During the summer, DVFC offers six weeks of day camp.  Ideal for beginners and experienced fencers alike, fencing camp will is a great opportunity to try fencing for the first time, build a deeper understanding of a sport they already love, play fun games, and make new friends.

Campers will learn about fencing through games, drills, and bouting. They’ll play other games, too – some to build general athleticism, some simply for fun. Off-strip activities will include video analysis of their own fencing and that of international fencing stars, and other activities, like board games, to build strategic thinking and friendships. Overall, each week will be a great chance to learn more about fencing and make new friends.

In addition to our standard camps we also offer two weeks of camp for our competitive fencers, to help hone their skills before Summer Nationals in June and the start of the next season in September.


2024 Dates

Standard camps

  • Week 1: June 17th-21st
  • Week 2: July 15th-19th
  • Week 3: July 22nd-26th
  • Week 4: July 29th-August 2nd
  • Week 5: August 5th-9th
  • Week 6: August 12th-16th

competetive camps

  • Week 1 – Pre Summer Nationals Camp: June 17th-21st
  • Week 6 – Pre Season Camp: August 12th-16th


Camps run Monday-Friday, 9am to 3pm, with options for early arrivals and late dismissals.

Students should wear comfortable athletic clothing and sneakers.  In addition to wearing shorts for class, beginners will need to bring long pants and advanced fencers will need knickers.  Bring lunch, snacks, and a water bottle.  All further equipment is provided by DVFC.


Standard Camp – $500 per week

Competitive Camp – $550 per week

There are no refunds for missed camp time due to illness or other personal reasons. 



You can sign up for camps through our online store or by contacting our front desk.


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