Full-Day Camps

9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

July 17-21 Knights and Ninjas (archery, fencing & karate) at the RFC ages 8-15, $350 (before May 1st) ▸ Register

August 21-25 Knights and Ninjas (archery, fencing & karate) at the RFC ages 8-15, $350 (before May 1st)▸ Register

July 31-Aug. 4 Sword Play Fencing Camp at Allendale Columbia ages 8-12, $350    ▸ Register

*before and after care available at Allendale for an additional fee for working parents 

Half-Day Camps

9:00 AM – Noon

July 31-August 4 Mini Knights and Ninjas (fencing & karate) at the RFC ages 6-8, $250 (before May 1st)▸ Register

July 10-14/August 7-11 Fencing Adventure Camp at Harley, ages 7-12, $200 ▸ Register

Two-Hour Camps

July 5-7 (10 AM-Noon) Three-day Intro Camp at Walworth Recreation, ages 8-12

July 5-7 (1-3 PM) Three-day Intro Camp at Irondequoit Recreation, ages 8-12

July 10-14 (1-3 PM) Youth Olympic Fencing at Ogden Recreation, ages 8-12

July 17-21 (10 AM-Noon) Youth Olympic Fencing at Perinton Recreation, ages 8-12

July 17-21 (9:30-11:30 AM) Youth Olympic Fencing at HFL Middle School (cafeteria), ages 8-14

July 17-21 (1-3 PM) Youth Olympic Fencing at Victor Recreation, ages 8-12

July 24-28 (1-3 PM) Youth Olympic Fencing through Brighton Rec. at RFC, ages 8-12

July 24-28 (1-3 PM) Youth Olympic Fencing through Henrietta Rec. at RFC, ages 8-12

July 24-28 (10:15 AM-12:15 PM) Teen Camp at Webster Recreation, ages 13-16

July 31- Aug. 4 (10 AM-Noon) Youth Olympic Fencing at Pittsford Recreation, ages 8-12

Aug. 7-11 (1-3 PM) Youth Olympic Fencing at Gates Recreation, ages 8-12

Aug. 14-18 (10:15 AM-12:15 PM) Youth Olympic Fencing at Webster Rec, ages 8-12

Aug. 14-18 (1:30-3:30 PM) Youth Olympic Fencing at Penfield Rec, ages 8-12

Please refer to the program brochure or various website to register for our camps held at town rec. centers.   Space is limited.  Early registration is recommended.

For more information or questions, please contact camp coordinator, Linda Fantauzzo at linda@rocfencing.com or 585-353-5087.

Camp Descriptions

Knights and Ninjas:  a one week, 9AM-3 PM camp held at the Rochester Fencing Club in Henrietta in collaboration with our friends from Pinnacle Martial Arts and Points to the Cross Archery.  Young people ages 8-15 receive expert instruction in fencing, archery, karate, plus a few art/science projects to catch their breath.

 

Sword Play Fencing Camp:  a one week, 9AM-3 PM camp for children ages 8-12 held at Allendale Columbia School in Brighton.  Come explore the heart of the warrior, while learning the fundamentals of foil and sabre fencing.  Discover that courage and honor are timeless through the legends and history of old. The code of chivalry and the modern Olympic values of friendship, respect, and excellence will be emphasized. Cooperative games and different themes help kids imagine themselves as knights, pirates, and Jedi.  Pittsford science teacher Jean Gefell adds hands-on science projects and crafts to balance out the day.

 

Mini Knights & Ninjas:  a one week, 9AM-Noon camp held at the Rochester Fencing Club in Henrietta in collaboration with our friends from Pinnacle Martial Arts.  Young people ages 6-8 receive expert instruction in fencing and karate in a playful, safe environment.

 

Fencing Adventure Camp:  a one week, 9AM-Noon camp held at the Harley School in Brighton.  A shorter half-day option of the Sword Play Fencing Camp listed above.  Fun fencing instruction, thematic & cooperative games.  No projects or crafts.

 

Recreation Center Camps: 3-day and 5-day options. Two hours per day with morning and afternoons available.  Looking for an activity to capture your child’s imagination and get them away from the electronics? Modern fencing is a competitive sport of finesse, skill, strategy and endurance.  Build self-confidence with targeted exercises and fun games as you master footwork and blade work.  Suit up in regulation fencing gear for bouting-all in a spirit of respect and good sportsmanship.  Teen camp available in Webster only.

 

Why parents like our camps:

  • All equipment is provided.
  • Suitable for beginners and those with previous instruction.  Students will be grouped by age and level of experience.  Multiple instructors allow for individualized attention.
  • Appealing to both genders and suitable for all body types.
  • Parents can witness the fun firsthand when campers showcase their skills on the last day.
  • In addition to the fitness benefits, research has shown fencing to be not only safe, but an ideal activity to help people of all ages develop focus, sharpen memory, and improve mood.
  • Parents appreciate that the time-honored traditions of courtesy, respect and fair play are an integral part of the sport. Every bout begins by saluting your opponent and ends with a handshake.