Huntington University to host tennis camp

Huntington, Ind.—Huntington University will host the 2008 Tennis Camp under the direction of head tennis coach, Gary Turner, and Matthew Turner, a teacher and coach at Oak Ridge High School in Orlando, Fla. The camp will be held on June 23-26 and June 30-July 3 with rain make-up days on June 27 and July 4. Camp will take place at the Huntington University Klopfenstein Tennis Courts.

The camp is open to boys and girls entering grades six through 12 this fall. For those in grades nine through 12, camp will be held from 8 until 10 a.m. For those in grades six through eight, camp will be held from 10 a.m. until noon.

To attend, students must fill out the registration slip, have a signed release form and send these along with a payment of $75 per attendee, which include that a camp T-shirt. All checks should be made payable to Gary Turner and sent to Gary Turner, Huntington University, 2303 College Ave., Huntington, IN 46750.

“Tennis is a sport that children can learn and participate in for their entire lives,” said Gary Tuner. “What I want to do is teach them the fundamentals so they can enjoy the sport throughout high school and into adulthood.”

The camp will teach the fundamentals of tennis through a collegiate level of instruction. Participants will learn individual skills as well as take part in competition with other campers and high intensity drills.

For more information, call Gary Turner at (260) 359-4284. To download the registration and release forms, log on to or

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Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S.News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The University is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).  


Heather Barkley
Director of Communications
Joanne Green
Sports Information Director