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Tuesday’s Spotlight: Autism

Posted by on Sep 17, 2013 in autism, Bouldering, climbing, donate, encouragement, Engage, family, Fitness, Indoor Climbing, mentor, Obstacle, opportunities, Overcoming, participation | Comments Off on Tuesday’s Spotlight: Autism

Today's Spotlight: Autism Today's spotlight is on a group of people very close to our hearts: people with Autism. We started the Rock On! Program in 2007, which is a mentor-based, indoor climbing program for kids with Autism and their siblings. We could not have predicted the positive response that came as a result of [...]

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Meet Our Salt Lake Guides!

Posted by on Jun 18, 2013 in Bouldering, Challenge, Children, climbing, cross country skiing, Guiding, rock climbing, Salt Lake City, Snowshoes, Student, summer, training, Winter, Winter Program | Comments Off on Meet Our Salt Lake Guides!

Meet Our Salt Lake Guides! Here at Splore, we have an amazing group of talented and passionate individuals ready to guide you on your next adventure. Get to know them below... Cole Johnson Lead Guide Originally from back east, I was born in Atlanta, Georgia. Growing up in North Georgia, I was first exposed to [...]

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Get Your Rock On!

Posted by on Mar 1, 2013 in autism, climbing, Indoor Climbing, mentor, Program, Youth | Comments Off on Get Your Rock On!

Have you heard of our Rock On Program? Youth, ages 5-17, are invited to a six-week indoor rock climbing program where they work each week with mentor instructor. Kids of any ability are welcome (and their siblings!). Session runs from March 12-April 16. Class times: 5:30-6:30pm (A) or 7-8pm (B). Call 801-484-4128 or e-mail Eric [...]

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Smiles, Laughter and Life Change on a Rock Wall | A Splore Story

Posted by on Sep 24, 2012 in abilities, accessibility, activities, adaptive, Adaptive Recreation, Adventure, autism, climbing, community, disabilities, disability, donors, encouragement, family, mentor, opportunities, outdoor adventures | Comments Off on Smiles, Laughter and Life Change on a Rock Wall | A Splore Story

A letter from the parent of a Rock On! participant: Dear Splore, His volunteer, Alaina, and the rest of your team brought him out of his shell and taught him to climb. He loves it, and moreover, he beams with pride for days after each lesson. This pride also seems to spill over into the [...]

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Spotlight: Susannah Shares Behind the Scenes of Her Splore Internship

Posted by on Jun 15, 2012 in ability, activities, climbing, cross country skiing, disability, intern, mentor, opportunities, teenagers, volunteer | Comments Off on Spotlight: Susannah Shares Behind the Scenes of Her Splore Internship

I have been an Intern and Program Volunteer at Splore for the past 6 months.It has been such a valuable experience and I have learned so much from it.I have had amazing opportunities to work with great people and participate in various activities. When I first started my internship, I participated in cross country skiing [...]

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