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Camps are a great way to boost skills and advance more rapidly in an focused setting, or for an introduction to Olympic saber fencing in our fun and exciting Learn To Fence Camps.

We offer several camps throughout the year in our club and in the City of Hillsboro Parks and Recreation Centers (see their website directly – City of Hillsboro activities guide.

Summer Learn to Fence Camps

Youth-Adult Beginners Learn to Fence Camps 

In Hillsboro thru City Parks:

June 24-28, 2019 
Mon-Fri 9:00 – 12 noon

August 12-16, 2019
Mon-Fri 9:00 – 12 noon

Held at the Tyson Recreation Center.

Unleash that inner Jedi knight or Musketeer and get off that device! Fun, warm up games focus on agility, co-ordination, paying aaattention. Learn the basic defense and attack skills. Drills for blade work, technique and beginner tactics. Fencing teaches creative problem solving, listening skills, discipline, good sportsmanship, self-confidence, perseverance and a host of wonderful life skills, most importantly it’s fun! Professional coaches lead an active, fun class learning to master the sword and making new friends. Wear a light comfy T-shirt, long basketball shorts or comfortable pants (Knees should be covered) and wear tighly fitting athletic shoes..    See City of Hillsboro Rec. Activities guide to register

Camps in our club in Beaverton (right off the 217 Freeway at Allen):

Summer Learn to Fence Camps

Session #1
July 8 – July 12, 2019
Mon – Friday 9 a.m – 12 noon
$175.00 or prepay by June 8th and save $25.00

Session #2
August 12-16, 2019
Mon – Friday 9 a.m – 12 noon
$175.00 or prepay by June 8th and save $25.00

PRE-Nationals Hi-Performance Camp

Jun. 17-21, 2019

Mon. – Fri 9 a.m – 3:45 p.m
For those in our Competitive Level 2 class  or by coach invitation. Camp focus is on preparation for summer national championships and the July challenge. Whether you are going to nationals or not this camp will help your competitive level as you help the team prepare. Camp will focus on bladework, tactical awareness, sportsmanship, mental preparation, referee awareness. Lots of fun games for agility, balance, focus, inspiration and competitiveness. Bring your water bottle, lunch and a snack. Fitness daily.

Members: $375.00/non members $450.00

Prepay in full by May 17  and save $25.00

Youth PRE-Nationals Intermediate Camp 

June 24 – June 28, 2019
Mon-Friday 9 a.m. – 3:45

Pre-Competitive class level or higher or by coach recommendation.
Club Members $375.00     Non – members $475.00
Pre-pay in full by May 26,2018 and save $25.00

For those in our Competitive Level 1 class, or going to summer nationals or by coach invitation. Camp focus is on preparation for summer national championships and the July challenge. Whether you are going to nationals or not this camp will help your competitive level as you help the team prepare. Camp will focus on bladework, tactical awareness, sportsmanship, mental preparation, referee awareness. Lots of fun games for agility, balance, focus, inspiration and competitiveness. Bring your water bottle, lunch and a snack. Fitness daily.

Must have full electric gear. Limited homestays available for our out of town campers (minor age) on a limited basis @$35.00 per day, includes daily transportation and lunch for camp – for minor age campers.

Members: $375.00/non members $450.00

Prepay in full by May 24  and save $25.00

Register on-line (coming soon)

Summer 2019 Hi-Performance International Saber Camp 

Aug. 4 – 10, 2019

Sunday 10:30 a.m.  9:00 a.m – 4:00 p.m at
Hagg Lake for Club annual picnic and start of camp
Mon/Tues: 9 – 3:45 p.m
Wed – camp field trip for a change of pace
Saturday: 11:30 a.m – 2:30ish (Camp tournament, camp ends with tournament)

Must be age 13+ with min. of 3 years of experience including competition experience (or by coach recommendation)
Club Members $375.00     Non – members $475.00  additional home-stays for minor age children at $35.00 per day, limited space.

photo of workout class with Fancy

Fitness coach Fancy at work

Our popular annual summer camp is always exciting. Our college fencers join our team and visiting fencers to train for the start of the 2019-2020 competition season that starts in Sept. This high intensity camp will work on skills, competitiveness, mental strength, Opponent analysis, tactical and critical decision making, distance control, advanced blade work technique, changes in referee calls, etc. Fitness included daily. Bring your lunch and a drink. Must have full electric gear. Limited homestays for minor age children at $35.00 per day-includes daily transportation. There is a hotel in walking distance to camp.

Club Members $375.00     Non – members $475.00  additional home-stays for minor age children at $35.00 per day, limited space.

Pre-pay in full by July 4, 2019 and save $25.00

On-line registration coming soon.