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Mar 19, 2019
Climbing Instructor Training - Classroom
Mar 23-24, 2019
Climbing Instructor Training - McGimsey Tower
Apr 5-7, 2019
Climbing Instructor Training - Bear Creek

March-April: Become a Climbing Instructor and take your unit Climbing

If you are an adult 18 or older you are invited to attend climbing and rappelling training.

Learn about knots, climbing equipment, commands, rigging, site management and best of all you get an opportunity to climb and rappel on real rock.

You must complete all training sessions to complete this course. Training begins at McGimsey Scout Park Tuesday. Training will continue for a Saturday and Sunday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm at the McGimsey Climbing Tower. You will need to bring a sack lunch. Training culminates at Bear Creek for a weekend. Stay at the Conference Center or, if you want, camp in the area surrounding Conference Center. We will start on Friday at 7 pm and conclude Sunday at 4 pm.

No personal equipment will be required. A climbing hold harmless form, current physical, and Climb on Safely are required. Climbing is a strenuous activity and we won’t be sitting still, so be prepared. Cost of the training is $85.00. You will receive all written materials necessary for the course. Class size is limited to 8 participants. PLEASE REGISTER ONLINE by clicking on the registration button to the right.

If you should have any questions please contact Climbing Volunteer Lynn Johnson at 210-273-3586 or 


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