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2023 Summer Fencing Camp

June 26, 2023 @ 3:00 pm - June 29, 2023 @ 5:00 pm


En garde—Ready—FENCE! The LHS-VHHS Thundercats Fencing team brings you a four-day Introduction to Fencing Camp for high school and middle school fencers. Experienced high school fencers are welcome to join for extra practice time.

This year, Fencing Camp is Monday through Thursday, June 26-29, from 3-5 pm in the Vernon Hills High School field house.

Instructors: Thundercats team alumni and upperclassman high school fencing team members.

Equipment will be provided for new fencers, but if you have fencing equipment, please bring it to camp.   Please dress in a tshirt, shorts, and flexible sneakers. Bring a water bottle and a sweat towel. (Please no food in the field house)

This camp will allow new fencers to try different weapons: saber, epee, and foil. Our goal is to introduce fencers to basic foot work and fencing skills to understand the nature of basic fencing bouts and scoring. This camp gives high school fencers the opportunity to preview the sport prior to winter competition and practice season.
Please complete this Google Form. Payment is due with submission of this registration.

Summer Camp Fee:   $ 125 per student (includes protective fencing gear)
Early bird special!  $100 For registrations before May 19th

Pay with your credit or debit card through Venmo to Thundercats Fencing @Thundercats128.
OR Payable by check made out to: LHS-VHHS Fencing Foundation
Please send check to:
Thundercats Fencing
c/o VHHS Athletic Department
145 Lakeview Parkway
Vernon Hills, IL 60061

Fees are not refundable after June 1st.

Feel free to Email questions to:  thundercats@d128.org


Payment is due at time of registration.

We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit foundation whose mission is to promote the Olympic sport of fencing in high schools throughout Illinois.


June 26, 2023 @ 3:00 pm
June 29, 2023 @ 5:00 pm
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Vernon Hills High School
Vernon Hills High School
Vernon Hills, IL, IL 60061 United States
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