Carmel Valley Tennis Camp’s VISION

Our Vision


To encourage young people to love the game of tennis in a wholesome and fun camp setting.


Mission Statement

To provide a safe, kind, inclusive and fun tennis camp for children 10-18 that allows for the development of tennis skills, independence, self-confidence, and connections, in a beautiful camp setting.

We provide:

  • the best most, well-balanced, tennis camp in the country for children ages 10-18.
  • a beautiful, safe, well maintained facility.
  • numerous off-court activities to balance the CVTC experience.
  • high quality nutritious, delicious, home-made food.
  • structured, fun and engaging evening and weekend programs.
  • compassionate counselors who are great role models.
  • counselors trained to be professional, responsible, and accountable.

Core Values

  • Good Sportsmanship is the cornerstone of the CVTC program.
  • CVTC is an electronics free tennis camp (unplugged) to encourage connections between campers/staff and foster the development of lifelong friendships.
  • Camp is fun and stimulating.
  • CVTC ensures the physical and emotional safety and nurturing of campers.
  • CVTC develops a community where we listen to campers and staff, and everyone is included.
  • CVTC provides opportunities for personal accountability and responsibility.
  • Campers develop tennis skills, independence, tolerance and self-confidence.



 We believe

  • campers come to CVTC to improve their tennis.
  • tennis is a sport for a lifetime that develops focus, perseverance, and physical health.
  • improvement in tennis comes from a balance of hitting lots of balls in game-based drills and match play.
  • in living a balanced life.
  • in being fiscally responsible.
  • understanding and nurturing child development leads to happy campers.
  • having clear and high expectations leads to excellence.
  • in being environmentally responsible.

CVTC gives back to our Communities

  • EPATT – East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring
  • YTA – Youth Tennis Advantage – San Francisco Bay Area
  • USPTA – United States Professional Tennis Association
  • USTA – United States Tennis Association
  • Local and Bay Area schools
  • Cachagua Fire Department

Goals of CVTC for campers

  • encourage each camper to become a more skilled tennis player.
  • teach good sportsmanship.
  • encourage each camper to enjoy competition by striving to be their best.
  • encourage each camper to develop a greater sense of self confidence.
  • encourage positive social skills when interacting with peers and staff.
  • encourage personal responsibility.

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