Back to Tennis - Summer Camps and Clinics
With clubs across the section now open, many are continue to practice guidelines that players and employees must follow to ensure the safety of everyone at the facility. Read below to see what clubs around the section are doing to promote healthy practices for their members and employees.
Summer Camps and Clinics
With summer camps and clinics going strong, it is important to still follow COVID-19 guidelines put in place by each state/local and organization. Other recommendations can be found HERE when considering how to run summer camps or clinics as safely as possible.
- Camp Operations Guide Summer 2020
- Net Generation Tennis at Home Videos
- Summer Camp Play Plan
- Summer Camp Coaching Recommendations
- Social Distiancing C.A.M.P. Activities
- L.I.T. Camp Activities
- Return to Sports Checklist for Parents
- Continue to promote healthy hygiene practices (frequently washing hands, cloth face coverings, etc.)
- Make sure all staff is trained in a camp operations and safety plan
- Have campers bring own equipment to the courts. If equipment must be borrowed, make sure it is properly disinfected before and immediately after use
- Have campers avoid the sharing of snacks, water, towels, sunscreen, etc. No items should be given out to kids during camps or clinics
- Consider having a procedure for pick-ups and drop-offs to maintain social distancing.
- Groups should be small in size and stay with the same counselor/staff member for the entire day.
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