April Training Camp

Watch your child develop their physical abilities and mental focus while having fun learning exciting new skills that boost their overall confidence.  This class will start the summer development as soon as the weather breaks. 
 
Ages: 5-13 *Classes will be divided by ability and age.
Time: 4:30-5:30PM
Fee:  $135
Dates: April 12-May 1 on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
 
 

 
Spring Junior Golf Camp

This is a great opportunity for the junior golfer looking to get a head start on competition.  PGA Professional Doug Brazeau will give the lessons and each student’s progress will be monitored in a structured group lesson format.  Half of the instruction will be held on the course!  We will be offering two classes based on the student’s ability level, they are as follows:
 
INTERMEDIATE CLASS:
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Ages: 7-11 / Size: 12 Students / Time: 5:00-6:00pm / Fee: $135
            Session 1 – May 10                 Chipping & Putting Clinic
            Session 2 – May 15                 Driving Range
            Session 3 – May 17                 Playing Lesson
            Session 4 – May 22                 Driving Range
            Session 5 – May 24                 Playing Lesson
            Session 6 – May 29                 Playing Competition
 
ADVANCED CLASS:
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Ages: 12-16 / Size: 12 Students / Time: 5:00-6:00pm / Fee: $135
            Session 1 – May 11                 Chipping & Putting Clinic
            Session 2 – May 16                 Driving Range
            Session 3 – May 18                 Playing Lesson
            Session 4 – May 23                 Driving Range
            Session 5 – May 25                 Playing Lesson
            Session 6 – May 30                 Playing Competition
 




Hook A Kid On Golf – Level 1 Clinic

If your child likes to golf or is merely curious about the game, sign him/her up for this fabulous instructional five-day clinic.  They will learn correct swing fundamentals, rules, golf etiquette and get a set of clubs!  This introductory course has helped thousands of kids learn the game of golf.  All children who attended the clinic last year will be able to sign up again for $90.  This special reduced rate does not include the golf clubs and bag.  Classes are limited to 36 students.  On the 20th all parents can come out and watch your child play.
 
DATES:                                  June 18, 19, 20, 21, 22
TIMES:  Session 1 #   8:30-9:30 AM
               Session 2 #   10:00-11:00 AM
               Session 3 #   12:30-1:30 PM
AGES:                                    6-13 Years
LOCATION:              Old Orchard Country Club
FEE:                            *$165 First time / $90 Re-take
*This fee includes a starter set of Golf Clubs and Golf Bag.



 
 
Summer Junior Instructional Camp - Level 2

After the completion of Hook a Kid on Golf, clinic youngsters will be given a chance to advance to the next level to learn more specific golf fundamentals.  The Green Level Training Program gives youngsters practical experience on the golf course using a fun format that stresses the importance of learning good fundamentals and the rules and etiquette of the game.  This class can be taken while enrolled in one of the leagues.
 
DATES:          July 10, 12, 17, 19, 24, 26
TIMES:           Session #1 8:30am-10:00am
                        Session #2 11:00-12:30
AGES:                        7-14
LOCATION:  Old Orchard Country Club
FEE:                $150





Summer Challenge Golf League

There are two leagues the Challenge League (PGA Tour) and the Blue League (Nationwide Tour) each student will placed on a league based on their ability.  Both leagues will be on the course competing in team scramble format.  Come out and try out for this fun league and learn even more about this great game of golf.  Our goal is to provide a format of play that is fun and at the same time teach youngsters rules and etiquette.  All this is excellent preparation for high school golf.  Team players will be required to have a complete set of clubs.  Due to the availability of the golf course, we are forced to a 50-person league limit, but we will be willing to sign up substitutes for each team.  Park district residents will have priority in signing up
 
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AGES:                                    7-16 years
LOCATION:              Old Orchard Country Club
TRY OUTS:                JUNE 12th @ 5:00pm
                                    Fee: $295
MATCHES:                A schedule of matches and practices will be provided once you are placed on a team.  This is an approximate list of dates.
                                    JUNE:  19, 20, 26, 27
                                    JULY:  10, 11, 17, 22 (Parent Child Scramble), 24, 25, 31
                                    AUGUST:  1, 7(Rain Make-up), 8(Awards Ceremony, Parents are welcome to join, send you favorite dessert)





Summer Advanced Challenge League
 
The purpose of this league is to give you an opportunity to play golf in a competitive atmosphere and to prepare you for high school golf.  Being on this league is a great privilege and will be available to only 30 players.  This league will be broken into two leagues based on ages. 

AGES:                        9-13

LOCATION   Old Orchard Country Club
TRY OUTS:    JUNE 13th @ 5:00pm
                        Fee:  $295
MATCHES:    All matches will be at 7:00am on weekdays. The fee includes golf, 5 extra range tokens, use of the range before rounds, team hat and awards ceremony. A schedule of matches and practices will be provided once you are placed on a team.  This is an approximate list of dates.
JUNE:  18, 20, 25, 27
JULY:  9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30(Rain Make-up date)
AUGUST:  1, 6, 8(4:30PM Awards Ceremony)




Summer Travel Challenge League

Participants in this league will have an opportunity to represent Old Orchard in a competitive atmosphere on this team that will compete against three other neighboring park districts.   The formats will vary, from playing your own ball to scrambles to skills challenges.  To be eligible participants must have completed one of our other programs and are expected to represent Old Orchard in sportsmanship, etiquette and character.  
 
This will be limited to the first 12 players. 

AGES:                        9-13

LOCATIONS:            Old Orchard Country Club, Mt. Prospect Golf Club, Des Plaines Golf Center, Lake Park Golf Course
TRY OUTS:    JUNE 13th @ 5:00pm
                        Fee:  $295
MATCHES:    Wednesdays at 1PM
JUNE: 20, 27
JULY: 11, 18, 25
AUGUST 1
PRACTICES: Mondays at 7AM
JUNE: 18, 25
                        JULY: 9, 16, 23, 30(Rain Make-up date)
AUGUST:  6, 8(4:30PM Awards Ceremony)
 
The fee includes golf, 5 extra range tokens, use of the range before rounds, team hat and awards ceremony. A schedule of matches and practices will be provided once you are placed on a team.  This is an approximate list of dates.




Summer High School League

The purpose of this league is to play more golf!  This is a great way to get experience in a competitive atmosphere and to prepare you for the high school season.  Don’t wait until August to prepare for the high school golf team.

AGES:                        13-17 or incoming Freshmen through Seniors

LOCATION   Old Orchard Country Club
TRY OUTS:    JUNE 13th @ 5:00pm
                        Fee:  $295
MATCHES:    All matches will be at 7:00am on weekdays. The fee includes golf, 5 extra range tokens, use of the range before rounds, team hat and awards ceremony. A schedule of matches and practices will be provided once you are placed on a team.  This is an approximate list of dates.
JUNE:  18, 20, 25, 27
JULY:  9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30(Rain Make-up date)
AUGUST:  1, 6, 8(4:30PM Awards Ceremony)