Cornell Tree Climbing Institute

Summer Programs Courses


Basic Rock Climbing - TU
Start Date - Tue Jun 24
If you have ever wanted to try rock climbing, Cornell is the place to begin! Our Basic Rock Climbing course requires NO PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE. We will introduce you to rock climbing equipment, knots, rope handling, belaying, rappelling, safety, and various climbing techniques. Classes have at least a 1:4 instructor-to-student ratio, ensuring a high degree of individual attention. Graduates of the class will be certified to belay at the Lindseth Climbing Wall. Additional Fee is wavied for summer school students taking the course for PE credit. To register, call 607-255-6183.

COE Summer Camp Tree Climbing - Afternoon Session
Start Date - Mon Jun 30

COE Summer Camp Tree Climbing - Morning Session
Start Date - Mon Jun 30

Intro to Sea Kayaking
Start Date - Mon Jun 23
Learn the basics to get you started with sea kayaking out on the lake. This class will cover information about equipment, loading, launching & landing your kayak, exiting and re-entering your kayak in open water, and basic paddling stroke technique. Class meets at Bartels Hall for equipment fitting and travels to the nearby Finger Lakes for paddling trips. No previous paddling experience necessary.

Outdoor Yoga
Start Date - Tue Jun 10
Enjoy the outdoors? Interested in Yoga? this class an introduction to Yoga combines Yoga and the Outdoors. Classes will be held at various locations on and off campus, transportation is provided with the class. No previous experience necessary.

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