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CLIMBING

The mission of the CPC climbing committee is to foster individual growth through challenge by enabling indoor and outdoor climbing activities within the Cascade Pacific Council, according to the guidelines set out by BSA National committees and the guide to safe scouting.

Climbing is an activity in Scouting that requires specialized training to facilitate outings for your unit.  Below are upcoming climbing trainings of various levels for those interested in climbing at different skill levels.

Key Contacts

CPC Climbing Committee
cpc.climbing.committee@gmail.com

Camping Department
503-225-5701
492.camping@scouting.org

Current Trainings & Events

Indoor or Outdoor Rock Climbing 

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Multi-unit indoor or outdoor rock climbing guided by CPC Climbing Committee. Sign-ups should be by unit, not just individuals. We will provide gear and instruction throughout the day. This is not a merit badge class. Adults who attend but do not participate in the climbing do not need to register. Maximum number of climbers per event is 24.

Units with their own instructors are welcome to request additional instructor and gear support from the Climbing committee for your Unit outing. Please contact Joe Davis at cpc.climbing.committee@gmail.com.

Location
Indoor Climbing: TBA
Outdoor Climbing: Horsethief Butte Lyle, WA

Dates and Cost
January 21, 2024: Indoor. This event is FULL.
$10 per participant if registered by 12/17/23. $20 per participant until registration closes 12/31/23.

February 11, 2024: Indoor
$10 per participant if registered by 1/7/24. $20 per participant until registration closes 1/21/24.

March 17, 2024: Indoor
$10 per participant if registered by 2/11/24. $20 per participant until registration closes 2/25/24.

May 18, 2024: Outdoor
$20 per participant if registered by 4/13/24. $30 per participant until registration closes 4/27/24.

June 22, 2024: Outdoor
$20 per participant if registered by 5/18/24. $30 per participant until registration closes 6/1/24.

September 14, 2024: Outdoor
$20 per participant if registered by 8/10/24. $30 per participant until registration closes 8/3/24.

September 15, 2024: Outdoor
$20 per participant if registered by 8/11/24. $30 per participant until registration closes 8/25/24.

October 19, 2024: Outdoor
$20 per participant if registered by 9/14/24. $30 per participant until registration closes 9/7/24.

November 10, 2024: Indoor
$10 per participant if registered by 10/6/24. $20 per participant until registration closes 10/20/24.

Refund Policy
All reservations are nonrefundable.

Contact
Joe Davis, CPC Climbing Chair
cpc.climbing.committee@gmail.com

 

BSA Tower-only Level 1 Climbing Instructor Training

@ Scouts BSA Super Weekend

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3/2 – 3/3 March Super Weekend at Camp Meriwether

4/6 – 4/7 April Super Weekend at Camp Meriwether

This course will introduce you to BSA Climbing Instructor skills, focusing on those needed to facilitate climbing at the Meriwether Tower. We will cover the appropriate BSA regulations, Tower operating procedures, Belaying, Rappelling, Climbing, as well as the basics of anchor setting and climbing facilitation. This course runs concurrently with SuperWeekend climbing and students will participate in staffing the tower as they learn, supervised closely by senior Climbing instructors. This is a an easy “on ramp” to start your journey in Climbing!

Contact
Joe Davis, CPC Climbing Chair
cpc.climbing.committee@gmail.com

 

BSA Climbing Instructor Level 2 Training 

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4/12 – 4/14/24 at Camp Meriwether

4/26 – 4/28/24 at Camp Baldwin and Horsethief Butte

This class is intended to train experienced climbers up to the BSA Level II Climbing Instructor level. It is a two-weekend course, with the first weekend being Ground School at Camp Meriwether, and the second weekend being the practical at Camp Baldwin and HorseThief Butte, WA. Attendance at both weekends is required. Students can earn the Level I or Level II card, depending on the proficiency that they exhibit during the course

Contact
Joe Davis, CPC Climbing Chair
cpc.climbing.committee@gmail.com

 

Impact for Generations.
Prepared for Life.

This is more than a motto. It is a manifesto. It is our promise to the community and to every parent and child who Scouts with us. By Scouting in the Cascade Pacific Council (CPC) of Scouting America (formerly the Boy Scouts of America), every youth can learn to make an impact on the world around them and be more prepared for career and life.

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