KIDS INTERMEDIATE / ADVANCED CAMP
AGES 11-13

This Full Day camp (8:30 am – 4:00 pm) is for 11-13 year olds who have some solid experience riding their mountain bikes.

Campers should be comfortable riding their bikes for sustained amounts of time. There will be a considerable amount of riding, skills development, mechanics, race strategies/tactics, fun and games!

Camp includes entry into our famous Wednesday Night Mountain Bike Series Race.

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

Counselor to camper ratio is 1:6.

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
  • Mountain Bike Skills Group Trail Ride & Lesson
  • Activities & Games
  • Lunch and Free Time
  • Bike Maintenance
  • Free Ride
  • Mountain Bike Skills 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 built experienced riders in mind. The next level in skills and thrills. Timely instruction to move the rider forward with their skills, with plenty of skill-level specific instruction and rides.

  • Review of fundamentals: Anticipation, Shifting, Braking, Hovering
  • Obstacles – on flats, turns and hills
  • Cornering – fundamentals of turns plus banks and burms
  • Climbing and Descending – review plus techniques for the super steeps
  • Air and Safe landings
  • Wednesday & regional 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 and adjustment
  • Derailleur function and adjustment

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 (and variations such as team dab, woods dab, etc.)
  • Trivia Relay
  • Slow Race
  • Hurdle hops
  • Mountain Bike Limbo
  • Mountain Bike Polo

Activities and Games List:

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

  • Asteroids
  • Paranoid Tag
  • Camouflage
  • Willard Ball
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Capture the Flag
  • Team Building / Cooperative Games and Challenges
  • Info: Clubs & regional rides