Creek Kids Downhill Camp

Kids Camp

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. An excellent learning environment for kids while parents are up enjoying the mountain.  All Kids camps are led by World Masters Champion, Kathi Krause of Dirt Rock n Root Training.

Half Day Camp ( Ages 6 and up )

Our half-day mountain bike camp for kids ages 6-8 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

Dates:
Sunday, June 24
Friday, July 20
Saturday, August 11
Saturday, September 1
Saturday, October 20

To make a reservation please contact Tim Stone, Bike School Manager at tstone@mountaincreek.com.

Time: 10am – 12:30 p.m.

Rate: $99.00 – Half Day

Includes lift access, does not include bike rental. Equipment rental available at Bike Shop with a 20% discount on a first come, first serve basis.

 

Full Day Camp ( Ages 9-14 )

Our full-day mountain bike camp for kids ages 9-14 helps kids learn the ins and outs of downhill riding. We start off with the fundamental mountain bike skills in the morning and continue to grow our skills in the afternoon by learning how to get our front and rear wheels off the ground.

Morning:

We will work as a group with all the kids to learn the fundamental skills (listed above) to have fun riding downhill

Afternoon:

We’ll start to work on the skills needed to safely roll down drops and over table top jumps. 

  • Getting the wheels off the ground – Front and Rear Wheel Lifts
  • Introduction to roll downs and drops – how to roll down safely
  • Introduction to rolling over table top jumps

Dates:
Sunday, June 24
Friday, July 20
Saturday, August 11
Sunday, September 2
Saturday, October 20

To make a reservation please contact Tim Stone, Bike School Manager at lessons@mountaincreek.com 

Time: 10am - 4pm (1 hour lunch break form 12:30-1:30. Lunch not included)

Rate: $149.00 – Full Day

Includes lift access, does not include bike rental. Equipment rental available at Bike Shop with a 20% discount on a first come, first serve basis.


Helpful Information:

Please note: beginner riders must be comfortable riding a two-wheel bike without training wheels and be able to use hand brakes with confidence. They also need to be able to stand on their pedals while coasting.

No training wheels or kick bikes. Bikes need to have front and rear handbrakes – no coaster brakes allowed. Advanced Reservations are Required. Helmets required for all participants. Knee & elbow protective equipment recommended. Kid-sized Rental Bikes are available. Complimentary protective equipment included with all bike rentals.