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Outdoor Program - Adrenaline Youth Climbing Club

A program designed for youth ages eight and up which encourages skill enhancement and refinement on many levels. During each practice, climbers participate in a wide variety of games and lessons designed to be fun, active, and educational. Trained coaches work with climbers to develop strength and balance, learn proper lower and upper body climbing techniques, and create a friendly, fun social environment for everyone. Click here to complete the Online Application.

Physical Development
Climbers learn balance, foot and hand placement, and healthy strengthening. 

Social Development
Climbers work together in a group supporting each other and recognizing each other's accomplishments.

Mental Development
Climbers learn how to overcome fears and gain self-confidence.

Fall Semester 2012 Session Dates

Session I: September 4 - October 18, 2012
    >> No climbing during the week of October 2-5

Session II: October 30 - December 13, 2012
   >> No climbing during the week of November 20 - 22

Tuesday: 8 - 12 year olds, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday: 8 - 12 year olds, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Thursday: 13 - 18 year olds, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Climbers attend one day each week for six weeks.

Session Costs

$75.00 - Includes two hours of instruction and climbing each week, supervised practice times, fun activities lead by BGSU certified coaches, use of equipment and the BGSU Climbing Wall. The parent/guardian is required to attend on the first day to sign and turn in the Waiver.

The Club Director

Jerome Gabriel has been a climber for over seven years and has five years professional experience as an outdoor guide.  Jerome and other trained members of the OP staff are the coaches for the club members. All staff are First Aid, AED, and CPR certified and are highly trained at the BGSU Climbing Wall.