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.

JUNIOR CLASSES

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SPRING JUNIOR CLASSES

Class Day Dates Time $ Info
 
Freeride 2 Tuesdays May 13 – June 3 4-6pm $160 ($50 drop in fee) Advanced skills training
 
Gravity Girls Club 2 Wednesdays May 14 – June 4 4-6pm $160 ($50 drop in fee)
Duthie Drop & Play Sunday Ap 27, May 4, 11, 18, 25, June 1, 8 10am – 12pm $35  ($120 for 4 pack / 2nd kid $20 more Ages: 5-10
Jr DH Race Support Sat / Sun Aug 23-24 All day $100 NW Cup 5, Stevens
Freeride Friday Friday July – Aug 5-6:30pm $35 ($120 for 4 pack) Ride Program

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FREERIDE TRAINING

  • Tuesdays, 4 weeks
  • Session 1 – April 15 – May 6 - Registration Link
  • Session 2 – May 13 – June 3 – Registration Link
  • Time: 4pm – 6:00pm
  • Location: Duthie (meeting in the Clearing)
  • Cost: $160 for 4 sessions ($50 per day drop in fee)
  • Ages: 10 and older (co-ed)
  • Max: 12 students
  • 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, 12 Step, the Trick Step Up, depending on what students are ready for.
  • Qualifications: must have been through a Sweetlines program, or have been in the advanced group at Dirt Camp and already riding comfortably on Voodoo Child at a minimum and might be ready to start learning Gravy Train
  • We will split into groups based on ability level so students already doing Semper D and more advanced trails will be in their own group.
  • Rainy days we will do trail building

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GRAVITY GIRLS CLUB

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  • Wednesdays
  • Session 1 – April 16 – May 7 – Registration Link
  • Session 2 –  May 14 – June 4 – Registration Link
  • Time: 4pm – 6pm
  • Location: Duthie (meeting in the Clearing)
  • Cost: $140 for 4 sessions
  • Ages: 10 and older
  • Max: 12 students
  • Format: This program focuses on learning riding skills to make the trails more fun, trail riding, basic bike repairs, and building the Sisterhood of Shred.
  • Rainy days we will do bike maintenance, and making inner tube jewelry out of flat tires!

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DUTHIE DROP & PLAY - Registration Link

  • Sundays – April 27, May 4, 11, 18, 25, June 1, 8
  • Time: 10am-12pm
  • Location: Duthie Hill Park
  • Cost: $35 (2nd kid for $20 more)
  • Ages: 5-10
  • Max: 12 students
  • Format: Looking for a hall pass to get out and ride? Drop your kiddos off with us and go get some shred time! We’ll ride the pump track, play bike games and have tons of fun while building skills! If it rains we will definitely splash in the puddles and get a muddy as possible! All style of bikes are welcome!

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JR DH RACE SUPPORT

  • NW Cup 5, Stevens Pass – Aug 23-24
  • Cost: $100
  • Format: includes coaching, a tent to hang out in, walking the line to scout the trail and learn the most efficient route, and doing a practice run together
  • Prerequisite: Must have been through a Sweetlines program and be ready to ride technical steep trails
  • Gear: Must have a downhill or freeride bike, body armour, full face helmet, neck brace (strongly recommended)

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Sweetlines is available for birthday parties and group events. We’ll teach the basics of mountain biking safely while having fun and playing games. Plus we can do a jump show for the kids. Kids must bring their own bike, helmet and riding gear.

  • Time: 2 hours
  • Ages: all ages welcome
  • Max: 8 students
  • Cost: $275
  • Location: Duthie, Saint Edward State Park, or anywhere with fun trails

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PRIVATE LESSONS

  • $175 for 2 hours for up to 2 people
  • $450 for a 3 Pack of Private Lessons (6 hours of coaching)                                  Choose 2 skills per lesson: jumps, drops, cornering (high speed, switchbacks, berms, wall rides), skinnies, wheel lifts, steeps

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GROUP LESSONS

  • 2 hours
  • 4-6 people – $75
  • 7-12 people – $65
  • 3 hours
  • 4-6 people – $85
  • 7-12 people – $75

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LEARN-2-RIDE

Send your little ones to Sweetlines to learn how to ride a bike for the first time! We have a great method for learning balance and gaining confidence to spin those wheels!

  • $65 for one hour

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HIGH SCHOOL MTB LEAGUE

Group lessons are available at a discount for high school or middle school mountain bike league teams. We will cover body position, braking, high speed cornering, climbing and descending, plus optional skills like roll downs, switchbacks, wheel lifts, etc.

3 hour skills class

  • $325 (or $45 per student)
  • up to 15 students
  • $10 for additional students
  • Plus travel expenses

2 hour skills class

  • $275 ($35 per student)
  • up to 15 students
  • $10 for additional students
  • Plus travel expenses

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