Junior Tennis Summer Day Camp 2019

Program Info

The tennis program is open to all age groups. The two, three, and four week programs are an excellent way to improve your game in all areas as well as meet new tennis partners. Each camper will be evaluated and placed into an instructional group according to his or her ability level. The ultimate way to improve your tennis is to attend a four to twelve day intensive program.

Week Session Dates
1 June 10 - 13
2 June 17 - 20
3 June 24 - 27
4 July 1 - 3          ($225 for 3 days)
5 July 8 - 11
6 July 15 - 18
7 July 22 - 25
8 July 29 - Aug 1
9 Aug 5 - 8

In the event of rain cancellations during the camp make ups will be on the Friday of that week or any day during the Summer.

General Information

Any pertinent medical data and emergency phone numbers must be provided.

Pocket money and/or lunch money should be brought by each student.

Lunch will be available at the Rutgers Prep Dining Pavilion for a fee of $6 dollars per day. Tennis campers and supervisory staff members will have lunch in the pavilion at 12-12:30 PM. Campers and Staff who bring their own lunch will be included in this group.

Fridays will be reserved for rain/ makeup dates.


Rutgers Preparatory School is located at 1345 Easton Ave. in Somerset, NJ. It is five minutes from downtown New Brunswick with convenient access to route 287 and Route 18.

Rutgers Prep. offers 5 hard courts in a pleasant wooded area overlooking the Raritan River.


The Fee for One Week All Day Camp (4 days - 9am to 5 pm) is $300.00 or $80.00 per day. An extra 5 % discount is offered to Full Day Campers only who pay in full prior to June. Campers needing early or after care will be charged $10 per hour.

(ALL weekly and daily fees must paid before attending camp)



The camp will run from Monday to Thursday 9AM to 5 PM.
If a day is cancelled due to rain, makeup will be on Friday.


The Beginner's Program will teach basic skills including the forehand, backhand, serve, and volley. It will also teach students how to score and play sets and matches.


The Intermediate Program will teach all strokes and strategy including specialty shots such as drop shots, spin and slice strokes, and serves. Intermediate campers will also learn a variation of styles of play.


The Advanced Program will work on drills to improve accuracy and consistency under pressure and utilize training routines for mental and match toughness. The advanced players will learn all stages of training and conditioning for match and tournament play.

Maximum Improvement

This will be achieved through various combinations of fun filled drills that will improve footwork, conditioning, stroke form, consistency and accuracy while gradually increasing the level of difficulty as the player becomes more proficient at each step. This training, combined with various forms of match play, entrains sound, consistent strokes and match toughness. Student to instructor ratio is 5 to 1, plus Ed Ransom directing.

Half Day Sessions

Half Day AM Session
9 am - 12 pm (3 hours)=$160 per week or $45 per day.

Half Day PM Session
1pm - 5pm (4hours)=$215 or $55 per day

Full Day Sessions
# of Weeks Price
1 $300
2 $580
3 $855
4 $1080
5 $1335
6 $1580
7 $1815
8 $2040
9 $2255

A $100.00 deposit per week per person is required to reserve a space in all camps. Due to the increasing attendance in the last 7 years some sessions will fill more rapidly. Rutgers Prep, which has only five courts and a capacity for twenty five campers, will soon be full. So to guarantee your space we recommend sending in your deposit as soon as you know your schedule.

For Further Info

Ed Ransom
151 Carson Court
Somerset, NJ 08873
Cell Phone: (732) 407-8708 for any questions
Email Ed

Please make checks payable to:
Eclectic Tennis
151 Carson Court
Somerset, NJ 08873

Payment can now be made by credit card using Pay Pal.

Simply use this link to the new 'Pay Now' button to pay by credit card.
The button links to the secure Pay Pal web site. You can now pay for camp using your personal credit card or Pay Pal account knowing that your transactions are secure.

Click link below for a computer friendly pdf flyer:
2019 Summer Camp Program & registration Information