WLFC Training Camps
2023 Summer Challenge Sleep Away Camp by LIFC & WLFC
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Featured Camp Coaches:
Ivan Lee - LIU Head Coach; LIFC Saber Head Coach; US Olympian
Lei Wang - WLFC Head Coach; Olympic Medalist
Michael Aufrichtig - Columbia University Head Coach
Zoltan Dudas - Princeton University Head Coach
Marat Israelian - Yale University Head Coach
Slava Danylov - UPenn Foil & Epee Coach
Sean McClain - LIU Foil Coach
* Coach's schedule and availability are to be determined.
Daily Schedule Sample:
8:00am - 9:00am Breakfast
9:00am - 12:00pm Fencing Practice
12:00pm -1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm - 4:00pm Private Lessons, Activities, or Free Time
4:00pm - 6:00pm Conditioning / Swimming
6:00pm - 7:00pm Dinner
7:00pm - 9:00pm Fencing Practice
9:00pm Bed Time
*Schedule will change for tournament days, first day, and last day.
Epee; Saber; Foil
The Stony Brook School
1 Chapman Pkwy, Stony Brook, NY 11790
Discount for fencers with LIFC and WLFC club membership.
$3100 member / $3300 non-member register by May 1, 2023
$3300 member / 3500 non-member register by June 1, 2023 (if space is still available)
$3600 member / $3800 non-member register by July 1, 2023 (if space is still available)
*** Day Camper Option is available
Who can attend?The camp is open to any and all entrants (limited only by number and age) in all 3-weapons. Minimum Age Requirement to Attend: Campers must be at least "Fencing Age" 10 for the 2023-2024 season. (This the Campers age on January, 1 2024)
Camp Drop Off/Pick Up InformationWIP
What's included in the camp?Residential campers are provided 3 meals per day, housing in supervised dorms and a complete training day with 2-3 fencing practices and other cross training and performance oriented sessions. Other activities during the week include but are not limited to college recruiting informational session from Columbia University's Head Coach Michael Aufrichtig, sports performance sessions and recreational activities.
What do campers need to bring?o Fencing uniform in good condition: mask, plastron, glove, chest protector (female/children), jacket, knickers, fencing shoes or athletic shoes with white non-marking soles, 2 pairs of long socks, at least 3 working weapons, at least 3 body cords, extra blade o Exercise clothes: At least 9 t-shirts, 5 pairs of shorts, warm-ups/sweats, socks, undergarments, extra sneakers Other clothes: jacket/sweatshirt, warm clothes for night, sandals, swimsuits o Bedding & towels (linen can be rented at an additional fee) Pillows, Standard twin sheets, Blankets, Bath towels o Toiletries Blister band-aids, soap, shampoo, deodorant, bug repellent, sunscreen, toothbrush, toothpaste, shower sandals o Laundry detergent (pods or pacs recommended) & laundry bag o Refillable water bottle/ Bottled water o Medication These must be accompanied by paperwork from the child’s physician and Authorization to Administer medication form which you will complete with the orientation packet. o Note: Cell phones, iPads, etc. are allowed, however, campers are responsible for their belongings. LIFC/WLFC will not assume responsibility for loss or damage to personal items. o There will be washing machines and dryers available for campers to use. o Label All Belongings – Include your child’s first and last name on as many belongings as possible to help keep track. o Bring Layers – Although the summer can hit the 90’s, be prepared for changing weather. o Pack Some Extra Ziplock or Plastic Bags – Clothes and shoes can get muddy or ruined so pack some spare bags for any drenched clothes. This will also help your child’s bag or trunk stay nice and dry.
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