am-4pm with early drop-off available at 8am extended day available until 5:45pm.

All campers participate in free swim under the supervision of trained lifeguards.

Dates & Rates

Summer 2020

DatesMemberNon-Member
Week 1 (June 29-July 2)$440$480
Week 2 (July 6 - July 10)$549$599
Week 3 (July 13 - July 17)$549$599
Week 4 (July 20 - July 24)$549$599
Week 5 (July 27 - July 31)$549$599
Week 6 (August 3 - August 7)$549$599
Week 7 (August 10 - August 14)$549$599
Week 8 (August 17 - August 21)$549$599
Week 9 (August 24 - August 28)$549$599
Week 10 (August 31 - September 4)$549$599

Transportation and Lunch is no longer available to purchase. Please contact campthrive@jccgb.org if you have any questions.

Payment for Youth Tennis Camp is not due at this time. In the event that camp does not run, you will receive a full refund.  

Sample Schedule

8:45-9amArrival
9:15-9:30amWarm Up - Drills
9:30-10amGroup Tennis Games
10am-12pmInstructional Skill Sessions
12:10-12:45pmLunch
1-1:45pmRecreational Swim
2-3:50pmTennis Drills (Skill games, single and doubles point play, tactics, etc)
3:50-3:55pmPrepare For Dismissal
4pmDismissal

Tennis Staff

Doug Maynard
Tennis Director

Doug Maynard is in his ninth year as Tennis Director at JCC Greater Boston. He is a United States Professional Tennis Association Elite Professional with over thirty years of teaching and coaching experience at the professional, collegiate, interscholastic and club/resort level in North Carolina, Florida and Massachusetts. Previous Tennis Director positions have included The Tennis Club of Palm Beach, Omni Grove Park Inn Resort in Asheville, NC, and the Levine Jewish Community Center in Charlotte, NC. Currently, he is the Assistant Women’s Tennis Coach at Boston College.

Maynard has trained and coached national junior champions, touring pros in the world’s top 25, and is a former NCAA Big South Conference Coach of the Year. Many junior students have gone on to play at numerous NCAA Division I, II, and III universities including Auburn, Arizona, Clemson, UNC, Virginia, Ohio State, and Wake Forest.

As a player, he is a former North Carolina and Southern Junior Champion and ranked in the top 15 in USTA National Rankings. Doug played collegiately at Ole Miss and the University of North Carolina Asheville, where he was ranked in the nation’s top 15.