KIDS CAMP

AGES 11-13

Kids Camp for ages 11-13

This Full Day day camp (8:30 am – 4:00 pm) is for 11-13 year olds who are ready to advance their mountain biking skills in a fun, relaxed, non-intimidating setting. Riding skills, basic mechanics and very beginning racing skills will make this 8:30-4:00-day session a great camp experience for your child.

Available After Camp Activities from 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm / $50.00/week.

Counselor to camper ratio is 1:8.

REGISTRATION OPENS SPRING 2021

CAMP FEE

$280

CAMP DATES

TBA

CAMP TIME

8:30am – 4:00pm

Limit 24

CAMP DETAILS

Below is a sample schedule of a typical day, along with a listing of skills that will be covered, and on/off bike activities that campers may experience. Each registered participant will receive email correspondence two weeks prior to the event with a detailed daily schedule and a list of “what to bring.”

TYPICAL ACTIVITIES

  • Bike Maintenance: Safety Check Bikes
  • Trail Ride & Stretch
  • Mountain Bike Skills Lesson
  • Trail Ride & Mountain Bike Skills Lesson
  • Activities & Games
  • Lunch and Free Time
  • Bike Maintenance
  • Free Ride
  • Mountain Bike Skills Games
  • Games & Activities
  • Mountain Bike Skills Group Ride
  • Bike Maintenance: Daily Clean & Lube
  • Optional After-Camp quiet activities and games

Mountain Biking Skills Covered:

This camp is an introduction to mountain biking taught with an eye for the future of the sport. Timely instruction to move the rider forward with their skills, being mindful of age and abilities.

  • Anticipation
  • Shifting, Braking, Hovering
  • Obstacles
  • Cornering
  • Climbing and Descending
  • Wednesday Racing

Bike Maintenance:

We love to ride. We need to love our ride. Age-appropriate introductions to bicycle mechanics will be covered during the week.

  • Safety Check
  • Cleaning & Lubrication
  • Tools of the trade (and what to bring on the trail)
  • Flat tires
  • Chains
  • Break alignment (cadets/kids) and adjustment (kids)
  • Derailleur functions (cadets/kids) and adjustment (kids)

Mountain Bike Skills Games:

Learning is the best when you are playing. Each of these games holds a variety of mountain bike skills at its core, and they are brimming with fun!

  • Dab
  • Pump Park
  • Bike See-Saw
  • Obstacle Course
  • Trivia Relay
  • Slow Race
  • Scavenger Hunt
  • Mountain Bike Limbo
  • Water Cup Relay (cadets)
  • Musical Bikes (cadets)

Activities and Games List:

These engaging off-the-bike games provide balance to our program allowing campers to recover and let loose.

  • Asteroids
  • Giants, Wizards & Elves
  • Camouflage
  • Tag games (blob, freeze, etc.)
  • Noodle Ball
  • Willard Ball
  • Capture the Flag
  • Team Building / Cooperative Games and Challenges