WIA Climbing Workshop for Women

@ Camp Hollywoodland
on Friday, October 26-28, 2018
in Los Angeles, CA


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This workshop is full. To get on the wait list please contact Rita Franco at rita@wcisa.net or call 866-785-8960.

Workshop Description:

This will be the Western Chapter ISA's third women's tree climbing workshop and it is designed for women who have never climbing trees before with ropes and harnesses but also those who have prior experience and want to improve their ability.

Come learn a new skill or improve your foundation in a safe and positive environment. This two and a half-day event was specifically created for women by women climbers, who have competed in tree climbing championships & are working in the tree care industry, namely Rhonda Wood, Bella Rammon, and Christina Cloer.

You will learn a multitude of styles in climbing equipment and techniques. Come network with women and female arborists from all over the country and the Pacific Southwest! This two and a half-day (overnight) adventure is ALL INCLUSIVE. Which includes room and board, and use of climbing equipment. You will leave from this climbing experience with a new skill, wonderful memories, new friends, and a sense of personal accomplishment. This workshop is limited to 20 participants.

Our Instructors:

Rhonda Wood has compete in the WCTCC 7 times & 4 times at the ITCC. She has assisted with 6 Women's Tree Climbing Workshops internationally. She is Past President of WCISA. Rhonda is the Urban Forester at Disneyland Resort in SoCal.

Christina Cloer has competed in 3 climbing championships and took 1st place in 5 climbing events. She is a ISA Certified Arborist, Tree Worker-Climber Specialist, Utility Specialist, and Tree Risk Assessor

Bella Rammon has compete in the WCISA TCC and placed second. Bella owns her own tree care company in Reno, NV. She grew up in Mainz, Germany and went to college in Oregon where she received a degree in finance. Her love of trees came through service opportunities in Reno. She is looking forward to sharing her passion and skills with other women.

Agenda:

Friday, October 26

4:00 pm - Registration & Bunk Assignments

5:00 pm - Introductions & Experiences

6:30 pm - Dinner Social

7:30 pm - Safety Briefing, Intro to Climbing Presentation

Saturday, October 27

7:00 am - Breakfast

8:00 am - Gear Distribution

8:30 am - Safety Briefing,

Meditation, Stretching

9:30 am - Climbing Stations

12:00 pm - Lunch

1:00 pm - Climbing Stations

4:30 pm - Canopy Hang &

Personal time

6:00 pm - Dinner

7:00 pm - Campfire Social

Sunday, October 28

7:00 am - Breakfast

8:00 am - Lodging breakdown

8:30 am - Meditation & Stretching

9:30 am - Climbing Stations

12:00 pm - Lunch

1:00 pm - Climbing stations

3:00 pm - Gear collections

4:00 pm - Awards

Climbing Stations Include:

  • Belayed Climb
  • Body Thrust
  • Bells
  • Aerial Rescue
  • Intro to Footlock
  • Throwline
  • Various Ascending Methods

Registration:

$500.00 - WCISA Member

$550.00 - Non-WCISA Member

Sponsorship and Scholarship information coming soon. If you have any questions please contact Julia Bartens at Julia.Bartens@fire.ca.gov

CEUs:

12.75 - CA / CTW / MS

12.75 - BCMA-P

Location

Camp Hollywoodland
3200 Canyon Dr.
Los Angeles, CA 90068