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Optional Activities

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Here is what we are offering this year:

ACE Superstar Tennis and Private Tennis Lessons

Superstar Tennis

Camp's award-winning tennis program – Mid-Atlantic United States Tennis Association (U.S.T.A.) Organization of the Year.

Director Fernando Damus, Director of ACE Tennis Academy, Posadas, Misiones, Argentina

Two ACE Tennis Programs:

  • ACE Superstar Program: For all ages and all levels of players with an emphasis on teaching good technical and playing fundamentals. Advanced instruction for those who aspire to compete in USTA tournaments year-round!
  • Private Lesson Program: For players who are interested in private lessons only (reserved in increments of 5)!

All ACE Superstars will receive:

  • High energy instructional drill sessions including conditioning and tactical sessions!
  • Two private individual lessons per week with an experienced professional!
  • U.S.T.A. Membership
  • Participation in a U.S.T.A. sanctioned tournament.
  • Participation in a Tri-Camp Invitational Tournament; Davis Cup-Format.
  • Personalized, in-depth evaluation by the head tennis pro.
  • Personalized Video!
  • Certificate of completion!
  • ACE Superstar T-Shirt!

Feedback:

Camper (Meredith J.): "Thank you very much! I will work my hardest, and next year I will be great at Tennis. I also appreciate your hard work and I will try my best."

Parent (Ellen B.): "Thank you for the feedback and for your good work with Aaron this summer. My husband and I played tennis with Aaron this past weekend and noticed a big improvement since the beginning of the summer. Aaron also seems more motivated and confident."

Parent (Janice N.): "Thank you so much for providing Evan with a meaningful Tennis experience this summer. He thoroughly enjoyed Superstar Tennis and loved playing at a more intensified level. With appreciation!"

TOP Basketball Camp

TOP Basketball

Back by popular demand, TOP Basketball Program is a 3-day intensive program for campers interested in taking their skills to a new level. In addition to camp's regular basketball instruction provided to all campers, TOP Basketball is designed to give even more individual, one-on-one attention. TOP campers will forgo their normal camp programming for three full days of basketball instruction.

College and high school coaches and varsity players provide all of our TOP Basketball instruction!

The TOP Basketball program includes:

  • At least 6 hours of basketball every day
  • Individual and small group instruction
  • Strength training and conditioning
  • Team and individual video analysis
  • Game play!
  • Station and drill work
  • Individual evaluation packet and take-home workout plan

TOP Basketball campers will also receive TOP basketball gear!

TOP Cooks

TOP Cooks

TOP Cooks cultivates and nurtures the gastronomic possibilities of food preparation! A creative and innovative program designed for those who want to explore these possibilities at camp!

Food is a staple, but we're more than just cooking. TOP Cooks is a creative and dynamic hands-on program designed to take food preparation, thinking and creating to the next level.

Cooking with professional chefs in and around the tri-state area, exciting trips, demonstrations, sampling a variety of foods, visiting farms, experiencing farmers' markets, enjoying farm-to-table produce and food, gardening, baking, canning, preserving and even pickling! New TOP Cooks visit the Culinary Institute of America, and returning TOP Cooks campers have fantastic new and exciting programs to look forward to!

Let us know early, as our popular TOP Cooks program does fill up quickly!

Superstar Golf

Superstar Golf

You can learn the game that everybody is playing, but you'll have the edge—you will get a weekly lesson from a certified PGA pro, and so much more! The purpose of this program is to teach basic skills to interested campers and to provide experience in playing on regulation golf courses.

In the Superstar Golf Program, you'll get:

  • At least one round of 9-holes per week at a beautiful, local golf club.
  • One lesson per week from the PGA golf Pro at The Country Club at Woodloch Springs, nationally recognized by GOLF Magazine as "one of the finest courses in America" and rated "4.5 Stars" by Golf Digest's Best Places to Play.
  • Membership in the United States Golf Association (USGA)
  • One year's subscription to "Inside the U.S.G.A."
  • Lessons in the fundamentals of golf—proper stance, grip, etiquette, putting, chipping, and driving.
  • A Superstar Golf hat or T-Shirt.

Campers must bring their own golf clubs and wear proper attire (pants and collared shirts). Space is limited, so reserve your spot today!

TOP Ranch Horseback Riding

Ranch Horseback Riding
  • Located on camp property on our beautiful 200-acre ranch
  • Small group instruction for all levels with private sessions available; beginners to advanced, including jumping!
  • Two to four hours of lessons each week.
  • Expert instruction in the ring and on the trails.
  • Competition in a horse show.
  • TOP Ranch riding T-Shirt
  • Grooming and Horse Care instruction
  • Night out at the ranch with games and s’mores!
  • A detailed personal progress report and certificate.

