Summer Camps 2020

Bergen Fencing Club is one of the US leading Saber clubs. We have fencers of all ages and abilities, from 5-60+ and from beginner to Olympian; new members of any level – including absolute beginners on our regular Beginner classes – are very welcome. We are very proud of our successes in competitions both in the US and Internationally.
Head Coach Oleg Stetsiv: Saber Coach at Princeton University, an “A”-rated fencer, 5 times NAC Veteran Champion. Oleg also works as a referee, officiating events both in the U.S. and abroad. We have a highly experienced COACHING TEAM!

Pre-Summer Nationals Camp. June 22-26th

Suitable for competitive fencers of ALL levels in preparation for the Summer National Fencing Championship.
Fencers include Team USA members, World and National champions, NCAA college, and international athletes.
HOURS: 10am-4pm
PRICE:
$300 Bergen Members or $70 Daily (June group classes paid)
$400 Bergen Members or $90 Daily
$500 Non-Bergen Members or $110 Daily
2ND CHILD 20% DISCOUNT; 3RD CHILD 30% DISCOUNT ONLY FOR FULL SESSION PAYMENTS
** NO CHANGES/RETURNS/CARRY-OVERS ARE ALLOWED ONCE THE SESSION STARTS

Youth Camps (Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ)

Fencing is said to be a game of physical chess. It is a game of strategy and focus. It is a sport that builds agility, balance and coordination, and imparts values like respect, resilience and sportsmanship. During our Beginner/Intermediate Camps, fencers have a great opportunity to start or improve their skills. These camps are open to any and all fencers regardless of skill level.

Beginners/Intermediate Camp. July 13-17th

Field outings, general fitness improvement. Footwork, drills, bouting. Private lessons available upon request.
HOURS: 10am – 4pm (extended hours 9am – 6pm upon request)
PRICE:
$350 Bergen Members or $70 Daily
$400 Non-Bergen Members or $90 Daily
2ND CHILD 20% DISCOUNT; 3RD CHILD 30% DISCOUNT ONLY FOR FULL SESSION PAYMENTS
** NO CHANGES/RETURNS/CARRY-OVERS ARE ALLOWED ONCE THE SESSION STARTS

What To Bring:

  • lunch (Bergen will provide water. A refrigerator and microwave are available for personal use)
  • extra T-shirts
  • small towel
  • complete fencing uniform (including under arm protector, knickers and high socks)
  • 2-3 working weapons and body cords

Pre-season Beginners/Intermediate Camp. August 24-28th.

Second during this summer Beginners/Intermediate Camp for Unrated and ‘E’ rated fencers. Another opportunity to start/ improve your skills in fencing. Field outings, general fitness improvement. Footwork, drills, bouting. Private lessons available upon request.
HOURS: 10am – 4pm (extended hours 9am – 6pm upon request)
PRICE:
$350 Bergen Members or $70 Daily
$400 Non-Bergen Members or $90 Daily
2ND CHILD 20% DISCOUNT; 3RD CHILD 30% DISCOUNT ONLY FOR FULL SESSION PAYMENTS
** NO CHANGES/RETURNS/CARRY-OVERS ARE ALLOWED ONCE THE SESSION STARTS

Bergen Fencing Club International Camps: August 10-14th and 17th-21st (Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ)

Fencers include Team USA members, World and National champions, NCAA college athletes.

Join Russian Cadet, Junior and Senior European and World champions!
Special guests include: Previously the Russian Junior National Women’s Sabre Coach, Coach Alexander Panteleev.
Fencers: Alina Moseyko, 2014 Cadet World Championship GOLD, Top 8 World Cup 2016.
Vankova Anna, TOP 8 World Cup Budapest 2019.
Tkachyov Andrey, TOP 8 Cadet Men Plovdiv 2019, TOP 8 Cadet European Championship 2016.
Nasonov Dmitry, Bronze Junior World Cup Sabre Budapest 2020, Silver, Cadet European Championship 2019.
Alina Koroleva, Silver, Cadet World Cup Sofia 2019.
European Championship Cadets: Beliaeva Daria, Varlataya Sophia, Mamina Sophia, Malysheva Ekaterina and more.

We will be hosting our annual Bergen Saber Open Tournament on August 15th!

These camps will provide students with advanced weapon-specific drills, competitive/tactical discussions, on-strip feedback to specific bouting situations, and advanced footwork and conditioning exercises.
HOURS: 10am-4pm
PRICE:
$500 Bergen Members or $110 Daily
$600 Non-Bergen Members or $140 Daily

Open Bergen Preseason Elite/Advanced Camp. August 24-28th (Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ)

Fencers include Team USA members, World and National champions, NCAA college, and international athletes.
Conditioning, footwork, drills, bouting. Private lessons available upon request.
HOURS: 10am-4pm
PRICE:
$450 Bergen Members or $100 Daily
$550 Non-Bergen Members or $120 Daily

Riga, Latvia International Camp. July 11-20

The Camp is suitable for Elite, Advanced and Intermediate levels, 12+ yo.
Coaches accompanying the group will be Oleg and Orest.
Accommodation, food, practice and leisure time. 2-3 practices per day.
Dorm is 10 walk from beach.
Rooms for 2-6 people wi-fi
Breakfast, Lunch included. Transportation airport – hotel, hotel – airport.
Practice sessions twice daily, time for the beach trip and sightseeing will be allowed for.
The cost would be $1000 plus air fare.
We set up booking tickets deadline for May 15th and encourage you to give us conformation as early as possible for allowing best ticket prices. As we all know the prices go up as the booking day gets nearer.
After the booking tickets deadline we cannot guarantee the best deal for the tickets and there is a chance that the flights booked later will be on the different time and airline from the rest of the group.
If you have any additional questions or concerns send them to us by mail or call to office 201-251-1055 or Oleg 917-478-7431.
What we need from you:
Camp application form (Register button). Front page of passport of person who is going to be in camp and two checks:
$1000 made to Golden Blade.
$1000 made payable to Oleg Stetsiv
Balance of the tickets price will be send later when we obtain them.

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