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Youth Dirt 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 3-Day Dirt Camp at Duthie Bike Park

Dirt Camp
3-days
$250 (members)
$285 (non-members)

Description:

Cap off the summer 3-days of Mountain Biking fun at Duthie Hill. Campers will spend 3-days with our Evergreen coaches and other young riders exploring trails, developing their skills, making new friends, and growing their love of Mountain Biking! Ages 8-13. Please contact  if you have any questions.

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MTB Dirt Camp for Kids at Duthie Bike Park

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

Description:

Note: All weeks are now full and accepting only waitlist spots. Please check out our BDOS and Swan Creek camps for other great Dirt Camp opportunities! 

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:  Participants must be 8-13 years old because of the added fitness level and duration of the camps. Please contact  if you have any questions.

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

Class Focus:

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

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MTB Advanced Dirt Camp for Kids at Duthie Bike Park

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

Description:

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.

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MTB Dirt Camp for Kids at BDOS

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

Description:

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. Please contact  if you have any questions. 

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MTB Dirt Camp for Kids at Swan Creek Park

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

Description:

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. Please contact  if you have any questions.

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MTB Dirt Camps for TEENS at Duthie

Dirt Camp
3 days
$250 (members)
$285 (non-members)

Description:

Evergreen MTB is excited to offer a 3-day mountain bike camp for TEENS on the week of the 4th of July!! The camp will be similar to our youth dirt camps, starting the morning with skill builders before moving on to trail rides and specific mountain bike techniques (check out the specific skills outlined in the Youth Dirt Camp descriptions). Since this is a teen program, there will be an emphasis on longer cross country rides for those who are interested. Come prepared to have 3 days of fun! Participants must be 13-17 years old. Please contact  if you have any questions.

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Beginner Youth Skills Camp - Ages 6-9 - Central WA

Dirt Camp
5 days
$130 (members)
$165 (non-members)

Description:

Calling all kids ages 6-9! Come join us for a 5-day, 3 hours a day, mountain bike camp. The class will teach the basics of mountain biking in a fun and exciting class for the younger crowd.

This class will focus on:

  • Body Position and Balance
  • Braking
  • Climbing and Descending Techniques
  • Gearing and Shifting
  • Front and Rear Wheel Lift
  • Trail Skills including roll downs and berms
  • Cornering

Each student will be responsible for supplying their own working bike and a helmet. No previous mountain biking experience required. Please contact  

if you have any questions.

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Beginner-Intermediate Youth Skills Camp - Ages 6-12 - Central WA

Dirt Camp
5 Days
$130 (members)
$165 (non-members)

Description:

Calling all kids ages 6-12! Come join us for a 5-day, 3 hours a day, mountain bike camp. The class will teach the basics of mountain biking in a fun and exciting class for the younger crowd.

This class will focus on:

  • Body Position and Balance
  • Braking
  • Climbing and Descending Techniques
  • Gearing and Shifting
  • Front and Rear Wheel Lift
  • Trail Skills including roll downs and berms
  • Cornering

Each student will be responsible for supplying their own working bike and a helmet. No previous mountain biking experience required. Please contact  

if you have any questions.

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Beginner-Intermediate Youth Skills Camp - Ages 8-12 - Central WA

Dirt Camp
5 Days
$130 (members)
$165 (non-members)

Description:

Calling all kids ages 8-12! Come join us for a 5-day, 3 hours a day, mountain bike camp. The class will teach the basics of mountain biking in a fun and exciting class for the younger crowd.

This class will focus on:

  • Body Position and Balance
  • Braking
  • Climbing and Descending Techniques
  • Gearing and Shifting
  • Front and Rear Wheel Lift
  • Trail Skills including roll downs and berms
  • Cornering

Each student will be responsible for supplying their own working bike and a helmet. No previous mountain biking experience required. Please contact  

if you have any questions.

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Intermediate Youth Skills Camp - Ages 9-12 - Central WA

Dirt Camp
5 Days
$130 (members)
$165 (non-members)

Description:

Calling all kids ages 9-12! Come join us for a 5-day, 3 hours a day, mountain bike camp. The class will teach the basics of mountain biking in a fun and exciting class for the younger crowd.

This class will focus on:

  • Body Position and Balance
  • Braking
  • Climbing and Descending Techniques
  • Gearing and Shifting
  • Front and Rear Wheel Lift
  • Trail Skills including roll downs and berms
  • Cornering

Each student will be responsible for supplying their own working bike and a helmet. No previous mountain biking experience required. Please contact  

if you have any questions.

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Advanced Youth Skills Camp - Ages 6-9 - Central WA

Dirt Camp
5 Days
$130 (members)
$165 (non-members)

Description:

Calling all kids ages 6-9 looking to take their riding to the next level!  Come join us for a 5-day, 3 hours a day, mountain bike camp.  Participants will build skills in high speed cornering, tackling drops and roll downs, and building confidence to bring to the trails.  Participants taking this class should feel comfortable single track riding, tight turns, switchbacks, bridges, and skinnies. Please contact  if you have any questions.

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Advanced Youth Skills Camp - Ages 9-12 - Central WA

Dirt Camp
5 Days
$130 (members)
$165 (non-members)

Description:

Calling all kids ages 9-12 looking to take their riding to the next level!  Come join us for a 5-day, 3 hours a day, mountain bike camp.  Participants will build skills in high speed cornering, tackling larger drops, table-top jumps and building confidence to bring to the trails.  Participants taking this class should feel comfortable single track riding, tight turns, switchbacks, bridges, skinnies and 1 ft drops. Please contact  if you have any questions.

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Climbing and Mountain Bike Kids Camp - Ages 6-12 - Central WA

Dirt Camp
5 Days
$349 (members)
$349 (non-members)

Description:

What could be better than biking in the morning and climbing in the afternoon?  Nothing!  Kids ages 6-12 are invited to join us for 5 full days of awesomeness riding their bike and climbing in a safe and supportive environment.  

  • Morning session:  From 9am-noon each day participants will be learning mountain bike skills such as body position and balance, braking, climbing and descending techniques, gearing and shifting, front and rear wheel lifts, cornering, roll downs and other trail skills to help with success on single track trail riding.
  • Lunch and shuttle:  Noon-1pm participants will eat their lunch and be transported from Squilchuck State Park to Riverfront Climbing Gym by Wenatchee Shuttle Service.
  • Afternoon session:  From 1-4pm. participants will learn the basics of climbing in the gym. They will learn about climbing equipment, proper knots, how to belay, climbing movement, and how to stay safe in the gym. They will also learn climbing games to build friendships and teach teamwork. All rental gear is included with the camp.

You will drop your child off each day at 9am at Squilchuck and picked your child up at 4pm at Riverfront Rock Gym.

Please pack your child lunch, water bottle and sunscreen.  Snacks and extra water will be provided.

No experience necessary.  However, each child is required to have a working bike and helmet. Please contact  

if you have any questions.

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

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