**Click on the above COPE/Climbing Instructor Training link to begin registration.
Learn the basic skills for facilitation of BSA Project COPE/Climbing and Rappelling events.
• Teaching topics will include: Project COPE/Tower Operation, Emergency Procedures, Equipment, National Standards, Safety and more!
• Perfect for summer camp Project COPE/Climbing and Rappelling Staff to learn to work together.
• Trained by BSA National Camping School Project COPE/Climbing and Rappelling Trained Director.
• Adult leaders (21+) who take this training can provide leadership for their unit to utilize the Climbing Towers as part of unit programming and/or youth advancement in Boy Scouting or Venturing away from summer camp! Details and rental costs can be discussed with Course Instructors during this training.
WHO: Any leader interested in becoming certified in COPE/Climbing activities. You must be at least 18 years of age to participate in this training.
EXCEPTION: Venturers working toward their Mountaineering requirements for the Ranger Award who are not yet 18 years of age may participate in this course.
EXCEPTION: Hired summer camp staff members who are not yet 18 years of age may also participate in this course.
WHEN: September 12-14, Check-in will start on Friday night, September 12 at 6:30 pm. Training will begin promptly at 7:00 pm and run through 11:30 am on Sunday, September 14.
WHERE: Naish Scout Reservation, 1100 Martinek Lane, Kansas City, KS 66111.