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Thanksgiving Monday October 9, 10am – 10pm

Rock Climbing Adventure & Discovery Camp

Campers experience climbing, team building, games and crafts.

Climbing periods will consist of roped climbing and bouldering. The campers will work on progressing their climbing while having fun and using proper technique.

Older campers will focus on technique and different problems. Younger, less experienced campers will focus more on having fun and being safe while climbing.

Summer Camp Details

  • Climbing based activities (on the wall): Word Scramble, minesweeper, Rock paper scissor climb, and more!
  • Social Physical Activities: Team based games, dodgeball, obstacle course, and more!

We have indoor and outdoor activities. Each day there will be approximately 2 – 3 hours of climbing time. At the beginning of each week there will be a small lesson on climbing technique. For week long climbers, they will be able to build on that skill throughout the entire week.

Why Summer Camp at Hub Climbing?

Climbing is a fun day camp activity but will also help your child learn a growth mindset:

Self-confidence

When harnessed and secured, a child can be on a low climbing wall and still repeatedly failing but then achieving greater heights. They directly feel the rewards of stepping out of their comfort zone. It requires children to shed their inhibitions and appreciate the value of persistence when facing tough conditions. Rock Climbing fills their minds with self-confidence)

Cognitive Development

Problem-solving, Spatial awareness, planning ascents and tricky challenges before you face them

Social and Emotional Development

Self-esteem building, Self-Determination, making friends, trust between friends and camp counselors

Fundamentals Development

Agility, Balance, Coordination, Mobility, flexibility.

Responsibility and Planning

Campers will also learn the safety aspects of climbing. From starting a climb to finishing the climb. Before starting, campers will have to find a way down in a safe manner.

Fun while Being Active

There will be fun activities during the 3 hours of climbing experience, campers will get climbing games and activities. We may even get a little competitive and do a little competitions at the end of the week to help motivate some of the campers. (These competitions are all friendly competitions. We try to make every camper a winner!)
Each day your child will conquer challenges and build skills and self esteem in the process:
Climbing Lessons: Campers will learn the fundamentals of movement.

Safety Mindset

Campers will learn about safety equipment and how to think about safety first.

Camp Pricing

Summer Camp - Full Day

$438.75

No HST
  • Prices are per weeklong
  • Activities are designed to suit any individual regardless of fitness level
    9am-4pm, early drop off 8:30am, late pick up 6:00pm**
  • In addition to the climbing the day will consist of games, crafts, movies and climbing related activities. Games will be played in the party room or in specific sections of the gym. All games will cater to the age group and be fun and active.
    Add ons: Early & Late Pick up
    $15+HST – Single day
    $50+HST – Full week
Summer Camp - Half Day

$268.87

No HST

Hours:
Half Day Camp: 9 am- 12:30 pm
Drop off – 9 AM
Pick up – 12:30 PM

Ages:
6-12 years of age

* All prices exclude HST

Times
Lunch Time: 1 PM is lunchtime, campers need to bring their own lunch and some snacks. We have a few snacks here for campers to purchase. We have water fountains or campers can purchase juice or Gatorade.

**Early drop-off, late pick-up

We schedule our staff for the camp period and will need to ensure that we will have the staff available to supervise your child before or after camp hours.

If you are interested in early drop off and/or late pickup, please select that option when booking online. Early drop off is at 8:30am and late pick-up any time before 6pm. The fees are $15/day or $50/week.

Please let us know 24 hours in advance if early drop off is needed.

Hub Climbing Testimonials

We really like this place, different options and levels for climbing. My kid loves summer camp here. Staff is so great: kind and professional. Highly recommend it.


Ria D

Our Team

Cynthia H

Our Program Manager

My name is Cynthia, I work at Hub Climbing as a Youth and Camp Program Manager for both locations (Markham and Mississauga) as well as an Assistant Facility Manager primary in Markham. My background in Early Childhood Education helps me understand how children develop and how they grow. As an Assistant Facility Manager, I assist with the day-to-day task of the facility and help families, members, guests, and the community enjoy climbing. Helping every individual find their potential is one of the best parts of being an Assistant Facility Manager.

