Tiger tennis hosts two-week summer camp

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

The Mountain Home High School Tiger tennis team is hosting its annual two-week Summer Tennis Camp next month.

The camp is open for children ages 4-14 at the Richard Aguirre Park tennis courts, starting June 1 and ending June 12.

Tiger head tennis coach Tamzy House and JV tennis coach Mandy Leonard will run the camp, assisted by several of the Tiger tennis team members.

"The camp is structured into 10 progressive lessons (10 days)," said Coach House. "The lessons are designed for particular age groups and they follow the U.S. Tennis Association's Quickstart/Little Tennis program guidelines."

Separate sessions have been set up for four different age groups to provide age-appropriate instruction.

Session 1 (8:30-9:30 a.m.) is for 4- to 5-year-olds.

Session 2 (9:45-10:45 a.m.) is for 6- to 7-year-olds.

Session 3 (11 a.m. to noon) is for 8- to 10-year-olds.

Session 4 (1-2 p.m.) is for 11- to 14-year-olds.

Cost of Sessions 1, 2 and 3 is $45, which includes 10 hours of instruction, a T-shirt and a certificate.

Session 4 costs $75, which tincludes 15 hours of instruction, a T-shirt and certificate.

Registration sign-ups are being taken at the high school office.

For more information call House at 590-0739.

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