Tennis ACES

2018 Tennis After-School Community Enrichment Strategy (ACES)

2018 Youth Tennis Program

Co-Sponsored by Franklin & Marshall College & Tennis Central

(Monday - Friday)

June 18 - June 29

July 2 - July 13 

(No Camp 7/4)

July 16 - July 27


Camp Cost

Registration Deadline is:

June 11, 2018

Two Week Session - $60

Six Week Session  - $150

Registration After 6/4/18

Two Week Session - $65

Six Week Session  - $165

Registration & Payment Information

Please fill out the online form (preferred) or print, complete and mail the registration form (pdf) to register your child. The completion of either the online form or mailed-in brochure is necessary for your child to participate. These forms must be filled out completely and legibly and then signed by a parent or guardian. Please pay online or mail payment with your child's name in the memo line by the registration deadline above.

Online Payment - Preferred (You must fill out the registration form before submitting online payment)
 
OR
 
MAIL CHECK (with Registration Form) TO: 
(Payable to LTPA)
Patricia Epps - Athletics
Franklin & Marshall College
P.O. Box 3003
Lancaster, PA 17604-3003
 

Skill Level & Camp Hours

Ages 10 and Under - 9:00 am to 10:30 am: New, young players will be grouped with other children of the same skill level and age. 

Ages 11 to 18 - 10:30 am to 12:00 pm: Older players will be taught and grouped together according to level of play. 

Advanced/High school team/Tournament Level Players - 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm: Experienced players looking to develop their skills and improve their match play. (Match play on Friday 12:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.)

Tennis & Education

Tennis ACES and Tennis Central work together to provide Lancaster Youth with opportunities to strengthen the community through tennis and education. 

This year, each session will include an educational component that will build character and confidence, as well as teach lifetime skills.  Participants will have the opportunity to earn points toward prizes!

Directions

Click here for directions to the Brooks Tennis Center.

Contact Information

Phone: 717-358-3819

Fax: 717-358-4440

email: ACES@fandm.edu

Inclement Weather Info:

Inclement weather info will be available 30 min. before each scheduled session at:

717-358-4400

Camp Information

Director: Jody Wilson, USPTA

Director of Education/Jr. Team

Jody is a USPTA & PTR certified teaching professional. She has served two years as a board member of Tennis Central, an NJTL chapter supported by USTA Foundation. She has helped to promote the growth of tennis in the community through various programs including: Steinman Patrons Cup, Freedoms World TeamTennis, elementary, middle and high school tennis clinics and local tournaments. Jody, a Tennis Central staff member, directs Tennis Central’s Winter and Spring Jr. Team Tennis Leagues and she has coached teams from Lancaster and Ephrata. In 2014, Jody was awarded  USTA  Central  PA District JTT Director of the Year. Jody has established a successful and growing, year-round tennis program for juniors that is run through the Ephrata Recreation Center, including Quick Start tennis, private lessons, and camps. She was also involved with the planning and development of New Holland’s Junior Tennis Camp program and the New Holland YMCA.

Advisory Board:

Rita M. Bonchek, Ph.D
James P. Argires, M.D.
Daniel R. Porterfield, Ph.D - President, Franklin & Marshall College 
Josh Schofield, Dir of Tennis/Head Tennis Coach, Franklin & Marshall College
Patricia Epps, Director Athletics and Recreation, Franklin & Marshall College
Rob Kintner, President LTPA
Delaine Mast, Executive Director, Tennis Central

National Junior Tennis League Mission Statement:

To develop the character of young people through tennis and to emphasize the ideals of life of Arthur Ashe by:

  • Instilling in youngsters the values of leadership and academic excellence
  • Giving youngsters the opportunity to fully develop their tennis skills so they 
  • Can derive lifetime enjoyment from the sport
  • Reaching out to those who may not otherwise have the opportunity to play the sport.