COPE and Climbing Instructor Training

Challenging Outdoor Personal Experience (COPE) and Climbing Instructors are volunteers who are trained to deliver programs involving climbing, rapelling and other high ropes elements. Training for these instructor positions are held in-person at local Scout Camps.

Climbing Instructor Training

Climbing Instructor Training will be held Friday through Sunday, at the Woodruff Scout Camp and offsite at the Rocktown climbing area. During the trainng one day will be spent off-site climbing. Participants must be at least 18 years of age. Most meals are provided. CPR and Red Cross Standard 1st Aid are required prior to receiving your Climbing Instructor Cards. Graduates of this training will be able to supervise unit-climbing activities. 

All Level II participants must be approved by the Climbing Chair prior to registration.

Special Note: All participants are required to have a current health form. In addition, the following forms are required:

  • Parental Informed Consent Form - see Annual Health & Medical Record

  • Release / Hold Harmless - see Annual Health & Medical Record

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