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WTCW Camp Hi-Rock, MA

  • Jun 02, 12:00 PM – Jun 04, 5:00 PM
    Camp Chestnut Ridge, 4300 Camp Chestnut Ridge Rd, Efland, NC 27243
    Join us for this all inclusive event to learn how to climb trees, safely while having a ton of fun! This Level 1/2 workshop is at Camp Chestnut Ridge. WTCW recognizes women as all individuals who identify as female. We welcome cis-gendered, trans, nonbinary, and gender-diverse people.
  • Aug 25, 12:00 PM CDT – Aug 27, 5:00 PM CDT
    Eagle Bluff Envrionmental Center, 28097 Goodview Dr., Lanesboro, MN 55949
    Join us for this Level 1/2 all inclusive event to learn how to climb trees in the Driftless region where the stars are so bright and the air is so fresh. WTCW recognizes women as all individuals who identify as female and welcome cis-gendered, trans, nonbinary, and gender-diverse people.
  • Sep 22, 12:00 PM – Sep 24, 5:00 PM
    Camp Hi-Rock , 162 East St, Mt Washington, MA 01258, USA
    Level 1/2/3- This event is for beginners, WTCW graduates and climbers with experience. Continue your climbing journey, while elevating your personal growth. Open to all genders
  • Oct 06, 12:00 PM – Oct 08, 5:00 PM
    Camp Henry, 5575 Gordon Ave, Newaygo, MI 49337
    This workshop is designed for beginners and WTCW graduates who want to grow their experience. You set the tone for the skills you want to learn. WTCW recognizes women as all individuals who identify as female and welcomes cis-gendered, trans, nonbinary, and gender-diverse people.

Sold Out - Accepting Wait List​

Begins: September 24, 2021 - Check in: 12:00-12:30pm

Ends: September 26, 2021 - Wrap up: 5:45pm

Location: YMCA Camp Hi-Rock, Washington, MA 

Come climb trees with us! 


This is an all inclusive workshop!  Food, lodging and learning how to climb trees.  You will be provided skills to climb trees with an emphasize on arboriculture.  This safe, empowering experience will renew your spirit, allow you to bond with others curious and excited to learn more about trees, aloft!  Most importantly, you will leave having new friends, a weekend of clean air living, and a perhaps a new way to breath in life through trees.



  • Camp Hi-Rock Directions

  • If flying - Hartford, CT (BDL) or Albany, NY (ALB)

  • If you need a ride from the airport - you may always use a car share program (Uber, Lyft, etc.).  We will also email everyone if you'd like to coordinate your times to ride share together.


EVENT REMINDERS: We ask that you have a documented negative COVID test 48 hours prior to attending the event and that you commit to wearing a mask while within 10' of another person at the Camp.  The YMCA has been gracious to host our event; we will follow their asks of us.  Thank you for your consideration and cooperation!  :)


Food:  All meals are included in your registration costs!  Yep, where else can you go away for a whole weekend and have food, lodging AND learn a new skill for under the price of our registration?  If you have food allergies, please note them. 


Water Bottle: Please bring your own water bottle, we will have water coolers in the field for you to refill your water bottles. 


Lodging:  Bring your own bedding (if traveling by plane exceptions can be made, the Camp does have limited sleeping materials.).


Toiletries: Please bring your own towel and personal hygiene need (shampoo, toothpaste... etc.) :)


Clothing: Dress for all weather: long pants, long sleeves, over the ankle boots, rain and warm jackets (we're on a lake) and don't forget sunscreen and bug spray.  We are not near any stores, think remote.


Sponsorship opportunities are now open for this event. 

To ensure your logo is on our event t-shirt, the sponsorship

deadline to get your logo on the shirt is: 8/22/21. Banner logos/sponsorship will be accepted till 9/10.

Your Instructor Team for September:
Bear LeVangie
Rebecca Seibel
Melissa LeVangie Ingersoll
Alex Julius
Melissa Duffy
Kate O'Dell
Krista Strating
Cassandra Bryant
Sydney McNair - Photographer
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Climbing Building Blocks
- Worksite Safety Analysis
- PPE & Gear; Proper Fit 
- Tree Biology & Tie-In Points
- Throwline
- Moving & Single Rope Systems
- Ascension techniques
- Limb Walking
- & A Whole Lotta FUN!

Canopy exploration: what are you going to find?

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