COPE and Climbing


Do you love climbing? How about a challenging outdoor personal experience? If you answered yes to either of the questions above Ed Bryant Scout Reservation’s COPE and Climbing area is the place for you to be! Whether you’re an experienced climber looking for a challenge, or someone who’s never climbed a day in their life, Ed Bryant’s climbing tower is the place to be. Or is climbing not really your thing and you’d like to spend an afternoon testing your skills in communication and teamwork? Come on down to Peter Rice after signing up for COPE and you’ll be able to work on crucial skills in everyday life like; Communication, planning, trust, teamwork, leadership, decision making, problem solving, and self esteem! Make sure to sign up for COPE with the Climbing Director before-hand to make sure we have adequate spots for the morning you want to participate!

Climbing Tower Schedule

9:30am-noon: Merit Badge Instruction
1:30pm-4:30pm: Open Program
7:00pm-9:00pm: Open Program

10:00am: Climb-On Safely

7:00pm-9:00pm: Area is Closed

10:00am: Climb-On Safely

9:30am-noon: Open Program
1:30pm-4:30pm: Water Carnival

COPE Schedule

9:30am-noon: Sign-Up for Random Groups
1:30pm-4:30pm: Troop COPE

Merit Badges Offered