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Summer Camps 2024

Bergen Fencing Club is one of the US’s leading saber clubs. We have fencers of all ages and abilities, from 5-60+ years old and from beginner to Olympian. New members of any level – including absolute beginners – are always 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-time NAC Veteran Champion. Oleg also works as a referee, officiating events both in the US and abroad. We have a highly experienced COACHING TEAM!

 
 

PRE-NATIONALS SUMMER CAMP

Dates: June 23 – 28, 2024

The clinic is designed for advanced and competitive-level fencers.

Daily routine practice includes:
  • Footwork
  • Technical drills
  • Tactical exercises
  • Supervised bouts
Details:

Date: June 23 – 28 (Sunday – Friday)

Time: 10 am – 4 pm (Lunch 12:30 – 1:30pm)

What to bring: Extra T-shirt, water and a lunch bag

Must Have: Full fencing gear

Late pick-up is available. Send us an email: write2bergenfc@gmail.com

Fees:
Club members who did not pay for June group classes$500
Club members who paid for June group classes$300
Non-members$600

 

Summer Camp for beginner and intermediate fencers 

Session 1 Dates: July 15 – 19, 2024

Session 2 Dates: August 12 – 16, 2024

Explore the art of fencing! Suitable for beginners – fewer than 2 years of experience – of all ages.

Summer Camp practice includes:
  • Fencing games
  • Footwork and blade-work drills
  • Agility exercises & conditioning
  • Development of proper skills & techniques
  • Fencing bouts
Details:

Time10 am – 4 pm (Lunch 12:30 – 1:30pm)

What to bring: Extra T-shirt, water and a lunch bag

Late pick up available upon request.

Fees:
Early registration before May 1$525
Regular registration before June 1$575
Late and walk-ins$625

 

American fencing alliance International summer camp

Session 1 Dates: July 27 – August 3, 2024

Session 2 Dates: August 4 – 11, 2024

Daily routine practice includes:
  • Two daily fencing practice sessions
  • One daily conditioning and training session
  • Swimming
  • Games
  • Video review of fencing bouts
  • Video review of recent international events
  • USA Fencing sanctioned tournaments
Facilities INCLUDE:
  • Air-conditioned fencing gym and NCAA tennis courts
  • Soccer fields
  • Indoor pool
  • Indoor game room
  • Movie theater
  • Free access to washers and dryer
Fees:
Registration fees for a single session:
  • Early $1400 before May 1
  • Regular $1500 before June 1
  • Late $1600 after June 1 if space is available
Discounted fees for fencers taking both sessions: 
  • Early $2700 before May 1
  • Regular $2900 before June 1
Venue: Hoosac School, Hoosick, NY
 
To Register, visit https://dynamo-fencing.com/camps, scroll to American Fencing Alliance International Summer Camp, and click “Register.”

 

PRE-SEASON CAMP For competitive-level fencers

Dates: August 26 – 30, 2024

The clinic is designed for competitive-level fencers. Footwork, technical drills, tactical exercises, and supervised bouts are the core of the clinic. Full fencing gear is required.

Details:

Time: 10 am – 4 pm (lunch 12:30 – 1:30 pm)

What to bring: Extra T-shirt, water and a lunch bag

Late pick-up is available. Send us an email: write2bergenfc@gmail.com

Fees:
Club members who did not pay for December group classes$500
Club members who paid for December group classes$300
Non-members$600

 

WINTER CAMP 2024 For competitive and – intermediate-level fencers

Dates: December 26 – 30, 2024 (Thu – Mon)

Daily practice includes:
  • Footwork
  • Technical drills
  • Tactical exercises
  • Supervised bouts are the core of the clinic
    Full fencing gear is required.
Details:

Time: 10 am – 4 pm (lunch 12:30 – 1:30 pm)

What to bring: Campers are required to bring an extra T-shirt, water, and a bagged lunch

Late pick-up is available. Send us an email: write2bergenfc@gmail.com

Fees:
Club members who did not pay for August group classes$500
Club members who paid for August group classes$300
Non-members$600

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