Most in-person meetings, activities, events, fundraisers, and trips are currently postponed until further notice due to COVID-19.

Annual Events

These events (normally) occur every year -


  • KCCC Holiday Party


  • KCCC Weekend Climbing Trip


  • Re-Bolting Arkansas Crags w/ Arkansas Climbing Coalition

  • KCCC Weekend Climbing Trip

Virtual/Social Distancing Events

Please join our virtual book club!

January-February 2020 Pick

In Defense of Looting by Vicky Osterweil.

In Defense of Looting Three Part Reading & Meeting Schedule:

  • Wed Jan 13, 2020: Intro, Chapters 1-2

  • Wed Jan 27, 2020: Chapters 3-6

  • Wed Feb 10, 2020: Chapters 7-9, Conclusion

February-April 2020 Pick

Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer.

Braiding Sweetgrass Four Part Reading & Meeting Schedule:

  • Wed Feb 24: Planting Sweetgrass, Tending Sweetgrass (1-117)

  • Wed Mar 10: Picking Sweetgrass (118-201)

  • Wed Mar 24: Braiding Sweetgrass (202-300)

  • Wed Apr 7: Burning Sweetgrass + Epilogue (301-384)

About KCCC Book Club: We meet virtually. Our schedule varies based on what we're reading, but it's usually biweekly, on Wednesdays at 7pm. The group decides together what we'd like to read next. Everyone is welcome! If you'd like to sign up for this book club--or just get on the email list for future reads--email Emily at

About our book club facilitator: Emily Cox is a librarian at KCPL and a writer for the Pitch, with a degree in Cultural Studies. And she’s obsessed with climbing.