Specially-designed magnets offer a new way for educators to work with children to develop literacy skills through cross-curricular programming while rock climbing. According to the Yale Center for Dyslexia & Creativity, dyslexia affects 1 out of 5 people, impacting genders equally and crossing racial, ethnic and socioeconomic lines. It is the most common reading disability.
Rock climbing has been a phenomenal addition for our kids at Clardy Elementary. We raised money for a rock climbing wall in 2014-2015 to reward our students for achieving 100 percent APR (Annual Performance Reports) from the state of Missouri. The rock wall has provided our students with experiences they’ve never had before.
New traverse climbing wall features a unique look and brings technical challenges to the climbing experience. Innovation is always top of mind at Everlast Climbing and the new Sandstone Relief-Feature® Climbing Wall is a great addition to the company’s line of unique climbing walls.
Everlast Climbing has introduced its Beginner WeeKidz® Climbing Wall, a new climbing innovation specifically designed to introduce children ages 3-5 to the world of traverse climbing. The Beginner WeeKidz Climbing Wall features grab-bar style hand holds and ledge-style foot holds to provide an easier route for young children to begin climbing.
The Stillwater Area Public Schools Girls Track and Field Team took full advantage of their Junior High climbing walls for the start of the girls’ track season. During an overnight team building experience, the climbing gym was a highlight of the event, challenging students to work cooperatively to complete physical and mental problems.
Eastern Connecticut State University’s Child and Family Development Resource Center (CFDRC) Boasts Two Traverse Walls In 2013, the CFDRC expanded its curriculum with new gross motor opportunities for their preschool-age students. The center added two traverse climbing walls, made possible through the generous support from the ECSU Foundation, and installed by Eastern’s maintenance personnel.
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At Central Elementary School in Kearney, Nebraska, we are fortunate to have a 60-foot long traverse climbing wall in our gym. During one of our climbing activities, the students challenge themselves to climb as far as they can along the climbing wall or to the end (14th panel) without getting down.
Everlast Climbing, a Playcore Company, is celebrating 25 years in business this year. After getting its start in Chicago as a climbing hand hold manufacturer, founder Tim Sudeith began working with schools to create low-risk climbing walls (Traverse Walls®) that are typically 8-10 feet tall for use in Physical Education classes.
On November 19 and 20, Everlast Climbing is participating in two health and physical education conventions across the county. The Illinois Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (IAHPERD) Convention is being held at the Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles, Illinois. The theme is “Let’s Get Loud.
The New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance (NYS AHPERD) is holding its Annual Conference November 18-12 at the Turning Stone Convention Center in Verona, New York. The conference them is “Vision + Action = Change.
The South Carolina Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AHPERD) Conference and Exposition is being held November 13-15 at The Kingston Plantation at the Embassy Suites’ Resort in Myrtle Beach, SC. Best practices in Health, Dance and Physical Education will be shared and educators are invited to “Come Fill Your Bucket.
The Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE) – Michigan is hosting its annual convention November 5-7 at the Lansing Center in Lansing, MI. Everlast Climbing will be participating to share information about how rock climbing can be a beneficial component of a quality physical education program. Two education sessions are being conducted.
Everlast Climbing is participating in The Wyoming Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (WAHPERD) Convention which is being held November 4-6 in Rock Springs, Wyoming at Pilot Butte, Sage & Stagecoach Elementary Schools. The theme this year is “Steamboat Nation Unites” since the convention brings together educators from all parts of the state.
Everlast Climbing is honored to participate in the Massachusetts Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AHPERD) State Convention on November 2 & 3 at the DCU Convention Center in Worcester, MA.