School Break Camps

Select one of our locations below to see the programs we offer!

Half-Day Climbing Fundamentals (Coquitlam)

Ages 8-15

$225 + gst per week

Increase the fun this school break and find excitement and adventure with our awesome climbing camps. Our program covers the basics of setting up and managing climbing safety systems, and provides instruction and coaching on the basics of climbing movement. Each day’s lesson features fun games and activities that help anchor new skills. Our coaches will inspire and challenge campers to reach their full potential and climb with confidence!

SUMMER Camp Details

  • Location: Coquitlam
  • Time: 9am – 1pm
  • Days: Monday to Friday
  • Week 1: July 8-12
  • Week 2: July 15-19
  • Week 3: July 22-26
  • Week 4: July 29 – August 2
  • Week 5: August 12-16
  • Week 6: August 19-23
  • Week 7: August 26-30
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Climbing + Gymnastics

Ages 7-14

$370 + gst per week

We’ve partnered with Club Aviva gymnastics to provide a fun and interactive school break camp that will combine climbing and gymnastics to challenge the mind and body. Take advantage of two great activities in one easy location!

Open to children ages 7 – 14, this week-long 9:00am-3:30pm combo camp will have participants climbing and bouncing all over. Participants will spend half the day (3 hours) with Club Aviva playing games, doing crafts, and learning gymnastics skills and the other half the day (3 hours) with Climb Base5 learning rock climbing techniques and safety skills in a fun environment.

Please bring a lunch and two snacks. Lunch will be from 12:00 – 12:30 and there will be two snack breaks.

Both Club Aviva and Climb Base5 have friendly and experienced certified instructors that are eager and excited to teach your children in a fun, safe, unique environment!

SUMMER Camp Details

  • Location: Coquitlam
  • Time: 9am – 3:30pm
  • Week 1: July 8-12
  • Week 2: July 15-19
  • Week 3: July 22-26
  • Week 4: July 29 – August 2
  • Week 5: August 12-16
  • Week 6: August 19-23
  • Week 7: August 26-30
Register now on Club Aviva's website!

Climbing + Cycling

July 29 – August 2, 2019

Ages 11-15

$350 + gst

We’ve partnered with Cycling BC’s iRide program to provide a week-long full-day biking & rock climbing camp that offers a fun, safe, educational and exciting introduction to rock-climbing and multi-discipline biking.

Each day participants will start with a iRide cycling session and learn how to ride a velodrome bicycle, learn BMX jumps and perfect their mountain bike skills. In the afternoon, participants will be learning how to belay, top-rope and climb faster than ever before at Climb Base5. Each day includes 3hrs of cycling and 3hrs of rock climbing.

All rental bike gear and climbing gear are provided. Cycling BC provides bicycle storage for the week of the camp. Transport to cycling venues to be arranged by Cycling BC. Bicycle storage is provided by Cycling BC.

Camp Details

  • Dates: July 29 – August 2, 2019
  • Time: 9:00am – 3:30pm
  • Ages: 11-15
  • Participant’s ability: Level 5 and 6
  • All equipment provided
  • Drop-off at Climb Base5 each day
  • Pick-up at Climb Base5 each day
  • Pre- and post-care is available (Pre-care is from 8am to 9am ($30 for the week) / Post-care is from 330pm to 5pm ($30 for the week).

Climb Base5 Activities

  • Safety equipment set-up and checks
  • Knot tying
  • Belaying (Rope Management)
  • Movement Skills
  • Bouldering, Top Roping, & Auto-Belay
  • Games and activities that go hand in hand with a day of climbing

iRide Activities

To be determined and can include:

  • Safety skills
  • Velodrome sessions (for 2 days)
  • Mountain biking skills
  • BMX riding (1 day)
  • Basic cycling skills

Participants are responsible for lunches, snacks and hydration. For Riders, please also make sure to bring gloves, all-weather clothing, bike helmet, and a bicycle (bike rentals are also available).

For questions about the camp, please contact Ben Chaddock (iride@cyclingbc.net). For registration information, please contact manager@climbbase5.com.

*Disclaimer: primary registration and payment is conducted by Climb Base 5.  All participants are also required to complete Cycling BC’s iRide (cyclingbc.net/iridereg).

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GECKOS (North Vancouver)

Ages 6-8

$225 + gst

The GECKOS course combines climbing with games and activities, to make this the perfect camp for young climbers.

SUMMER Camp Details

  • Location: North Vancouver
  • Ages: 6-8 years old
  • Times: 9:00-11:30am
  • Week 1: July 2-5 (Register for this shortened week – click here)
  • Week 2: July 8-12
  • Week 3: July 15-19
  • Week 4: July 22-26
  • Week 5: July 29 – Aug 2
  • Week 6: Aug 6-9 (Register for this shortened week – click here)
  • Week 7: Aug 12-16
  • Week 8: Aug 19-23
  • Week 9: Aug 26-30
  • Pre- and Post-Camp Care are available upon request; 30 minutes prior to camp and/or 30 minutes after camp. $30/week for either, $50/week for both. Please call the gym for more information.
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SPIDERS (North Vancouver)

Ages 9-12

$285 + gst

Our SPIDERS camp is where young climbers learn climbing basics and top-rope safety skills.

SUMMER Camp Details

  • Location: North Vancouver
  • Ages: 9-12 years old
  • Times: 9:00am-12:30pm
  • Week 1: July 2-5 (Register for this shortened week – click here)
  • Week 2: July 8-12
  • Week 3: July 15-19
  • Week 4: July 22-26
  • Week 5: July 29 – Aug 2
  • Week 6: Aug 6-9 (Register for this shortened week – click here)
  • Week 7: Aug 12-16
  • Week 8: Aug 19-23
  • Week 9: Aug 26-30
  • Pre- and Post-Camp Care are available upon request; 30 minutes prior to camp and/or 30 minutes after camp. $30/week for either, $50/week for both. Please call the gym for more information.
Register now!

Climbing + Circus

All Ages

$475 + gst

We’ve partnered with the Vancouver Circus School for the ultimate camp experience! Half the day will be about joining the circus with high flying Aerial Silks, beyond bouncy Trampolines, gloriously goofy Juggling Props… the other half of the day will explore rock climbing, the proper technique of bouldering and how to belay your friends!

SUMMER Camp Details

  • Location: Vancouver Circus School (North Vancouver) and Climb Base5 North Vancouver
  • Time: 9:00am – 5:00pm
  • Week 1: July 8th-12th
  • Week 2: July 22nd-26th
  • Week 3: July 29th-August 2nd
  • Week 4: August 19th-23rd
  • Note: Start and end times will vary for the Climb Base5 climbing portion of this camp based on what age group your child falls into.

To register please contact the Vancouver Circus School