This is an invitation
to join the beautiful nationally known English Setter Club of
America Inc. The ESCA is one of the oldest and most prestigious
clubs of its
kind in the United States. Founded in 1905, it is rich in tradition
and bird dog lore. Since its inception, it has conducted field
trials that are open to all pointing breeds, professional trainers
alike. The club also sponsors the Garden State Open Shooting
Dog Championship, formally the Garden State Open All-Age Championship.
attracts some of the finest bird dogs and professionals in the
country. Also many very important guests have visited the grounds.
also lease the grounds each season to conduct annual trials and
hold regional and national championships. As a result the grounds
well stocked with quail. The club also maintains a commercial
shooting preserve. Although hunting is permitted, this is not
a hunting club.
Quail are never allowed to be shot including those you supply
The farm and grounds have a manager residing on the premises. The
entire operation of the ESCA is situated far enough back and much
of it is fenced in to be considered reasonably safe for pets off
the lead. Facilities include Club House, Cafeteria, Pet Cemetery,
Barn, Sheds, Kennels, and Farmhouse. The farmhouse which is the residence
of the manager is the second oldest building in Burlington County.
Boarding facilities for dogs are available for members at a reasonable
As a member you will enjoy a protected area where you may work and
exercise your field dog. The club also conducts trap shooting and
many other activities including an annual picnic in late spring or
early summer. All new members must be nominated by two current members
in good standing and be approved by the Board of Directors.
275 Medford Mount Holly Rd
Medford, NJ 08055