"Where Eagles Dare" - a 1968 BritisWorld War II action film by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer staring Richard BurtonClint Eastwood and Mary Ure.

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Eagle Scout - Barry Rusnock

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Eagle Scout - Spencer Meivogel

"Where Eagles Dare" - a mentorship climbing program

•Mentorship program created for Eagle Scouts interested in climbing

•Pathway to a career as a climbing guide or outdoor industry professional.

•Challenging part-time work.

•Learn climbing's best practices from trained experienced guides.

•Scouts looking for high adventure activities.

•Skills transferable as a qualified merit badge climbing counselor.

•Learn how to operate an outdoor business.

•Develop physical and mental stamina

•Participate in climbing trips to climbing destinations (adventure travel).

•Learn how to write grants to get money for climbing trips.

•Become eligible for “Pro Deals”.

•Network with celebrity climbers, alpinists, and mountaineers

Who is eligible for this mentorship program?

•The candidate has recently earned the rank of Eagle Scout.

•Submit a 250 word written essay explaining "Why I want to be mentored in climbing".

•Permission note from parents/guardian if youth is a minor under the age of 21 years old.

•Complete the Riverview Outdoor Adventure Climbing School "Release of Liability" waiver.

•Possess a sense of adventure and the love of the outdoors.

•The scout practices conservation and is a caretaker of the outdoor places we love.

•Candidate has earned the climbing merit badge.

•Desire for personal growth

Apprentice Guides Train with Staff


Eagle Scout - Tyler Simon

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Eagle Scout - Sarah Curley


Riverview guides attend a training session at a local rock gym prior to the opening of rock climbing season.

Eagle Scouts Barry Rusnock and Drew Campbell at a Wilderness First Aid Coarse.


Eagle Scouts Jason Curley and Tyler Simon

Eagle Scouts Barry Rusnock and Spencer Meivogel


Eagle Scout Spencer Meivogel at work.

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Eagle Scouts Tyler Simon and Spencer Meivogel climbing at the Delaware Water Gap National Recreational Area.


Invite us to your Eagle Scout Court of Honor and you with receive a Climb With An Eagle certificate. The certificate entitles the eagle scout to go climbing with one of  Riverview's Eagle Scouts. You will also be given an invitation to join the climbing mentorship program  - "Where Eagles Dare"


Eagle Scouts from right to left - Austin Popson, Bobby Trinner, Barry Rusnock, and Spencer Meivogel