Working at Hub as both a Youth and Camp Program Manager and Assistant Facility Manager has been an amazing journey where continue to grow and learn about everyone that walks into Hub Climbing.

Taryn J

Supervisor & Camp Lead

Hi, my name is Taryn, I assist the camp program in Markham. I grew up in a large blended family, which helped me make my decision to go into early childhood development. I believe with all my experience in child care that learning to climb is an essential skill that teaches them how to solve problems and builds confidence in their decision-making. Climbing also aids in children’s mental and physical development and has been shown to improve creativity, memory, and critical thinking abilities.

Summer Camp FAQ

What do the lessons/technique include?

Foot work, foot position, body position, understanding different types of holds and how to hold them. Lessons could also include how to read the routes!

What kind of climbing-based activities does the camp have?

Word Scramble, minesweeper, Rock paper scissor climb, and more!

What kind of high physical activities does the camp have?

Team based games, dodgeball, obstacle course, and more!

What kind of quiet time activities does the camp have?

Arts and crafts, board games, card games, movies, and more!

What kind of outdoor activities does the camp have?

Outdoor activities include sidewalk chalk art, water based activities or going to the nearby park, 10 minutes away. Playground activities can be grounder, tag, octopus, and more! These activities are weather dependent and there will be alternative indoor activities if it is not suitable to go outside.

Are there any additional programs available?

If campers enjoyed their time and want to develop more skills and technique we offer our Recreational team for all young climbers. For more detail click here.

Our Camp Philosophy

We believe that your child should learn new things, meet new people, and best of all – forge friendships. Camp should be safe and run by trained counselors. Camp should also be fun and give many opportunities for YOUR child’s personal growth.

Varied Experiences

Hub provides a mix of activities so that learning comes naturally. We do more than climbing for our campers. We have arts and crafts, yoga, fitness games, outdoor games and, weather permitting, forest walks.

Social Diversity

We strive to create a social environment that is caring and supportive where campers feel they can take risks, make new friends and try new things. At Hub Climbing, most of our campers are totally new climbers who come from a variety of backgrounds.

Multisensory Skill Building

Climbing is both a cognitive and physical activity. The climbing challenges are designed to require a mix of athletic movement and delicate balance to complete.

Resilience and Overcoming Challenge

Challenges always require conquering oneself. Your child will set personal goals, learn perseverance, explore and reflect on their successes and next steps. Talent is easy. Practice and trying is hard work. We will show youth, and adults too, that hard work can and should be fun. Remember, climbing is not about “heights” but about balance, goal setting, perseverance and of course brains and fitness.

Cognitive Development

Climbers will confront various challenges simultaneously. Participants leave the ground taking on short but tricky climbing challenges using their balance, technique, strength, and problem-solving skills. Their fear factor can be present as well. A climbing challenge can be as low as inches of the ground and still be very challenging to complete.

Trained Camp Counsellors

Many of our coaches and camp program planners are certified teachers and/or teacher candidates and ECEs. More than that, our trained counselors share a love for the sport and the culture of co-operation. Your child will have experienced leadership from educators who love what they do. The counselors and teachers will set the tone for fun and excitement.

Safety

Our camp staff are trained in safety regulations, emergency procedures and communication, behavior management techniques, appropriate staff and camper behavior, and specific procedures for supervision.

Supervision & Behavioural Management

We believe in positive reinforcement, assertive role modeling and a sense of fair play. Camp takes place with a ratio of no more than 5 campers per counselor. Rules are necessary for any organization to maintain the safety and enjoyment of all participants. We use a progressive disciplinary approach where expectations are clearly stated at the beginning of each activity.

Come in and see us in action!

Email us and set up a tour. There are also dozens of reviews online about our facility that will help you learn more about our unique organization and vision.

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