Teaching more than just how to climb.  

Bringing up the next generation of climbers is one of our greatest goals at the Pad - to progress the sport forward and to protect the outdoors. All of our programs teach climbing skills, problem solving techniques, cooperation and so much more. We have classes, camps and clinics available for all ages, abilities and desires. Learn more and book today! 

We are looking for youth coaches from toddlers to teenagers in Santa Maria! Interested? Email coaching@thepadclimbing.org

2018 Summer Camps

The Pad's Summer Camp is a great way to keep kids active during the summer. Summer campers will have the opportunities to learn basic bouldering and rope climbing skills, grow as a climber, participate in team building games and activities, and work on setting and achieving personal goals. Summer camp will help develop kid’s climbing ability, agility, endurance, all while having fun! Week long sessions will be led by experienced and enthusiastic camp leaders that support a social environment.  

  • Ages 6-13
  • 1 week sessions, Monday- Friday
  • 9 AM - Noon

Slo Camp Dates:

  • June 11th - 15th
  • June 25th - 29th
  • July 9th - 13th
  • July 23rd - 27th

SM Camp Dates:

  • June 18th - 22nd
  • July 16th - 20th 

 

Youth Climbing Club and Teams

Our Club and Team are designed specifically for youth looking to practice regularly with a coach one-on-one of in a team setting. The three options we offer are Club, Recreational Team, and Competitive Team. The details for each are below.

Youth Climbing Club: 2 hours worth of private coaching a month. Access to Homework hour (school tutoring with trained tutor) on Tuesdays and Thursdays 4:00-5:00 PM. Monthly gym membership included. $55/month. 

Recreational Team: Two 2.5 hour practices a week, your choice from Monday, Tuesday or Thursday from 5:00-7:30 PM. Access to Homework hour (school tutoring with trained tutor) on Tuesdays and Thursdays 4:00-5:00 PM. Monthly gym membership included. $70/month. 

Competitive Team: Three 2.5 hour practices a week on Monday, Tuesday & Thursday from 5:00-7:30 PM. Access to Homework hour (school tutoring with trained tutor) on Tuesdays and Thursdays 4:00-5:00 PM. Monthly gym membership included. $90/month. 

 

Pre-requisites for joining a team or club are to complete one of The Pad's 8 week Youth Academies or to try-out individually with the head coach.  

All youth teams will have a Summer break. 

If you have any questions or would like to sign your child up to be in the club or on a team, please contact us!