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Rock Climbing | Ages 9-14 | Born: 2005-2010

Rock Climbing

Located in the UGAA Rock Wall Centre, The Department of Athletics in conjunction with the Gryphon Climbing Club are pleased to present a re-launched Rock Climbing Camp!

Rock Climbing

Located in the UGAA Rock Wall Centre, The Department of Athletics in conjunction with the Gryphon Climbing Club are pleased to present a re-launched Rock Climbing Camp!

Rock Climbing

Did you miss out on attending this summer? 2019 Gryphons Summer Camp Registration opens February 4th @ 5:30am

Our Rock Wall tops out at 40' in height and boasts up to 17 different routes.  These is a mixture of top rope climbing routes and bouldering routes for the campers to climb and strengthen their climbing abilities.  While participating on the climbing wall, youth will build confidence in themselves and appreciate the importance of teamwork, safety, setting goals, and supporting others.  The skills learned on the rock wall will transfer into their daily lives.

Each camper will progress at a different pace throughout the week and will be grouped with those of the same ability.  Groups will learn specific climbing techniques, how to tie climbing knots, distinguish between top rope climbing and bouldering, become familiar with climbing terminology and equipment, how to warm up, and injury prevention.  All campers will be supervised by trained climbing staff who will facilitate their climbing routes and belay.  All equipment for rock climbing (harness and rock shoes) will be provided. 

Throughout each day, campers will participate in climbing preparation exercises, outdoor group initiatives that support teamwork, as well as a daily recreational swim.

ROCK CLIMBING 2.0: To register for Rock Climbing 2.0 (July 15th-19th or August 26th-30th) campers must have participated in a previous Gryphon Rock Climbing Camp Program.  Rock Climbing 2.0 will include advanced rock climbing techniques and an off-site trip to another climbing facility.

 

Tue July 2 - Fri July 5, 2019 | Rock Climbing 101

Rock Climbing 101 Camp will invite you to learn about rock climbing and develop skills that will allow you to grow appreciation for this activity and feel comfortable bouldering and top rope climbing. Come on out and try this new activity. NOTE: There is NO CAMP on Monday July 1st due to Canada Day holiday.

Activity Details

21701 - July 2, 2019 to July 5, 2019

Mon July 15 - Fri July 19, 2019 | Rock Climbing 2.0

Rock Climbing Camp 2.0 is for those campers who have previously participated in a climbing program with Gryphon Camps or Learn To Rock Climb program. We will learn and focus on advanced skills such as belaying, route setting, knot tying, and more advanced rock climbing teachniques. On Friday July 19th, we will have an excursion as we will visit another climbing facility for a new rock climbing adventure. Previous exposure to rock climbing is necessary for this program.

Activity Details

21700 - July 15, 2019 to July 19, 2019

Mon Aug 12 - Fri Aug 16, 2019 | Rock Climbing 101

Rock Climbing 101 Camp will invite you to learn about rock climbing and develop skills that will allow you to grow appreciation for this activity and feel comfortable bouldering and top rope climbing. Come on out and try this new activity.

Activity Details

21699 - August 12, 2019 to August 16, 2019

Mon Aug 26 - Fri Aug 30, 2019 | Rock Climbing 2.0

Rock Climbing Camp 2.0 is for those campers who have previously participated in a climbing program with Gryphon Camps or Learn To Rock Climb program. We will learn and focus on advanced skills such as belaying, route setting, knot tying, and more advanced rock climbing teachniques. On Friday August 30th, we will have an excursion as we will visit another rock climbing facility for a new rock climbing adventure. Previous exposure to rock climbing is necessary for this program.

Activity Details

21703 - August 26, 2019 to August 30, 2019

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