OFA Winter Camp

Dec. 26-31, 2017, OFA Fencing Gym, 6699 SW Oleson Road, Portland, OR 97223

The Oregon Fencing Alliance’s 19th Annual Winter Camp is a sabre camp for advanced to elite fencers. Sponsored by the US National Women’s Sabre Training Center and OFA, this camp is open to all interested men and women ages 13 and older.   

OFA has a long history of accomplished fencers including Olympic, World and National Sabre Champions. OFA also has a broad depth of sabre fencers in all age groups, repeatedly placing fencers in the finals in all NAC age groups and Divisions as well as medalists in Cadet, Junior and Senior World Cup competitions. 

Daily fencing at the camp begins at 9 am and includes footwork and drills with tactical and technical training exercises. After lunch, the afternoons will focus on bouting, small tournaments and group lessons. 

The coaching staff will include Master Ed Korfanty, US National Women’s Sabre Coach, Adam Skarbonkiewicz and other coaches to be announced. Come train with 2-time Olympic Gold Medalist, Mariel Zagunis and other top rated fencers!

Fencers must be 13 years old and have at least 3 years of experience. Please call us to discuss if you do not meet this minimum to discuss options.

Spaces are limited, so send your application in today! Space for home stay and in camp is filled on a first come first serve basis.

Cost without home stay:  $600 if full payment received by December 1st after that date cost is $700 

Cost with home stay included: $750 if full payment received by December 1st after that date cost is $850

Pro-rated rates for part time attendance: $125/ day or $75/ half day session.

Camp ends at 12 noon on December 31. Fencers may stay beyond the end of camp to train with the OFA fencers. Pro--rated fee is $75/additional day + $300/ week accommodation fee.

For more information, call Camp Director Cathy Zagunis at 503-880-3512 or email info@oregonfencing.com

OFA Summer Youth Fencing Camp

(Aug. 12-17, 2018, 9 a.m. to noon), OFA Fencing Gym, 6699 SW Oleson Road)

Join OFA's coaching staff for a fun week of fencing! Included in the camp are tactical lessons with bouting every day. Games, fitness, and agility drills along with technical small group instruction during each session. This is the perfect camp for fencers aged 7 to 13. 

Cost is $350 with early registration by July 15. Regular registration is $400.

Questions? Call Camp Director Cathy Zagunis at 503-880-3512, or email info@oregonfencing.com.

OFA Advanced Sabre Camps, Summer 2018

(June 21-27 and Aug. 18-24, 2018)

Join elite US and international fencers at our 25th annual summer camps Sponsored by the US National Women’s Sabre Training Center and OFA, this camp is open to all interested men and women ages 13 and older with a minimum of 2 years’ experience.  

The focus of camp is on tactical preparations, technical drills, and fitness training including speed, agility and strength building. Learn new tactics and have the opportunity to fence at world renowned OFA, home of the multiple World Champions and World Championship medals. OFA also has a broad depth of sabre fencers in all age groups, repeatedly placing fencers in the finals in all NAC age groups and Divisions as well as medalists in Cadet, Junior and Senior World Cup competitions. 

Daily fencing at the camp begins at 9 am starting with fitness and footwork drills with tactical and technical training exercises. After lunch, the afternoons will focus on bouting, small tournaments and group lessons. 

The coaching staff will include Master Ed Korfanty, US National Women’s Sabre Coach, Adam Skarbonkiewicz and other coaches to be announced. Come train with 2-time Olympic Gold Medalist, Mariel Zagunis and other top rated fencers!

Spaces are limited, so send your application in today! Space for home stay is filled on a first come first serve basis.

Cost without home stay:    $700 if full payment received by June 1st and July 15th respectively; after that date $850 

Cost with home stay included:     $800 if full payment received by June 1st and July 30th respectively; after that date $900

Half day attendance, either morning or afternoon session is $80 each and pro-rated daily fee is $140/day

Camp ends at 12 noon the last day. Fencers may arrive earlier or stay beyond the end of camp to train at a pro-rated training fee of $75/additional day + $300 per week accommodation/transportation

 

Learn To Fence Camps

Fall Learn to Fence Camps

Youth and Teen/Adult Classes at Pallisades Rec Center, 1500 Greentree Road, Lake Oswego. 

