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Fri, Jun 03


Camp Chestnut Ridge

NC WTCW - Camp Chestnut Ridge

Join us for this all inclusive event to learn how to climb trees, safely while having a ton of fun! This Level 1/Level 2 workshop is at Camp Chestnut Ridge, 4300 Camp Chestnut Ridge Road, Efland, NC 27243

NC WTCW -  Camp Chestnut Ridge
NC WTCW -  Camp Chestnut Ridge

Time & Location

Jun 03, 2022, 12:00 PM – Jun 05, 2022, 5:00 PM

Camp Chestnut Ridge, 4300 Camp Chestnut Ridge Rd, Efland, NC 27243, USA


Event Details

We are excited for our first inaugural workshop at Camp Chestnut Ridge June 3-5, 2022.


By registering you agree to provide proof of a negative COVID test 72 hours prior to attending the event upon check-in.  

We will follow our host's site policies,  and any state and federal COVID guidelines. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation!

Check in:

Check in at Noon on 6/3

This all-inclusive workshop includes food, lodging, instruction and use of tree climbing gear.   You will learn how how to climb trees while emphasizing the art and science of 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 with new friends and a network of professional colleagues.


If you need a ride from the airport - please research car share programs (Uber, Lyft, etc.).  In May the group will get an email for event reminders and each other's contact information if you'd like to coordinate ride sharing options.


Camp Chestnut Ridge offers bunk style lodging.  Bring your own bedding (sleeping bag & pillow). The camp provides indoor beds, washrooms and showers.   Please bring your own toiletries (towel and personal hygiene items).

The Camp does not offer single rooms accomodations. Should you desire private sleeping, the Camp has granted our group onsight camping to anyone wishing to bring a tent.  Some tent platforms are available.


Meals and snacks are included in your registration costs!  Friday: Dinner, Saturday: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner, Sunday: Breakfast and Lunch.  If you have food allergies, please email us as our host will do their best to fulfill your requests.

Tree Climbing Gear:

If you have your own tree climbing gear and wish to use it at the event, please bring it with your gear inspection documentation.  Gear inspection and sign off is required before on sight use.


Dress for all weather!  Pack your yoga mat, blocks and strap; long pants, long sleeves, over the ankle boots, rain and warm jackets, and don't forget sunscreen and bug spray.

Water Bottle:

Please bring your own water bottle. We will have water coolers in the field for your water bottle refills.  Consider bringing & using your own plate and silverware to reduce your environmental footprint.

Refund and Cancellation Policy: Registration is limited to 25.   If you cannot attend, for any reason, please contact us as soon as possible. If we can fill your position from the "Waitlist" your registration will be refunded 100% if you notify us by April 28, 2022.  After April 28th, no refunds will be granted.  Thank you so much for your registration and looking forward to climbing with you soon!

This event has a group. You’re welcome to join the group once you register for the event.

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