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Who Should Attend

Penn State Fencing Camp is designed for students entering grades 6-12 next fall. It is preferred, but not required, that fencers have a year competitive fencing experience as the camps are not "learn-to-fence" camps. High school graduates are also eligible to enroll.

Fencing Camp

July 8-13 or July 14-19

Penn State Fencing Camp is designed to provide competitive fencing instruction and extensive bouting experiences with different and new partners, taking into account the performance levels of each individual camper. The typical daily schedule includes three practice sessions. Camp competitions are scheduled for the last camp day.

The camp program includes:

• Group lessons and drills to enhance fencing skills
• Introduction and reinforcement of tactical concepts and strategies
• Enhancement of knowledge and an appreciation of the sport
• Supervised bouting, using electrical scoring equipment, with a variety of partners to gain new and varied competitive experiences
• A variety of games to enhance physical skills

The camp maintains an excellent student/instructor ratio so that our highly qualified national and international coaches can provide each student with individual coaching attention.

Who: Grades 6-12

• $695 resident
(includes instruction, housing, meals, a camp shirt)
• $585 commuter (includes instruction, all meals, a camp shirt)

*** Note: Active charges a fee on all camp registrations and transactions.

Total Fees:
Resident Camper Fee:
$695 plus Transaction Fee $30
Commuter Camper Fee:
$585 plus Transaction Fee $25

Meals: Dinner on the first day to breakfast on the last day

Equipment -- Each camper must bring his/her own electrical fencing equipment, lame and full fencing uniforms including knickers, gloves and underarm protectors (required). A minimum of two weapons and two body cords are necessary, as well as metallic vests and masks appropriate for the weapon fenced.

Facilities -- Camp sessions are held in the same facilities used by the Penn State Fencing program.

Recreation -- Campers can spend their free time enjoying Penn State's many recreational facilities, including the outdoor swimming pool.

Penn State Sport Camps
Gardner House
Elm Road
University Park, PA 16802
Fax: 814-865-8883

In accordance with NCAA guidelines, all Penn State University Sport Camps and Clinics are open to any and all entrants, limited only by specified number, age, grade level and/or gender of its participants.


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