Youth Climbing Programs

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View the Fall 2018 Afterschool Calendar to see all camps in an easy-to-read calendar format.

Visit the Climbing Programs page for more year-round kids climbing.

Financial assistance is available through the Bentley Bedker Scholarship. Bedker Scholarship information and applications in English and Spanish are available on the webpage. Applications are also available at the Front Desk of the Breckenridge Recreation Center. Scholarship money can be applied to climbing program and equipment fees. Please contact the Outdoor Recreation Coordinator for more information at 970-547-4324.

Afterschool Climbing

Chaperones or transportation is available for afterschool climbing from Upper Blue and Breckenridge Elementary. Students not attending Breckenridge schools are encouraged to participate but need to provide their own transportation.

Cliffhangers (Ages 6-9)

Cliffhangers is a fun, play-based class for kids who enjoy climbing and want to develop and/or enhance their skills. This class encourages elementary school-aged kids to participate in both weekly and session-long climbing challenges, to learn technical climbing skills, and to practice team work, communication and peer support via numerous fun activities. To ensure individualized attention and exceptional instruction, classes are limited to 10 students per session. After enrolling in Cliffhangers several times, participants are encouraged to enroll in Climbing Club to further develop their climbing skills.

Click “Register Now!” to see the days and times lessons are offered.Register Online Now!

 

Climbing Club (Ages 7-12)

The Breckenridge Climbing Club is a fun place for our youth climbers of all ages to get their climbing fix for the week in a relaxed yet fun and educational environment. The Climbing Club is suitable for older kids that have participated in our Cliffhangers program several times and have fully mastered all of the necessary skills (knot tying, top rope belaying, etc.) and who are looking for new challenges. To ensure individualized attention and exceptional instruction, classes are limited to 10 students for each session. Click “Register Now!” to see the days and times lessons are offered.

Tuesday Climbing ClubRegister Online Now!

 

 Friday Climbing ClubRegister Online Now!  

 

Advanced Climbing Team (Ages 8-17)

The Advanced Climbing Team is the pinnacle of our climbing development program. Members focus on a combination of climbing strength and technique development under our experienced and dedicated coaching staff. Spring sessions also allow participants to prepare for and compete in the USA Climbing Sport Climbing Series. Admittance onto the Advanced Climbing Team is by invitation only and is based on climbing ability, behavior and a lack of safety concerns on the part of our coaching staff. If interested, begin by contacting your current climbing coach or the Outdoor Programs Coordinator at 970-547-4324 or by email.

Click “Register Now!” to see the days and times lessons are offered.Register Online Now!

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