Youth After School Programs

Our after-school programs and toddler programs are designed to introduce kids to the wonderful world of climbing and outdoor adventure in a controlled, non-competitive atmosphere.

Students will be exposed to two climbing disciplines: indoor bouldering and rope climbing. They will learn basic movement techniques and technical skills like belaying, rappelling, and rope management. Through these activities and challenges, your child will gain confidence, develop decision making skills, increase physical fitness, and create positive relationships with peers. 

The 2017-18 school year is broken into five sessions. Participants who are enrolled in full sessions receive Salt Pump membership privileges for the duration of the program – an incredible deal.

As always, for all after school programs, siblings receive a 10% discount (does not apply to Little Ninjas).

School pick-up is now available from Scarborough and Cape Elizabeth schools – see our schedule listed below in the Extras section. Rate: $10/pick-up.

Drop-ins are welcome for all after school programs at a rate of $35 per drop-in. Please call us at (207) 219-8145 to register in advance.


(K – 2nd Grade)


(Grades 3 – 5)

SP Teen Club:

(Grades 6 – 8)

Scramblers: Kindergarten - 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 and map reading basics.

Scramblers have the option to add on an outdoor adventure day – see the Extras section below for a full description!


Mondays and Wednesdays, 3:30-5pm


2 days/week: $300/session

1 day/week: $200/session

*Includes Salt Pump membership for duration of session. Does not include the optional Outdoor Day.

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 campsite selection and set-up, navigation, and Leave No Trace Principles.

Mountaineers have the option to add on an outdoor adventure day – see the Extras section below for a full description!


Tuesdays and Thursdays 3:30-5pm


2 days/week: $300/session

1 day/week: $200/session

*Includes Salt Pump membership for duration of session. Does not include optional Outdoor Day.

Teen Club: Grades 6-8

The SP Teen Club is a climbing and leadership program designed for 6-8th graders seeking to advance their climbing skills in a non-competitive environment. Personal goal setting and skill advancement is encouraged through weekly skills clinics and coach check-ins. The club also has optional mentorship opportunities in working with the younger climbers.


Mondays and Wednesdays, 3-5pm


2 days/week: $300/session

1 day/week: $200/session

*Includes Salt Pump membership for duration of session.

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, 4:15-5pm


$20 per class. Or buy a ‘5-pack’ 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.)

Climbing Play Days: Grades K-6

Join us on school holidays for a full day of climbing, games, crafts, and other fun activities!


8:30-3:30 pm on school holidays and teacher workshop days

April 13 and May 15 & 28


$60/day if enrolled in current session, $70/day otherwise (10% discount for siblings)

After-hours care available from 3:30-5:00pm for an additional cost of $20/hour (siblings will receive a rate of $20/hour + $10/hour for each additional child).

After School Pick-up Service

Pick-ups are done in our Salt Pump van.


Pick-ups in Scarborough:

Wentworth: Monday-Thursday 2:35pm (Middle and high school students may walk to Wentworth for pick-up.)

Eight Corners: Wednesdays only – 3:15pm

Pleasant Hill: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday – 3:15pm

Pick-ups in Cape Elizabeth:

Pond Cove: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 3:05pm (Middle and high-school students my walk to Pond Cove for pick-up.)


$10 per day.

One day per week: $70 for entire session.

Two days per week: $140 for entire session.

Please call (207) 219-8145 or ask the front desk to schedule a pick-up for your child.

“Nolan and Calia had a fantastic time and we loved hearing about their different adventures everyday. I think the only downside will be having to respond to my son asking ‘how many more days until I can take the belay test?’ over the next four years. Thanks Again!”
2017-2018 School Year Sessions

Session 3: January 2 ~ February 16

Session 4: February 26 ~ April 13

Session 5: April 23 ~ June 8


**Please note: There are no after school programs scheduled on Scarborough school holidays. Check out Climbing Play Days for something to do on those days!**


(207) 219-8145

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