Published on: June 05, 2007Lone Star College-Kingwood's summer tennis camp promotes team work, sportsmanship, self-esteem, determination, and fun too! The camp, part of Lone Star College-Kingwood's summer youth program Discovery College, is open to players of all abilities and will serve as a point of entry into the game of tennis for hundreds of community kids.
Watch your child develop skills both on and off the court and a passion for the game of tennis as they play this life-long sport with their peers in a safe and positive environment.
Instructor Jeffrey Black has over 35 years experience as a former NCAA Division II coach and the 1984 Junior Davis Cup Team. Black has been the head tennis pro in Minnesota, Michigan, Iowa and Texas, including 11 years at Kingwood Athletic Club. Currently, he teaches tennis at both Kingwood and Lone Star College–Montgomery and coaches the tennis teams at both schools.
He started the youth tennis camp through Discovery College over three years ago. "My goal is for students to develop a solid foundation in tennis skills. I'd like them to learn to enjoy the game and sportsmanship and all that goes with competition. To give some relief from the heat, tennis drills will be set up indoors in an air conditioned gym to provide a much "cooler" teaching atmosphere. It will be played both indoors and outdoors."
The cost for this 8-hour camp is $45. Classes and registration run throughout the summer with classes being offered Monday through Thursday from 8:30 - 10:30 a.m. and 10:30 am - 12:30 p.m.
It's not too late to sign up for the innovative array of week-long education courses offered by Lone Star College-Kingwood this summer for youth ages 6-14. Weekly classes run through August 10 and registration is ongoing.
Discovery College gives students an opportunity to enhance existing talents or develop new ones through a variety of classes that encourage hands-on participation in age-appropriate groups. Concepts of math, science, art, reading, and computer technology are taught in a project-oriented way that makes learning not just fun, but irresistible. More than 45 different courses are offered in academic prep, art and creativity, arts and communication, fitness, engineering, science, and technology.
Classes are offered Monday through Friday and change weekly. Morning sessions will be held 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. and afternoon sessions will be held from 1-5 p.m. Students may attend a morning session, an afternoon session, or both. Those attending an all day will need to bring a sack lunch. A 20-hour course is $85.
For more information about Discovery College call 281-312-1660/1661 or visit kingwood.lonestar.edu/goto/discoverycollege.com for a complete list of classes.
Students can register now for summer term II and fall three ways: online, by telephone and on-site. Classes are offered days, evenings, or weekends in traditional, Internet, video, TV and independent study formats. Current students can register by telephone at 281-519-6625. Former and current students can register online at kingwood.lonestar.edu/goto/registration.
The Lone Star College System is among the largest and fastest growing community college districts in Texas. It comprises Lone Star College-North Harris, Lone Star College-Kingwood, Lone Star College–Tomball, Lone Star College–Montgomery, Lone Star College–CyFair, six satellite centers and The University Center. For more information about Lone Star College System and its programs, visit www.lonestar.edu or call 832-813-6500.