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At Brooklyn Boulders Somerville, we seek to change the game when it comes to physical and mental education for youth. We’re meticulous about creating holistic curricula that is experiential and interactive, on and off the walls. Children will walk away with new friends, strong self-confidence and the will to try, fail, and try again. Learning problem solving, concentration, movement and spatial awareness are just the beginning.

Our team is experienced climbers with more than enough energy to keep your kids engaged and excited this isn’t your typical babysitter-type team. A 1:5 ratio allows the counselors to get to know their kids, make sure their needs are met and create memories that will last forever.

The BKB Team is mandated reporters and CPR, AED and First Aid certified.


Brooklyn Boulders Kids Academy is our after-school and weekend program that teaches children the mental, physical and social aspects of climbing with fun and engaging belay staff. Activities include bouldering, roped climbing, stretching, climbing games and slacklining.

  • Ages 5–12
  • Weekdays 4PM–6PM
  • Saturday and Sunday 10:00AM–12:00PM
  • 1:5 belayer to climber ratio
  • Two hours of instruction and climbing
  • Encouragement and attention, teamwork and social interaction
  • Gear included
  • Powered by Clif Kids
  • Youth Schedule


10-PACK $375


Brooklyn Boulders Adventures offer single and full-week programming for kids and teens, held seasonally during summer vacation, select school holidays and by special request. Learn more.

  • Ages 5–12
  • 9AM–3:30PM, with early drop off and extended days available
  • 1:5 belayer to climber ratio
  • Powered by Clif Kids
  • Youth Schedule




  • Participants must have a waiver signed, participants under 18 years must have a waiver signed by their parent or legal guardian. Sign our online waiver here.
  • Wear comfortable clothes that will not restrict your movement.
  • Water, snacks and bars can be purchased in our retail shop, but you may bring your own.
  • Lockers are available for your use; bring a lock as we are not responsible for lost or stolen items.



  • Cancellations one week prior to any youth program will receive a full refund
  • Cancellations within 48 hours may receive a 25% refund
  • There are no refunds for day-of no shows.



  • All Youth Programs at Brooklyn Boulders begin promptly at their scheduled time.



Each birthday is a new ascent and we want to help you celebrate! We offer two-hour events for 5–20 climbers. Our cheerful staff will lead your group through our facility and coach your party to reach new heights and conquer challenges together.

  • Two-hour party blocks
  • 20 participants maximum, 1:5 belayer to climber ratio
  • Includes private instructors and all gear
  • Complimentary BKB t-shirt for birthday boy or girl
  • Parties can bring their own food and beverage
  • Adult bookings, click here





Group climbing packages are perfect for groups of nine or more and are perfect for scouts, class trips or a more customized birthday party They can be arranged based on your schedule and BKB’s trained staff will work with you to facilitate a fun and empowering climbing experience, ensuring everyone gets to flex their problem solving muscles on and off the wall.

  • 1:5 ratio belay staff to climber ratio
  • Two hours
  • Includes gear
  • Flexible scheduling


We require seven days advanced notice to book and staff all group bookings.

$49 PER PERSON (Minimum of 9 People*)


*We also offer group bookings for under nine people at a premium price. Please indicate if you are interested in this offering in your inquiry.

If you have any questions about Youth Programs please email