Summer Camp

This years Summer Intensive Camp will combine students of multiple clubs, skill levels, and coaching styles to produce the best possible result for the campers.  Whether you are preparing for competition and require an intensive training session or just interested in having a fun, new camp experience, we have the program for you.

Foil & Epee!

Registration opening soon for the Summer Intensive Fencing
Sleepaway Camp 2015

Sunday August 2nd through Saturday August 8th

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Held at the Peddie School, an innovative and exclusive NJ private school.  The camp focuses exclusively on advancing the skills of its participants in their specialized weapon (Foil & Epee). The program provides individualized instruction, tactical group classes, supervised round-robin fencing, and conditioning combined with a unique opportunity to enjoy many of the activities associated with vacationing.

Peddie School



Movie Nights

Olympic sized Swimming Pool

Outdoor Sports (soccer, football, tennis, frisbee etc…)

Peddie School Pool


  • Double sessions are held daily, except for opening and closing dates:
  • Morning fencing sessions will include free fencing, group technical and tactical drills, individual lessons and lectures on such topics as goal setting, conditioning and competition mindset
  • Afternoon conditioning sessions will include cross-training and sports ranging from soccer, volleyball, swimming, football, and basketball
  • A camp competition is scheduled for the last day of camp
  • An excellent camper-student/instructor ratio is maintained to provide individual coaching for each camper.

10-023 Peddie School - Spring Coverage 2010 The Peddie School – An innovative private school known for its educational excellence and striking architectural design.  We will have the 15,000 sq ft Field House for fencing and use of the entire schools amenities throughout the camp.

Dormitories are all fully air conditioned and we have 4 different housing locations on campus that will allow us to separate the campers by gender and age group.

The camp is open to both boys and girls ages 9 -17 with fencing experiences that range from novice to nationally ranked fencers.  There will be both male and female supervision 24 hours day for all the campers.


John Scarpino – Owner and Founder Nyack Fencing Academy  (Foil)

Brando Messinese – Italian Fencing Master (Foil)

Attila Lukacs – Multiple Time Hungarian National Champion & Coach  (Epee)

Tyler Overk – Coach of Multiple National Medalists (Epee)

Michael McTigue – Coach of Multiple National Medalists & Decorated NJ High School Head Coach (Epee)

COST – Sleep Away Camp – $850 (early registration)

The camp cost is all inclusive and covers the camp program, housing, meals, and all other activities. Campers will also receive a commemorative apparel and memories to last a lifetime.  A deposit ($400) is taken at the time of registration with the remaining balance due June 2, 2015.

Deposit: $450 Due at the Time of Registration

Full Payment (remaining balance): Due by June 2, 2015

Early Payment: $850 due By May 15th

Late Booking Fee: $950 for bookings after June 2, 2015

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We accept registration both online ( or by mail. Checks can be mailed to: 

Nyack Fencing Academy, 40 Lydecker St. Nyack, New York 10960

Make checks payable to: Nyack Fencing Academy