WHEN: May 19-21, 2017 OR Sept 15-17, 2017 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.
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.
All adult attendees must have Youth Protection Training. NO EXCEPTIONS.