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Outdoor Leadership

Outdoor Leadership

After School Climbing Program

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Winter 2016 Climbing Application
Assumption of Risk Form
Medical Form
*If you open these forms with Adobe when prompted, you can fill them out on your computer, save, and send to jonathan@teensinc.org

Our instructors are experienced and certified in rock climbing instruction and have their Wilderness First Responder certifications.climbingfall16

Girls Wilderness Program

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Summer Programs

Adventure, challenge, and fun in the Colorado Mountains with TEENS, Inc.

Leadership Retreats – Five adventure days – June and July

DSC_4605Every summer TEENS, Inc. offers two 5 day leadership retreats for teens in the community. These exciting adventure and camping trips consist of hiking, rock climbing, and rafting. For teens these trips provide an intro into back-country living and technical rock climbing skills. We focus on group communication and leadership skills to help teens navigate these experiences.

2016 Leadership Retreat Applications

Leadership Lab – 15 advanced outdoor learning days, July

Picture 125For teens to advance their wilderness living skills and spend extended periods of time in the back-country. We use four days of rock climbing and six days of backpacking to help teens learn about healthy risk taking, communication and perseverance. Teens lead each other while learning about their personal leadership style and skills. We foster a non-competitive environment, concentrating on building self-confidence and personal empowerment.

2016 Leadership Lab Application

Our lead instructor is an AMGA certified single pitch climbing instructor, and all instructors are Wilderness first responders and are trained in backcountry travel and group facilitation.

Tuition is set on a sliding scale based on family income and circumstances. No student is turned away because of financial reasons.

For information and registration contact Jonathan Baumhover at TEENS, Inc., Nederland, CO
(303) 258 3821  jonathan@teensinc.org