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Camp is $700 which includes 6 days of training with a daily healthy lunch, a special day of adventure in the Pacific Northwest (TBD), and a tournament on the last day (6th).

Housing is $35 a day. Campers will be matched with local host families and payment will be made directly to them. Homestay includes; a ride to and from the airport, a place to sleep, breakfast, dinner, and daily transportation to and from the camp. Housing is not discountable and is limited so sign up early.

Emphasis on technical execution of actions and ability to take away ability of opponents.


July 31st doors open at 9am. Camp introductions will begin at 10.
August 1th – 5th doors open at 8 and training will start promptly at 9am.
9:00am to 10:00am: Line Drills
10:00am to 12:00pm: Morning Training Session
12:00pm to 2:00pm: Lunch Break
2:00pm to 4:00pm: Afternoon Training Session
4:00pm to 5:00pm: Free Fencing
One of the days we will take a break and go on a field trip. Day, location and times to be determined.
August 6th – War of the Roses Epee Tournament (cost is included in price of camp). Join us for the summer’s biggest epee tournament of the summer! Do you have what it takes? Athletes from near and far will be joining us as part of the NWFC International Epee Camp.
Events Scheduled:

Open Epee
Doors open at 8am
Check-in from 8:00 to 9:00am
Competition starts at 9:15am

Y12 & Y14 Combined Epee

Cody Mattern – Epee Master – Epee Program Manager
Cody was a member of the 2004 Men’s Epee Olympic team. He was a member of the US Team that took silver at the 2010 World Championships, and a member of the US Team that won the 2012 World Championships.

Guest Fencers:

Fabrice Jeannet:
Jeannet won the gold medal in the épée team event at the 2004 and 2008 Summer Olympics and a silver medal in the individual épée in 2008.[1][2] He was also a member of the French team that won the 2006 World Fencing Championships after beating Spain in the final. He accomplished this with his team mates Ulrich Robeiri, Gauthier Grumier and Érik Boisse.

Jason Pryor:
NCAA Team Championship 2008
3rd NCAA 2009
5 Pan Am Zonal Championship Teams (2012-2016)
3 World Championship Teams (2013-2015)
2015 National Champion
2016 Rio Olympic Team

Kat Holmes:
Cadet National Team 2009-2010
2010 Youth Olympic Team
Junior National Team 2010-2013
Senior National Team 2013-present
2015 Pan Am Games Team
2016 Olympic Team
Silver Medal (individual) 2009 Cadet World Championships
Bronze Medal (Team) – 2010 Youth Olympic Games
Bronze Medal (Team) – 2012 Junior World Championships
Gold Medal (Team) – 2015 Pan Am Games
5th (Team) – 2016 Olympic Games
4 X Ivy League Champion (Princeton University)
2013 NCAA (Team) Champion (Princeton University)

Francesco Martinelli:
Italian Men Epee National team at Olympic Games in Beijng 2008.
Gold medalist World Cup London 2004
2 times silver medalist at World Cup Doha 2009 and 2011
2 times European Champion with Italian team in 2007 and 2014.
Francesco Martinelli is now the current Head Coach of the Italian Epee National Paralympic Team.

Margherita Guzzi Vincenti:
On the Italian National U-20 team from 2005 to 2009. During that period she participated in 30 world cups and made top 8 in 10 of them, gaining three 1st places (Burgos, Spain 2007, and Ponte de Sor, Portugal 2007 and 2008), two 2nd places (Bratislava, Slovakia 2007, and Helsinki, Finland 2008), and two 3rd places (Lignano Sabbiadoro, Italy 2007, and Montreal, Canada 2008).
Margherita fenced in Senior World Cups, as an U-20 and representing Italy, gaining a 3rd place in Split, Croatia 2006, and 1st place in Split, Croatia 2007.
In January 2010 she moved to the US after being recruited at Penn State on a full scholarship for fencing.
2010 NCAA, Boston, MA
1st place individual, 1st team all-American, 1st place team (Penn State)
2011 NCAA, Columbus, OH
3rd placed individual, 1st team all-American
2012 NCAA, Columbus, OH
2nd placed individual, 1st team all-American
2013 NCAA, San Antonio, TX
3rd placed individual, 1st team all-American
January 2017 NAC, Columbus, OH 2nd place
December 2016 NAC, Richmond, VA 7th place

July 2016 NAC, Dallas, TX 5th place
December 2015 NAC, Baltimore, MD 1st place
October 2015 NAC, Richmond, VA 2nd place
July 2016 NAC, San Jose, CA 6th place
US National Championships 2015, Reno, NV 2nd place team
December 2014 NAC, Dallas, TX 3rd place
October 2014 NAC, Portland, OR 6th place
July 2014 NAC, Columbus, OH 3rd place
US National Championships 2014, Minneapolis, MN 1st place
January 2014 NAC, Virginia Beach, VA 1st place
December 2013 NAC, Cleveland, OH 2nd place