Over the summer, the Climbing Center will be open Monday through Thursday from 6.30 p.m. to 9 p.m., offering both kids' classes and a "basics" class for newbies. There will also be outdoor climbing trips open to all ages. Contact the Outdoor Program at x5965 for more information.
Kids Climbing Summer Sessions
Kids' climbs include admission, rentals and facilitation. Having fun while climbing is the primary aim of these sessions. No refunds for missed days.
Session #3: $64
July 7 and July 9
July 14 and July 16
Session #4: $64
July 8 and July 10
July 15 and July 17
Session #5: $64
July 21 and July 23
July 28 and July 30
Session #6: $64
July 22 and July 24
July 29 and July 31
Learn the knots, commands and belay techniques to be able to rock climb and belay others (suitable for ages 14 to adult). Does not include entrance fees. The cost is $10 per person for clinic only, with two remaining dates to choose from:
July 8, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
August 5, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Outside Climbing Day Trips
Open to all ages, climbing day trips are taking part at Spring Mountain, Ore. several times this summer. The trips are for parties of between 4 and twelve. Sign up at the Whitman Climbing Center. Payment needed at time of registration. Includes: transportation, guides and all personal and group climbing equipment. Food not included. Trips return in early evening.
$40 per person for Whitman students, staff, faculty and their family members
$60 per person for community members.
July 19 - Meet at Climbing Center at 7.30 a.m. to get gear before departing
Sat. Aug 2 - Meet at Climbing Center at 7.30 a.m. to get gear before departing