June 22 - 25, 2020
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
339 N Locust Point Rd
Supervisor: Michael DeCavalcante & Climbnasium staff (DESIGNED FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH COGNITIVE DISABILITIES/DEVELOPMENTAL DELAYS WHO MAY ALSO HAVE A PHYSICAL IMPAIRMENT.) Promotes and teaches the skills and shares benefits of climbing in a secure, adaptive setting. Intended Population: Designed for individuals with cognitive disabilities/developmental delays who may also have a physical impairment. This camp is designed to benefit learners who have cognitive impairments/developmental delays. Adaptive equipment may be utilized, if needed. Tour and a bit of history about climbing, Climbnasium and therapeutic/adaptive climbing. Primer about roped climbing vs bouldering with pads. Each day, there will be a warm-up with walking and yoga; securing harnesses and climbing shoes as appropriate. Then rotating stations to include easy roped or adaptive climbing on slab and corners in main room, easy bouldering in main room and bouldering room, easy roped or adaptive climbing in lower room and training, trust or team building element in commons room. The roped climbing, adaptive Climbing, regular top roping, and bouldering are all graded numerically from easy to hard, allowing those who can, to progress to routes requiring more strength and more skill. More information about the adaptive climbing techniques and equipment can be found here: http://abovelimits.org/ or by calling Michael DeCavalcante 717-710-6358. ALL CANCELLATIONS WILL BE ASSESSED A $10/CAMP/CHILD ADMINISTRATION FEE.