Climb Teams & Clubs

Climb Team and Club are youth programs offered to kids looking to get involved in climbing at Vertical Endeavors. Team and Club offer our youth an environment in which to succeed in different ways. Clubs offer a relaxed program where kids can enjoy the sport and climb with friends. Climb Team is available to youth interested in advancing their skill set and taking their climbing to the next level.

VE Team

It is with an adventurous spirit that we challenge and encourage your child to come into their own as an independent, responsible, and respectful climber. Our goal is to create better climbers socially, mentally and physically. We believe that the most effective way to bring out the best in young athletes is to promote an environment of devoted mentorship as they learn, grow, and excel with other children who are dealing with similar challenges, both on the wall and in their daily lives.

Climb Team Outdoor Experience

As an Intermediate and Advanced Team member, you also have the option to participate in our Climb Team Outdoor Experience

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Ages 9-18

Junior Team is designed to build a solid foundation of rock climbing skills for youth. It is suited for climbers that would like to take their climbing beyond a recreational level, and are interested in competitive climbing, outdoor climbing, and training basics. Coaches will teach top rope belaying and focus strongly on movement and technique essentials throughout the session.

Pricing includes a membership while you are on team, gear rentals, and climb team shirt.

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Ages 10-18

Intermediate Team is for those ready to take their climbing skills to the next level. Two days of practice a week are required and we encourage a third day of individual climbing outside of practice. Climbers must be ready to spend considerable time sport lead climbing (rather than top roping) and bouldering, along with climbing related core workouts and training exercises. These committed climbers will be expected to compete in USAC-sanctioned competitions, explore climbing outdoors, and look to a future with the Advanced Team.

Pricing includes a membership while you are on team, gear rentals, and climb team shirt.

As an Intermediate Team member, you also have the option to participate in our Climb Team Outdoor Experience.

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Ages 10-18

Advanced Team is reserved for those young athletes committed to becoming some of the best young climbers in the country. It is lead climbing, advanced bouldering, and competition intensive. Climbers must become USA Climbing Members, climb at least three days a week and must commit to participating in climbing competitions through the Regional level. They will have shown a steadfast commitment to climbing and training, have a record of exemplary sportsmanship, along with an unparalleled work ethic. (Advanced Team is invite only, speak with your Climb Team Coach for more details).

Pricing includes a membership while you are on team, gear rentals, and climb team shirt.

As an Advanced Team member, you also have the option to participate in our Climb Team Outdoor Experience.

Prerequisites

Courses & Assessments

All climb team members will be required to complete a Youth Top Rope Belay Skills course and a Team Assessment.

Youth Top Rope Belay Skills Course
Format: 2 hour session
Price: $50

Team Skills Assessments
Format: 2 hour session
Price: $20

Individual Coaching

Ages 6-18

Individual coaching provides direction, structure and personal attention to refine a young athlete’s climbing skills. The lessons can be customized to accommodate a wide range of abilities. From those who benefit from one-on-one learning environments to those who want to push their advanced skills even further, Individual coaching will provide exactly what your child needs to excel. Open to any Club or Team member.

Rates

One-Hour Sessions (5 weeks): $200
Two-Hour Sessions (5 weeks): $325

VE Club

It is with an adventurous spirit that we challenge and encourage your child to come into their own as an independent, responsible, and respectful climber. Our goal is to create better climbers socially, mentally and physically. We believe that the most effective way to bring out the best in young athletes is to promote an environment of devoted mentorship as they learn, grow, and excel with other children who are dealing with similar challenges, both on the wall and in their daily lives.

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Base Club

Ages 6-9

Base Club is for the youngest little climbers who want to learn the basics in a community setting and have fun! This program is focused on the fundamentals, to introduce your child to the fast-growing sport of rock climbing. During practices, instructors focus the energy of the group into exciting climbing activities, while building appreciation for teamwork and taking direction.

Club pricing does not include a membership.

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Peak Club

Ages 10-13

Climbing Club is our option for youth that wish to partake in recreational climbing alongside their peers, without the emphasis on training and competition. The participants have the option of learning how to belay, should they choose. Basic technique and movement concepts will be covered, and games and team building.

Club pricing does not include a membership.

All participants must sign our Liability Waiver and Rules Agreement.