Northwestern Fencing Camps

2020 Camps

See below for our upcoming camp offerings! All camps take place at the brand new, state of the art fencing facility at Patten Gymnasium (2407 Sheridan Road) - opening November 2019.

Winter Competitive Camp

Check out this one-day intensive fencing camp designed to hone your skills and rebuild conditioning after winter break! Train with members of the Northwestern University Coaching Staff with emphasis on tuning technique and tactical approach.

Date: December 29, 2019

Times: 9am-4pm, with a one-hour lunch break from 12pm-1pm (lunch will not be provided)

Cost:

  • $99 if registered by November 15

  • $125 if registered after November 15

Ages: Open to any and all ages 12+

Competitive experience strongly recommended.

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Elite Camp

Join members and coaches of the top ranked Northwestern Women’s Fencing Team for a 4-day competitive camp designed to push your level as an athlete. Including work in technical, tactical, and mental fields, this camp will help you evaluate your process to better your results. Learn drills from our world-class coaching staff and train with members of the Northwestern team. Featuring guest coach Ro Sobalvarro, coach of the 2012 Olympic Bronze Medal-winning Women’s Epee Team!

Date: July 30-August 2

Times: 9am-5pm, with a one-hour lunch break from 12:30pm-1:30pm (lunch not provided to commuters)

Cost:

  • Commuters:

    • $399 if registered by February 28, 2020

    • $499 if registered after February 28, 2020

  • Boarders:

    • $699 if registered by February 28, 2020

    • $799 if registered after February 28, 2020

  • Per Day Fee (for those who can’t attend the full camp): $150

Ages: Open to any and all ages 12+

Competitive experience strongly recommended.

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Beginner Camps

Come experience the Olympic sport of fencing with Northwestern University beginner camps! We offer three different sessions of these camps throughout the summer.  Led by members of our Varsity Team Coaching Staff, these camps will focus on the fundamentals of fencing as well as overall motor skills development and physical fitness.  Participants can expect to learn the basic movements and ideas of fencing and to engage in the fun and unique experience of partner sparring with a sword in a safe and controlled environment. Above all, everyone can expect to have fun and learn at the same time!

Dates:

  • Session I - June 15-19, 2020

  • Session II - July 29-August 2

  • Session III - August 17-21

Times: 9am-12pm

Costs: $225 if registered by Early Bird Discount Deadline. $299 if registered after Early Bird Discount Deadline.

  • Session I Discount Deadline - March 31, 2020

  • Session II Discount Deadline - April 30, 2020

  • Session III Discount Deadline - May 31, 2020

Ages: Open to any and all ages 8-14

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Intermediate Foil Camps

Come improve your fencing with Northwestern University intermediate foil camps! We offer two different sessions of these camps throughout the summer.  Led by members of our Varsity Team Coaching Staff, these camps will focus on helping participants improve the fundamentals of fencing as well as overall motor skills development and physical fitness.  Participants can expect to improve their form, timing, and understanding of their fencing tools. Above all, everyone can expect to have fun and learn at the same time!

Participants in Intermediate Foil Camps should have their own electric fencing gear and competitive experience.

Dates:

  • Session I - June 15-19, 2020

  • Session II - August 17-21, 2020

Times: 9am-4pm. There will be a lunch break from 12pm-1pm. Participants must bring their own lunch.

Costs: $399 if registered by Early Bird Discount Deadline. $499 if registered after the Early Bird Discount Deadline.

  • Session I Discount Deadline - March 31, 2020

  • Session II Discount Deadline - May 31, 2020

Ages: Open to any and all ages 8-14

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