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Wintergreen Resort Announces 2012 Junior Tennis Camps  

WINTERGREEN, Va. (March 8, 2012)Wintergreen Resort, rated the #1 Resort for Families worldwide by Tennis Magazine (2010), has unveiled the schedule for its 2012 Wintergreen Junior Tennis Camps. The 11,000-acre resort is located atop the Blue Ridge Mountains southwest of Charlottesville.  

Two sessions will be offered, June 24-28 and August 5-9, at a cost of $475 per week. Participants may sign up for either one or both sessions, and will receive a $50 discount if repeating the second week.  

The five-day camps, under the direction of Wintergreen Resort’s Director of Tennis Jonathan Sarosiek, begin with an evaluation for each player and include three days of technical and tactical instruction, drills and match play. The final day of camp will include the Davis Cup Competition as well as a graduation ceremony.  

Junior camps focuses on skill development, emotional and mental training, individualized instruction as well as team competition, footwork, fitness, and agility training. Participants will also receive 5-7 hours of instruction and supervised play.  The teaching staff has been ranked among the best in the world, and includes former and current tournament and collegiate players with experience working with players of all ages and skill levels.  

Designed for any level of player, beginner campers have the opportunity to learn the “sport of a lifetime,” while intermediate and advanced players will focus on technical and tactical improvement. Tournament training programs focus on advanced drills, intensive physical training and lots of match play with an emphasis on shot selection, mental toughness, and winning strategies.  

Wintergreen is also offering Nike Tennis Camps this summer which will conducted by Wintergreen’s award-winning instruction team.  Three sessions will be offered:  June 17 – 21, July 8 – 12 at a cost of $555 for day camp.  From August 12 – 16 the Tournament Tough Overnight and Day Camps will run at rates of $555 for day camp, $645 extended and $955 for overnight.  

Combination golf and tennis camps are also available, as are junior clinics for children ages 4-6 or 7-13.  

Wintergreen Resort’s tennis facilities include 19 clay courts and 3 indoor deco-turf courts that typically register 15 degrees cooler in the summer than the surrounding area.  

For more information or to register for Wintergreen tennis programs, visit www.wintergreenresort.com or call 434/325-8235.  Accommodations and special packages may be available by calling Wintergreen Resort at 434/325-2200.  

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About Wintergreen Resort: Wintergreen Resort is an 11,000-acre, four-season resort located in the Blue Ridge Mountains southwest of Charlottesville, Va. This beautiful hideaway is the ultimate vacation and conference spot, nearly 300 condominium-style accommodations; 45 holes of championship golf; snow skiing, snowboarding and snow tubing; an award-winning tennis program; a full-service, destination spa; 40,000 square feet of meeting and event space; and savory dining options. The resort is located adjacent to the Blue Ridge Parkway in beautiful central Virginia near Charlottesville, just 90 minutes from Richmond, Va., three hours from Washington, D.C. and Raleigh, N.C., five and a half hours from Philadelphia, and eight hours from Atlanta. For more information, guests can call (434) 325-2200 or visit the resort’s web site at www.wintergreenresort.com. 

Media Contacts:
Betsy Dunkerton
Wintergreen Resort
(434) 325-8148
bdunkerton@wintergreenresort.com

Karen Moraghan
Hunter Public Relations – East
(908) 876-5100
kmoraghan@hunter-pr.com