2023 Summer Camps
2023 Summer Camp registration is Open!
First Tee Greater – Richmond Summer Camps offer week-long camps throughout the summer, designed for players of all ages and skill levels.
Little Legends Golf Camp is open to players ages 5 to 6 as an introduction to golf experience using fun games, activities, and engaging storylines as the participants seamlessly learn First Tee’s core values while fostering a solid foundation of golf skills.
First Tee Golf Camps are open to players ages 7 to 17 of all skill levels (beginner to advanced). Participants will be placed in groups according to age and skill level where they will play games designed to improve putting, chipping, bunker play, and full swing. In addition to technique, participants will experience a fun and engaging learning environment on the golf course where they will be introduced to course management strategies, conflict resolution, and confidence building opportunities.
No equipment is required as First Tee will provide appropriate golf equipment.
Camps are offered at all three First Tee – Greater Richmond facilities – Belmont (Henrico), The Elson Redmond Memorial Driving Range (Richmond), and The Tattersall Youth Development Center (Chesterfield). Complete schedules and registration links are located below.
If a class is full, please join the waitlist! This will help with getting a spot if we’re able to increase maximum capacities or add additional classes to the schedule.
2023 SAFETY PROTOCOLS
First Tee – Greater Richmond has updated its safety protocols ensure proper delivery of our programs.
No walk up registration! Participants must be registered in the online system prior to attending class. No equipment is needed – First Tee can provide all necessary equipment for youth golf programs.
Little Legend Camps: $150 | Half Day Camps: $175 | Full Day Camps: $275
A founding purpose of First Tee is to make golf more accessible to all youth, particularly young people who otherwise may not have an opportunity to learn and play the game. Our policy is to provide access to programs regardless of a participant’s ability to play. Our financial aid program is funded by generous donors. Parents/guardians may apply for financial aid as part of the online registration process. Once you have applied for financial aid through the online registration, you will receive an email notification and can then complete the registration.
- Classes are intended to be outdoors, subject to weather. In the event of inclement weather, classes will be held inside.
- Refunds will be subject to a $15.00 administrative fee.
- Participants receiving financial aid are expected to have attendance records in good standing to remain eligible for future aid.
FIRST TEE PLAYER PACKAGES
First Tee – Greater Richmond is offering a premium player package to all participants ages 5-17. This optional package is $50.00 that can be added upon registering a child for a First Tee class. Player packages include:
- First Tee – Greater Richmond golf hat
- First Tee lunchbox
- 10% savings on First Tee Program registrations in 2022 (if registering for a camp, the 10% discount can be applied to a future LSE class registration)
- USGA Handicap
For further information, please contact Briana Oyler: [email protected]
Henrico (Belmont) – Henrico County Resident Priority Until April 1*!
*If Summer Camps are not at capacity after April 1, registration will be open to all residents
Richmond (The Elson Redmond Memorial Driving Range)
Chesterfield (The Tattersall Youth Development Center)
Half Day Camp
First Tee Golf Camp is open to players of all skill levels and ages. Participants will be placed in groups according to age and skill level where they will play games designed to improve putting, chipping, bunker play, and full swing.
An example schedule of half day camp:
- 9:15-9:30 Arrival
- 9:30-12:00 – Gamified Golf activities
- 12:00 Dismissal
No golf equipment is required as First Tee of Greater Richmond will provide appropriate golf equipment. However if participants have their own equipment, they are encouraged to bring and use it.
Full Day Camp
First Tee Golf Camp is open to players of all skill levels. Participants will be placed in groups according to age and skill level where they will play games designed to improve putting, chipping, bunker play, and full swing. Full Day Camps are only available to participants ages 10 and older. Participants will need to bring their own lunch.
In addition to various golf fundamentals, participants will be introduced to golf course play in the afternoon. Throughout this camp, the First Tee Life Skills Curriculum will be seamlessly implemented for a memorable week of fun, meeting new friends, and playing golf.
An example schedule of full day camp:
- 9:15-9:30 – Arrival
- 9:30-12:00 – Gamified Golf Group activities
- 12:00-12:45 – Lunch for Full Day Campers Only
- 1:00-2:45 – Course Play on Par 3 Course or Full Course
No golf equipment is required as First Tee of Greater Richmond will provide appropriate golf equipment. However, if participants have their own equipment, they are encouraged to bring and use it.