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 Program Schedule - View all Program Dates & Sessions

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

WYGA Practice Pack - Only $50

Club Lease/Rental Program - $45 for 3 Months

2018 WYGA Programs Brochure.pdf

2018 WYGA Programs
Online Registration Begins: December 20th, 2017

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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 Academy (Ages 8-12)

Teen Academy (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!'

Junior Academy - $149/$179

Ages 8-12

5/6 Week Program

1 Hour Class a Week

Weekly small group classes focused on creating long-term athletic golfers. Core Pillars of the class include: Developing Long Term Movement Skills, Driving, Chipping, Putting, Rules & Etiquette.

Note: Golfers are grouped into similar skills levels (beginner, intermediate, advanced) within each class. This program is a continuous learning class, and golfers can attend sessions on a continual basis.

Junior Academy Class Dates

Spring Schedule

•  2/28 - 4/11 | Wed. at 2:00-3:00pm  

•  2/28 - 4/11 | Wed. at 3:15-4:15pm  

•  2/28 - 4/11 | Wed. at 4:30-5:30pm  

•  3/3 - 4/14 | Sat. at 10:00-11:00am  

•  3/3 - 4/14 | Sat. at 11:15-12:15pm  

•  5/2 - 6/6 | Wed. at 2:00-3:00pm  

•  5/2 - 6/6 | Wed. at 3:15-4:15pm  

•  5/5 - 6/9 | Sat. at 10:00-11:00am  

•  5/5 - 6/9 | Sat. at 11:15-12:15pm  

Summer Schedule

•  6/27 - 7/25 | Wed. at 11:30-12:30pm  

•  6/27 - 7/25 | Wed. at 12:45-1:45pm  

•  6/30 - 7/28 | Sat. at 10:00-11:00am  

•  6/30 - 7/28 | Sat. at 11:15-12:15pm  

•  8/1 - 8/29 | Wed. at 11:30-12:30pm  

•  8/1 - 8/29 | Wed. at 12:45-1:45pm  

•  8/4 - 9/1 | Sat. at 10:00-11:00am  

•  8/4 - 9/1 | Sat. at 11:15-12:15pm  

Fall Schedule

•  9/19 - 10/17 | Wed. at 2:00-3:00pm  

•  9/19 - 10/17 | Wed. at 3:15-4:15pm  

•  9/19 - 10/17 | Wed. at 4:30-5:30pm  

•  9/22 - 10/20 | Sat. at 10:00-11:00am  

•  9/22 - 10/20 | Sat. at 11:15-12:15pm  

Teen Academy - $149

Ages 12-17

5 Week Program

1 Hour Class Per Week

Small group class for teenagers to develop long term skills in the game of golf. Teens are grouped into similar skill levels (beginner to advanced) to best suit learning and topics covered.

Pillars: Full Swing, Short Game, Rules & Etiquette, On Course play, and Practice Habits.

Note: Golfers are grouped into similar skills levels (beginner, intermediate, advanced) within each class. This program is a continuous learning class, and golfers can attend sessions on a continual basis.

Teen Academy Class Dates

Spring Schedule

•  3/1 - 3/29 | Thurs. at 3:30-4:30pm  

•  5/3 - 5/31 | Thurs. at 3:30-4:30pm  

Summer Schedule

•  6/29 - 7/27 | Fri. at 11:30-12:30pm  

•  8/3 - 8/31 | Fri. at 11:30-12:30pm  

Fall Schedule

•  9/20 - 10/18 | Thurs. at 4:00-5:00pm  

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 - $129

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

Ages 6-12

•  April 3rd-5th  

Summer Camp

Ages 6-12

•  June 27th-29th  

•  July 11th-13th  

•  July 25th-27th  

•  August 8th-10th  

"Little" Camas Meadows - $20 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

Online Registration Begins: Jan 15, 2018

•  Sat. June 9th | 12:30-1:30pm  

•  Sat. September 1st | 12:30-1:30pm  

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.

Match Info
•  Matches are at Camas Meadows GC. Practices & Matches will be on Wednesday evenings (Varies by Week & Team). Matches last approx. 1.5-2 hours.

Program Dates
•  Team Practices: Wed, May 9th at 5:00-6:30pm
•  Match Schedule: Wednesday's at 4:45pm
* May 16, 23, 30
* June 6,13

Registration Info
•  Deadline to Sign-up: Tueaday, April 25th
•  Cost: $229 per Junior


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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!

GolfZilla!

•  Saturday, June 2nd | 10:00-11:30am
See if you can hit the BIG 20-Foot Green GolfZilla
with a golf ball! Ice-cream and games! FREE!

Family Game Day

•  Saturday, July 28th | 1:00-2:00pm
Golf games for the whole family! Mini-putt,
Marshmallow Drive & More! FREE!

Night Golf

•  Saturday, September 8th | 7:00-9:00pm
Golf in the dark course @ the Camas Meadows
Driving Range! 6-holes of glow ball fun!
Adults welcome to play with Juniors!
Glow balls supplied - snacks & drinks!

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"Future" Junior Programs (Ages 6-8) - $119

Ready. Set. Golf!

Ages 6-8

4 week program - 1 hour 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!

Program Dates

Spring Schedule

•  3/3 - 3/24 | Saturday at 12:30-1:30pm  

•  5/5 - 5/26 | Saturday at 12:30-1:30pm  

Summer Schedule

•  6/30 - 7/21 | Saturday at 12:30-1:30pm  

•  8/4 - 8/25 | Saturday at 12:30-1:30pm  

Fall Schedule

•  9/22 - 10/13 | Saturday at 12:30-1:30pm  

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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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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