Rock Climbing Trips

For Campers Entering Grade 8–11

Both novice and experienced climbers will enjoy these adventures! A variety of challenging climbs of varying difficulty are provided to each group, under the supervision of our highly skilled staff. These incredible adventures are designed to build self-confidence and teamwork skills as campers climb at some of the most beautiful sites in Northern Minnesota.

Rock climbing campers can expect to:

  • Learn skills in rock climbing, belaying and safety.
  • Learn how to properly fit and pack your backpack, or paddle and portage your canoe and gear.
  • Learn about low-impact wilderness camping.
  • Eat great food and help cook over a fire or camp stove.
  • Make friends, share stories and work together to climb safely as a group.

Financial assistance is available.

BWCA - Climb

Entering Grades 8-10
A great introduction to outdoor rock climbing. After a two hour canoe paddle to a campsite, campers spend 3 – 4 days climbing on Seagull Lake in the BWCA.

Fee: $960

8 Day Sessions:

July 13-20 (girls only)
July 30-August 6 (girls only)
August 8-15 (boys only)

Superior Hiking Trail (Backpacking & Climbing)

Entering Grades 8-11
With 11- 13 days on trail, campers climb at several amazing sites on or near the Superior Hiking Trail and enjoy backpacking between the climbing locations. Menogyn groups have climbed at Palisade Head, Shovel Point, Section 13, and Mystical Mountain. Previous experience is not necessary, but a basic knowledge of climbing is very helpful.

Sessions:

June 24-July 7 (boys only) 14 days - $1,700
July 13-28 (boys only) 16 days - $1,925
August 8-21 (girls only) 14 days - $1,700

BWCA Canoe/Rock Combo

Entering Grades 8-10
Campers get an excellent taste of both wilderness canoeing and rock climbing on this combined trip. Trail groups split their time between canoeing through the Boundary Waters Canoe Area and climbing at Seagull Palisade as they learn skills for both types of wilderness adventures.

Sessions:

June 30-July 10 (11 days) - $1,320
July 24-August 3 (11 days) - $1,320
August 17-26 (10 days) - $1,200