Global Organization of Tree Climbers, Inc. (GOTC)

PO Box 2001 Waukesha, WI 53186 United States



Member Since: 2024

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Organization Overview

Global Organization of Tree Climbers (GOTC) is dedicated to spreading the safe practice of recreational tree climbing and the appreciation of trees and forests worldwide. We help set guidelines for safe climbing practices and curricula for training, while connecting interested individuals and organizations with tree climbing resources worldwide.
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Griëtte van der Heide

CU Boulder CE Instructor, GOTC President

Abram Winters

Dan House

Senior Instructor and Ambassador

Joyce Kim

Normer Adams

Cat Rescuer, GOTC Treasurer

Tammy Bills

Recreational Therapist

William Cottrell

AEE Region

International, North America - Mid-Atlantic

Clientele - Type

Individuals, Businesses, Families, Organizations

Clientele - Age

Youth (Ages 5-12), Youth (Ages 12-18), Young Adults (Ages 18-25), Adults (Ages 25-65), Older Adults (65 & Over)

Areas of Focus

Adaptive Programs, Challenge Courses/Ropes Courses, Environmental Education, Classroom Education, Organizational Training and Consulting, Parks and Recreation, Service Learning Programs, Camps, Colleges & Universities, Outdoor Programs, Wilderness & Adventure Programs


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United States of America