05 Jun Rock Junior 2010
From 5 – 6 June 2010 a unique occasion not to be missed dedicated to young climbers and their families. Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 June 2010 at Arco, Italy, the European Youth Climbing Days return to the world’s climbing capital with the ninth edition of the Rock Junior. This is the biggest climbing festival dedicated to the young generation of climbers aged between 5 and 13 who, together with their families, wish to discover the climbing game in complete safety, but also get to know the splendid nature of the small town located close to Lake Garda, in the Trentino region of Northern Italy.
Once again this unique occasion is promoted by the Association Rock Master di Arco and headed by the FASI (Italian Sports Climbing Federation) to teach the game of climbing to the young, but above all to combine sport and education. In doing so, it exploits the mix of sport-nature and the naturalness of this sport.
As usual the green lawn at Arco will await the young climbers and their families, and it will be a true festival and fun. It will be a two-day full immersion of games and playful sports that will enable all, newcomers and experts alike, to explore the fantastic climbing world through the dimension of enjoyable games. And, at the same time, develop the knowledge and respect for the natural habitat via a series of educational activities.
ALL CHILDREN AGED BETWEEN 5 AND 13 WILL BE ABLE TO:- Play and begin climbing in the Play & climb area, next to the Climbing Stadium, on towers, tight ropes walks and hanging bridges.
– Get to know the mountain environment, learn to respect and frequent it in complete safety in the Climbing Campus. A series of enjoyable lessons aim to teach the young not only how to climb limestone boulders, but also transmit important information about the life of the rocks, life on the rocks, how to move in complete safety and respect this vertical environment.
– Compete and play in the Kid’s Rock and the Family Rock. These competitions are open to all children aged 5-13 and their parents (excluding athletes registered for the Under 14 Cup).
– Cheer on the European Junior Teams competing in the Under 14 CUP .
Maximum safety is guaranteed by the Mountain Rescue services (SAT and Guardia di Finanza), the Moena Police Alpine Training Force (Centro Addestramento Alpino della Polizia di Stato di Moena).