COPE & Climbing Training

Iowa Challenge Training Consortium
2018 COPE & Climbing Training

Become a COPE/Climbing Facilitator
in your local BSA Councils!
Mid-Iowa – Hawkeye Area – Northeast Iowa – Winnebago
Mitigwa - Howard H Cherry - CS Klaus - Ingawanis

3 Training Modules:

COPE & Climbing Foundation Training
• Fundamentals of COPE & Climbing
• Initiative Games
• Safety Measures
• Life Safety Systems
• Emergency Procedures
• Artificial Climbing Structures (Climbing Tower, Climbing Wall, and High COPE) Operation
• Climbing Merit Badge on tower
• May 4-6, 2018 or August 24-26, 2018

COPE Instructor Training
• Prerequisite: COPE & Climbing Foundation Training
• More initiative games
• More High COPE
• Low COPE
• Team-building
• May 18-20, 2018

Natural Rock Climbing Instructor Training
• Prerequisite: COPE & Climbing Foundation Training
• Climbing techniques
• Climbing classification
• Anchor systems
• Site selection and management
• Natural rock climbing programs at Backbone State Park and Pictured Rocks (Jones County Park)
• Climbing Merit Badge on natural rock sites
• September 7-9, 2018

Youth and adult participants are welcome, level of certification available varies:
• Level II Instructors must be at least age 21
• Level I Instructors must be at least age 18
• Instructors in Training must be at least age 16
• Scouts age 14-15 are welcome to attend and participate in running programs, but cannot earn certification

Registration Cost
Adult: Single weekend $40; Both weekends $70
Youth (under 18): Single weekend $40; Both weekends $60

Contact for questions:

Mid-Iowa Council www.midiowacouncilbsa.org
COPE/Climbing Chairman
Brian Seibert seibert.brian@gmail.com

For more details, view the flyer by clicking HERE.

Single Training: COPE & Climbing Foundation Taining
May 4, 2018 to May 6

Single Training: COPE Instructor Training
May 18, 2018 to May 20