5 Days, 4 Nights|
Wilmette, IL |
Transportation of participants and gear to location, all climbing gear, tents and camp gear, food, instruction and supervision, campsite reservations|
Personal clothing or accessories, sleeping bags or pads
Is your son or daughter looking for some REAL excitement this summer, something they’ll never forget? Then the TASK Climbing Camp at Devil’s Lake is just the ticket for a fun, memorable and empowering summer! Participants learn to rock climb and belay effectively in the first couple days, and then take their skills to the next level by learning advanced techniques. Northwest Passage rock climbing guides create a safe learning environment and challenge participants to master new skills as well as discover boundless self-confidence! Don’t miss out on the summer camp of a lifetime.
Day 1: Prep Day for Overnight
10:00am Daily Activity
All camping gear must be brought and checked off.
10:30 Prep group for task of the day. Break into groups
10:00-2:00 Check in gear
2:00 Final touches Head TO H20 for cooling off
2:45 Meet with Parents to answer last minute questions.
3:00pm Pick up time
Day 2: Depart for Devil's Lake
8:00am Daily activity
8:15am Load vans last minute details.
8:30am Drive off.
12:00pm Arrive. Set up Climbs and introduce equipment.
Prep for morning.
Day 3: Climbing
Day 4: Climbing
7:30am Wake-up Breakfast.
Prep for next Day
Day 5: Wrap-up Trip/Climbing
1:30pm Depart for NWP
4:00pm Arrive NWP
- 2 t-shirts (non-cotton preferable for quick drying)
- 1 shirt, long sleeved, synthetic preferred. Cotton when wet stays wet and makes you colder
- 1 towel
- 2 pairs of longer shorts or capris (loose fitting for comfort under the harness, non-cotton)
- 1 pair loose fitting long pants - no blue jeans
- Sun/rain hat
- 1 pr. synthetic long underwear (medium weight); especially for early summer and fall trips
- 2 pairs shoes/sandals - lightweight sneakers work fine. Hiking boots are another option. Tevas or other sport sandals are handy for camp.
- 2 pair socks
- Bathing suit
- 1 light or mid-weight fleece jacket
- Windbreaker jacket
- Rain gear (jacket and pants)
- Bandana (optional)
- Clean change of clothing for the trip home (optional)
- Toiletry kit (toothbrush, toothpaste, soap and shampoo, sunscreen, face cream, nail clippers, personal medication etc.)
- Bug repellent
- Sleeping bag (compact, 3-season) and pad
- Flashlight, batteries & extra bulb- headlamps are preferred
- Large plastic cup with handle (commuter mug)
- Pocket knife
- Water bottle
- Chums/Croakies® to keep glasses on your head
- Energy bars/reserve food
- Rock climbing shoes and chalk bag
- Camera, film, waterproof container
- Entertainment (harmonica, cards, games)
- Fishing rod (collapsible, with container and license) and tackle
- Ziploc storage bags
- Crazy Creek chair or small lawn chair