SCA Under Armour Mountain Biking Camp Canberra

SCA Under Armour Mountain Biking Camp Canberra
SCA Under Armour Mountain Biking Camp Canberra

The SCA Under Armour Mountain Biking Camp hosted by Bike N Fitness, at Mount Stromlo Bike Park in Canberra, ACT is a kids holiday mountain biking camp with the perfect combination of fun trail riding and skill work. Have a blast these school holidays!

Mountain Biking Camp at Mount Stromlo Bike Park has trails for everyone! For beginners, the days will focus around getting comfortable and feeling safer on your bike and riding the beginner trails. For intermediate and advanced riders, skill work will focus on specific techniques to help you ride quicker, safer and more efficiently. Afternoons will consist of group trail riding and fun race competitions.

Highlights Include

  • Learn to ride faster with a perfect mix of skill work, bike set up, and on-trail strategy
  • Unparalleled instruction from professional racers and coaches
  • 15:1 camper to coach ratio to make you feel safe at camp
  • Daily emphasis on fundamental development, trail riding strategy and more
  • Daily lectures and last day race competition!
  • Every camper will receive a Under Armour t-shirt
  • All Coaches have accredited working with children checks and first aid.
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Dates & Prices

Meet Camp Coaches

Damien Enderby
Camp Director

Damien Enderby

Damien Enderby : Riding since the age of 3, I started racing Mountain Bikes at the age of 12 and have been racing for the last 27 years in Mountain Biking, Road racing, Adventure Racing, Triathlon/ Duathlon and Orienteering.

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With National Championship and National Series category wins, I love to compete, and love helping others achieve their best in sport. Being able to do this through our business BIKE and FITNESS is extremely satisfying and I look forward to working with Sports Camps Australia.

Camp Details

Camp will ensure that our students have a great time, enjoy the outdoors and learn ways to ride their bike safer and faster in a fun environment. Camp will offer both boys and girls between the ages of 8 -16 years old an amazing mountain biking camp experience.

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CAMP FOCUS

  • Setting up your bike properly
  • How a mountain bike works
  • Gearing and braking
  • Weight distribution and body positioning
  • Correct pedalling technique
  • Cornering and traction principles
  • Obstacles and drops
  • Climbs - traction, line choice, gearing and pedaling
  • Descending - body position, line choice, speed
  • Basic bike maintenance

Upon arrival, all participants are evaluated by the staff so that their own instructional needs can be addressed throughout camp. In addition, campers will be evaluated and then split up into smaller groups according to age and ability.

CAMP HOURS

CHECK IN

Camp Check-in: First day at 8.45am.

Camp Hours are: 9.00am - 3.00pm every day.

CHECK OUT

Camp Check-out: There will be a graduation ceremony at 2.45pm on the final day that all parents are encouraged to attend (location will be announced at camp).

CAMP MEALS AND GEAR

ALL RIDERS ARE REQUIRED TO BRING THEIR OWN BIKE and provide their gear, sunscreen and meals/drink each day!

RAIN PLAN

In the event of wet weather you will be notified if camp is cancelled and/or rescheduled for the day/s and what your options are moving forward!

REGISTRATION PACKET

A detailed camper registration packet containing check in location, health/release forms, emergency contact info, and a list of things to bring will be emailed to all registered campers after completing the registration. Please bring these forms with you to camp on the first day as we will be collecting them.

Facilities

Stromlo Forest Park has become hugely popular with mountain bikers, road cyclists, BMX riders and bike-loving families from all over Australia. Within the park, facilities exist for all forms of cycling, and riders of all abilities. A variety of trails for beginner to advanced riders, including the same tracks used for the 2009 UCI World Mountain Bike Champs!

Sample Daily Schedule

  • 8.45am - 9.30am Registration and Sign In
  • 9.30am - 9.45am Bike Safety, Bike Set Up and Helmet Checks
  • 9.45am - 10.15am Warm up lap Ride
  • 10.15am - 10.45am Effective Braking
  • 10.45am - 11.00am Morning Tea Break
  • 11.00am - 12.00pm How to Corner Properly
  • 12.00pm - 12.45pm Rest and Lunch
  • 12.45pm - 1.30pm How to Descend
  • 1.30pm - 2.00pm How to Climb Effectively and Efficiently
  • 2.00pm - 2.15pm Rest
  • 2.15pm - 3.00pm How to ride Obstacles and Drops
  • DAY 2
  • 8.45am - 9.00am Registration and Sign In
  • 9.00am - 10.00am Refresher of day 1 Skills
  • 10.00am - 10.15am Morning Tea Break
  • 10.15am - 10.45am Learning to "bunny hop"
  • 10.45am - 11.15am Learning to "wheely"
  • 11.15am - 12.00pm Learning to do small jumps
  • 12.00pm - 12.45pm Lunch Break
  • 12.45pm - 2.00pm Exploration Ride
  • 2.00pm - 2.45pm Mini Race
  • 2.45pm - 3.00pm Presenation

Camper Reviews

Karen O.Parent

  • 5/5.
My 9 yr old enjoyed his 2 days

14/04/2016 - My 9 yr old thoroughly enjoyed his 2 days, plenty to challenge, instructors were friendly, skills test ensured they were up to the challenge.

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Justine M.Parent

  • 4/5.
Loved the Camp

03/07/2015 - My son loved the camp and would be very keen to do it again next holidays. Both instructors (Lindy Turnbull & Nardin Hayden) were fantastic. Great program. Thank you.

  • 1/5.

04/10/2017 - "The camp was excellent!"

  • 4/5.

26/01/17 - Good.

  • 5/5.

30/01/18 - It was better than expected, abosolutely no criticism, the coach managed fantastically!

Camp Dates & Prices

Programs: Jr. Camp - All Skills
Age Group: 8 - 16
Gender: Co-Ed
2 DAYS (9:00AM-3:00PM) $215.00
Availability: Open

* Please note, times may vary on the first and last day of camp.
For additional camp information and dates call us at 1 800 753 127 or visit our Contact Us page we would be happy to help you.