DC Fencers Club (www.dcfencing.com) summer fencing camps introduce young people to the many benefits of this Olympic sport. Beyond the fitness benefits, fencing promotes intellectual development, decisionmaking skills, self discipline, and confidence. All taught in a safe, supportive environment.
In July and August, DCFC hosts six separate weeklong day camps for children ages 7 and up. Camps are open to beginner through intermediate fencers, and equipment and uniforms are provided.
FENCING CAMP DATES
July Fencing Camps with Head Coach Janusz Smolenski: July 9-13; July 16-20; and July 23-27, 2012, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm.
Epee Summer Fencing Camp with Coach Robert Suchorski: August 20 – 24, 2012, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sabre Summer Fencing Camps with Coach Dariusz Gilman: August 6-10, 2012 and August 20-24, 2012, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Fencing camp activities include games, footwork, fencing technique & tactics, group lessons, fencing videos, competition, training with nationally ranked fencers, and new friendships.
The coaches at DC Fencers Club have successfully trained dozens of youth fencers who have been recruited by, and are currently fencing for Yale, Princeton, MIT, Columbia, and Notre Dame, among others. DC Fencers Club has consistently produced fencers who compete at the national and international level. Our fencers have earned medals at USA Fencing National Championships, World Cups, and Junior World Championships.
All fencing camps take place at DC Fencers Club, a dedicated fencing facility located minutes from the Beltway. DC Fencers Club (DCFC) has a national and international reputation as one of the best fencing clubs in the United States.
DC Fencers Club offers instruction through classes, camps, workshops, and individual lessons. Fencers of all ages are welcome, and members range from recreational fencers to fencers who compete in local, regional, national, and international tournaments. DCFC coaches have a combined 100 years of training, competition, and teaching experience, and they include credentialed fencing masters and National and World Champions. DC Fencers Club promotes excellence, sportsmanship, and safety in a friendly, easygoing environment.
To register, or for more information, visit www.dcfencing.com.