2017 Expedition Camps

The Great Outdoors has never been more exciting!

New River Gorge | (recommended for kids aged 12 to 18)

expedition low resOur New River Rock Trip is a great introduction to outdoor rock climbing for young climbers. Located in Fayetteville, WV, the New River Gorge is one of the best climbing areas in the East Coast! With over 3000 routes to choose from–great top-roping, lead climbing and bouldering–the New has the greatest variety of routes, for all skill levels, of any climbing area in the country. Skills covered include: basic rappelling, knot tying and basic rope skills, leave no trace hiking and camping ethics, and general outdoor climbing safety. Climbers will also, of course, have a chance to test their climbing skills on real rock, learning improved technique and a repertoire of moves that will improve their overall ability and confidence as climbers.

Dates: 7/24/17–7/28/17 (5 Days)       Cost: $625 per climber
Pre-requisites: PRG belay certification or equivalent experience, 6 months lead climbing experience, .

For more information or to register, email us or call 877.822.7673.

Adirondak State Park | (recommended for kids aged 9 to 13)

Adirondacks camp low resThe Adirondaks are the Yosemite Valley of the East. Some of the biggest and best granite walls are located in the 1,000,000+ acre Adirondak State Park near Lake Placid, NY. Climbers will spend 5 days climbing and hiking in the Keene Valley. More than just a climbing trip, kids will learn about areas of climbing which cannot be taught in a gym–rapelling, seconding a multi-pitch route, safety and route-finding in a wilderness environment, as well as outdoor bouldering and hiking in the backcountry. Climbers will stay in the Chapel Pond Campground, within walking distance of Chapel Pond. Camping is primitive and pristine.

Pre-requisites: PRG belay certification or equivalent experience.

Dates
8/14/17—8/18/17 (5 Days)

Cost
$625 per climber

For more information or to register, email us or call 877.822.7673.

Rock Town | (recommended for kids aged 11 to 18)

Want to improve your bouldering skills? Go outside! Rock Town and the surrounding areas of Little Rock City are located in and around the town of Chattanooga, TN just 90 minutes north of Atlanta, GA. Both bouldering areas are on the Triple Crown Circuit, nationally renowned as featuring the best bouldering in the country. Kids on these trips learn safety skills for bouldering in the outdoors, proper spotting and pad placement, as well as how to improve their technique on the same boulders which the best in the country use for training. This trip is a must for anyone looking to improve.

Pre-requisites: PRG belay certification or equivalent experience.

Times
December 26 to January 1 (2016)

Cost
$675 per climber

For more information or to register, email us or call 877.822.7673.

Red River Gorge

zoe 2 low resOur most popular expedition, our annual trek to the premier sport climbing crag in the East. Whether training for Nationals, or just looking to improve your leading & experience real rock, the Red is home to more than 1500 routes of all ability levels that will keep any young climber occupied for many years. In fact, the bulk of our climbers return year after year to tag new projects and eat the best Pizza in Kentucky! Lead by head coach, Dave Rowland, and a staff of experienced coaches & guides, climbers learn to improve their skills and have a great time.

Pre-requisites: Lead Climbing & Lead Belaying Training, permission of Head Coach.

Times
4 Week Sessions: 6/17/17—7/16/17
3 Week Sessions: 6/17/17—7/8/17; 6/25/17—7/16/17
2 Week Sessions: 6/17/17—7/1/17 ; 6/25/17—7/8/17 ; 7/2/17—7/16/17
1 Week Sessions: 6/17/17—6/24/17 ; 6/25/17—7/1/17 ; 7/2/17—7/8/17 ; 7/9/17—7/16/17

Cost
4 Week Session: $2975
3 Week Session: $2455
2 Week Session: $1735
1 Week Session: $915

For more information or to register, email us or call 877.822.7673.