Grand Valley Climbing

Youth

 Youth Programs


Grand Valley Climbing offers a variety of youth programs, both competitive and non-competitive. New members of our programs are typically recruited through scheduled through tryouts, or by reaching out directly to the coaches. These programs are available to any school-age children, but best suited for ages 6-18 years old.

Team Benefits include:

  • Several hours of training a week.
  • Training from professional climbers and expert trainers.
  • Personalized strength and mental training.
  • Training and access to all areas of gym.
  • Confidence building.
  • Group and team-building exercises.
  • A one-of-a-kind after-school sport.
  • Special deals on climbing shoes and equipment, unavailable to anyone else.
  • Permission to belay outside of our standard age restrictions.

Elite Competitive

This is our highly competitive climbing team instructional program, designed for the most committed athletes. It is our goal to prepare these athletes to compete in regional, state and national competitions. Our coaching staff will be comprised of former competition climbers as well as professionals from the industry.

Class Schedule:

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday from 4:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M.

Team Expectations:

  • Being consistently on time
  • Demonstration of team work and sportsmanship
  • Fulfilling quota for required number of competitions
  • On time registration for competitions
  • Registration as member of USA Climbing
  • No unexcused absences

Prerequisites:

  • Current GVC documentation
  • Current dues paid
  • Ability to focus on direction, determination to succeed
  • Some climbing background
  • Signed Team Agreement Form
  • Two month minimum agreement

Cost:
Elite Team kids are required to have a membership

  • $125/month + membership
  • Sibling discount: $100/month + membership

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Advanced Team

Our Advanced Team is an instructional program with a goal to improve existing education and skills, while easing kids into the basics of competitive climbing. The team will be pushed to reach personal goals, . Coaches have a goal to take every team member to the next step, cultivating climbing techniques and movement.

Class Schedule:

Tuesdays and Fridays from 4:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M.

Team Expectations:

  • Consistently on time
  • Demonstration of team work and sportsmanship
  • Positive attitudes and a demonstration of commitment to the sport
  • No unexcused absences

Prerequisites:

Advanced kids are required to have a membership

  • Current GVC waiver and orientation on file
  • Current GVC top rope belay certification on file
  • Ability to focus on direction, determination to succeed
  • Signed Team Agreement Form
  • Two-month minimum agreement

Cost:

  • $100/month + membership
  • Sibling discount: $75/month + membership

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Club – Younger

This instructional youth program with a goal to improve existing climbing skills and climbing education without the competitive environment. Our program is best-fitted for climbers 11 years old and younger that are not yet interested in competing. Coaches for the club have a goal in mind to provide knowledge in a safe environment to cultivate climbing techniques and movement, all while having as much fun as possible.

Class Schedule:

Mondays and Wednesdays from  6:00 P.M. to 7:30 P.M.

Team Expectations

  • Consistently on time
  • Demonstration of team work and sportsmanship
  • Positive attitudes and a demonstration of commitment to the sport
  • No unexcused absences

How much does it Cost?

  • $50/month + membership
  • No sibling discount is available for club.

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Club – Older

This instructional youth program with a goal to improve existing climbing skills and climbing education without the competitive environment. Our program is best-fitted for climbers 12 years old and up that are not yet interested in competing. Coaches for the club have a goal in mind to provide knowledge in a safe environment to cultivate climbing techniques and movement, all while having as much fun as possible.

Class Schedule:

Tuesdays and Thursdays from  6:00 P.M. to 7:30 P.M.

How much does it Cost?

  • $50/month + membership
  • No sibling discount is available for club.

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Instructional Summer Camps

During the summer or during school vacations we offer instruction climbing camp sessions to kids ages 7-13. Our 1-week programs focus on developing skills for all ages. During the week, kids will learn the different types of climbing, movement, technique, and how to belay properly. Education and instruction are the main goal of the instruction youth camp programs but the amount of fun games and activities that will be played will make your camper not realize that they have learned so much! Camp activities will be determined by the lead Class Instructor as well as by the size/skill level of the class. EXTENDED CARE AVAILABLE FROM 2p – 5p!

What to Bring

  • Comfortable and athletic clothing
  • Sneakers (other shoes not allowed)
  • Sack lunch
  • Bottle for Water

Cost

  • Non-Members: $200 / Week – includes harnesses, small daily snack, Pizza on Friday!
  • Members: $175 / Week
  • Extended Care:
    • $50 (non-members)
    • $40 (members)

CAMP SCHEDULE AND BOOKING

Monday – Friday 9am-2pm

(Extended Care available from 2p – 5p)

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 Grand Valley Climbing Competition Results

Click the link below for the results:

02/06/16 CHSCL Regional Competition

04/04/15 SCS Local Competition

03/21/15 REDPOINT RAMPAGE 2015

02/07/15 CHSCL Regional Competition

12/13/2014 CHSCL Local Competition