The Climbing Club is a 10 week-program designed to get kids going further in the sport of indoor rock climbing. The pre-requisite for this course is one of Treefrogs Level I, Treefrogs Level II or the Getting Into It Course (for participants 14 yrs and up). Building on the skills learned in those programs, participants will learn the principles and skills involved in the most advanced type of climbing we have at VIRG, Lead Climbing. The second focus of this program is improving climbing technique through instruction by, and practice under the watchful eyes of our expert instructors. And thirdly, the Climbing Club gives youth an opportunity to stay active both physically and mentally through lots of on-the-wall climbing time!
all rental equipment included
a total of 30 hours of instruction 10 weeks of learning and fun!
*Minimum of 6 participants to run program.
Times: Sunday from 9am - 12:00 noon
Ages: For Kids ages 10 years and up. All kids must have a waiver signed by one of their own parents or legal guardian.
Pre-requisite: Participants must have completed the Treefrogs Semester Program, Treefrogger Summer Camp and preferably Treefrogs II Semester Program. For youth 14 years and older, the pre-requisite is the Getting Into It Course.
Clothing: Participants are suggested to wear comfortable clothing that they can move around in. Layers are also a great idea. Everyone must wear socks in the rental shoes.
Note: The Climbing Club program is a certification preparation program. Those participants who are ready will be able to complete a Lead Check allowing climbers to Lead Climb outside of the program.
Cancellations: Full payment is retained in the event of cancellations done less within 48 hours of the start of a program. Cancellations done less than 1 week (7 days) prior to the start date receive a $50 administration charge. Class times are not transferable once a semester has started. Make up classes are available for $32/hr and must be pre-booked. If Vertically Inclined must cancel a program, payment will be refunded in full in the same form of payment originally used for the purchase.