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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Learning the Rocks

June 27, 2020

We scampered around the rocks at Rocky Face Mountain Recreation Area this Saturday learning the basics of site selection and anchor setup. A fun day getting up close and personal with the cliff!

Welcome new COPE & Climbing Instructors

June 14, 2020

We enjoyed a warm early summer weekend at Belk Scout Camp practicing social distancing and COVID-19 mitigation measures to train the latest batch of new COPE & Climbing instructors. Everyone is looking forward to getting outdoors and enjoying camp this summer.

Training Rescheduled

April 15, 2020

The spring COPE & Climbing Foundations Level I course has been rescheduled to June 12-14, 2020. Please visit the Training tab for an updated course flyer.

If you were registered for the original course in May and have any questions please contact Rob Seate or Sasha Timkovich.

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.

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1410 East 7th Street Charlotte, NC 28204 | Ph: 704.333.5471

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