Washington Youth Golf Academy at Camas Meadows

Our Mission

The Washington Youth Golf Academy's mission is to engage the youth of the community through the game of a lifetime. To create a place where future community leaders can grow through character development and friendships; a place to learn skills for life.

Core Values

Community | Friendship | Character Development | Fun

Game of a lifetime...Skills for life

Quick Links & Resources

2018 Youth Golf Launch Party - Sat, Feb 10th at 12:00pm! Free to all!

What Programs Fit My Youth Player? A guide to finding the perfect starting place and programs options for your junior golfers at the WYGA!

Frequently Asked Questions - FAQ Page

How to Register for WYGA Programs? All sign-ups are taken online! View how here

2018 WYGA Programs
Online Registration Begins: Jan 15, 2018

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Washington Youth Golf Academy at Camas Meadows

The Washington Youth Golf Academy (WYGA) at Camas Meadows is a place for youth of all ages and skills levels to engage in the game of a lifetime. Our specialized golf academy provides world-class instruction through multiple PGA Professionals with specific and proven areas of expertise. We know that one person cannot be an expert in all areas of golf, that’s why we have a unique team approach to provide youth with the most skilled training available. Our belief in community outreach leads our efforts to grow the game and develop future community leaders through the tools golf provides for success on the course and in life. In addition to gaining abilities in a game of a lifetime, our programs inspire character growth, long-lasting friendships, and life skills to prepare youth to achieve their personal goals. We believe that golf is more than a sport and integrate our core values: Community, Friendship, Character Development and Fun Fun into all that we do.

Our professional staff includes Bryce Poulin, PGA, Director of Player Development and accomplished youth golf community member and technology lead, Chris Garrison, PGA, "The Northwest's Short Game Coach" and recipient of two Pacific Northwest PGA awards in player development, Bob Duncan, PGA, international oncourse teaching specialist, Golfer Positioning System founder and Master Clubfitter, and Steve Yang, PGA, accomplished teaching professional in youth coaching. Bryce, Chris, Bob and Steve highlight our specialized, fun and energetic team at the Washington Youth Golf Academy at Camas Meadows!

From our exciting Junior and Teen group-level programs to our Spring Break & Summer Camps, and from our Team Play matches to the PGA Junior League and exciting special events, we have Something for every youth in our community at the WYGA at Camas Meadows. For any questions on the WYGA at Camas Meadows, please contact Bryce Poulin, Director of Player Development, at (530) 448-0426.

Come join us at the Washington Youth Golf Academy at Camas Meadows, where youth go to learn a game of a lifetime and skills for life.

2018 WYGA at Camas Meadows Programs

WYGA Program Pathway
Opportunities for juniors of all AGES & EXPERIENCE!

Junior Group Programs (Ages 8-12)

Teen Group Programs (Ages 12-17)

Individual Lessons (All Ages)

Camps (Spring Break & Summer)

Little Camas Meadows (Ages 6 & Under)

WYGA On-Course Training (Ages 9-17)

WYGA Junior League (Ages 9-13)

WYGA Special Events (All Ages)

"Future" Junior Programs (Age 6-8) - 'Ready. Set. Golf!'

What Programs Fit My Youth Player? A guide to finding the perfect programs and starting place at the WYGA at Camas Meadows!

Junior Group Programs - $129

4 Level Program

Par (Beginner—Level 1)

Birdie (Intermediate—Level 2)

Eagle (Advanced—Level 3)

Player Level (Advanced to Veteran)

Ages 8-12

5 week programs – 1 hour per week

6:1 Student to Instructor Ratio

All Equipment Provided

Small weekly group classes with focus on all areas of the game including: Driving, Irons, Chipping, Putting, Safety, On-course play, Sportsmanship, Etiquette and more! Four-Level learning program to accommodate all skill levels. Fun, game-based learning with on-course experience. Exciting assessments to graduate each level!

2018 WYGA Schedule: Released Jan 1, 2018
Online Registration Begins: Jan 15, 2018

Teen Group Programs - $129

Ages 13-17

2 Level Program

Mt. St. Helens (Level 1)

Mt. Adams (Level 2)

4 Weeks - 1.25 Hour Class A Weel

6:1 Student to Instructor Ratio

All Equipment Provided

Two-level Get Golf Ready training program made specifically for Teens. Significant on-course segments on the Camas Meadows Golf Course to become ready to play on your own! Fun and social environment made just for Teens! Fun, engaging curriculum tailored specifically toward the lifestyles of teenagers.

2018 WYGA Schedule: Released Jan 1, 2018
Online Registration Begins: Jan 15, 2018

Individual Lessons

Instruction from our experienced PGA Professionals. Please contact Bryce Poulin for more information on lesson packages. Flexible scheduling is available.

Junior Lessons | Schedule with Bryce Poulin  

WYGA On-Course Training - $69

Ages 9-17  2 Week Program  1.25 Hour Class Per Week

Dedicated on-course training class to assist and develop on-course skills! Components of focus include: Aiming, Pre-shot Routine, Club Selection, Decision Making & Strategy, Pace of Play, Course Etiquette, and more. Each session includes a team match! All lessons are on Camas Meadows Golf Course.

