Youth Programs

Our youth programs are designed to promote a non-competitive, fun, and engaging environment where participants will learn more than just how to climb and belay. We keep things fun with games, team-building activities, and a heck of a lot of fun. Climbing techniques will be introduced organically throughout the course of the programs and tailored to the growth of the individual climbers.

Program Options


Stone Monkeys (Ages 4-7)

Stone Monkeys is designed for those little ones in your life who are eager to climb. These non-competitive classes focus on using games and activities to teach climbing techniques, as well as build social skills, confidence, and self-esteem!


  • Climb regularly with other motivated climbers
  • Whetstone Membership and gear rental included!
  • Climb regularly with other young climbers
  • 10% off sibling discounts
  • Access to Family Membership plan
  • Free belay class for parents

Class Schedule

Classes are available Monday – Thursday. You choose one day that works for you and come weekly.

Class Times

  • 3:00 - 4:00 pm
  • 4:05 - 5:05 pm
  • 5:05 - 6:05 pm

Schedule Options

  • One class per week: $119 per month

Club Whetstone (Ages 8-17)

Club Whetstone is a non-competitive climbing program split into two age groups so that we can best meet your climbers’ needs. Each of these programs invites your climbers to come to strengthen their techniques and abilities after school! We encourage climbers to be themselves, and we meet them where they’re at to encourage growth.

Basecamp | Ages 8 – 11

Club Basecamp is made for climbers aged 8 – 11. We will focus on introducing new techniques and teaching important aspects of climbing, such as belaying. Our instructors will work with your climbers to improve their confidence, inside and out of the gym!

Alpine | Ages 12 – 17

Club Alpine is made for those aged 12 – 17 who are looking to advance their climbing ability. Our coaches will work with your climbers to build teamwork and leadership, as well as advance their skills in the sport! This is a great step towards joining our competitive team but also is a great fit for those who are new to the sport!


  • Climb regularly with other motivated climbers
  • Includes climbing games and activities
  • Builds upon basic climbing skills
  • Whetstone Membership and gear rental are included!
  • Access to Family Membership plan
  • Choose to come once or twice a week, whatever fits your schedule best!

Class Schedule

  • Monday - Thursday

Class Times

  • Basecamp: 4:00 - 5:30 pm
  • Alpine: 6:00 - 7:30 pm

Schedule Options

  • One class per week: $139 per month
  • Two classes per week: $179 per month

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Other Fun Stuff for the Kiddos!


Birthday Parties

Give your child a birthday they won’t forget at Whetstone. Our skilled instructors will give you and your guests an experience to remember.

Birthday Parties


Youth Camps

Kids will learn new climbing techniques, enjoy climbing related games, and make new friends!

Youth Camps