The annual Stephens Youth Tennis Camps will be held from mid-June to early July at the Leesville Country Club.


The annual Stephens Youth Tennis Camps will be held from mid-June to early July at the Leesville Country Club.
Randy Stephens, a certified professional tennis instructor through the USNTA, will conduct these camps free of charge for interested youth in the Leesville and Fort Polk communities.
These annual camps are targeted for beginners, ranging in age from 6-14.
Camp 1 has been scored for June 15-16 from 9-11:30 a.m. and will be for those participants ages 6-7.
Instruction in Camp 1 will be limited to the forehand and backhand drives only.
Camp 2, which is for those participants ages 8-11, will be held on June 22-24 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m., while Camp 3, which is for ages 12-14, is scheduled June 29-July 1 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.
Camps 2 and 3 are comprehensive, covering all four of the basic strokes, which include the forehand drive, the backhand drive, serve and volley.
T-shirts will be provided to all participants in the event. In addition, awards will be presented to competition winners and a designated “Top Camper” at each camp.
Also, a party in the park will be held at the conclusion of each camp session.
Pre-registration via telephone is required. For those interested, contact Stephens at 337-239-0355.
Formal registration will take place from 8:15-8:45 a.m. on the first day of each camp.