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DATES: June 11-14, 2019

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

COST: $300. 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 2019-20 school year.

FOOD: Meals and 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 from our Downloads page.

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.

WAIT-LIST REGISTRATION: https://waitlist-registation-2019-stone-temple-mtb-camp-1.eventbrite.com

The 2019 Stone Temple Co-ed MTB Camp #1 will be June 11th-14th (Noon Tuesday through 4 PM Friday). Cost for this camp is $300, which includes registration fees and 3½ days of meals, lodging, and skills-riding instructions. While all students are welcome, the Stone Temple #1 Camp is geared toward beginner to intermediate level mountain bike riders.

The Stone Temple MTB Camps have been well received the past couple years and in an effort to make the registration process less of a contest, preliminary registration will be conducted via a waiting list.  The wait list registration will open at 6 PM on Friday, February 15, 2019 and close at 11:59pm, Friday, March 1st, 2019.

Initial participant selection will take place on February 23rd, 2019, so please have your student registered on the wait list by Friday, February 22nd, 2019 at 11:59 PM to make sure they are on the list for the first round of selections.  Students selected from the waiting list will receive an e-mail on or about March 1st with the specific registration link and instructions.

If you need financial support (scholarship) for your student, please make sure to include that information when completing the wait list registration form.

Camp Information:

Three and one-half day mountain bike camp at Curt Gowdy State Park for coed students entering grades 7-12 for the 2019-2020 school year.  The camp runs from June 11th-14th, 2019.  Mountain bikers of all skill levels are welcome. Ride sessions will be based on a skill level and fitness. The camp will also include education sessions on topics important to mountain bikers, including: bike maintenance, environmental and trail ethics.

Students will stay at Hynd’s Lodge or camp nearby. Ride sessions will be on the IMBA Epic trails at Curt Gowdy State Park. Food will be provided for the entire camp (dinner 6/11 through lunch 6/14). There will be a minimum of one adult leader per five students. Parents are welcome to camp at the state park and join ride/education sessions during the day,if arrangements are made with the camp directors before doing so. Optional evening activities will include: campfire, star gazing, evening hikes, mountain bike related presentations, and mountain bike movies.

Scholarships are available.  Please contact us at Enduro.rv@gmail.com if you need to apply for a scholarship based on financial need. A limited number of full and partial scholarships will be available.

* A limited number of bikes may be available for participants who don’t have a bike. Please contact the camp directors to make arrangements.

2019 SCHEDULE (Tentative)

Tuesday, June 11
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 and free time
5 – 10 PM – Dinner and evening activities

Wednesday, June 12
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

Thursday, June 13
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

Friday, June 14
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 recently retired 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 Cheyenne Mountain Bike Club and is 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 #1 Wait List
No cost to register for wait list. Camp cost: $300.
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