A Note on Youth Participation

Youth Programs

Crag Akademie

  • A skills class that prepares kids to join one of our teams or clubs!
  • Teaches the basics of climbing and belaying.
  • Akademie is for kids ages 6-13 years old
  • Youth@ugclimbing.com

Climbing Teams





Youth Climbing Clubs

  • For kids and teens looking for a more social climbing experience
  • Clubs for ages 3-5 (coming soon), 6-8, 9-11, and 11-14.
  • Youth@ugclimbing.com

 High School Options

  • High School Club
  • Colorado High School Climbing League
  • DSST Wednesday Climbing Meetup
  • Youth@ugclimbing.com


  • Camps for 7-13 years old
  • Bringing together the sport of climbing with other teaching in relevant knowledge areas such as science, health, outdoor education and exploration
  • Week-long and single day camp options offered
  • Summer, Spring Break, Fall Break, Winter Break Camps, and school closure days
  • Camps@ugclimbing.com




After School Programs

  • DSST Wednesday Meetups (Wednesdays 2pm-4pm) (Starting 9/20)
  • Bill Roberts Crag Akademie and Climbing Club (Friday 1:15-3:15, Kids are picked up at Bill Roberts @1:05 and walked over to Übergrippen by ÜG Staff)
  • McAulliffe Middle School “Climbing Enrichment”: 6 weeks on Mondays Starting Jan 26th, 2018 (no session on 2/19)
  • Youth@ugclimbing.com

Birthday Parties

Friday Night Kids Climbs (aka Parents’ Night Out

  • 6-12 years old
  • Planned approximately once monthly, check our schedule by following the link above
  • 3 hours of supervised activities and pizza dinner included!
  • 6pm to 9pm

Onsite Childcare

  • You work out, we play with the kids.  Check our schedule for times and availability