Summer Camps

Fencing Program


Join us for a weeklong camp experience and receive expert training from former National Egyptian Coach, Hossam Hassan.  He currently holds certifications from the International Olympic Committee and the French Fencing Federation.  Training will include stretching, drills, supervised fencing bouts, games and other fun activities. Participants will learn footwork techniques, blade work, elements of distance and timing, and be introduced to the three weapons. Wear loose, comfortable clothes, long pants and athletic shoes.  All other equipment will be provided. Make it a full-day camp by adding another Lodge half-day camp and Lunch Bunch!  Due to additional camp forms required for your child’s safety, registration will only be taken online at  Registration deadline is the Tuesday before camp begins.   Minimum 10/Maximum 30
Cost: $165/Member & Resident; $200/Non–Resident
Age: 5 - 16
Day: Monday - Friday 
Time: 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
#1834  July 18 – 22
Instructor: Hossam Hassan
Location: The Lodge Gymnasium, Court 2 


Registrant must withdraw from camp by the advertised registration deadline listed in the camp description in order to receive a full refund.** Any camp withdrawals after the advertised registration deadline are charged a 75% cancellation fee. **There is a $5 processing fee for refund requests. If the registrant leaves the refund credit on his/her Lodge account, that fee is waived.** 


Des Peres Parks and Recreation Department invites people with and without disabilities to participate in our programs and events. Please notify us when you register or at least three business days in advance of the program/event date if modifications due to a disability are needed to facilitate your participation and/or if there are medications or allergies of which we should be made aware. If an inclusion support person is needed to assist the program participant with a disability, it may take up to two weeks or more to provide this type of modification. If we are unable to meet your needs, there is a grievance procedure available for ADA concerns. For assistance in arranging modifications for your participation, or to notify us of medical concerns, please contact Terri Johnson, CTRS/CPRP, Executive Director of Municipal Partners for Inclusive Recreation, at 314.835.6157, use Relay Missouri 711 or email her at to discuss your participation.