Climbing Level 2 Training Registration
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Climbing Level 2 Training
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Topanga Canyon Blvd between Chatsworth St & CA-118
Chatsworth, CA 91311, US
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PURPOSE: Provide training for people who are interested in teaching Scouts how to climb and
rappel at the Unit, District or Council level. This group might include those interested in
becoming Climbing Merit Badge Counselors, Camp Staff and Scouters. Scouters who work
with troops and teach climbing are required to be "Qualified Instructors" prior to
teaching any climbing / rappelling activities.

EQUIPMENT: All personal gear will be inspected prior to use. Bring to each session.

  • Harness
  • Helmet
  • A tubular belaying device
  • Three or four locking-gate carabiners
  • One 24” and one 48” pre-sewn runner or one 24” pre-sewn runner and a commercially made leash (personal
  • anchor)
  • Two pieces of 5-6mm accessory cord, one piece 72” long and the other 96” long.
  • Climbing shoes (optional)
  • All other gear will be provided by the COPE & Climbing Program Trainer (ropes, anchors, carabiners,
  • etc.)

If you currently do not have access to the above mentioned personal gear, please inform the course director
to ensure that extra can be provided for the training weekend.

OVERVIEW: We will cover B.S.A. current National Policies associated with all
climbing/rappelling activities, at the Unit, District and Council levels, as outlined in the pamphlet
entitled "Climb on Safely," and the National Camp Accreditation Program. Textbook is B.S.A.
publication entitled "Belay On"
This is a HYBRID course. 4 hours of video modules will need to be covered independently prior
to attend the hands-on portion of this course. Additionally there will be 2 field days of 10 hours each.
Each day has an allotted 1 hour timeblock for participants to acquire lunch within the surrounding area.


  • Current registration with Boy Scouts of America
  • 21 years old
  • Current Level I Climbing Instructor for at least six months or prior approval of the WLACC COPE & Climbing Program
  • Trainer
  • Current successful completion of B.S.A.’s “Youth Protection Guidelines” training
  • Current B.S.A. Annual Health and Medical Record
  • Completed the online Climb on Safely Training
  • Completed the online Hazardous Weather Training


Virtual Modules: 4 Hours
September, 10, 2022, 07:00 AM- 05:00 PM Stoney Point Park, Chatsworth, CA
September. 11, 2022, 07:00 AM- 05:00 PM Stoney Point Park, Chatsworth, CA

MAXIMUM SIZE: 12 students, minimum of 6 students.

COST: $40


Contact Course Director: Daniel Fassbender, (661)794-0252,

All persons interested must be mature, capable of instructing, safety conscious, able to exercise
good judgment, be dependable, relate well to youth and adults, and be familiar in the techniques
of climbing, rappelling, belaying, and spotting.

Climbing Level 1 Training

B.S.A. Level 2 Climbing Instructor Qualification Certification is good for 3 year upon successful
completion of this class.

Help keep climbing/rappelling as part of Scouting’s activities by becoming a qualified BSA
Climbing Instructor for your Unit, District, or Council.

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$40.00 per Participant
Cancellation Policy
Registrations are non-refundable and non-transferable.

If you have a question, comment, or suggestion, please e-mail: WLACC

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