Summer Camp Training Takeaways 2022


Episode 141: Summer camp training season recently wrapped up for our training team. In this episode, host Phil Brown shares five important takeaways for participants and managers of ropes courses to consider in the grand scheme of solid and safe skill development.

Topics and Questions Presented in this Episode

  • Advocate for more practice time to achieve a high comfort level.
  • Belay technique stance is a critical component of preparation (Upright position with an athletic stance).
  • Belaying tips for a lighter belayer with a heavier climber. 
  • Prior knowledge isn’t always a good thing.
  • Where is the gear?

Additional Resources

More camp-related VPP Episodes:

Tinker is Available in the High 5 Store 

Tinker: Building Purposeful Experiences from Classic Adventure Activities has something for everyone: Instructions to the classic games for the new practitioner, plus the various modifications and framings we apply to them to meet specific outcomes.