2017 Rappelling Clinic

  • 07:00 PM

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.

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