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Policy for Climb to the Top Participants Ages 7-11
New York City - Southern New York Chapter has several requirements for Climb to
the Top participants under the age of 12 intended to ensure the safety of young
stair climbers and to encourage them to raise funds to create a world free of
participants must be seven years of age or older on the day of the event and
will only be permitted to participate in our Family Division. Each individual is
required to raise the fundraising
minimum of $250 in order to receive a packet containing mandatory event day
The following requirements apply to all participants between the
ages of seven to 11:
- All participants ages seven to 11 are required to pay a
registration fee and meet the $250 fundraising minimum prior to receiving
event day materials.
- Parent or legal guardian are required to sign a
waiver/release of liability form as part of the registration.
- Authorized guardian and child ratio must be 1:3 (adult
must have no more than 3 children to chaperone).
- Participants between the ages of seven to 11 will only
be permitted to start in the Family
Division, which is scheduled to be the final start time of the day.
- Participants between the ages of seven to 11 must be
accompanied by an adult, age 21 or older, at all times during the event.
The adult who climbs with the participant must be registered for the event
and meet the minimum fundraising requirement.
- If the parent/legal guardian is not
climbing with the minor, he/she must be available by phone during the
event in case of an emergency. Emergency contact information must be provided as part of registration.