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Spring Break 3-Day Climbing Camp

Three Full Days of Climbing!

April 3rd - April 5th, 2023, 9:00am - 3:00pm

Hey Parents! Get the kids back outside after a long winter at our Spring Break Climbing Camp at The Forge! Each day of fun will include our high and low ropes course, friendly climbing competitions and relay races, knot tying and belay classes, and more. Our 3-Day Campers (April 3-5) will have an Olympic Day, on their 3rd day of camp, utilizing all the skills taught from the previous days. This camp is perfect for kids and high schoolers to get all the climbing their hearts' desire!

 

  • NEW for ages 7-16¬†

 

Two spring break sessions available:

  • 3-Day Camp: April 3rd - 5th
  • 2-Day Camp: April 1st - 2nd
Location:
Lemont Quarries, 1001 Main Street Lemont, IL, 60439

Details

Date:
April 3rd - April 5th, 2023
Price:
$275 for 3-Day Camp

Camp Details

Two spring break sessions available:

  • 3-Day Camp: April 3rd - 5th | $275
  • 2-Day Camp: April 1st - 2nd | $185
  • 9:00am - 3:00pm
  • Ages: 7-16

 

Activities Include: 

  • Ropes Course (must meet requirements)
  • 1 Big Zipline (must meet requirements)
  • Knot Tying
  • Belay Classes
  • Climbing Competitions
  • and so much more!

 

Please send your camper with a packed lunch and snacks from home!

Requirements

For ropes course and zipline activities campers must meet the following requirements:

  • Minimum weight 70 lbs-250 lbs
  • Minimum height 4'4” (52") - 6’6” (78")

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does camp cost?
  • 3-Day Camp: $275
  • 2-Day Camp: $185

* no prorating or refunding for missing days of camp

Will campers be separated?

We will be splitting campers into two age groups: 7-11 year-olds and 12-16 year-olds so that they will be given activities to match their interests and abilities.

Can my children who are 2 years apart be in the same camp group?
  • We make every effort to honor requests, but cannot guarantee them.
  • Camp is an awesome place to meet new friends and do some self discovery.
  • Campers in the 7-11 years of age group follow a different schedule than the campers in the 12-16 years of age group.
  • Siblings in these different age groups will not be in the same group due to their different activity schedules.
Who is facilitating the Spring Break Camp?
  • Spring Break Camp is designed and created by educators with a combined 30+years of experience working in camps, schools, and community programming.
  • Led by our Educational Program Director and Camp Coordinator, extensive hiring efforts are underway to find mature, creative, and AWESOME college and high school camp counselors.
  • All counselors will be trained in CPR and Basic First Aid along with The Forge Adventure Guides and staff, and have a deep commitment to creating the safest camp environment possible.
  • Counselors will also go through extensive training in activities, inclusion, diversity, and much more to ensure the best camp experience for all campers.
  • Awesome college & high school camp counselors who are 16+ years in age will be engaging and facilitating the campers.
  • Counselors who are under 18 will not be Lead Group Camp Counselors for our campers who are in the 11-16 age range.
Are phones and electronic devices allowed at camp?

Yes, but they must be in a backpack during activities. There will be plenty of time at lunch and during free-time for pictures and capturing memories!

Will lunches be available for purchase?
  • Please send your camper with a packed lunch and snacks from home for the day.
  • Don't forget your water bottles! We will have plenty of refill stations.
What is the camp cancellation policy?

Summer camp programming occurs rain or shine. Refunds will be offered up to 3 weeks prior to the start of camp. Credit or changes (availability permitting) are allowed up to 48 hours before the start date.

What is the camp cancellation policy?

Summer camp programming occurs rain or shine. Refunds will be offered up to 3 weeks prior to the start of camp. Credit or changes (availability permitting) are allowed up to 48 hours before the start date.

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