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Fencing Camps

The RA Fencing Camps operate under the Canadian Fencing Federation’s Armband Program and are run under the direction of the RA Fencing Club’s head instructor Paul ApSimon. Paul, is a Certified Competition Development Coach and graduate of the Advanced Coaching Diploma program, he is currently the coach for the Canadian National Foil Team.  Fencing Camps are delivered by experienced and qualified instructors.

Fencing Fundamentals 7 to 13 years old  |    Lunch Program

Learn how to fence! No fencing experience required. This camp is for those wishing to learn the basics of fencing. Camp activities include fencing lessons, fencing games, sparring, footwork, outdoor activities, swimming and an end of week tournament. Try your hand at this Olympic sport.

 

Fencing Camp Summer 2018 Video

Fencing Camp Summer 2018 video CLICK HERE to view.

 

Camp Hours: 9:00am to 4:00pm
COMPLIMENTARY Pre-Camp Supervision  7:45am - 9:00am
COMPLIMENTARY Post-Camp Supervision 4:00pm - 4:30pm
   

Need to drop your child off earlier than 7:45am or to pick them up later than 4:30pm?
Extended care is available at an additional fee. Please click here for details.

One week sessions RA member  Non RA Program Barcode
June 29 to July 3*  $ 250 $ 270 1952
July 6 to 10 $ 295 $ 315 1946 
July 13 to 17 $ 295 $ 315  1947
July 20 to 24 $ 295 $ 315  1948 
Jul 27 to 31 $ 295 $ 315 1949 
Aug 4 to 7*  $ 250 $ 270   1953 
Aug 10 to 14  $ 295 $ 315  1950 
Aug 17 to 21 $ 295 $ 315  1951 
       
* Please note: Camp does not operate on Wednesday, July 1 and Monday, August 3.
 

 Register On-line using Program Barcode

 



Fencing Developmental Camp
  |  7 to 13 years old  |    Lunch Program SWIM LESSONS

The RA Fencing Summer Camp has reserved a session for campers wanting to continue learning where the Fencing FUNdamentals Camp left off.  The objective for Developmental Camp is to build on the skills acquired from the basic camp program.  The focus will be on the principles of offence and defence, introduction of fencing tactics, fencing rules and etiquette, refereeing and competition experience. By the end of the second week campers will have met all of the criteria required to test for their Canadian Fencing Federation (CFF) yellow armband.

Camp Hours: 9:00am to 4:00pm

COMPLIMENTARY Pre-Camp Supervision 

7:45am - 9:00am
COMPLIMENTARY Post-Camp Supervision 4:00pm - 4:30pm

Need to drop your child off earlier than 7:45am or to pick them up later than 4:30pm?
Extended care is available at an additional fee. Please click here for details.

One week sessions RA member  Non RA Program Barcode
Aug 24 to 28*** $ 295 $ 315 1954
       
***Please note: Campers will not have a camp swim.
 

 Register On-line using Program Barcode

 


 
Fencing High Performance Camp  | all ages   
14th Annual High Performance Camp

Under the direction of Coaches Paul ApSimon and Parviz Haghandish, competitive level fencers are invited to participate in this year ’s High Performance Fencing Camp. Fencers of all ages are welcome. If your son/daughter is interested in competitive fencing this is a great opportunity to train with Canada’s Best. Camp activities include fencing lessons, bouting, fitness training, annual goal setting, mental performance activities, nutritional strategies, team building activities, and a mini tournament. The goal of this camp is to introduce and set the foundation to enhance training strategies and discipline that leads towards Ottawa Fencing’s competitive culture of excellence. Participants in the camp will include National and Provincial champions and elite fencers in the Canadian High Performance program.

Camp Hours: 10:00am to 5:00pm

COMPLIMENTARY Pre-Camp Supervision is NOT available for this camp.

One week sessions RA member  Non RA Program Barcode
Aug 26 to 28*** $405 $ 425 1955
       
***Please note: Campers will not have a camp swim.
 

Register On-line using Program Barcode
 
Optional evening sessions are available for campers enrolled in the Fencing High Performance Camp. These sessions are on the Monday and Thursday from 7:30-10:30pm, please speak to Paul Apsimon to join in on these sessions.