Youth Activities JOIN US FOR A NEW ADVENTURE AROUND EVERY CORNER! and pack a lunch for the bus trips to the kayaking destination and Friday’s rock climbing trip. Please pack appropriate supplies for the outdoor trips/activities. Note to parents: For your child’s safety, please inform the Department Staff, at the time of registration, and the instructor of any known allergies that exist for your child! HIGH ADVENTURE CAMP ~ ROCK CLIMBING, HIGH ROPES COURSE & KAYAKING! CLASS SIZE IS LIMITED! *Program meets the requirements for the Boy Scout’s Rock Climbing Merit Badge. Campers MUST bring the Blue Card for certification of the badge completion. Experience the fun and excitement of the great outdoors! The department is thrilled to bring three wonderful outdoor opportunities together! The participants will learn basic skills and techniques of each sport, rock climbing and kayaking, and utilize those necessary skills to participate safely. The rock climbing practice sessions will be held at the Rocksport (793-4626) indoor climbing facility, located at 54 Carey Road in Queensbury. Robert Livingston, Manager and Chief Guide, is a NYS Licensed Certified Mountain Guide and has national certification and licensure through the American Mountain Guide Association (A.M.G.A.). Robert and his trained Rocksport staff will organize and supervise the outdoor climbing component of the program on Friday of the camp. All necessary equipment is provided and no previous experience is needed in order to participate. The high ropes/challenge course module of the program will take place on the SUNY Adirondack campus with such elements as the “Flying Squirrel”, “Vertical Playpen”, “The Giant Centipede”, “Pamper Pole”, and more. Personal and team building challenges abound here! The kayaking and rafting components of the camp will take place on the Sacandaga River or Glen Lake. Children under 12 years of age must take a raft, instead of a kayak, for the water trips. No experience necessary. There will be certified kayaking guides accompanying the trip and they are certified as: NYS Licensed Water Guide, First Aid and CPR, ACA Water Kayaking Guide, and Swift Water Rescue. Experience the thrill and excitement of whitewater rapids in a controlled environment! Upon completion of the skills and safety training, participants will be able to use those skills and techniques with a real adventure in rock climbing on one of the breath-taking Adirondack Peaks and enjoy the region’s sparkling waters. The High Ropes Course provides a thrilling challenge for the kids ... they love this combo camp! Are your kids up for a challenge? Join the fun and have them experience an awesome adventure! Note: Please send your child with a water bottle/drinks and snacks; FOR .......................................... Boys and Girls Ages 11-18 TIME ........................12:00–4:00 pm (Mondays–Thursdays) 8:00 am–4:00 pm (Fridays) FEE ... Resident $360/session; Non-Resident $370/session CLASS SIZE ...................................Maximum of 10/session HIGH ADVENTURE CAMP — SESSION 1: WHEN ...................................... July 9-13 (Monday–Friday) WHERE .....................July 9 & 11: Rocksport Training Days July 10: Challenge Course at SUNY Adirondack July 12: Flat Water Kayaking on Glen Lake July 13: Outdoor Rock Climbing Adventure: TBA HIGH ADVENTURE CAMP - SESSION 2: WHEN .................................... July 23-27 (Monday–Friday) WHERE ...................July 23 & 25: Rocksport Training Days July 24: Challenge Course at SUNY Adirondack July 26: Kayaking/Rafting on Sacandaga River July 27: Outdoor Rock Climbing Adventure: TBA Please Note: the completion of necessary waivers is required. Note: Program Drop-off/Pick-up at the Rocksport Facility, 54 Carey Road, EXCEPT for the SUNY Adirondack Challenge Course Days and the Glen Lake Day. PLEASE NOTE: For CHALLENGE COURSE DAYS at SUNY Adirondack and the KAYAKING DAY on Glen Lake, THERE WILL BE NO BUS TRANSPORTATION. **PARENTS MUST DROP-OFF AND PICK–UP THEIR CHILD AT THE SUNY ADIRONDACK GYM AND AT THE GLEN LAKE BOAT LAUNCH (next to the Docksider Restaurant). *Bus Transportation provided to and from the Sacandaga River kayaking/rafting destination and the Rock Climbing Outdoor Adventure location. PEBBLECRUSHERS! In response to the very popular Pebblecrusher Climbing Team, Rocksport has initiated the “PC” Camp! There will be two days of climbing at the new, state-of-the-art Rocksport facility learning the basics (Mondays and Wednesdays), with two days at the SUNY Adirondack Challenge Course (Tuesdays and Thursdays). On Fridays, we will spend the mornings climbing on one of the crags that surrounds the Lake George basin, followed by a picnic lunch, and some swimming. It will be a most memorable day! Rocksport Instructor: Abby Dickenson Please Note: the completion of a Rocksport waiver required. TIME ..........................9:00-11:30 am (Mondays-Thursdays) 9:00 am-2:00 pm (Fridays) WHERE ................Rocksport, 54 Carey Road, Queensbury FEE ...........................Sessions 1-3: Resident $235/session; Non-Resident $245/session CLASS SIZE ............................... Minimum 6; Maximum 12 Note: Please send your child with a water bottle/drinks and snacks; and pack a lunch for the picnic lunch on Fridays. Please pack appropriate supplies for the outdoor trips/activities. Note to parents: For your child’s safety, please inform the Department Staff, at the time of registration, and the instructor of any known allergies that exist for your child! No transportation provided. Parents are responsible for providing transportation to and from locations. FOR ..................................................Boys & Girls Ages 5-8 WHEN ..................................................... Mondays-Fridays Session 1: June 25-29 Session 2: July 9-13 Session 3: July 23-27 SUMMER 2018 PROGRAM GUIDE 19