Rappelling Clinic — May 18-20

Want to learn how to become a certified Rappel Master? Contact one of our current rappel masters Brian Burkett or Matt Williams to find out more about what all is involved and mark your calendar for the Spring Clinic May 18-20.

Spring Rappelling Clinic

WHEN: May 18-20, 2012 and Sept. 14-16, 2012 (7p.m. Friday to 3 p.m. Sunday)

WHAT: Rappelling Clinic – A weekend training clinic combining rappelling skills with fun and fellowship

Rappel Master – An individual who is qualified to lead his/her unit on rappelling outings; a Rappel Master is required for all rappelling tour permits/outings. To qualify as a Rappel Master, an individual must pass the intern portion of the program. This usually requires 2 to 4 clinics.

WHO: Scouts (14 and older), BSA & Non BSA Adults & Troop Leadership

WHERE:
Camp Falling Rock
12637 Houdeshell Rd
Newark, OH 43055

WHY:
The objectives of the Rappelling Clinic are two-fold:
1. To help young scouts and novices learn safe and proper rappelling techniques
2. To qualify the more experienced participants as Rappel Masters

COSTS: Costs include food, lodging, and program materials. All first time attendees receive a locking D-ring, a Rappelling course manual, 20’ section of webbing, 5’ & 9’ section of prusik line, and a patch.

First time attendees: ($100.00/$80.00*)
Additional clinics: ($65.00/$45.00*)
Rappel Masters: ($25.00)

*Early Bird Discount of $20.00 for registration forms received by 5pm at the Simon Kenton Council Office May 9 for Spring Clinic or September 9 for Fall Clinic

PACKING: Participants should dress as the weather dictates and wear tight fitting clothes and a belt. Lodging and bunks will be provided; however, participants will need to supply their own bedding. You may also bring your own tent for housing.

See the RappellMaster website for more details and contact Matt Williams if you are interested!

 

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