Summer tennis camps have many benefits for children beyond teaching them to play a sport. In fact, they will develop skills that benefit them later in life and experience personal growth. Positive effects on your child include:
Gaining Confidence and Self-Esteem
While at camp, your child will be amongst peers who are the same age and led by counsellors, both of whom will encourage your child to achieve their personal best and provide encouragement. It will also give them the chance to develop new skills in a supportive environment.
Making Kids Independent
Summer camp provides an excellent opportunity to start weaning your children away from home by showing them they can exist without their parents taking care of them and can make independent decisions. And while homesickness is to be expected, it does go away thanks to support from their peers. A child being away at camp also gives parents much needed time off as well!
Improving Social Skills and Friends
At summer camps, everyone must work together and respect each other. Being on a tennis court for several hours every day means your child will need to learn to get along with their fellow campers, as well as the importance of resolving any conflicts and communication.
Finding a Passion for the Game
Attending a tennis summer camp may just ignite your child’s passion for the game, setting them down the path to becoming the next Milos Raonic or Eugenie Bouchard.
Developing Leadership Skills
Tennis camps feature many group activities, during which natural leaders may emerge. These children will face responsibilities they may not have at home or at school and will learn how to diffuse tense situations by becoming good mediators.
Adventure and Exploration
Tennis camps give kids the chance to get away from their home for a few hours each day. Not only will they be able to develop skills in a safe, exciting, new environment, but they will be spending time outdoors.
Health and Well-Being
Your child might have a very sedentary lifestyle during the school year, but at a tennis camp, the activity will improve their overall well-being. And with any luck, they will continue to lead a healthy lifestyle even after camp is over!
Finding a Coach or Mentor at Tennis Camp
When they’re at tennis camp, your child may find an instructor that they bond with, making them more likely to carry that instructor’s valuable lessons through their life.
At Bayview Village Tennis Camp, one of the top summer tennis camps, we employ only the best tennis coaches and instructors and our kids’ tennis summer camp is widely recognized as one of the best in Canada. But as a result, spots fill up fast, so if you want your child to enjoy the benefits of our top-ranked tennis camp, contact us today!
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