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Contact YEP:

 
 

Doug Maiwurm
Adventure Course
Program Manager

dougmaiwurm@cmc.org
303-996-2741

Kathy Nguyen
Schools & Groups
Programs Manager
kathynguyen@cmc.org
303-996-2745

Patrick Collentine
Youth Education
Volunteer Coordinator

patrickcollentine@cmc.org
303-996-2750
 

Rock Climbing

 

YEP Rock Climbing Programs

 

Indoor Rock Climbing: Empower youth to challenge themselves and support each other while learning about balance and movement on our indoor rock climbing wall.

Outdoor Rock Climbing: Experience climbing adventures outside at a variety of field sites though the Front Range. Spend half a day outside honing your climbing skills, learning about Leave No Trace, and enjoying the outdoors!

*More advanced skilled-based classes (knots, belaying, techniques & rapelling) available upon request. Contact Schools & Groups Program Manager for more information!


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In our rock climbing programs, students will:

  • Learn about basic climbing techniques
  • Learn about safety systems used for climbing, including knots and climbing commands
  • Develop skills in trust, teamwork, communication, and support
  • Challenge themselves and develop self-confidence

 

Academic Standards & Additional Resources

Indoor Climbing

 

Suggested Grades: K-12

 

Group Size: 10-60 students

 

Available: Year-Round

 

Length: 45-90 minutes

 

Location: American Mountaineering Center

 

Cost: $15/student

* scholarship application available upon registration

 

Suggested Pairings:

 

Outdoor Climbing

 

Suggested Grades: 6-12th

 

Group Size: 10-16 students

*12 max in Golden crags

 

Available: Fall & late Spring

 

Length: 2-4 hours

 

Location: Local Crags

 

Cost: $30/student

* scholarship application available upon registration

 

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