The mission of the Fairbanks Youth Climbing Program is to introduce and cultivate rock climbing skills, techniques, and movement within the Fairbanks area youth.  The purpose of this mission is to enhance teamwork, communication, and confidence within our climbers.  Our teaching methods nurture this purpose.

Spring 2019 open for registration!

Limited space

We're excited to announce that registration for the Spring 2019 Youth Climbing Programs is now open!

Pre-registration is required for all programs.

We are unable to take reservations, or hold spots.

Payment is required at time of registration.

When you come to your first practice please be prepared to fill out our youth program forms for your child.

Registration Options:

  1. In person
    • Stop by Outdoor Adventures or the SRC front desk
  2. Over the phone
    • ​​​​Give us a call at 907-474-6027, or 907-474-5886
  3. Online​
    • Click here: mynookrec
    • Select: Outdoor Adventures - Instructional - Spring 2019
    • Please note:There is an age restriction on these programs, so you must register your child, not the parent. Your child must have a profile in our system in order for them to be registered. If they do not have a profile, then you can easily make one:
    • On the mynookrec page go to your profile and click "Add a Dependent". Fill out the required information, and go back to the registration page to complete the registration.

School Year Program Offerings

Spring 2019

Fairbanks Flash-Competitive Youth Climbing Team:

The Fairbanks Flash-Competitive Youth Climbing Team gives climbers the chance to compete with other youth climbing teams in our Region: Alaska/Washington, Division: 1. Practices are specifically aimed at teaching each climber the skills and technique he or she needs in order to compete at USA Climbing sanctioned competitions. During practice, our coach works with each athlete to prevent injury, maximize climbing time, pinpoint strengths and weaknesses, motivate, inspire, and promote a healthy team environment.

  • Offered: Tuesdays and Thursdays 4:30pm - 6:30pm (January 15 - May 2)
    • No class during Spring Break (3/12 and 3/14)
  • Cost: $375/semester
  • Space limited to 10 students
  • Minimum age: 10 years old
  • Coach: Travis Russell 

Rec Climbing Club:

This after-school climbing session aims to teach basic rock climbing skills and technique through top rope climbing and bouldering indoors. We also encourage communication, teamwork, problem solving, trust, and confidence through climbing with a small group of climbers. We want to grow a lifelong appreciation of climbing in our participants.

  • Offered: Wednesdays 4:30pm - 6:30pm (January 16 - May 1)
    • ​No class during Spring Break (3/13)
  • Cost: $200/semester
  • Space limited to 10 students
  • Minimum age: 8 years old
  • Coach: Emily Smola

For more information contact:

Christian Mogensen

Outdoor Adventures Assistant Coordinator for Climbing Programs
University of Alaska Fairbanks

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