LAURIE SCHILLER (NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY) CAMP at Liberty Fencing Club
Liberty Fencing Club 2015 Summer Camp with Laurie Schiller from Northwestern University, and the Lafayette College and Swarthmore College Fencing Teams’ coaching staffs in our newly expanded & renovated facility in Warrington, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.
Liberty Fencing Club’s summer camp was voted first place for “Best Camp” on the Bucks Happening List! Thank you to all who voted!
Registration is now open for our 2015 fencing camps!
Registration and more information is available by calling 267-482-9597 or using askFRED:
Week 1 (June 20-24, 2015): https://askfred.net/Clinics/moreInfo.php?clinic_id=29259
Week 2 (August 10-14, 2015): https://askfred.net/Clinics/moreInfo.php?clinic_id=29260
Our 2015 summer fencing program is a 3-weapon day camp run by Laurence (“Laurie”) Schiller, storied Northwestern University Head Fencing Coach, with the coaching staffs from the Lafayette College and Swarthmore College Men’s and Women’s Fencing Teams in Liberty Fencing Club’s newly-expanded air-conditioned facility with state-of-the-art sprung floors, 11 permanent fencing strips, video replay, and FIE grounded strips. Our in-house pro-shop is an official Absolute Fencing Gear Pro Shop (in-stock and custom orders) and also features Leon Paul products and custom performance apparel in stock.
Pre-Summer Nationals Camp (Week 1): June 20-24
Week 2 of Camp: August 10-14, 2015.
Laurie is in his 37th season as the Head Coach of Northwestern’s NCAA Division I Fencing Team. He is the 2nd winningest coach in NCAA history. He is the 9-time Midwest Collegiate Coach of the Year and 2-time USFCA National Collegiate Coach of the Year. He’s a USFCA certified Fencing Master. Past students include other coaches, numerous NCAA All-Americans and USA Olympic Team member Jim Carpenter.
Laurie’s full bio is available at:
For more information and bios of some of the coaches, please see About the Coaches.
For the advanced and elite fencers going to Summer Nationals, Week 1 will have a special focus to prepare you for that. For the beginner, intermediate, and other fencers not going to Summer Nationals, the focus will be similar to the camp in previous years and work on growth, development, and fun.
LFC Fencing Camp starts at 9:00 AM and ends at 5:00 PM Monday through Friday. Early drop off and late pick up are available. BYOL: Bring Your Own Lunch (refrigerator available).
Liberty Fencing Club’s summer day camp is designed for competitive and beginner fencers in sabre, epee, and foil. The first week of camp is for beginners. The second week is geared towards experienced through advanced/elite fencers and open to all participants from week 1. The program includes fitness instruction, games, skill training, tactics/strategy, competitive bouts, and more. Our experienced fencing coaches are from Swarthmore College and Northwestern University and have coached on the national and international level. All LFC coaches are background-checked USA Fencing Professional Members. All classes are held in our newly expanded, outstanding air conditioned facility with a state-of-the-art sprung floor with 11 permanent fencing strips.
Discounted Pricing for Liberty Fencing Club & Peter Westbrook Foundation Members
|1 Child||2 Children||3 Children|
|Week 1 Only||$499||$470 each||$499 each|
|Week 2 Only||$499||$470 each||$499 each|
|Both Weeks||$899||$849 each||$799 each|
Pricing for Non-Members
|1 Child||2 Children||3 Children|
|Week 1 Only||$549||$520 each||$499|
|Week 2 Only||$549||$520 each||$499|
|Both Weeks||$949||$899 each||$849|
Financial Assistance & Scholarships Are Available on a Limited Basis. Please contact us for details.
HOTEL LODGING DISCOUNT AVAILABLE
Mention “Liberty Fencing” and “ID #3016459” at either hotel property to receive the 20% discount. Both hotels are new and located 3-5 minutes from Liberty and are conveniently located to restaurants, shopping, and downtown Doylestown. Both hotels offer free breakfast with a variety of room and suite options, along with a number of nice amenities.
Contact: Steve Dougherty, Director of Sales
Hampton Inn Warrington/Doylestown
1570 Easton Road, Warrington, PA 18976
Phone: 215-343-8400 Direct: 215-343-3022 Fax: 215-343-8493
Homewood Suites Warrington/Doylestown
2650 Kelly Road, Warrington, PA 18976
Phone: 215-343-1300 Direct: 215-343-3022 Fax: 215-343-1335
For Week 1 (Pre-Summer Nationals Camp): Preregistration & payment due May 15. Please contact Liberty for registrations past the May 15 payment deadline. For any cancellations after May 25, full payment is still required for any preregistrants.
For Week 2: Preregistration & payment due July 6. Please contact Liberty for registrations past the July 6 payment deadline. For any cancellations after July 15, full payment is still required for any preregistrants.
Due to our need to adequately staff our camps and provide the high levels of personal attention and uniquely low coach to student ratios that we are known for, prepayment is required, and we are unable to provide refunds.
Please contact Liberty to arrange payment directly if any of the discounts, scholarships, or financial assistance apply to you (please still preregister online).