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En Garde! Your Summer of Fun with Swords Awaits!

At Hills Athletic Fencing Club we believe that School Holiday Program should be fun and exciting. Knight. Pirate. Ninja. Jedi. Fencer. Whatever you want to be, learn to wield your sword at our school holiday program for beginners and experienced fencers. Because kids learn through play. We teach basics of fencing through our fun and structured system of youth development which includes building students confidence, teamwork, coordination, balance, fencing etiquette, rules, and sportsmanship (fencing is a noble sport after all).

Program Highlights:

Week 1 Unleash Your Inner Hero

  • Fencing Fundamentals: Start your journey with expert fencing coaching, where you'll learn the basics of footwork, attacking and defensive skills, and strategy.

  • Fencing Dual Workshop: Get ready to face off against your fellow campers in friendly matches and tournaments.

  • Making your own lights sabre.

  • Staged Combat Basics: Begin your introduction to the world of staged combat, using sabre fencing skills and safety.​

  • Fencing Showcase: Show off your newfound skills to family and friends and experience the thrill of a fencing competition.​

  • Included in the afternoons also will be a combination of Sports, Archery and Nerf Gun group activity, plus other fun games.

Week 2:  Master the Sword

  • Advanced Fencing Techniques: Hone your fencing skills, including advanced parries, attacks, and defense.

  • Fencing tactics and strategy

  • Making your own lights sabre

  • Staged Combat Choreography: Work with professional fencing instructors to create epic fight scenes.

  • Theatrical Showcase: Perform your own stage combat scenes in a theatrical showcase complete with costumes and props.

  • Included in the afternoons also will be a combination of Sports, Archery and Nerf Gun group activity, plus other fun games.

General Information:

Ages:  The camp is open to participants aged between 7-15 Yrs.

Dates and Schedule:  The camp runs for two weeks in January 2024: 

      Week 1: 15-19 January 2024
      Week 2: 22-26 January 2024 
( 1 hours lunch break between 12:00pm - 1pm)

Time: 9:00 am to 3:00 pm (Early drop off and late pickup available upon request).

The Swing Academy/Hills Athletic Fencing Club
Unit 24, 5 Gladstone Rd
Castle Hill, NSW 2154

Instructors: All instructors are certified experienced fencing/Sports coaches and have a passion for teaching and inspiring young minds. 

Safety and equipment: Safety is our top priority. All activities, especially fencing and staged combat, are closely supervised. All equipment and safety gear will be provided.
However, it is expected that participants are able to follow all instructions from staff. Any unsafe behaviour won't be tolerated, and continuous unsafe behaviour may lead to the exclusion of the participant from that activity.

What to bring on the day:
Lunch and bottled water will be included on the day. If your child has any specific dietary requirements, please inform us at the time of booking and/or provided your own lunch. Please provide any additional healthy snack at your own discretion. It is also highly recommended that each child brings a spare change of clothes and a towel (for sweat).

Early bird special until 15 Dec: $100 per day, $450 for 5 days.
Price after 15 Dec: $110 per day, $500 for 5 days.


A $100 non-refundable cancellation fee per activity per person will be deducted from the refund.
If less than 5 people register to the camp it might be canceled, in which case the fees would be refunded in full.
Space is limited to 20 campers so early registration is advisable.​​

For any questions or to make a booking please contact us on:

5 days package click here


Unit 24, 5 Gladstone rd, Castle Hill


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