Dancing With Trees,
Recreational Tree Climbing
with Genevieve Summers and associates
We offer safe guided tree climbing experiences for adults and children. We use special tree climbing equipment and gear that’s safe for both people and the trees. You’re invited to come to our tree climbing school in the foothills of the north Georgia mountains.
Or arrange for Genevieve Summers to come to your part of the world for a day, a weekend, or a week or two.
She brings all the tree climbing equipment. You bring your love of trees - and a desire for fun. The Dancing With Trees programs all combine both things: fun, and ways to deepen your connection with trees.
You need only your desire for the experience. No special skills or experience are required. Our youngest climber so far is four, our oldest so far, 81.
Most programs are arranged by appointment. Exceptions are occasional advanced courses and tree climbing expeditions.
We offer two kinds of experiences: adventures, and courses. Adventures are tree climbing experiences that focus on fun and connection alone. Courses add training in specific tree climbing skills, to enable you to use these skills after the course is done.
Programs for groups include introductory and longer tree climbs for camps, scout troops, schools, team building retreats, therapeutic wilderness camping, and more. Tree climbing is also a favorite teen party idea, popular with kids and adults as well. Community festivals and events can also feature tree climbing as a safe yet exciting activity.
Longer tree climbing adventures include half-day guided climbs, a favorite for couples and individuals who want a more rigorous climb. Or have an all-inclusive vacation in the north Georgia mountains – or your favorite tree spot – sleeping high in the trees. Venture further by participating in a tree climbing expedition.
None of these tree climbing
adventures require any prior
experience. The goal is to get
you safely into the trees so you
can experience the joy of it. No
special strength is required.
These courses are physically demanding. No exceptional strength is required, but overall health and stamina need to be average or better. For special needs, please call or email.
Course is the place
Facilitator Training Course
is available for those who want
to run their own tree climbing
programs. This is also good
preparation for jobs in outdoor
education or research.
pictured above: Genevieve Summers in white oak tree, photo by Marge Felder
New York Times writes about tree climbing and yes, Dancing With Trees is listed.
Look for the September issue of Backpacker Magazine for a first person account of climbing here at Dancing With Trees.
AARP Magazine article on DWT brings new climbers from across the USA.
Outside Magazine's Family Traveler Edition 2003 includes a photo and article on Dancing With Trees.
With as few as 2 people, a Facilitator Course can be scheduled in your own area.
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