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Evergreen MTB Youth Camps

Evergreen’s extremely popular mountain bike Dirt Camps are back and will be running all summer. But sign up soon because we do expect these to sell out! In addition to our Dirt Camps at Duthie, we will also be offering 3 camps at Swan Creek in Tacoma and 2 weeks at Black Diamond Open Space this summer to offer this fun opportunity to more youth!

MTB Dirt Camp for Kids at Duthie Bike Park

Dirt Camp
$400 (non-members), $365 (members)
5 days

Spend 5 action-packed days of fun in the woods on your mountain bike! Dominate jumps, rip through dirt, and hammer over roots and rocks just like the pros! Technical trickery, jumps, and drops are just some of the skills we work on in these camps. Each day starts off with skill builders and ends with trail rides. We will also cover Some bike and maintenance skills and of course, plenty of bike games! Be sure to come prepared for lots of fun! Groups will be split by age and ability. Here is an overview of what will be learned throughout the week: The Basics: gearing up, braking, shifting, and body position Balance: bridges, skinnies, and bike games Uphill and Downhill: safer and faster Obstacles: logs, roots, and rocks Drops and Jumps: small to medium size (1/2 ft - 2 ft high) Bike Maintenance: fix-a-flat Trail maintenance: learn to preserve your favorite trail Participants must be 8-13 years old because of the added fitness level and duration of the camps.

Camps with limited spaces - Updated Weekly - 6/12/18

June 18th - Full!
June 25th Camp - Full!
July 9th Camp - Full!
July 16th Camp - Full!
July 23rd Camp - Full! 
July 30th Camp - Full!
August 13th Camp - Full!
August 20th Camp - Full! 
August 27th Camp - Full!

If the week you want is full, check out our Swan Creek and BDOS DirtCamps. Same great camps and coaches in new locations!

If you would like to be added to the waitlist for any of these camps, please go through the registration process for the desired camp. This will automatically add you to the waitlist if it is full.

Please familiarize yourself with our cancellation policy: https://www.evergreenmtb.org/faq/event-registration-cancellation-and-refund-policy

MTB Advanced Dirt Camp for Kids at Duthie Bike Park

Dirt Camp
$400 (non-members), $365 (members)
5 Days

This camp is for young, experienced riders who are looking for a bigger challenge. Using the expertise of our great coaching staff, campers will work on technical riding, jumping, bigger drops, and endurance. Coaches will work to improve riders skills so they can tackle bigger terrain faster and with more proficiency. Campers who wish to participate should be able to ride drops of 2ft or more, clear table tops of 6+ feet and be able to ride 10+ miles in a day. Please contact  if you have questions concerning your young riders ability.

 

Please familiarize yourself with our cancellation policy: https://www.evergreenmtb.org/faq/event-registration-cancellation-and-refund-policy

MTB Dirt Camp for Kids at BDOS

Dirt Camp
$400 (non-members), $365 (members)
5 Days

Come spend a week of action packed fun on two wheels! Evergreen MTB is excited to partner with King County Parks to offer our Youth Dirt Camps at Black Diamond Open Space (BDOS)! This is the first year we will be offering Dirt Camps at BDOS Similar to our very popular camps at Duthie Bike Park, participants will learn all the technical skills to dominate jumps, rip through dirt, and hammer around roots and rocks!  Each day starts off with skill builders and ends with trail rides. We’ll do a hands-on fix-a-flat class and play bike games. Half a day will be spent learning about stewardship and trail maintenance techniques. Be sure to come prepared for lots of fun! Groups will be split by age and ability. Balance games, jumps, and drops are just some of the skills we work on in this camp. Below is an outline of the skills kids learn throughout the week: The Basics: gearing up, braking, shifting, and body position Balance: bridges, skinnies, and bike games Uphill and Downhill: safer and faster Obstacles: logs, roots, and rocks Drops and Jumps: small to medium size (1/2 ft - 2 ft high) Bike Maintenance: fix-a-flat Trail maintenance: learn to preserve your favorite trail Participants must be 8-13 years old because of the added fitness level and duration of the camps.

 

CAMPERSHIPS AVAILABLE! Please email  for details


Please familiarize yourself with our cancellation policy: https://www.evergreenmtb.org/faq/event-registration-cancellation-and-refund-policy

MTB Dirt Camp for Kids at Swan Creek Park

Dirt Camp
$400 (non-members), $365 (members)
5 days

Come spend a week of action packed fun on two wheels! Evergreen MTB is excited to partner with Metro Parks Tacoma again to offer our Youth Dirt Camps at Swan Creek Park! This year, we will be offering 2 weeks in total. Similar to our very popular camps at Duthie Bike Park, participants will learn all the technical skills to dominate jumps, rip through dirt, and hammer around roots and rocks!  Each day starts off with skill builders and ends with trail rides. We’ll do a hands-on fix-a-flat class and play bike games. Half a day will be spent learning about stewardship and trail maintenance techniques. Be sure to come prepared for lots of fun! Groups will be split by age and ability. Balance games, jumps, and drops are just some of the skills we work on in this camp. Below is an outline of the skills kids learn throughout the week: The Basics: gearing up, braking, shifting, and body position Balance: bridges, skinnies, and bike games Uphill and Downhill: safer and faster Obstacles: logs, roots, and rocks Drops and Jumps: small to medium size (1/2 ft - 2 ft high) Bike Maintenance: fix-a-flat Trail maintenance: learn to preserve your favorite trail Participants must be 8-13 years old because of the added fitness level and duration of the camps.

CAMPERSHIPS AVAILABLE! contact  for more details.


Please familiarize yourself with our cancellation policy:
 https://www.evergreenmtb.org/faq/event-registration-cancellation-and-refund-policy

Thanks to our sponsors of our Youth Education Program who help us get more kids outside on mountain bikes!

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