Programs designed to suit youth climbers of all ages
and ability levels

Whether you are totally new to climbing or looking to compete at National Competitions, there is a program to suit your needs.  Our seasoned and knowledgeable coaching staff will help you achieve your goals.

The ROCKS AND ROPES YOUTH TEAM programs proudly supported by the Tucson Climbing Project  proudly supports.

JUNIOR TEAM

Head Coach: Kristina Bergdahl

 

What to know:

  • Season runs September through May

  • There are two groups, Junior 1 and Junior 2.  Schedule is the only difference between the two.  Trainings are twice a week for 1.5 hours

  • No competition participation required

  • It's our goal as the coaches to show you just how fun climbing is and the unique sense of achievement it provides.  No experience is necessary!

TRAINING TEAM

Head Coach: Jilian Wereb 

 

What to Know:

  • Trainings are two times per week for two hours

  • Competition participation is optional, but highly encouraged

  • Must show a clear love for climbing and have a willingness to learn not only technical climbing skills, but also how to work hard towards attaining goals.

TRAVEL TEAM

Head Coach: Jon Mavko

 

What to Know:

  • Season runs September through May with pre-season and post-season options.

  • Trainings are three times per week for two hours

  • Competition participation is mandatory

  • Must be self-motivated and ready for high level training to achieve competition related climbing goals

COMP TEAM

Head Coach: Jon Mavko

 

What to Know:

  • Season runs September through May with pre-season and post-season options.

  • Trainings are three times per week.  Two sessions are 2.5 hours, one is 3.  

  • Competition participation is mandatory, as is training outside of
    scheduled practice.

  • Must be self-motivated and ready for high level training to achieve competition related climbing goals, and preparing for National level competition.

REC TEAM

Head Coach: Kristina Bergdhal

 

What to Know:

  • Season runs September through May with pre-season and
    post-season options.

  • Trainings are two or three times per week for two hours, depending on commitment level. 

  • No competition participation.  Athletes train for outdoor climbing, there
    are four outdoor days throughout the season.

  • Must be self-motivated and ready for physical training as well technical
    skill development for learning to climb outside safely.  

MAPLE CANYON SUMMER CAMP

What to Know:

  • 7 day long Summer Camp of focused Sport Climbing in Maple Canyon, UT

  • Dates vary year to year, but is always the end of May or early June

  • Must be a current member of the Travel or Comp Team and at least a Youth B competitor and have sufficient lead-climbing skills

  • Transportation, food and lodging is provided

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