Maine Golf Camp

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  • Excellent Summer Camp

    Aug 7, 2013 by
    Not yet rated.
    Pros: Quality instruction. Delicious food. Friendly staff. Lots of fun.
    Cons: Nothing bad to say.

    Summary: This is a good camp for anyone interested in improving their skills in golf or tennis.  The staff is friendly.  The food is good.  It is a great way to spend any or all of your summer on the lake in Maine while learning new ways to get ... read more

  • My Son LOVED the camp!!!

    Mar 6, 2011 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: see above
    Cons: he was sad to return home he had so much fun!

    Summary: It was his first time at this camp last summer and his experience could not have been better. He was met at the airport promptly by the staff and made to feel welcome immediately. He is a serious tennis player and recieved top notch ... read more

  • Summer In Maine

    Oct 1, 2009 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Too many to list.
    Cons: Nothing major

    Summary: The Maine Golf and Tennis Academy is a great place for children and families. Having participated in several camps as a youth, I can honestly say that the children who are able to attend the camp are given a great opportunity to make friends from all ... read more

  • SHOCKING!

    Aug 30, 2009 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: many exellent staff
    Cons: see body

    Summary: As a member of the staff in 2008 & 2009, i can say, that it is all about the money. A fine example would be the biweekly rafting trip whick the camp charges 75.05$ more than what the rafting company does per camper, 125$! constant ... read more

  • Over rated

    Jul 3, 2006 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Number of International campers
    Cons: very disorganized, bad food, not prepared for campers needs . too expensive, terrible tennis program.

    Summary: I have used this camp for both my children, 1st was for tennis. I was horrified how little my daughter's tennis improved after a month on this camp, I addressed this with the camp owner( this year), he tried to use pop psychology to explain why my ... read more

  • The PERFECT summer camp

    May 20, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Everything this camp has to offer!
    Cons: There are none!!

    Summary: My name is Krista and I have been going to the Maine Golf Academy for the past three years. I have enjoyed every day of my weeks there and have learned so much. This camp truly does have it all. In the morning, after breakfast is eaten, there is golf ... read more

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  • Maine Golf and Tennis Academy is a quality camp experience

    Dec 30, 2013 by
    Not rated yet
    Pros: facilities, professionals, worth the money
    Cons: far away, but that's part of the point

    Summary: Having attended this camp for several seasons I can say without a doubt that the Maine Golf and Tennis Academy really cares about the fun and personal progress of each camper. Unlike other camps, there is ample opportunity for growth and skill ... read more

  • Awful Camp - Research carefully from people who have attended

    Dec 10, 2013 by
    Not rated yet
    Pros: Ripley Ammel was a good instructor.
    Cons: Condition of the camp.

    Summary: I encourage all parents to do their homework before registering for this camp. My review is based on the tennis program. Joel L. does a terrific job marketing this camp, however, most of the features and benefits fall so far short of expectations. My ... read more

  • MGTA

    Mar 12, 2013 by
    Not rated yet
    Pros: Great tennis instruction
    beautiful lake and facilities 
    committed staff 
    Cons: nothing!

    Summary: I'm so excited to work at Maine Golf and Tennis Academy this summer! I have so many great memories from my summer as a camper 4 years ago. MGTA was an amazing experience for me and I am so excited to come back and help the campers make their own lifelong ... read more

  • Not worth the money!!

    Feb 14, 2013 by
    Not rated yet
    Pros: A pretty lake.
    Cons: Overpriced for the experience.

    Summary: We sent our son to this camp last summer and we were very disappointed with his experience.  The camp is a little rough and that's being very nice.  The golf facility was small and the amount of golf on other courses was limited.  For the ... read more

  • Promises vs Reality!

    Oct 10, 2012 by
    Not rated yet
    Pros: He met some interesting kids (most of the campers are from other countries)
    Cons: I feel terrible that I made my son go there.

    Summary: Leading up to this summer, my son was so excited to experience all the great instruction, wonderful courses & fun activities that were promised by the director.  Well, reality was quite different.1. He received no individual instruction ... read more

  • MGTA Rocks!

    Sep 30, 2012 by
    Not rated yet
    Pros: Great instruction; variety of activities;beautiful facility; friendly staff; good food.
    Cons: Uniforms required, but my son liked them and wore them all year.

    Summary: MGTA has been a fabulous experience for my son for the past two years. This year, he loved it even more, and wants to go for four weeks. It has really helped him with his tennis game, but he also clearly loved everything about it--the activities, the ... read more

  • Inspiring Great Habits

    Sep 18, 2012 by
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    Pros: Staff that personifies the camp values.
    Cons: The camp only has space for 130 campers per summer.

    Summary: My children have been going to this camp for 5 years. In that time I've seen them grow into the positive role models that I wanted them to be. MGTA puts etiquette over talent, and actually demonstrates good values towards the community; and the campers ... read more

  • Expensive Camp

    May 19, 2011 by
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    Pros: Setting
    Cons: Lack of instruction

    Summary: We sent our boys to this camp for 2 weeks in the summer of 2010.  Our overall feeling was that the setting was nice, but as far as the golf instruction it was lacking.  For the cost we expected more.  There wasn't much instruction and we ... read more

  • Great sports camp

    Nov 24, 2009 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: One son played hs golf, the other learned golf, enjoying trips and the water. 
    Cons: Considering the challenges of a sports camp for teenagers with young councilors,the rules are strict.

    Summary: Our two sons have gone to the Maine Golf and Tennis for 4 and 6 years respectively. They have always had a great time.  The pro staff is incredible. ... read more

  • A good sports camp

    Oct 16, 2009 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: Sound sports instruction
    frequent activities and trips
    Beautiful scenery
    Cons: Maine weather can be unpredictable

    Summary: I am currently employed by the camp and have been with Joel and Crista for the past 3 years. I can say with certainty that some of the statements on this page are false and outrageous. From what I have seen in my time at the camp, the kids are ... read more

  • Fabulous experience at Maine Golf and Tennis Academy

    Oct 15, 2009 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: Everything you would ever want in a camp and more!
    Cons: Can't think of anything.

    Summary: My son and daughter attended the tennis and golf camp, and our whole family attended family camp there at the end of the season.  We all had a fabulous time.  The quality of the instruction was top-notch.  The camp is in a beautiful ... read more

  • Ethical Camp; Unethical Former Counselor

    Oct 1, 2009 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: Professional StaffInternational flavorEthical Value System  
    Cons: Rainy weather

    Summary: That staff members need to be terminated on occasion may be deemed  as a negative thing to the affected staffer, but parents can take heart that this Camp has the ethical & professional attitude needed to run a summer experience for kids.As ... read more

  • Great experience!

    Oct 1, 2009 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: Friendly and courteous staff
    Instruction is top class.
    Location is gorgeous
    Cons: Far from urban areas.

    Summary: Having been involved with this camp for over a decade now I can honestly say it has improved and become better ever year; a hard task to complete when you've been going strong as a summer camp for over 100 years!I'm positive I will be sending my ... read more

  • Stay Away!

    Aug 3, 2006 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: Golf Pros
    Cons: The Camp program cheats the kids of golf instruction. The Owner.

    Summary: My son, 14, attended this camp for golf instruction. We were very disappointed and would never recommend it to anyone. There was no where near the amount of golf instruction promised (7-8hrs/day), the best was 3hrs. They fill the day up with other ... read more

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