1et International foil camp from the 22nd-26th October in Dunkerque / France.

From U11 to U13s (2010-2007) confirmed fencers and competitors.



1st international competition « Challenge Jean Bart »

For U11 and U13 age groups on the 26th October.


The camp aims for a sporting, cultural and educational exchange between young foil fencers from different origins.

Photo Ville de Dunkerque

Le but de ce stage est un échange sportif, éducatif et culturel dédié aux jeunes escrimeurs fleurettistes .


Les activités sportives sont aussi des occasions de rencontrer des personnes en dehors de l’école, du travail et de la famille. On découvre des personnes différentes avec qui on peut vivre des moments d’échange et de partage. Cela amène aussi à participer à des évènements sportifs publics, de s’amuser et de se sentir appartenir à un groupe en dehors de ses références habituelles. Par ailleurs, pratiquer un sport, surtout en compétition, apprend aussi à gérer la rivalité avec les autres, à ne pas se sentir trop mal quand on perd et à trouver sa place au sein d’une équipe.

Dates : 


Start of camp : 22nd Octobre at 1:30pm (welcoming)

End of camp : 26th Octobre at the end of the Challenge Jean Bart (competition).


Schedule  :


22nd Octobre : 1:30pm welcoming at l’ Escale (European center of leisure and welcome) , 3pm-6pm fencing session, 7:30pm evening meal, 8:30pm evening of cohesion.


23rd Octobre : 7:30am breakfast, 8:30-11:30am fencing session, 12:30pm lunch, 3pm-6pm fencing session, 7:30pm evening meal, 8:30-9:30 cohesion .


24th Octobre : 7:30am breakfast, 8:30-11:30am fencing session, 12pm lunch, 1pm-3:30pm Trollball tournament,4pm-6:30pm fencing session, 7:30pm evening meal, 8:30-9:30 cohesion.


25th Octobre : 8am breakfast, 9:30-12am fencing session, 12:30pm lunch, 2pm-5:30pm visite of Dunkerque (beffroi, citadelle, shopping..), 7:30pm evening meal, 8:30pm rest.


26th Octobre : 7:30am breakfast, 9am start of fencing competition U13, 2pm start of U11 fencing competition, end of training camp after the medals ceremony (camp fencers will be given a packed lunch for the comp).


PLACE : Dunkerque


The 3rd maritime port of France et city of the famous corsair Jean Bart, Dunkirk as a very rich maritime history. This rich history can be visited in Dunkirk’s port museum. Three famous boats are also available to visit in the city ; the three mast Duchess-Anne, the Guilde barge and finally the Sandettie lightship. On the other hand, Dunkirk is also home to two watchtower classed as world patrimony by UNESCO, that of Saint-Éloi and that of city center. Saint-Éloi offers a 360° vue of Dunkirk. You will discover the beautiful beach of Malo-les-Bains, nicknamed the prettiest beach of the nord. Dunkirk is also home every year from January to February to the Dunkirk Carnival that fills the street with colour.


Photo Ville de Dunkerque

Accommodation : European Center of leisure and welcome of Escale.

Situated in the center the Grand Large neighbourhood, between the leisure port and the beach, and a short way from the center of town, the new youth center « Escale » has much to offer. It is a brand new building. Inaugurated in 2011, in can accommodate 200 people divided into 86 bedrooms over three floors. Thank’s to its interior design and many widows the rooms are spacious and full of light. Every rooms has its own individual bath and toilet room. 2’ rooms also provide services for handicapped people which allowed the complexe to obtain the « Tourisme and Handicap » label that guarantees it is suited for people in a situation of physical or mental handicap. The building also answers to the eco regulations set by HQE (Haute qualité environnementale). It is complete with wifi, terraces and and secure bicycle garage.


Staff :


Maître Piotr Kuzas - BEES 1 Foil (Dunkerque-Calais -ETR Haut de France , helps at the french fencing academy of Wattignies ) camp organiser and director.


Ksawery Nowosielski  - Coach et UKS Atena Gdansk / Poland, Ex polish high level athlete, qualified in sports Science (STAPS) Gdansk/Poland


Lidia Kuzas -BPJEPS sports activity and collective sport Handball (USDK Dunkerque , US Gravelines )


Samuel FINCH - CQP foil


Other members of staff yet to be confirmed but will be specialised in foil fencing.




Inscriptions :

 The inscription documents can be dowloaded directly from this website ::

Price for 4 days : 199€ to pay payed at the time of inscription.

(does not include inscription to the competition the evening meal that same day).


For those partaking in the camp a meal will be provided on Saturday 26th lunch time.



Sporting and cultural activities are all included in the price.


Modes of payement : By cheque to SAJB Dunkerque, this can be settle in multiple cheques one of which will be immediately cashed in or by direct debit.


Places are limited to 30 fencers.

Limit inscription date : 13th Octobre 2019

For more info contact :

Coach Piotr Kuzas (SAJB Dunkerque, CAC Calais) camp organiser at : 0601979775 or by email : sajbdk59@gmail.com



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