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After School Adventure Club

Real skills, real fun, real ADVENTURE– the ultimate after-school experience.

Mon/Wed program is already full. Register For Tues/Thurs While spots are still available!

Get to Know Our Program

Our after-school program blends the thrill of adventure with invaluable life skills. As your children engage in immersive activities like rock climbing, paddlesports, hiking, and wilderness crafts, they’re not just having fun – they’re making new friends, building social and communication skills, and seeding a lifelong passion for the environment. Set against the breathtaking backdrop of Asheville, our program invites kids to cherish and explore the world around them, becoming skilled, confident, and joyous caretakers of our planet.


ActivitiesDive into Diverse Adventures!

We handpicked various activities based on staff expertise that captivate and inspire young adventurers. While we’ve highlighted some of our favorites here, there’s even more excitement waiting to be discovered. And just a heads-up: we always prioritize fun and safety, so our activities shift with the seasons and weather.

  • Rock Climbing: Experience both indoor and outdoor rock climbing.
  • Hiking: Wander through trails like the Mountains to Sea, Craggy Gardens, Black Balsum Knob, and Graveyard Fields.
  • Paddlesports: Dive into the thrill with whitewater rafting, tubing, and kayaking.
  • Fun, Crafts, & Games: Play some kickball, try disc golf, watch movies, and even do pottery! 
  • Wilderness Skills: Get hands-on with knot tying, fire building, outdoor cooking, map reading, and Asheville’s vibrant ecology.

How It Works

We’re excited to partner with Asheville Adventure Company, a trusted leader in the Asheville outdoor industry for 7 years, to provide an exciting after school program with diverse activities. The adventure club will use staff, permit, and gear resources from each company and leverage both companies locations to provide a truly unique and super fun after school program.

Drop Off / School Pick Up

Every Monday & Wednesday at 3:00 PM we will meet at Cultivate Climbing (173 Amboy Rd, Asheville, NC 28806). Please let us know if you’re interested in school pick up! We’re currently evaluating which school we can pick up at. 

*There will be an added charge for school pick up.


Once students meet up with their counselor, they will either stay at Cultivate, go do outdoor activities at the Outpost, or go enjoy time on the river or in the woods. All transportation during camp hours is included. Parents will be notified in advance if a swim suit is needed that day.

Parent Pick Up

After a successful afternoon of fun, you will be ready for pick up at Asheville Adventure Company (521 Amboy Rd, Asheville, NC 28806) located just down the road from Cultivate Climbing. 

Payment: Each month is $250 and is payed via autopay through your Cultivate profile. Parents have the option to cancel before the next month’s billing cycle renews.

Frequently Asked Questions

We always have two dedicated instructors always on hand to guide and assist, which gives us a maximum of a 1:7 ratio. We also have other instructors and guides join based on the activity of the day. Safety and personal attention are our priorities!

Your counselors are Sportsafe, First Aid/CPR, and Eppi pen certified. Additionally, the other guides that will be used to suplement our staff boast AMGA certifications, Climbing Wall Instructor (CWI) accreditations, WFR/WFA, and Swiftwater rescue.

Rest assured, your child is in capable hands!

Not at all! We welcome adventurers of all levels, no prior experience needed.

Leave the gear to us! We provide everything your child will need for our adventures. We will let you know in advance if a swim suit is needed that day.

Weather can be unpredictable, but our spirit isn’t! We’ll adjust our activities accordingly, ensuring a fun time, rain or shine.

Life happens! If you need to cancel, just do so before the next billing cycle kicks in.

We do not provide refunds for individual days missed.

We’ve got the snacks covered! Let us know of any dietary needs or restrictions, and we’ll make sure your child’s snacks are both safe and delicious.


We have 14 spots available for each day.

Still Have Questions?

We’re here to help! To speak with our GM, Blaikley Thompson. Please fill out the form below or reach out directly to mandy@cultivateclimbing.com.

Secure your spot at the Adventure Club!