Campers must have appropriate shoes (boots or hard shoes). Riding helmets will be provided for campers that do not bring their own.

Personal Training

Personal Training

Get in shape for sports, for life! Conditioning for school sports or get in your best shape ever!

  • One-on-One training with professional ACE certified personal trainer.
  • 2-3 sessions per week with a personal trainer
  • Strength training, cardio, core strength, stretching, and the latest fitness exercises.
  • Develop and set personal goals with the guidance of an expert.
  • Improve sports skills such as power, speed, endurance, vertical jump, throw power, and more!
  • Chart weekly individual progress
  • Learn safe and healthy techniques for strength, conditioning and overall training.
  • Personalized exercise program to bring home.
  • Dri-fit T-shirt!
  • Power pairs in program: come workout with your dedicated buddy
  • Athletic Fitness for Teens designed by Scott Lancaster (2006 Olympic athlete) and Radu Teodorescu (former NFL player).

Benefits of fitness and strength training:

  • increase muscle strength
  • improve body composition
  • enhance self-esteem
  • increase physical activity level
  • develop cooperation skills
  • avoid athletic injuries
  • enhance sports performance

Tutoring and SAT Prep

Tutoring

Get a Head Start: Beat the SAT, starting at camp!

Designed for campers entering 10th and 11th grade. Prepare for the SAT at camp with Adam Roman, one of the most experienced SAT tutors in the country. Adam has over 7 years of tutoring experience and has personally tutored over 1,000 students for the SAT. Adam will teach campers how to beat the SAT with Math, Reading and Writing strategies that are easy to learn and tremendously effective.


Full Season Course:

  • 20 hours of top notch instruction and SAT practice
  • 250-page SAT Study Guide

Half Season Course:

  • 12 hours of top notch instruction and SAT practice
  • 250-page SAT Study Guide

Individual Tutoring

Individual tutoring is available for all age levels for reading, math, Bar/Bat Mitzvah and English as a second language (ESL).

Trips

Trips

11th Grade
Niagra Falls, US Side
Tuesday, July 26th - Thursday, July 28th
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11th Grade

Niagra Falls, US Side
Tuesday, July 26th - Thursday, July 28th

Accommodations: University of Rochester
Attractions may include a guided tour of Taughannock Falls, Salt City Market for shopping and eating, Wonderworks Ariel Adventure, Roseland Wakeboard Park, Niagra Falls State Park, Maid of the Mist Boat Ride, Falls Street USA, and Dinosaur BBQ-YUM!

10th Grade
New England
Tuesday, July 26th - Thursday, July 28th
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10th Grade

New England
Tuesday, July 26th - Thursday, July 28th

Accommodations: University of New England
Attractions may include Quincy Market + Faneuil Hall, New England Aquarium, Whale Watch Cruise in Boston Harbor, sun and fun at Old Orchard Beach + Palace Playland, dinner and exploring in Portland, ME, and we'll grab a slice at the famous Mystic Pizza!

9th Grade
Finger Lakes Region
Weds., July 27th - Thursday, July 28th
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9th Grade

Finger Lakes Region
Weds., July 27th - Thursday, July 28th

Accommodations: University of Rochester Dorms.
Attractions may include a guided tour of Taughannock Falls, Wonderworks Experience, Roseland Waterpark for sun and fun, exploring Ithaca Commons, and Sweet Melissa's Ice Cream Shop for a s'mores brownie!

8th Grade
Adirondacks
Weds., July 27th - Thursday, July 28th
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8th Grade

Adirondacks
Weds., July 27th - Thursday, July 28th

Travel to the beautiful Adirondack Mountains! Campers stay in the dormitories at SUNY Albany. Attractions may include Lake George Dinner Cruise, Howe Cavern Tours, Baseball Hall of Fame, Revolution Rail Company, and Adirondack Extreme Ropes and Adventure Course!

7th Grade
Pocono Mountains
Weds., July 27th - Thursday, July 28th
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7th Grade

Pocono Mountains
Weds., July 27th - Thursday, July 28th

Explore the beautiful Pocono Mountains!
Accommodations TBD
Attractions may include Skytop Treetop Adventure Course, Jim Thorpe, PA, Becky's Historic Drive-In, Camelback Mountain Outdoor Waterpark, and berry picking at Heckman Orchards.