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BSA - CLIMBING MERIT BADGE

VENTURING - CREW 5.14

GIRL SCOUTS - ADVENTURE SPORTS
AND HIGH ADVENTURE BADGES











SCOUT GROUPS

Standard Day Pass $12/Day/Person + $3 for harness rental = $15.00/Person

GROUP RATE including harness rental = $12/person

GROUP RATE including harness rental and RAPPELLING =
$14/person
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 in advance.

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.
Deposit is 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.

*As an option, Reading Rocks can provide belay service with 1 week advance notice at a rate of $10/HR/Belayer.

GYM GUIDELINES

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.

Class Size: Minimum Class Size = 2
Maximum Class Size = 8

Age:

13 and older

Time:

Three 2 hour classes.
Classes must be scheduled with the merit badge counselor.

Cost:

$20 - 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.

Dress:

Comfortable shirt and pants (long shorts). Flexible Sneakers (rental shoes available for $5/class). Optional - chalk (also available for $2/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
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

Get Acrobat Reader Click here if you need to download the Acrobat Reader

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VENTURING

Venture Crew 5.14 sponsored by Birdsboro Area Climbers Association uses
Reading Rocks as it's Base Camp.

The Mission of Crew 5.14 is to create a worthwhile program that educates youth
in the techniques of rock climbing, bouldering, rappelling, principles of climbing
ethics, stewardship of the environment and leadership.

Click here to visit Crew 5.14's Web Site for more information.

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GIRL SCOUTS
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.

For more information call Reading Rocks at (610) 374-6007.

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550 George Street, Reading, PA 19605  (610) 374-6007
email@readingrocks.com


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