Valpo Parks Youth Mountain Bike Camps provide an excellent opportunity to ignite your camper's passion for trail biking. Both camp choices outlined below enable participants to acquire new skills and evolve into more self-assured riders, all while prioritizing safety and proper rider etiquette.
Participants are required to bring their own bike and helmet to participate. Elbow and knee pads are not required but strongly encouraged.
For young riders with an interest in mountain biking and have done less than 10 trail rides. Campers will learn new skills, develop more confidence, make new friendships, and take their riding to the next level. Riders have the opportunity to focus on specific skills with an emphasis on safety and rider etiquette. The camps are full of cycling activities that keep things fun and challenging. Campers will also get to participate in traditional camp activities like crafts, games, and nature education.
More advanced riders with some experience in Mountain biking (has done more than 10 trail rides and comfortable on green level trails). Campers will learn new skills, develop more confidence, make new friendships, and take their riding to the next level. riders continue transitioning from basics of riding and maintaining their mountain bike to an intermediate level. The camps are full of cycling activities from skill drills, practice trails, short courses and trail rides that keep things fun and challenging. Campers will also get to participate in traditional camp activities like crafts, games, and nature education.
Age: 11 - 17 years old
Dates: August 5 - 7
Times: 9am - 12pm
Location: Creekside Trails
Fee: $55 resident / $66 non-resident
Register By: July 24
Youth Sports Refund Policy:
To be eligible for a refund, cancellations must be requested a minimum of seven (7) days before the published registration deadline.
Cancellations within seven (7) days of the registration deadline will not be refunded.
Refunds will be distributed back to the participant through a check in the mail. This process takes 4 – 6 weeks.
A $15.00 service charge for processing all cancellations will apply unless the Valpo Parks and Recreation Department cancels a program due to low enrollment.