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: TBD for 2019
LOCATION: Hynds Lodge, Curt Gowdy State Park, Wyoming (map)
COST: TBD for 2019. 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: 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: 2019 registration coming soon.
2019 SCHEDULE – Coming Soon.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org