2019 CHAA Summer Golf Academy

CHAA, in partnership with the City of Camden, will host a Summer Golf Academy from July 8-August 14. This program will introduce Camden City youth athletes ages 11 to 14 to the fundamentals of golf, skills and drills, as well as business and career opportunities associated with the game. The Golf Academy is open to 25 student athletes.

Nomination Process: The Golf Academy will accept 25 participants – boys and girls. Participants must be nominated by their school and must submit the completed application and signed forms. Completed applications will be accepted on a first come first served basis. Deadline to submit the nomination forms, necessary waivers and contact forms is Friday, June 21, 2019. CHAA will work closely with all schools to assist with the nomination process, receiving the necessary nomination forms and reviewing forms for completeness.

Program Details

Location: Camden County Golf Academy (CCGA), Valleybrook Country Club, Ramblewood Country Club

Schedule: July 8 to August 14

Days and Hours Per Week: 2 days a week, 2 hours each day (Monday and Thursday)

NO COST: No cost for the youth athletes to participate in the Academy

Transportation: The program will provide transportation through a bus/van service to and from the facility. The selected students will be picked up every, Monday, and Thursday in front of City Hall at 12:45 p.m. and return to City Hall at 4 p.m. **Golfers are responsible for transportation to and from the City Hall.

Instruction: Instruction will be provided by professional golf instructors from First Tee of Greater Philadelphia and Fred Baxter, former Head Golf Coach at Widener University and NFL tight end who played for the New England Patriots, New York Jets, and Chicago Bears during his 12-year career.

Additional Opportunities/Facility Use: In addition to attending training sessions at CCGA, the program will also provide an opportunity for the students to attend a golf driving range. NOTE: Additional waivers may need to be completed for this portion of the program.

CHAA supervision: CHAA representatives will be present at all sessions with the youth athletes.

Golf Clubs: The clubs will be provided on loan by CHAA.

Nomination Submissions

All nominations must be submitted to Al Dyer, CHAA Executive Athletic Director no later than Friday, June 21, 2019. Submitted nominations will be accepted on a first come first served basis.

If you have any questions, please contact Al Dyer, or 856.583.2160.

The CHAA Summer Golf Academy is in partnership with The First Tee of Greater Philadelphia and Grant Funding from The Michaels Organization. 


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