Rock Climbing

Monday, June 20, 2022 - Friday, June 24, 2022
Ages 10-14 · Co-Ed
Apex Youth Connection 45 Granite Street BiddefordME  04005
Monday, June 20, 2022 - Friday, June 24, 2022
Ages 10-14 · Co-Ed
Apex Youth Connection 45 Granite Street BiddefordME  04005

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Rock Climbing

Jun 20 - Jun 24 (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday)

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Ages 10-14

Apex Youth Connection

$160.00

Meeting Dates

From Jun 20, 2022 to Jun 24, 2022

Each Monday from 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM

Each Tuesday from 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM

Each Wednesday from 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM

Each Thursday from 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM

Each Friday from 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM

About This Activity

Description: Learn the basics of the dynamic sports of bouldering and rock climbing with an age-appropriate skills progression. In this course, you'll get an overview of basic bouldering and rock climbing gear and learn how to put on a helmet and climbing harness. Next, we learn how to spot and to keep each other safe and then advance into body movement. After we’ve mastered basic bouldering skills you'll get individualized instruction in belaying and climbing on our 45’ natural rock in Clifford Park. We'll also discuss the differences between indoor and outdoor climbing. All climbing gear provided. Program Outcomes: • To learn the basic safety concepts with a focus on spotting, route planning, and site awareness. • To develop basic climbing foot, hand, and body positioning. • To practice personal climbing movement. • Overview of types of rock and the difference between indoor and outdoor climbing. • Overview of basic climbing equipment. • Learn how to put on a helmet and harness and climb on a natural rock wall. • Build your confidence in your climbing skills. Equipment: Required • Water bottle Optional • Energy snacks Provided by Apex • Belay device • Climbing harness • Climbing helmet • Climbing shoes • Dynamic climbing rope • First aid kit Class Progression Welcome Introduction and Initial Assessment (safety Talk) Course safety briefing and introduction: Issue equipment Instruction in fit and use of helmet and other gear Spotting On the Rock: • Downclimbing • Walk-offs Climbing Movement & Technique: • Footwork • Handwork • Climbing Movement • Route Planning and Efficiency Basic Climbing Systems • The Figure 8 knot – tying in • The Belay System • Climbing Commands • Climbing Basic movement • Personal Preparedness and Climbing Ethics

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