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Aug 15th, 2020
10:00am to 4:00pm

It’s never too early to get into mountain biking. Here at Mountain Creek Bike Park, we nurture the next generation of shredders as young as six years old in our dedicated half day and full day camps. We provide an excellent learning environment for kids while parents can enjoy the mountain.   

Beginner Kids Downhill Camp - Half Day Program

Ages 6 - 9  

Our half-day mountain bike camp for kids ages 6-9 is a great way to get kids acquainted with the fundamental mountain bike skills that will help give them more confidence and more fun on their bikes. We’ll include the use of games to help the kids learn the skills while having fun. These skills include:

  • Basic Body Position and Balance – How to stand on the bike, how to put your feet on the pedals, how to move on your bike to create a stable, balanced position
  • Braking - How and when to use your brakes 
  • Gears - How to use your gears (cadence, shifting and pedaling technique)
  • Vision - How to ride better by looking ahead
  • Pumping the bike
  • Basic cornering techniques

Camp Hours: 10AM - 1PM

Dates: August 15th, September 26th, October 17th

Rates: 

Half Day: $99.99 per Day (Includes Daily Lift Ticket) - Offered for Beginner Camps Only

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Includes lift access, does not include bike rental. Equipment rental available at a 25% discount please call 973-827-2000 to book (subject to availability).

 

Beginner Kids Downhill Camp - Full Day Program

Ages 10-14 

Our full-day beginner mountain bike camp for kids ages 10-14 is a great way to get them acquainted with the fundamental mountain bike skills that will help give them more confidence and more fun on their bikes. We’ll include the use of games to help the kids learn the skills while having fun. These skills include:

  • Basic Body Position and Balance – How to stand on the bike, how to put your feet on the pedals, how to move on your bike to create a stable, balanced position
  • Braking - How and when to use your brakes 
  • Gears - How to use your gears (cadence, shifting and pedaling technique)
  • Vision - How to ride better by looking ahead
  • Pumping the bike
  • Basic cornering techniques

Camp Hours: 10AM - 4PM

Dates: August 15th, September 26th, October 17th
Full Day Rate: $149.99 (Includes lift ticket)
 

Book Now


Includes lift access, does not include bike rental. Equipment rental available at a 25% discount please call 973-827-2000 to book (subject to availability).

Questions please contact Tim Stone, Bike School Manager tstone@mountaincreek.com 

Helpful Information:

Please note: All campers must be able to stand on their pedals while coasting on their bikes. Beginner riders must be comfortable riding a mountain bike off paved surfaces and be able to use hand brakes with confidence.

FAQ:

What should I wear?

Long pants and long sleeve tops are recommended. Shoulders should be covered. Full-face helmets are required for all participants. Knee and elbow protective equipment recommended. Full-finger gloves and goggles are highly recommended.



Can I use my own bike?

A full suspension mountain bike with a minimum of 5” (125mm) of front and rear travel is required. Front and rear disc brakes are required - no coaster or rim brakes allowed.

Rental Bikes are available at a discount for campers. Advanced reservations are required to ensure the right size bike is available for you.

Complimentary protective equipment is included with all bike rentals.