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The USTA Eastern Multicultural Participation Committee presents the 12th annual Camp A.C.E.

April 21, 2010 01:59 AM

The USTA Eastern Multicultural Participation Committee presents the 12th annual Camp A.C.E. (Achieving through Coaching & Education) July 25-31 at Ramapo College of New Jersey. The camp was created to provide young players of ethnically diverse backgrounds an opportunity to improve their tennis skills in a camp environment with players of similar age and skills. Camp is limited to 85 participants. This is an overnight residential camp. The participants will be housed in the dorms on the college campus. SORRY! NO BEGINNERS!

***Former ATP player Rodney Harmon and former WTA player Chanda Rubin will be on court coaches during the Camp.

About Camp A.C.E.

This year’s camp will feature:

· Parent/Student/Coaches Orientation

· Daily Tennis Instruction with Experienced Tennis Professionals

· Fitness/Nutrition/College Prep/Admissions Counseling/Etiquette/Financial Literacy/Diversity/Government/Career Counseling

· College Tour

· Swimming

· Community Activities

· Fitness! Fun! New Friends!

Participant Eligibility:

· Player must be 14 – 17 years of age (Must be age 14 by December 31, 2010)

· Player must be a current USTA member (valid through 1/1/2011).

· Scholarship requests must demonstrate financial need.

· Players should be intermediate to advanced playing ability.

· $250.00 registration fee must be paid at the time of registration.

Application: Application deadline is Monday, June 1, 2010. Application is completely online in 2010!

Cost: $700/per camper ($250.00 registration fee required with application, regardless of financial need) Limited number of scholarships are available. Scholarship requestors should fax or email a letter of scholarship request, copy of 2009 W-2 and/or copy of 2009 IRS 1040 and proof of all household income including but not limited to pension, retirement, disability, unemployment, and 1099 wages. Cost includes meals, room, camp giveaways and all classes and daily tennis and fitness coaching.

Refund Policy: 100% refund minus $50/administrative fee prior to June 1, 20. Cancellations must be submitted in writing and received in our office by 5 pm June 1, 2010. No refunds after July 1, 2010.

Registration is 100% online this year. Please use the following link to register for Camp A.C.E. 2010! http://www.eastern.usta.com/Global/News/Juniors/2010_CampAce.aspx

For additional information, follow this link for an article written by Sonia Yu, a participant in Camp A.C.E. 2009. It is on page 2 in the latest GETA (Greater Elmira Tennis Association) newsletter. (http://getatennis.com/news.html).