|Fencers Club Berkshires Summer Training Camp
|| Aug 13, 2017 - Aug 20, 2017
Join Fencers Club for our 9th Annual Summer Training Camp in the scenic Berkshire Hills of Western Massachusetts. Ages 12+ (though younger fencers may participate with coach approval), all weapons. More than 100+ top fencers anticipated!
During this intensive sleepover camp, our world-class coaches will conduct drills, tactical exercises, training, conditioning and supervised bouting sessions. We anticipate more than 120 students, from beginners to Olympians. The camp is designed for fencers ages 12+ with some competitive experience. Fencers younger than 12 will be admitted at the discretion of the FC coaches and the club. Our camp participants come from all over the country and abroad.
Download our camp registration forms HERE:
COACHES SCHEDULED TO ATTEND:
Epee: Alexey Cheremsky, Kornel Udvarhelyi, Boris Vaksman
Foil: Simon Gershon, Irene Gershon, Buckie Leach, Alex Martin, Sean McClain, Mikhail Petin
Sabre: Mihaly Csikany, Akhnaten Spencer-El
FACILITIES, ACCOMMODATIONS & PERKS:
· Large, newly renovated gym for fencing
· State-of-the-art, brand new training facility with lockers and showers
· Three daily fencing and conditioning sessions
· Fencing video analysis for each weapon
· Hiking with Coach Kornel Udvarhelyi
· Outdoor quarter-mile track
· Soccer field, cross country training course, tennis courts
· Maximum fencer-coach/counselor ratio of 7:1
· Spacious double rooms (singles available at extra cost, see above link)
· Each dorm comes with a fully equipped and stocked kitchen and laundry facilities
· Linen, towels and blankets provided
· Full American breakfast, lunch, healthy afternoon snack and hearty dinner
· Every camper will receive the famous Fencers Club Berkshires Training Camp T-shirt
· Absolutely awesome counselors’ practice after dinner
· Camp-wide tournament on Saturday, August 19. Parents are welcome to watch.
Olympians and many of our elite fencers will attend to train and work with the fencers.
If you would like to speak to some fencers and/or parents who participated in the camp in the previous years, we would be happy to provide references. We'll see you this summer!
CAMP FEES: Please visit our website: http://fencersclub.org/programs/berkshires-training-other-camps/
Register by sending in your forms before March 31st to receive a FREE FC camp hoodie!
Preregistration opens on 12/09/2016.
Preregistration closes on 08/11/2017.