Acadia Mountain Guides AMG Camp- Rock Pro 3- Quebec
Rock Pro III Climbing Camp
This is the third of a series of progressive camps that Acadia Mountain Guides teaches. The ultimate goal is for a camper over time to become a competent climber that is lead climbing.
Who’s it for? A climber age 13-18.Climbers looking to learn about sport climbing or transitioning for gym to crag. Should be capable of climbing 5.9 routes.
Where do we go? Kamouraska, Quebec
Camper to Leader Ratio: 6:1
This camp focuses on climbing bolted sport routes ( sport climbing) and learning to lead them. Many campers in our prior camps have led routes from 5.8 – 5.12 in difficulty.
It is appropriate for students who have enough climbing experience (either in a gym or outdoors) to be very comfortable with fundamental skills such as belaying, top-roping, and basic climbing movement. There is less focus on introductory climbing techniques in this course and more emphasis on learning to lead bolted sport climbs.
Campers will learn many essential sport climbing skills including bolt placement and assessment, correct hanger clipping, lowering off, and transitioning to rappels from climbing.
Of course, it wouldn't be a climbing camp without lots of time on the rock honing your movement skills and learning new techniques & tricks to increase your climbing efficiency, either on lead or with the added mental security of a top-rope depending on what you & your guides think you're ready for.
We highly recommend completing RockPro II prior to this although it is not required. If you have some climbing experience and would like to learn more about sport climbing technique then this is the course for you. The camp will visit Maine's largest sport climbing area in Clifton and then journey to climb on the white cliffs of southern Quebec along the Saint Lawrence waterway.
Day 1: Travel to Kamouraska, Quebec
Day 2 - 4: Kamouraska, Quebec for great sport climbing.
Day 5: Kamouraska, Quebec, AM sport climbing then return to Maine. Camp at Park's Pond Campground.
Day 6: Climb some of Maine's best steep face climbing in Clifton. Camp at Park's Pond Campground.
Day 7: Return to Orono base and travel home or rest up for the next week of camp.
It is our goal to send RockPro III campers home with basic technical competencies related to sport climbing and a greater desire to climb more.
Campers will sleep in tents separated by gender. We stay in public campgrounds such as Bar Harbor Campground, Park’s Pond Campground, and Camden Hills State Park. We stay in Eastern Slope Campground in North Conway, NH.
Campgrounds have a bath and shower facilities.
Overnight campers join the leaders in preparing delicious, healthy camp meals. Vegetarian options are available as. Sample evening meals include pasta with sauce and salad, vegetable stir fry w/ chicken side.
Drop off/Pick up Information:
Drop Off is on Sunday and Pick Up is on Saturday
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(92 Main St)
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Download Health Forms and Waivers- coming soon!
Health Forms should be received no later than three weeks before camp starts.
- Scan or take a photo of the forms and send them to [email protected] with the subject " (Your Child's Name) Health Forms and the dates of their camp"
- If you would like to send them via mail:
- PO Box 121 Orono, ME 04473 Attn: Camps