Youth Programs

Programs and classes are offered by age and skill level. Our youth climbing programs are known to foster self-discovery, exploration, and refine body awareness and athleticism through a variety of activities both on and off the climbing wall. Our programs are designed with a progression format so no matter your age or ability, there is always something new to learn.

Brand new athletes interested in Comp or Rec Team may be required to Try Out with the coaches.

 

SEASON SCHEDULE:
FALL-WINTER 2022;  Begins August 29 – Ends December 9
WINTER-SPRING 2023; Begins February 2 – Ends May 26

Off-days follow the Whitefish School District schedule

***  PUBLIC REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN  ***

To register:  Please call us or come in person.  (406) 862-8955

 

For youth program questions, email teamscalers@gmail.com 

 

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Weekend Warriors  |  Ages 4-6

Ages 4-6
** space limited to 6 kids **

Saturdays
9:30-10:30 am
Beginning FEBRUARY 2023

Little climbers will learn, play, build their confidence, strength, gross motor skills, develop their proprioception, coordination (body awareness), learn new climbing techniques, and practice listening skills, through fun climbing games and facilitated activities.

Parents are allowed to drop their kids off or stay and observe.

Cost:
$100/mo, includes a monthly membership
$51/mo, class fee only; includes daily pass and shoes (this is the fee if they are already included in a family membership)

 

 

After School Club  |  Ages 6-12

Ages 6-12

Tuesdays & Thursdays
4:00-5:00 pm
Beginning FEBRUARY 2023

Kids will build strength, coordination, self-confidence, and social skills by climbing together in a fun and supportive environment. Activities are focused on learning about all things climbing, including vocabulary, techniques, strengthening body awareness, and how to be a kind and respectful member of the climbing community. This fun-filled social environment can help your kiddo grow as individuals by practicing creative problem solving and practicing resilience to failure.

Cost:
$120/mo, includes a monthly membership
$71/mo, class fee only; includes daily pass and shoes  (this is the fee if they are already included in a family membership)

 

Rec Team  |  Ages 10-17

Ages 10-17

Tuesdays & Thursdays
5:30-7:00 pm
Beginning FEBRUARY 2023

A twice-a-week team practice for young athletes who demonstrate a personal interest in the sport of climbing, focus during practice, and enthusiasm for improvement. This team introduces athletes to physical, mental, and technical rock climbing skills in a more structured training environment. Build strength, coordination, self-confidence, and social skills. Participation in entry-level competitions is encouraged.

Cost:
$120/mo, includes a monthly membership
$71/mo, class fee only; includes daily pass and shoes  (this is the fee if they are already included in a family membership)

 

Comp Team  |  Ages 10-17

Ages 10-17

Monday, Wednesday, & Friday
4:00-6:30 pm
Beginning FEBRUARY 2023

The competition team (‘comp team’ for short) is for driven and dedicated athletes. This three-times-a-week practice emphasizes taking your climbing abilities to the next level through fun, supportive, and rigorous competition-specific training. Build strength, coordination, agility, self-confidence, social skills, emotional resilience and hone your strategic abilities. Together, we train for State and Regional-level climbing competitions. Participation in USA Climbing competitions is mandatory.

Cost:
$150 /mo, includes a monthly membership
$101/mo, class fee only; includes daily pass and shoes  (this is the fee if they are already included in a family membership)

 

 

 

 

Special Thanks to The Mountain Guides, Montana Branch

Please consider being a patron or otherwise supporting our annual sponsor. Let them know how much you appreciate what they do to help foster a love of climbing among the youth in our valley!