8th Annual Sugano Shihan Summer Camp

Sugano Shihan Summer camp

Practice Aikido in Nature

Nestled in the San Bernandino Mountains of Big Bear lies the majestic trees and beautiful lake of Big Bear where the 8th Annual Sugano Shihan Summer Camp will take place on June 2-3, 2018. Gentil Pennewaert Shihan will host this amazing 2 day seminar in nature as Sugano Shihan had always wanted. Now in our 8th year, Jikou Sugano will be  our special guest for 2 fun days of aikido training, community dining, and testing this summer.


Gentil Pennewart Shihan

Jikou Sugano

Please book your space early to take advantage of the Early Bird Rates online. You may call at the dojo at 949-553-0160 to pay for the seminar and rooms. We have reserved a welcoming resort community at Wolf Creek Resorts this year with great amenities as a mini kitchen, private showers, and great practice area both inside and outdoors. Sharing is available, please let us know in advance so we can reserve your space accordingly.

wolf creek resort

Summer Camp Details: Download PDF here

Schedule of Events

7:00AM – 9:00AM Breakfast
7:00AM – 8:00AM Pennewaert Class
9:15AM – 10:45AM Sugano Class
11:00AM – 12:30AM Pennewaert Class
12:00PM – 2:00PM Lunch Break
1:30PM – 2:30PM Children’s Class
2:45PM – 4:15PM Sugano Class
5:00PM Testing
7:30PM Dinner Party

7:00AM – 9:00AM Breakfast
9:30AM – 11:00AM Sugano Class
11:15AM – 12:15PM Pennewaert Class

Accommodations pricing – DO NOT BOOK AT THE HOTEL

MOTEL ROOMS:$150/NIGHT (includes fireplace, mini fridge and microwave) 2 Full or King Beds

WOLF  DEN: $150/night – 2 Full or King, dormitory style rooms with private shower. House has full kitchen, living area, fireplace, pool table, and dining hall

CABINS: $150/night – king and separate futon area with mini kitchen, stove, sm living area, private shower, fireplace

CHALET: $180/night -best for sharing or large family, mini kitchen, stove, sm living area shower, fireplace. only 1 available 

Meals: includes breakfast, lunch, and dinner (4 meals)

$85 adult, $75 adult vegetarian, $30 kids under 10

Seminar rates:

$180  Early Bird Rate $160
Saturday Only $120 Early Bird $100
Sunday Only  $70
Children $25
Out of State Visitors: $100

Our 5th Annual Sugano Shihan Summer Camp with Miyamoto Shihan (senior instructor Hombu Dojo in Japan)

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