climbing wall

August 19, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

JCC in Rockville Strives for Inclusion with Climbing Tower for Children of All Abilities 

Inclusion is the mission of Camp JCC at the Bender Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington in Rockville. About 20% of campers have differing intellectual or developmental abilities. In June, the center introduced a new climbing tower that children with all abilities can use. Camp counselor Carlos Perez said his brother, who has special needs, attended […]

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June 11, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

37-Foot High Wall Ready for Climbing at JCC in Rockville

A 37-foot high climbing tower is up and ready to scale for campers and members of the Bender Jewish Community Center in Rockville. Staff members were trained Thursday on climbing, belaying and confidence building techniques. They also tried the tower itself, climbing up 30 feet  and touching the top deck, said Camp JCC Director Phil […]

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