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Delaware Tree Climbing School (A 3-Day Training Course)
July 17 @ 7:30 am - July 19 @ 3:30 pm EDT
July 17, 18, 19
7:30 am- 3:30 pm
Winterthur Museum & Gardens*
105 Kennett Pike (Route 52), Winterthur, DE 19735
*Enter at Gate 2
Who is this for?
New or inexperienced climbers
Others who work in and around trees
What will you learn?
The school will include classroom and fieldwork covering:
Safety/safe climbing practices
Equipment/use of hand tools
Tree disease and insect diagnosis
Culture and pruning
Students completing this school will not be accomplished climbers; however, students will have a satisfactory basic understanding, knowledge, and the skills required in the field of tree maintenance and tree climbing. A great deal of time will be spent in trees climbing.
The Tree Climbing School is designed to teach the fundamentals of safe tree climbing and maintenance. Emphasis will be placed on learning the skills required to climb and prune trees.
To achieve success in this climbing course, all participants should be in good health and have a desire to work in arboriculture. On the first day, all participants will be asked to sign a waiver releasing the instructors. Equipment will be provided.
Cost: $300 per person
Please reach out to Carrie Murphy with inquiries about financial assistance or further questions.
Registration deadline: July 1, 2023