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Stone Temple Mountain Bike Camp

Mountain bikers of all skill levels are welcome. Ride sessions will be based on skill level. The camp will also include education sessions on topics important to mountain bikers, including: bike maintenance, environmental and trail ethics, trail design/construction/maintenance, nutrition, and yoga.

Students will stay at Hynd’s Lodge or camp. Ride sessions will be on the IMBA Epic Trails at Curt Gowdy State Park. Food will be provided for the entire camp. There will be a minimum of one adult leader per five students. Parents are welcome to camp at the state park and join education sessions. Optional evening activities will include: campfire, star gazing, evening hikes, and mountain bike movies.

Geared toward helping students of all ability levels gain confidence and skill on a mountain bike, the Gowdy MTB Camps increase your enjoyment of mountain biking while making new friends and fostering an appreciation of cycling as a lifelong activity.

DATES: June 21-26, 2018

LOCATION: Hynds Lodge, Curt Gowdy State Park, Wyoming (map)

COST: Registration fee is $350 plus $18.45 Eventbrite fees. Scholarships are available for those students in financial need. The camp is being run through volunteers and sponsorships to keep the costs low.

AGE GROUP: Students entering grades 7-12 during the 2018-19 school year.

FOOD: Food will be provided. Please let us know ahead of time if you have any dietary restrictions.

WHAT TO BRING: Basics – Bike, helmet, appropriate mountain biking attire, casual clothing, towel, swimsuit, and a great attitude. For a more extensive list of what to bring, download the list below.

RULES: The Colorado High School Cycling League and NICA rules will be used as a basis for the camp rules. Rules will be posted and enforced.

REGISTRATION: To register, click the “Register for the Wait List” link below. The link will be activated on March 2nd and your child must be registered by March 16th at 11:59pm to be considered. Initial participant selection will take place on March 18th. Students selected from the waiting list will receive an e-mail on or about March 21st with the specific registration link and instructions.  Contact Rich Vincent to make alternate arrangements: 307-760-1917 or enduro.rv@gmail.com.

SCHEDULE (TENTATIVE):

Thursday, June 21
12 – 1 PM – Sign in and orientation
1 – 2 PM – Bike/equipment inspection
2 – 4 PM – Check ride and organize students into groups based on skill level
4 – 5 PM – Debrief
5 – 10 PM – Dinner and evening activities

Friday, June 22
7 – 7:30 AM – Yoga
7:30 – 8:30 AM – Breakfast
8:30 – 10 AM – Education or skill session
10 AM – 12 PM – Ride session
12 PM – 1 PM – Lunch
1 – 2 PM – Education session
2 – 4 PM – Ride session
4 – 6 PM – Education session and dinner prep
6 – 10 PM – Dinner and evening activities

Saturday, June 23
7 – 7:30 AM – Yoga
7:30 – 8:30 AM – Breakfast
8:30 – 10 AM – Education or skill session
10 AM – 12 PM – Ride session
12 PM – 1 PM – Lunch
1 – 4 PM – Ride session
4 – 6 PM – Education session and dinner prep
6 – 10 PM – Dinner and evening activities

Sunday, June 24
7 – 7:30 AM – Yoga
7:30 – 8:30 AM – Breakfast
8:30 – 10 AM – Education or skill session
10 AM – 12 PM – Ride session
12 PM – 1 PM – Lunch
1 – 2 PM – Skill session
2 – 4 PM – Ride session
4 – 6 PM – Education session and dinner prep
6 – 10 PM – Dinner and evening activities

Monday, June 25
7 – 7:30 AM – Yoga
7:30 – 8:30 AM – Breakfast
8:30 – 10 AM – Education or skill session
10 AM – 12 PM – Ride session
12 PM – 1 PM – Lunch
1 – 2 PM – Skill session
2 – 4 PM – Ride session
4 – 6 PM – Education session and dinner prep
6 – 10 PM – Dinner and evening activities

Tuesday, June 26
7 – 7:30 AM – Yoga
7:30 – 8:30 AM – Breakfast
8:30 – 10 AM – Education session
10 AM – 12 PM – Ride session
12 PM – 1 PM – Lunch
1 – 3 PM – Ride session
3 – 4 PM – Clean lodge
4 – 5 PM – Student pick-up (If you would like to pick up your student before 4 PM you must work this out with Todd and/or Rich ahead of time.)

Education sessions may include riding basics, bike maintenance, nutrition, trail design, etc.

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTORS:

Mr. Vincent is the founder and former president of the Laramie Enduro non-profit organization. He is a NICA certified Head Coach (7220 Racing, Laramie, WY), Colorado HS Cycling League Rules Committee and Race Operations member, and trained as a Double Goal Coach by the Positive Coaching Alliance. He is a founding board member of Cycle Wyoming, former Chair of the WY Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness & Sports, and former head coach of the UW Women’s Soccer Club and several youth soccer teams.

Mr. Thibodeau is the Planning and Grants Manager for Wyoming State Parks, Historic Sites & Trails. He helped design and develop the IMBA Epic Trail System at Curt Gowdy State Park. He is a NICA certified Head Coach (Cheyenne High School Mountain Bike Team). He is active in the Overland Mountain Bike Club, Diamond Peaks Mountain Bike Patrol and a former IMBA/FOX hero.

CONTACT: For additional information contact Rich Vincent, 307-760-1917, Todd Thibodeau, 307-214-5687, or e-mail us at enduro.rv@gmail.com

Stone Temple Mountain Bike Camp Wait List
$350
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