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Kiva Visits Dogpatch Boulders

This past month, Dogpatch Boulders was pleased to host the incredible staff of Kiva, an international microlending nonprofit based in San Francisco. As a bouldering gym, we are constantly encouraging positive interactions between friends and strangers alike; it was great to extend that positivity to a group that works so tirelessly to forge new community […]

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Keaton Raphael Memorial at Sacramento Pipeworks

In February of this year Sacramento Pipeworks hosted the Keaton Raphael Memorial Group, a great organization that helps the families of kids with cancer. Their mission is “to support children with cancer and their families with emotional, educational, and financial support while increasing awareness and funding research toward a cure.” When a child is diagnosed, […]

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GLIDE Visits Mission Cliffs

Every summer, Mission Cliffs opens its doors to hundreds of new climbers. Through our own summer camp programs as well as through the field trips of other summer camps in San Francisco, kids arrive to try rock climbing for the first time with the assistance of our enthusiastic belay staff. Some organizations return year after year, […]

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Contra Costa Science and Engineering Fair Winners Climb at DRG

  Dear Diablo Rock Gym, Thank you for your generous gift of gym time and all the gear for the winners of the Contra Costa Science and Engineering Fair. In total we had five students and two parents participate on Sunday, August 28th. Even though none of the students had ever climbed at a gym […]

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Letting Kids Be Kids with Door of Hope

Door of Hope Door of Hope works with families that are overcoming homelessness. We equip them with housing through our three locations, provide them with numerous resources, and ensure that their transition into stable housing is as smooth as possible. For the kids, we have after-school programs that provide academic help, life skills lessons, and intentional structuring […]

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Cliffs of Id Becomes Basecamp for FutureScouts

…The kids are alright. This summer Cliffs of Id opened their doors to FutureScouts, a group dedicated to preparing youth with survival skills for the 21st century. The focus on the ability to problem-solve, model complex systems, evaluate knowledge and create their own narratives. Through a two-week summer program, FutureScouts provides experiences and tools that […]

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Bigs and Littles Enjoy a Day of Climbing at The Studio

In June, The Studio hosted Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area (BBBSBA) in a fun-filled day of indoor rock climbing. Big Brothers Big Sisters For more than 100 years, Big Brothers Big Sisters has sought to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-on-one relationships to help them improve their […]

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Quinn Cottages, Women’s Empowerment, and the River District: Transforming Lives

If you have lived in Sacramento or ANY big city for long enough, you will eventually realize that homelessness is a real issue. While some spend time complaining about the problems that arise from lack of housing, others are working hard to find solutions. In fact, the River District is where many people come in search […]

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Artist Outdoors Program Visits Dogpatch Boulders

The kids are alright! Check out this awesome video that follows the SOTA Outdoor Leadership program on a trip to Dogpatch Boulders. The program encourages kids to be active and learn by doing – and what better place for that than San Francisco’s largest bouldering gym?! “Kids I knew as a certain person in the […]

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The Spinsters and City of Dreams Join Forces at Berkeley Ironworks

It’s important to us to open our doors to our community and to share our love of climbing with underprivileged groups and organizations. In April, The Spinsters of San Francisco, a community-oriented social and philanthropic organization of young professional Bay Area women used our facilities to host one of their charity partners for a day of rock […]

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