Rock Climbing

Climbing at YMCA

Vamos visits the YMCA weekly for indoor rock climbing lessons after school. Here, youth learn the basics of rock climbing and learn new skills. Students experience growth in cultural empowerment and personal confidence.


YMCA climbing
YMCA climbing

Climbing at VITAL

Each month, Vamos Outdoors Project and up to 5 Latine and English Language Learner youth visit VITAL climbing gym to play and climb. Alongside volunteer chaperones, participants experiment with balance, strength, and tenacity to challenge their own limits.


Outdoor Climbing 

Thanks to the Bellingham Mountaineers and the American Alpine Institute for offering outdoor climbing activities for Vamos. Following participants from their introduction to climbing indoors to tying into the rope outdoors is a great journey. Participants get to experience the joy of movement on rock and challenge themselves to move in new ways.

Rock Climbing