Summer Camp Tennis Programs

1 Hour Tennis

Beginner to Advanced
Co-ed, Ages 7-16

Rank among the likes of Serena Williams and Rafael Nadal! Receive great instruction from our ace tennis team. Develop your game based on individual strengths and work on stroke, footwork, tactics and match preparation.

Teen girl swings her tennis racket at Camp Friendship summer tennis program

Local Lessons

Beginner to Advanced
Co-ed, All ages

Interested in local tennis lessons during the summer?

Senior village boy swings his racket at Camp Friendship summer tennis camp in Virginia

Spring & Fall Tennis Programs

During the spring and fall Friendship Tennis Academy offers:

  • Private tennis lessons – for kids and adults
  • QuickStart tennis programs
  • Cardio Tennis programs
Female Tennis instructor shows teen camper how to hold a tennis racket at tennis summer camp in Virginia

Meet our tennis pro

Alina Ackenbom, camp co-owner and Elite Certified Tennis Professional, has over 20 years’ experience teaching tennis to children and adults of all levels. Growing up in Russia, Alina competed in numerous tournaments and was ranked in the top 10 juniors for many years. After graduating from UFA State Pedagogical University with a Masters Degree, Alina moved to the US and joined the Camp Friendship family. Over the years, she has helped many junior players become successful high school and college players. Many of her students have competed and won championships in USTA tournaments. Alina believes that through working with children on the tennis courts she is able to teach them tennis skills as well as many important life skills.

Alina has over 20 years’ experience teaching tennis to children and adults of all levels. Growing up in Russia, Alina competed in numerous tournaments and was ranked in the top 10 juniors for many years. After graduating from UFA State Pedagogical University with a Masters Degree, she moved to the US and joined the Camp Friendship family as Owner and Executive Director.

Over the years, Alina has helped many junior players go on to become successful high school and college players. Many of these students have competed and won championships in USTA tournaments. As many of her students will tell you, tennis lessons with Alina are not just about tennis. Alina’s passion for youth development extends beyond the courts, with a focus on teaching good sportsmanship, mental stamina and other valuable life lessons that students can apply both on and off the courts.