Sept. 20-Oct. 25, on Wednesdays. Youth ages 7-12 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. (Class #16124), and Teen/Adult Class from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (Class #16125).

Winter Break Youth Learn to Fence Camp

Ages 7-12, meets Dec. 27, 28 and 29 from 9 a.m. to noon.

Note to families: OFA's very popular summer Learn to Fence Camps, which are listed below, are over for this year. But similar classes in these locations are likely in the summer of 2018. If you're interested in new fencing opportunities, contact club director Cathy Zagunis at 503-880-3512 or email. Also, check back in spring 2018 for next summer's camps that will be offered throughout the Portland area. 

Conestoga Rec Center  
9985 SW 125th Ave Beaverton, Ages 7-12 (These are four-day camps)  --- THPRD $115 for in district resident; $168.75 for out of district resident. Held at Conestoga Middle School. Before and after camp care offered by Rec Center.  

  • June 26-29  |  9am-12:00|  Class # CO18284 
  • July 10-13  |  9am-12:00|  Class #  CO18286 
  • July 24-27  |  9am-12:00|  Class # CO18288

To register call 503-629-6313 or on line www.thprd.org
 
Lake Oswego Rec Center
1500 Greentree Road. Classes for ages 7-12 and 12-17 ---   $114 in district resident;  $132 nonresident
Before and after camp care offered by Rec Center.  

  • July 10-14  |  9 am-12:00|  (ages 7-12) Class # 15586
  • July 31- Aug 4|  9am-12:00|  (ages 7-12) Class # 15587
  • Aug 14-18|  9am-12:00|  (ages 7-12)    Class # 15588
  • Aug 14-18  |  1 pm - 4 pm|  (ages 12-17) Class# 15589

To register call  503-675-2549 or on line at www.lakeoswegoparks.org
 
Garden Home Rec Center  
SW Garden Home and Oleson Rds. Ages 6-12 --- In THPRD district $159; out of district $198.75

  • July 31-Aug 4  |  9am-12:00|  Class#  GH12215 
  • Aug 14-18  |  9 am  - 12:00  |  Class# GH12216

To register call 503-629-6341 or on line www.thprd.org
  
Oregon Episcopal School Summer Programs
6300 SW Nicol Rd. Before and after camp care offered and lunch provided. Cost: $240

  • July 17-21  |  9 am-12:00Week 4: Fencing A for grades K-8th                  
  • August 14-18  |  9am-12:00   Week 7: Fencing B for grades K-8th   

To register call 503-768-3145 or on line at www.oes.edu

Catlin Gabel School Summer Camps 
8825 SW Barnes Road. Cost is $185. Extended care is offered. 

  • June 26-30|  9am-12:00|  Week 1: Ages 7-12
  • July 17-21  |  9 am  - 12:00  |  Week 4: Ages 7-12

To register call 503-297-1894 or www.catlin.edu

Our Camps

Learn the Olympic sport of sabre fencing! OFA is holding week-long Learn to Fence camps throughout the Portland metro area in connection with several Park and Recreation Centers and schools. For more information on the camps listed below, please email us at info@oregonfencing.com or call 503-467-9891. 

OFA holds camps for all levels, from beginners to elite fencers from around the world. Join Head Coach Ed Korfanty and Assistant Coach Adam Skarbonkiewicz for intensive training at the advanced to elite level or join our coaches and staff for skill-level appropriate fun and learning for beginner, youth competitive, and junior competitive level fencers.

Home stays (fencer stays with a local fencing family) are available for OFA camps, but they fill quickly. Please reserve ASAP. Once all home stay spots have been filled, fencers can request to be placed on the waiting list and will be notified as space becomes available.



Additional Camps and Classes to be added. We also offer individual Learn to Fence Packages. Scroll down for the latest information!

For additional information,  please call 503-880-3512 or email us at info@oregonfencing.com. You can also click on the brochures below to find our more about our Summer and Winter camps.