Granite Arch offers Beginner/Intermediate semester classes in both the fall and winter/spring for students 7 to 18 years of age. Each semester is composed of 12 weekly sessions; each session is two hours long. The structured curriculum helps students become competent as climbers and as belayers. Our instructors also concentrate on team-building concepts throughout the program to stress the importance of social interaction and trust among the students. Equipment is provided during class time.
The Advanced class is now being offered in both the fall and winter/spring semesters as well. It is for students 10 to 18 years of age. The semester is composed of 12 weekly sessions; each session is two hours long. Please note there is no field trip for the fall semester advanced class, however there is an outdoor field trip with the winter/spring advanced class at end of the semester (additional tuition applies). Equipment is provided during class time and on field trip. Additional requirements to enroll in advanced class: Students must have completed the Beg/Intermediate class at Granite Arch or demonstrate proficiency in belaying and climbing ability to the satisfaction of the instructor. Students must be able to complete at least a 5.8 climb.
Granite Arch is an approved vendor for students of Visions in Education, South Sutter, Horizon, CORE Placer and PCI Charter Schools. Independent students are welcome as well.
2018 WINTER/SPRING SEMESTER CLASSES
All 2018 Winter/Spring classes are in session and are no longer open for enrollment. If you are interested in enrolling in a 2018 fall class, please check back in May for fall class opportunities. Fall classes will begin during the week of September 10th.
PLEASE NOTE: A FIFTY DOLLAR ($50) ENROLLMENT FEE WILL BE REQUIRED TO SECURE A SPOT IN ANY OF THE FALL SEMESTER COURSES. THE ENROLLMENT FEE IS NON-REFUNDABLE IF YOU DO NOT SHOW-UP AND REGISTER YOUR CHILD ON THE FIRST DAY OF CLASS IN SEPTEMBER. ONCE YOU REGISTER, THE ENROLLMENT FEE WILL BE CREDITED TOWARD YOUR SEMESTER TUITION IF YOU ARE INDEPENDENT AND PAY CASH FOR THE COURSE. IF YOU ARE WITH ONE OF THE CHARTER SCHOOLS WITH WHOM GRANITE ARCH IS AN APPROVED VENDOR, THE ENROLLMENT FEE WILL BE REFUNDED TO YOU UPON PRESENTATION OF YOUR SEMESTER VOUCHER FROM YOUR CHARTER SCHOOL.
Thank you for your interest in our home school program.