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Climbing Merit Badge

Sportrock offers a comprehensive rock climbing program that fulfills the requirements of the Boy Scouts of America Climbing Merit Badge and the Girl Scouts High Adventure Badge. All points of the official B.S.A. and G.S.A. Handbook are covered in a fun and supportive environment. Scouts will learn the basics of top rope climbing, practice climbing, rappelling, site conservation tactics and much more!

Maximum Number of Participants: 25
When: 8:30am-3:30pm
Location: Outdoors at Great Falls National Park, VA or indoors at any of our Sportrock locations.
Price: $115 per climber
Minimum Age: 11



Indoor Climbing Session

Do your Scouts just want to climb for fun?  Sportrock offers a 2 hour session where scouts can learn top rope climbing, rules, climbing commands and more all in a fun and structured environment. This is a great option for scouts of all experience levels.

Maximum Number of Participants: 20
When: 2 hour climbing session scheduled privately
Location: Sportrock Alexandria, VA | Sportrock Sterling, VA | Sportrock Rio in Gaithersburg, MD 
Minimum Age: 5

Price: See chart below


Indoor Climbing Session Pricing:

1-5 participants:
Alexandria, Sterling, & Rio
6-10 participants:
Alexandria, Sterling, & Rio
11-15 participants:
Alexandria & Rio
16-20 participants:
Alexandria & Rio


Sportrock offers overnight lock-ins! We have certified instructors that will teach you everything you need to know in order to climb at a Sportrock facility. Best of all, you can climb with your group from sunset to sunrise!

When: Friday (8pm to 8am) or Saturday (8pm-8am)
Location: Sportrock Alexandria, VA | Sportrock Sterling, VA | Sportrock Rio in Gaithersburg, MD
Price: $1375 for first 25 Scouts; $40 per person thereafter
Minimum Age: 9

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