Rock Climbing Instructor Development Seminar/Exam

Earth Treks Climbing Instructor Development Seminar

The State of Maryland requires all youth camps to have qualified staff members on site during climbing and rappelling programs. Earth Treks developed a certification program in 1993 and has been teaching it ever since. This program is recognized by the State of Maryland, and successful completion meets their criteria for staff leading climbing programs in a Maryland youth camp. This is an intensive program geared toward top roped climbing and covers industry best practices regarding risk management, teaching skills, hard skills and basic rescue skills. The seminar consists of two days of training and a one day exam.  Inquire Online

This course can be run privately for your organization. If you have five or more students, the Instructor Development Seminar can be booked privately.  Call Earth Treks’  Private Programs Department for more information.

Course Name

Rock Climbing Instructor Development Seminar & Exam

2016 Dates & Times

May 25-27

Inquire Online using link above or call 410-872-0060 (option 3) for registration details.




Carderock, MD


Top rope climbing, belaying and anchoring experience are required.