MCC COPE & Climbing

Welcome to the home of the MCC COPE & Climbing Program - a component of the Mecklenburg County Council, Boy Scouts of America. The Council Headquarters are in Charlotte, NC with facilities at the Mecklenburg Scout Reservation (Camp Grimes) in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and Belk Scout Camp in Midland, NC. We offer a complete package of opportunities to every range of Scout, from Cub Scout up through Venture Crew. Our facilities are open year round for scouting groups as well as non-scouting groups.

For a quick program overview please read our program flyer.

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Get Your Climb On!

November 16, 2019

The scouts of troop and crew 13 enjoyed a day of exciting, adrenaline-pumping adventure climbing and rappelling at Rocky Face. They mastered multiple routes, rappelled almost 50 feet from the cliff top and squeezed in a bit of instruction on lead climbing.

Lead Instructor Training

September 15, 2019

This past weekend several instructors took the next step up to become lead instructors for the COPE & Climbing program in Mecklenburg County Council. They learned the skills and techniques to open the towers at Belk and MSR for climbing and rappelling.

Welcome new COPE & Climbing Instructors

September 08, 2019

We welcomed 8 new and 3 returning COPE & Climbing instructors to the program this past weekend. We had a great weekend learning the ropes, setting goals and challenging each other to new heights.

Climbing Higher than the Temperature

August 17, 2019

Troop 33 braved the heat of summer to climb and rappel from the cliffs at Rocky Face Mountain Recreational Area. They scaled numerous routes on the cliffs and managed to get in a few quick rappells before being chased off the rock by afternoon thunderstorms.

A Towering Success

June 13, 2019

Two days ago this scout suffered an unfortunate accident and broke his wrist at Cub Scout Day Camp. Today all of camp heard this Bear's roar as he climbed to the top of the Belk Scout Camp climbing tower.

What will be this scout's next conquest?

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