Email: info@epicfencing.ca
Coach Cell Phone: 403-685-3733

We offer both BEGINNER and COMPETITIVE Summer Camps for athletes of all levels!

Beginner Summer Camps 2022

Discover the art of fencing this summer with our professional fencing coaches. Campers learn the fundamentals of fencing including how to lunge, parry and score an attack in a safe match environment. 

Haven’t tried fencing before? No worries, this camp is designed for beginners and we provide all of the equipment for everyone’s enjoyment and safety. It will be easy for your young fencer to sharpen their technique with one-on-one instruction in our smaller groups. Each day is balanced with a variety of games & activities led by our camp leaders. 

Beginner U11 Camps

Ages: 7-11
Location: EPIC FC – 3309 9 Street SE, Calgary
Dates: July 4-8, July 11-15, July 18-22, July 25-29, Aug 2-5, Aug 8-12
Time: 9am – 12pm or 1pm – 4pm
Cost: $275 (5 days), $250 (Aug 2-5, 4 days)
Sibling discount (20%)
Registration deadline 2 days before the start date of the camp
Daily schedule:
(8:30-9:00 Early drop off)
9:00-10:30/ 1:00-2:30: Warm up, Footwork and bladework games
10:30-10:45/ 2:30-2:45: Snack break
10:45-12:00/ 2:45-4:00: Electric bouting

Beginner 12+ Camps

Ages: 12-16
Location: EPIC FC – 3309 9 Street SE, Calgary
Dates: July 4-8, July 11-15, July 18-22, July 25-29, Aug 2-5, Aug 8-12
Time: 9am – 12pm or 1pm – 4pm
Cost: $275 (5 days), $250 (Aug 2-5, 4 days)
Registration deadline 2 days before the start date of the camp
Daily schedule:
(8:30-9:00 Early drop off)
9:00-10:30/ 1:00-2:30: Warm up, Footwork and bladework games
10:30-10:45/ 2:30-2:45: Snack break
10:45-12:00/ 2:45-4:00: Electric bouting

Competitive Summer Camps 2022

Join our Olympic team members and their coaches for our summer camp in preparation for the upcoming 2022/23 season! Coaches: Alex Martin (Foil), Elya Peritt (Foil, Epee, Saber), Peter Drevenka (Epee, Foil)

Location: EPIC Fencing Club – 3309 9 Street SE, Calgary
Ages: 11+ (Fencers will be divided by age/experience on day one
Dates: Aug 15-19 (Epee, Foil), Aug 22-26 (Foil, Saber)
Time: 9am-4pm
Cost:
Epic Member: $400/week, 2nd week $250
Non-Member: $600/week, 2nd week $400
Registration deadline 2 days before the start date of the camp
Daily schedule:
8:30am-9:00am Early drop off
9:00am-10:30am Warm up, Footwork and bladework games
10:45am-12:00pm Bouting
12:00pm-12:45pm Lunch
1:00pm-2:30pm Bouting, situations, fencing with conditions
2:45pm-4:00pm Wrap up drills, Armoury clinic, Team , Video analyzing

Please wear/bring these items to camp every day, unless specifically noted:

  • appropriate footwear and clothing (pants for fencing in and not jeans) for the weather and physical activity indoors
  • hair ties or scrunchies for long hair
  • comfortable backpack that can fit all of items below
  • healthy lunch with lots of snacks (no peanuts on the first day); campers will not be able to purchase food while at camp
  • large water bottle (1 litre)
  • emergency supplies (inhaler, epi-pen, etc.) Please let the staff know where these items are located.

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Locations

Epic Fencing Club (Main)

3309 9th St. SE, Calgary

University of Calgary

2500 University Dr NW

 

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Age Categories in 2022/2023

U11/ Y10 – Born 2012 or later
U13/ Y12 – Born 2010 or later
U15/ Y14 – Born 2008 or later
Cadet/ U17 –  Born 2006-2009
Junior/ U20 – Born 2003-2009

 

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