Skill requirement: Intermediate—Advanced

2018 WYGA Schedule: Released Jan 1, 2018
Online Registration Begins: Jan 15, 2018

Program Sessions

Camps

Great introduction to the game of a lifetime for Spring Break and those with a busy Summer schedule! Fun, learning atmosphere covering all aspects of the game including, Woods, Irons, Chipping, Putting, Golf Etiquette and Course Management! All attendees receive WYGA camp memorabilia! All equipment is provided! Camp sessions meet at the Driving Range.

Spring Break Camp - $99

Ages 6-12

Juniors

Summer Camp - $99

Ages 6-12

2018 WYGA Schedule: Released Jan 1, 2018
Online Registration Begins: Jan 15, 2018

"Little" Camas Meadows - $15 Per Session

Ages 6 & Under!

Junior and Parent/Adult involvement!

Covers golf basics—the importance of FUN!

Equipment included!

Safe and friendly environment!

It's never to early to start the game of a lifetime! "Little" Camas Meadows is a program for juniors Ages 6 & Under to start their beginning into golf! Parents are included in this program, and will learn valuable instruction on how to properly coach and support their junior's start into golf. Juniors will participate in exciting stations, focused on having fun! Parents get to be a part of their child's start in a game of a lifetime! Sessions are $15 per junior.

"Little" Camas Meadows

Ages 6 & Under

Program Dates

2018 WYGA Schedule: Released Jan 1, 2018
Online Registration Begins: Jan 15, 2018

Contact Bryce Poulin for more information!

WYGA Junior League

•  AGES 9-13
•  TEAM MATCHES ON CAMAS MEADOWS GC

What is WYGA Junior League?
•  WYGA Junior League is a structured league environment for youth golfers to play as a team in matches on Camas Meadows GC. All Junior League Matches will be at Camas Meadows. Teams included 10-12 members and play in 6 hole matches in a scramble (take the best shot) format. Teams matches are 2 Vs. 2, with substitutes. WYGA Junior League is similar to “Little League” environment to root and play for your team! Teams will have 2 Practices & 5 Matches in our season.

What Skill Levels Can Play in WYGA Jr. League?
•  Players must be able to hit and move the golf ball consistently. Overall, golfers in WYGA Jr. League should be solid Beginners to Intermediate to ensure enjoyment on the golf course. Please contact Bryce Poulin if you are unsure if your golfer is prepared to play. WYGA offers Weekly Group Programs to help develop your golfer’s skills. See the Youth Programs Brochure for more info.

What are Players & Parents Responsible For?
•  Parents are responsible for transporting their players to and from the golf course. Juniors must have access to their own golf clubs, and must be able to carry or use a push cart. Many players use push carts in WYGA Junior League.

Practice & Match Info
•  All practices and matches are at Camas Meadows GC. Practices & Matches will be on Tuesday & Wednesday evenings. All matches start at 5:00pm, and there will be an average of 1 match per week. The schedule will be released mid-April. Parents are welcome to be spectators during the matches. Matches last approx. 1.5-2 hours.

Program Dates


2018 WYGA Schedule: Released Jan 1, 2018
Online Registration Begins: Jan 15, 2018

WYGA Special Events

The Washington Youth Golf Academy at Camas Meadows is exciting to share our special events calendar with our community. Our special events are for all ages and skill abilities of youth, and offer a wonderful opportunity to enjoy golf with friends, family and other youth during exciting, unique programs. We will hit golf balls at GolfZilla, an enormous inflatable monster, crown the Camas Meadows Big Break Team Champion while conquering the flop wall and glass breaking challenge, and tee up glow balls on our 5-hole mini course, plus much more. Whether it’s a family golf game night, or teeing it up with our professionals, join us for a guaranteed fun time at our WYGA Special Events!

WYGA Launch Party

•  Saturday, February 10th, 2018 | 12:00-1:30pm
Join us for the official WYGA Kick-off!
Games, Milkshakes and Program Sign-ups!

"Future" Junior Programs (Ages 6-8)

Ready. Set. Golf!

Ages 6-8

4 week program - 45 minute class a week

Ready. Set. Golf! | Beginner to Experienced

Ready. Set. Golf! Weekly program for Future Juniors (Age 6-8) to begin learning golf skills and essential motions. Classes includes golf and other fun sport straining activities to promote skill development and coordination! Classes are 45 minutes and lasts 4 weeks!

Program Dates


2018 WYGA Schedule: Released Jan 1, 2018
Online Registration Begins: Jan 15, 2018

Contact Us

We would love to hear from you — For any questions, comments or inquiries on the Washington Youth Golf Academy at Camas Meadows please contact the personnel below.

Bryce Poulin, PGA
Director of Player Development
Washington Youth Golf Academy at Camas Meadows

Phone: (530) 448-0426
Email: Bryce.Poulin@Camasmeadows.com

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@WYGAatCamasMeadows

Washington Youth Golf Academy at Camas Meadows

Core Values

Community | Friendship | Character Development | Fun

Game of a lifetime...Skills for life

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