Taking place on Miller School of Albemarle's scenic 1600 acre campus which boasts over 12 miles of student-built trails, riders will be able to develop their cycling skills in a fun, supportive environment with some of the area's top mountain bikers. Geared towards beginner to intermediate level riders, attendees will spend two days building their confidence on a bicycle while enjoying time with their peers. Specialized games and skills sessions will be led by local professionals, and all riders will have the opportunity to apply their new-found skills on some of Albemarle County's best trails. The camp is open to girls and boys ages 7 to 12 who are interested in cycling and looking to learn more about the sport while having a great time on their bikes.
The individual weekends are dedicated to boys or girls. Parents are encouraged to stay and participate.
What do you need:
- Working mountain bike (fat, knobby tires) with gears, hand brakes, and 20" wheels or larger
- Sunglasses and cycling glove (recommended)
What is included:
- Skills lessons from area professionals
- Healthy lunches, snacks, drinks
- Custom water bottle, socks, and other goodies
- Use of Miller School of Albemarle's campus with varying terrain and miles of cycling trails
- Great times with your peers!
Based on our 2013 schedule, the daily plan for each camp is shown below. Keep in mind that we are very flexible, however, and can easily make changes based on requests, interest, and speed of progression.
9:00-9:30 am: Check in
9:30-9:45 am: Introductions
9:45-10:45 am: Skills lesson 1
11:00 am-noon: Skills lesson 2
12:45-2:00 pm: Skills lesson 3
2:00-3:00 pm: "Free ride"
9:00-9:15 am: Day 1 recap
9:15-10:30 am: Skills lesson 4
10:45 am-noon: Skills lesson 5
12:45-2:00 pm: Skills lesson 6
2:00-3:00 pm: "Free ride" and End of Camp Recap
The Miller School of Albemarle is located just 15 minutes west of Charlottesville, VA at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains.
1000 Samuel Miller Loop
Charlottesville, VA 22903
As you reach the top of the main entrance, stay right at the fork and follow signs to parking and check-in.
Please don't hesitate to contact us with any questions.