160 Square meters of climbing walls including a 8 meter roof, 80 square meters of bouldering cave, 1851 Grips, routes varying from 11's to 27's and the most competitive prices in South Africa.
It is also Pretoria's only climbing gym.
Competitive Youth Climbers aged 13 to 19 are invited to spend the first week of this December school holidays climbing and camping at The Climbing Barn.
Who: This invitation goes out to any youth climber who has actively competed this year in any provincial, national, or international competitions and wishes to up their training, experience with new approaches to climbing, and get to know and train with some of South Africa's other top youth climbers.
The Camp will be run by Paul Bruyere (SA Protea Climbing coach, SANCF head coach) who will focus on training and coaching the climbers through the week, entertaining them with climbing games and activities to focus on their climbing specific skills. When not climbing, the climbers will get a chance to work on their communication, co-operation, problems solving and leadership skills with Marc Bruyere (BA(Hon) psychology, Life Coach & NLP practitioner).
What to bring:
All personal Climbing equipment: Harness, shoes, belay device, screw gate, chalk bag, lots of chalk, dynamic rope.
Camping Gear: Tent, Mattress, sleeping bag, pillow.
Clothing: 5 days of cloths for training, rain jacket, running shoes
Food: Breakfast for 5 days: Cold breakfasts would be best
(Fridges & Braai facilities available) Lunch for 5 Days: Quick and easy to make lunches
Supper for 5 nights: We will have a Braai going every night
Snacks for 5 days: The climbers are going to be burning up fuel fast while training, be sure to pack in enough healthy snacks (fruit, nuts, health bars etc), They'll probably be snacking between each meal.
Hydration: Please ensure you have at least a 500ml water bottle, we recommend you bring some game or other sports drink along to help replenish electrolytes and keep you hydrated.
Eating Utensils: Own cutlery and crockery must be brought along.
The Camp will be from the 8th December 2014 to the 12th December. The Climbers can be dropped off on the evening of the 7th December. All parent are welcome to join us for a braai Friday the 12th December, 7pm when you come through to collect your climber
How Much: R1000 per person, includes entry to the Barn, camping, coaching and team building for all 5 days.
So it your kid’s birthday, there super excited to have a party. A whole day just for them and their friends to play eat and generally run amuck. But as a parent you cant bear the thought of letting dozens of youngsters loose in your home, keeping them entertained and supervising them would take nothing short of an army of fellow parents who want nothing to do with the matter. Here, at The Climbing Barn, we have a solution.
With Professional, friendly staff to supervise indoor rock climbing activities and loads of outdoor space where parents can easily keep an eye on kids from the comfort of a fully covered Braai Area, we can take the stress (and destruction of your home) off of your shoulders.
The Climbing Barn has hosted kids parties for many years. We offer 8m high climbing walls, abseil facilities, climbing gear and even climbing courses. All in one package exclusively tailored for kids. We also have a tuk-shop selling cool drinks and snacks and the use of our Braai Area is welcomed after the event.
The cost for this unforgettable experience is R175.00 per child which includes all the gear, rock climbing, staff supervision, experienced coachingand the use of the facilities.A deposit of R300.00 must be paid in advanced for the booking and waivers pre signed for each child and brought to The Climbing Barn on the day. All cost can be paid via EFT or at The Climbing Barn (cash or card).
So bring your kids for an alternative party, let them keep busy challenging themselves on the climbing walls and lighten the load of entertaining dozens of kids with charades to stop them rampaging through you petunias. We’ve got the space, and activities to keep them busy.
Cost R175.00 per child
Duration 2 Hours
Designed for Birthday parties
Age limit 6 years and older
Gear required all the gear, rockclimbing, staff supervisionand use of the facilities Included
What to wear Comfortable clothing that does not inhibit movement. No skirts or dresses. Comfortable closed shoes.