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DC Fencers Club Summer Fencing Camp DC Fencers Club Summer Fencing Camp

DC Fencers Club, 9330 Fraser Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910
301-562-1990 ·  www.dcfencing.com

Who We Are

This summer introduce your children to the Olympic sport of fencing at DC Fencers Club summer fencing camps. These weeklong fencing day camps teach children ages 8 and up the real-world skills of confidence, decisionmaking, and self discipline. Children also benefit from a positive fitness activity taught in a friendly, supportive, and safe setting.

Fencing camp activities include games, footwork, fencing technique & tactics, group lessons, fencing videos, competition, training with nationally ranked fencers, and new friendships.

  • July 8-12, 2019
  • July 15-19, 2019
  • July 22-26, 2019
  • July 29 - AUGUST 2, 2019
  • August 5-9, 2019
  • August 12-16, 2019
  • August 19-23, 2019
  • August 26-30, 2019
Fencing camps are open to beginners to advanced students, ages 7-16. Uniforms and equipment are provided. All sessions run from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Fencing camps take place at DC Fencers Club, a dedicated fencing facility located minutes from the Beltway in Silver Spring, MD.

Registration forms may be found on the "camps" page of DC Fencers Club at www.dcfencing.com. For questions, call 301-562-1990 or email dcfencers@gmail.com.

About DC Fencers Club

Janusz Smolenski, Head Coach of DC Fencers Club, will lead the summer fencing camps. Smolenski has an M.S. in Sport and Physical Education and is a certified Fencing Master with the United States Coaches Fencing Association. He has coached at one of the top fencing clubs in Poland, and at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD.

DC Fencers Club (DCFC) has a national and international reputation as one of the best fencing clubs in the United States. The club offers instruction through classes, camps, workshops, and individual lessons. Fencers of all ages are welcome, and members range from recreational fencers to those who compete at the national and international level. The coaches at DC Fencers Club have successfully trained dozens of youth fencers who have been recruited by, and are currently fencing for Yale, Princeton, MIT, Columbia, and Notre Dame, among others.

DC Fencers Club has consistently produced fencers who compete at the national and international level. Our fencers have earned medals at USA Fencing National Championships, World Cups, and Junior World Championships. Among them is Amanda Sirico, 2018 Women's Team Epee World Champion.

DC Fencers Club promotes excellence, sportsmanship, and safety in a friendly environment.


At A Glance

Camp Type
Arts
Sports
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Activities games, footwork, fencing technique & tactics, group lessons, fencing videos, competition, training with nationally ranked fencers, and new friendships
Extended Day
Dates and Sessions July Fencing Camps with Head Coach Janusz Smolenski:
  • July 8-12, 2019
  • July 15-19, 2019
  • July 22-26, 2019
  • July 29 - AUGUST 2, 2019
  • August 5-9, 2019
  • August 12-16, 2019
  • August 19-23, 2019
  • August 26-30, 2019


Admissions Info

Director Janusz Smolenski, Head Coach of DC Fencers Club
Phone
Email dcfencers@gmail.com
Location


What Others Say

"My son has been a member of the club for 10 years. The coaches are fabulous, not only successfully teach the rules and techniques of the sport, but more importantly, create a wonderful sense of community and commitment." — Gerri C., Chevy Chase, MD

"This is a safe, fun place for kids. They can learn strength, agility and, most important, confidence." — Richard G., Chevy Chase, MD