BSA - CLIMBING MERIT BADGE
VENTURING - CREW 5.14
Standard Day Pass $14/Day/Person + $3 for harness rental = $17.00/Person
GROUP RATE including harness rental =
GROUP RATE including harness rental and
Includes up to 1 HR of standard rappelling or minimum of 1 rappel per person
To qualify for a group rate, you must have at least 5 persons in your group, and schedule your group at least 1 week
TIMES - The group rate is for 3 hours of climbing. Groups may schedule anytime during
our regular operating hours. Groups may also be scheduled during non-operational hours with a minimum of 20 (an additional fee applies
for non-operational hours).
DEPOSIT - A $20 deposit is required to reserve a group climb.
non-refundable but transferable.
SPECIAL INFORMATION - Groups with children 13 and under need to provide adults to
belay (the rope system) for the climbers. We recommend 1 adult (belayer*) per every 3 - 4 children. Group belay instruction is
included and there is no charge to belay only. Waivers must be signed by all participants, or by
parents of participants under the age of 18. We advise that waivers be picked up or downloaded from our web site prior to the date of
your climb, so that parents can complete the waivers in advance.
FOR QUESTIONS AND RESERVATIONS, PLEASE CALL US AT (610) 374-6007
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BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA
CLIMBING MERIT BADGE
Reading Rocks offers Climbing Merit Badge through our registered merit badge counselor. Our merit badge counselor
is nationally registered and is listed for Climbing Merit Badge in Hawk Mountain, Minsi Trails, Cradle of Liberty, PA Dutch Council, Chester County Council, and Del-Mar-Va Council.
Minimum Class Size = 2
Maximum Class Size = 8
13 and older
Three 2 hour classes.
Classes must be scheduled with the merit badge
$22 - includes gym time and harness rental. Upon completion of the Merit Badge, all participants will receive a voucher for a free climbing day pass with harness rental which is valid for up to one year.
Note:special times, additional boys, etc. could create additional cost.
Comfortable shirt and pants (long shorts). Flexible Sneakers (rental shoes available for $5/class). Optional -
chalk (also available for $3/class)
For more information or to schedule a merit badge class call Doug Bodden at
(484) 955-7804 or email DougBoddenJr@yahoo.com
Waivers must be signed by all participants or by parents
of participants under the age of 18. Waivers can be downloaded from our web site.
Note: Scouts can stay and climb after their class for the reduced price of $6.
Leaders and parents can climb during or after class for the same reduced price of $6 plus harness rental (if required) $3.
Merit Badge Requirements
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The Merit Bage Requirements can be downloaded by clicking
the link below. The file is in PDF format and requires the Adobe® Acrobat Reader 3.0 or higher to properly view and print the files.
Download Merit Badge Requirements here
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Venturing Crew 5.14 is a BSA organization sponsored by Birdsboro Area
Climbers Association and Reading Rocks climbing gym. We meet on Wednesday evenings at
Reading Rocks. Young men and women aged 14-20 are eligible to join, and we welcome all
skill levels. We climb indoors, but also do other activities throughout the year
(outdoor climbing, camping, ski/snowboard, hiking, service projects, etc.). Leadership, rank
advancement and climbing skills opportunities are also available.
Click here to view our flyer or, contact email@example.com for more information.
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ADVENTURE SPORTS AND
HIGH ADVENTURE BADGES
The Reading Rocks staff is willing to work with your Troop on the Climbing, Rappelling and Ropes Course electives
for the Junior - Adventure Sports Badge or the Cadet and Senior - High Adventure Badge.
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For more information call Reading Rocks
at (610) 374-6007.