10 most frequently asked
questions about Ed's junior camp
Ed actually teach at the camp?
day. All day. And he resides in the dorms too.
many students in each camp?
On 8 courts. With 7-8 instructors (including Ed).
Q3 What are the qualifications of the
A Ed hires at least two other tennis
tennis teaching professionals, in additon to intercollegiate players,
who provide excellent model as students of the game. (Many of them are
Ed's college students or were
former ECTA campers.)
ages attend the junior camps?
tennis, what else do you do at camp?
In 2007, 15% were under 12; 43% were between 12 and 14; and
42% were 15, 16
or 17. And, case you're really into camp demographics:
• 51% were male;
•52% had attended Ed's
were from San Diego,
15% from elsewhere
in California, 11% from out-of-state; and 9% added an international
flavor to the camp.
A 1. Pool picnic.
2. Intra-camp softball game/pizza party--a tradition).
3. Movie night.
4. In 'n Out.
5. Camp video night. (Tennis, music and u-name-it--a real documentary
the groupings by age or skill level?
it just drill-and-play or is there actual instruction involved?
one-third of the time is spent on technical development, one-third is
on drilling and one-third on supervised competition. (For
more about Ed's teaching methodology? Click
the dorms nice?
A Yes. Semi-private. Bathroom down the hall. Meeting room
about camp/campus supervision/security? Curfews?
A Ed and his resident staff see to
it that the 10pm In-your-room! and 10:30pm Lights-out!
is adhered to. Campers are supervised at all times.
you have to board or can you commute?
A Most campers spend the
night. About 10-15 percent day-camp-it. They arrive after breakfast,
stay all day, are provided meals. (Some of the evening camp activities