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Youth After School Programs


The Salt Pump After-School Programs give children the chance to explore rock climbing in a supportive and non-competitive environment. Under the supervision of our experienced staff, climbers strengthen problem solving skills, enhance their critical thinking, and improve their fitness.

After registering, please visit our Registrants Page  for more information.

Sessions Schedule

  • Session One: Sept 4 – Nov 30
  • Session Two: Dec 3 – March 8
  • Session Three: March 11 – June 14


Scramblers: K - 2nd Grade

Scramblers learn and practice a variety of climbing-related activities in a structured and non-competitive environment. In addition to the many skills required for safe climbing, we’ll introduce students to environmental conservation concepts, wildlife and habitat education, and outdoor adventure skills such as setting up a tent.

Mountaineers: Grades 3-5

Mountaineers learn and practice personal fitness, decision making, problem solving, teamwork, and goal setting. In addition to climbing skills and techniques, our program introduces students to environmental conservation concepts and outdoor adventure skills such as navigation, and Leave No Trace Principles.

Climbing Club: Ages 11- 14

The Climbing Club is a climbing and leadership program designed for climbers ages 11-14 seeking to advance their climbing skills in a non-competitive environment. Personal goal setting and skill advancement is encouraged through skills clinics and coach check-ins. The club also has optional mentorship opportunities in working with the younger climbers.

Little Ninjas: 3 - 5 year olds

Little Ninjas practice body awareness and agility along with listening and patience through instructional games, activities and climbing.  Parent or guardian must be present during class. Registration required prior to class day.


Wednesdays, 4:45-5:30pm


$20 per class. Or buy a 5 visits and get the 6th free – a great gift idea!

PLEASE NOTE: Pre-registered classes that are missed are forfeited unless we are given 24 hours notice to reschedule/cancel.

(The 6-pack button directs you to a gift card page. Enter $100 to purchase a 6-pack.)

After School Pick-up Service

Pick-ups are done in our Salt Pump van at local schools. Please inquire about adding your school to the schedule. The cost of pick-up is $10 per day.

Please email Trisha Cloutier, General Manager, at if you are interested in this service. If we have availability on your requested day, we can add that pick-up to our schedule.


Monday: Blue Point - Scarborough (3:15pm)

Tuesday: Wentworth - Scarborough (3:15pm)

Wednesday: Pond Cove - Cape Elizabeth (3:00pm - Does not run on early release days) and Pleasant Hill - Scarborough (3:15pm)

Thursday: Wentworth - Scarborough (3:15pm)

Friday: TBD


Got questions?

(207) 219-8145

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Declan climbing at Salt Pump Summer Camp – 2017