Youth Pathways

Climbing

Entry points

Climbing walls

Taster sessions
Birthday parties
Beginners' courses

Youth organisations

Scouts
Girlguiding
Cadets

Outdoor centres

Holiday providers (eg PGL)
School trips (Outdoor Education Centres)
Adventure for All

School

School trips
School clubs
Rock Skills

Clubs

Climbing wall kids' clubs
BMC/Mountaineering Scotland/Mountaineering Ireland clubs - family meets
University meets/taster sessions

Friends and family

BMC parents guide

Development

Climbing walls

NICAS and NIBAS
Clubs, academies and squads
Local and regional competitions

Youth organisations

Scouts
Girlguides
Cadets
Climb Scotland

Rock climbing training

Rock Skills
BMC youth courses
Licensed providers
AMI members

School/College/Uni courses

Degree courses - UCAS
BTEC courses
Apprenticeships - IOL

Clubs

BMC/Mountaineering Scotland/Mountaineering Ireland youth courses
BMC/Mountaineering Scotland/Mountaineering Ireland clubs - youth member
Student clubs/competitions - British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS)

Friends and family

BMC New Rock Climbers
AMI/ MTA

Directions

Indoor climbing

Independent social climbing (youth membership 14+)
Training for fitness
Competitions: Youth Climbing Series (YCS) to GB Team level

Outdoor climbing

Bouldering
Sport climbing
Trad (traditional) climbing
Winter climbing
Mountaineering

Qualifications

Mountain Training qualifications: Indoor Climbing Assistant, Climbing Wall Instructor, Rock Climbing Instructor
Local accreditation/site-specific sign off - climbing walls
Other qualifications - e.g. Scout permits

Careers - outdoor industries

Institute for Outdoor Learning
Assisting and volunteering

Clubs

BMC/Mountaineering Scotland/Mountaineering Ireland clubs - full member Social media clubs - search Facebook or MeetUp National clubs - e.g. Climbers' Club, Alpine Club

Friends and family

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