SUMMER CAMPS

CAMP LIST

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FREERIDE CAMP

Are you gravity motivated? Have you been to Dirt Camp and are ready to focus on more advanced riding? Come shred with us! We will work on jumping, drops, wood features, and freeride focused skills. Plus some trail work to keep our park in order.

  • Freeride Camp 1: July 14-18 Registration Link
  • Freeride Camp 2: Aug 4-8 Registration Link
  • Time: 10:00am – 4:00pm
  • Ages: 10-16 years
  • Location: Duthie Hill Park, Issaquah
  • Cost: $395
  • Format: This is a freeride training program focused on learning more advanced skills including jumping, drops, wall rides, wheel lifts, skinnies, and cornering, and tricks.
  • Trails will include Voodoo Child, Gravy Train, Double Trouble, HLC, Semper Dirticus, the Trick Step Up, depending on what students are ready for.
  • We will break into 2-3 riding groups based on ability level.
  • Qualifications: must have been through a Sweetlines program, or have been in the advanced group at Dirt Camp and already comfortably riding Voodoo Child, maybe ready to learn Gravy Train.

Jr Freeride Video Link - filmed at Duthie for our New Zealand camps

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DIRT SHREDDERS

Dirt shredders will shred the dirt in search of lost treasure, learn wheel lifts over rubber chickens or smash the chicken, do laps on the pump track, and style the slalom course. We will play bike games, make bike art, and of course refuel with lots of snack breaks. Our pro coaches will even do a jump show for the kids.

  • Dirt Shredders 1: July 21-25 Registration Link
  • Dirt Shredders 2: Aug 18-22 Registration Link
  • Time: 10:00am-3:00pm (added hour of time from last years camp)
  • Ages: 6-8 years (no one under 6 please)
  • Location: Duthie Hill Park, Issaquah
  • Cost: $295
  • Dirt shredders must be able to ride on two wheels.
  • Bring mountain bike (bmx or kids style bikes are ok), helmet and lunch in a backpack.
Jr Mentors and Shred Sisters, Heather, Kaytlin, & Katie

Jr Mentors and Shred Sisters, Heather, Kaytlin, & Katie

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GRAVITY GIRLS CAMP

Ride like a girl and be proud! This camp is about building skills and confidence on and off the bike. We will work on technique, ride trails, do an hour of trail work, make inner tube bracelets out of recycled tubes, learn to fix flat tires. Plus each day we will have talks about girlhood, how girls are marketed to, women in sports, and various topics the girls get to choose.

  • Dates: July 28-Aug 1 – Registration Link
  • Time: 10:00am-4:00pm
  • Ages: 10-14 years
  • Location: Duthie Hill Park, Issaquah
  • Cost: $395

All camps include:

  • Professional coaching by ICP Certified Coaches
  • Trail building time
  • Snacks
  • Shred!

Safety comes first!

  • All coaches are certified by ICP (IMBA) or IDP (Whistler)
  • All coaches are certified in First Aid and CPR
  • All coaches are background checked
  • Sweetlines has a “challenge by choice” policy
  • Kat Sweet has been running kids programs since 2003

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DIRT CAMP

The Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance is running Dirt Camp this year, for beginner to intermediate riders ages 9-14. Evergreen Link Here!

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BRING

  • Waiver
  • Lunch
  • Water
  • Inhaler: if they have asthma

GEAR LIST: 

  • Mountain Bike (or kids style bike for Dirt Shredders)
    • in good working order
    • hand brakes are strongly recommended
    • no training wheels
  • Helmet: protect your melon!
  • Full face helmet is strongly recommended for Freeride Camp
  • Flat Pedals: no clipless pedals please
  • Closed-toed shoes
    • skate style work better than running shoes
  • Knee pads
    • always nice to bring your own
    • or we have some to borrow
  • Elbow pads: if you have them
  • Gloves
  • Backpack: to carry all of your goodies up to the clearing

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CANCELLATIONS:

As long as you cancel 2 weeks (14 days) prior to the camp start date, you will be refunded the full amount minus a $25 processing fee. No refunds for cancelling within a week of the camp start date unless you have a doctor’s letter.