“Her self-confidence has really taken off ever since the Dirt Shredders camp this summer. I think you have changed her life, thank you.” – Jessica

Registration Coming February 1st!

2018 CAMP DATES

  • June 18-22 – Dirt Shredders Camp 1 (all levels, beginner to advanced, ages 6-9) – SOLD OUT
  • June 25-27 – Gravity Girls Camp 1 (all levels, beginner to advanced, ages 9-16)
  • NEW!! July 9-13 – SHRED Academy (older shredders, ages 10-14) – SOLD OUT
  • July 9-13 – Dirt Shredders Camp 2 (beginner to intermediate, ages 6-9) – SOLD OUT
  • July 16-20 – Dirt Shredders Camp 3 (all levels, beginner to advanced, ages 6-9) – SOLD OUT
  • NEW!! – July 16-20 – Dirt Shredders Tolt McDonald 1
  • NEW!! – July 19-22 – Gravity Academy Overnight Camp – Stevens Pass Bike Park
  • July 23-27 – Dirt Shredders Camp 4 (all levels, beginner to advanced, ages 6-9) – SOLD OUT
  • July 30-Aug 3 – Dirt Shredders Camp 5 (beginner to intermediate, ages 6-9) – SOLD OUT
  • July 30-Aug 3 – Gravity Academy 1, ages 9-16 – SOLD OUT
  • Aug 6-10 – Dirt Shredders Camp 6 (advanced shred only, ages 6-9) – SOLD OUT
  • Aug 6-10 – Gravity Girls Camp 2 (all levels, beginner to advanced, ages 9-16)
  • Aug 20-24 – Dirt Shredders Camp 7 (beginner to intermediate, ages 6-9) – SOLD OUT
  • Aug 20-24 – Gravity Academy 2, ages 9-16 – SOLD OUT
  • NEW!! – Aug 20-24 – Dirt Shredders Tolt McDonald 2
  • Aug 27-29 – Dirt Shredders Camp 8 (all levels, beginner to advanced, ages 6-9) – SOLD OUT

INCLUDED

  • Free Sweetlines t-shirt
  • Free Clif Bar snacks
  • G-Form protective gear to borrow
  • Element Cycles discount on gear for Sweetlines students!
  • Trail building time (older kids only)
  • Service fee is included
  • $10 off for multiple camp registrations!

 

Sweet Merch!

Hoodies with pink, blue, or white kat logos – $35

 

 

 

 

Hats – $15

SWEETLINES GRAVITY ACADEMY STEVENS PASS – OVERNIGHT CAMP

SWEETLINES GRAVITY ACADEMY STEVENS PASS – OVERNIGHT CAMP 

This camp is geared towards riders and racers who want to dial in their technical riding skills as well as jumping style. Great for downhill and enduro racers or riders focused on gravity style riding, downhill. jumping, and riding rad features.

DETAILS

  • Dates: July 20-22
  • Ages: 11-18
  • Max: 12 participants (1:4 ratio of participants to coaches)
  • Co-Ed: girls and boys welcome
  • Location: Stevens Pass Bike Park 
  • Price: $395 (2 days of riding/coaching)
  • Time:
    • Friday: Drop off at Onemish Lodge in Skykomish after 6:30pm
    • Sunday: Pick up at 4pm at Stevens Pass / 3pm for Awards Ceremony
    • Riding Stevens 10am-4pm (Sat, Sun)

Gear:

  • Bike: downhill specific or enduro bike required and in good working order
  • Helmet: full face required
  • Pads: knee/shin pads plus elbows pads required

Prerequisite:

  • Must have ridden Stevens before and be capable of riding technical downhill trails
  • Must be advanced intermediate to advanced rider (Cat 3, Cat 2, or Cat 1 level DH racer)

Staff:

  • Coaches:
    • Kat Sweet
    • Lisa Sher – BICP Level 3 Coach and Instructor Trainer and former World Cup DH Racer
    • Kris Christianson -BICP Level 1 Coach, Pro DH and Enduro Racer
  • Assistant Coaches: Ethan Leib, Louie Blair

Groups:

  • We will break into groups based on ability level.
  • Advanced Intermediates (Cat 3 racers) will focus on Golden Spike and Rock Crusher for jumps then Lichen It and Lovin It for technical trails.
  • Advanced (Cat 2 racers) will focus on Rock Crusher and possibly PBR for jumps, then Slingshot Wookie for technical skills.
  • Advanced (Cat 1 racers) will focus on PBR for jumps, Slingshot Wookie and Beserker for technical skills.

Stevens Fees (not included):

  • Lift Ticket: discount TBA
  • Bike Rental: discount TBA

Lodging:

  • Onemish Lodge – Snohomish
  • 108 W Railroad Ave N, Skykomish, WA

Included:

  • 2 days of riding with professionally trained Pro riders
  • Lodging at Onemish Lodge in Skykomish
  • Meals
    • breakfast Saturday, and Sunday
    • lunch Saturday, and Sunday
    • dinner Saturday
  • Sweetlines t-shirt plus swag
  • Video analysis

Tentative Schedule:

  • 8am – Breakfast
  • 9am – drive up to Stevens
  • 9:30am – skills drills / on-trail training
  • 12pm – Lunch
  • 1pm – skills drills / on-trail training / bike park laps
  • 4pm – review
  • 5pm – head back to Skykomish for Movie Night and to ride the Skykomish pump track
  • 7pm – Dinner
  • Sunday 3pm – Awards Ceremony, parents welcome to join

SWEETLINES GRAVITY ACADEMY

GRAVITY ACADEMY

This is an intermediate to advanced level camp for students interested in gravity style riding; freeride, slopestyle, slalom, pump track, downhill, and advanced skills. Must have a minimum of 2 years of mountain biking experience. Plus we’ll do some trail work to keep our park ready to shred! Special guest pro riders will be coming in to ride with and coach the students.

DATES

  • July 30-Aug 3 – Session 1
  • Aug 20 – 24 – Session 2

DETAILS

  • Time: 9:30am – 4:00pm
  • Location: Duthie Hill Park, Issaquah
  • Cost:
    • $415 – 5-day (Monday – Friday)
    • $365 – 4-day (Monday -Thursday)
  • Ages: 9-16
  • Format: This is a freeride training program focused on learning more advanced gravity skills including jumping, drops, wall rides, wheel lifts, skinnies, and cornering, and tricks (for advanced students).
  • Trails will include Voodoo Child, Jubilane, Gravy Train, Double Trouble, HLC, Semper Dirticus, the Trick Step Up, depending on what students are ready for.
  • We will break into riding groups based on ability level.
  • Qualifications: must be and intermediate to advanced rider and already comfortably riding Voodoo Child. (email Kat if you have questions Kat@sweetlines.com)

“Kids leave the camp with other kids to ride with and friendships as well as ability to meet older riders (coaches and mentors) that promote the culture. You truly build a biking community and network for these kids.” -Tim Leib

SWEETLINES SHRED ACADEMY

NEW!! SHRED ACADEMY 

This camp is perfect for our campers who have graduated from Dirt Shredders, who are 10 or older, who are more focused on trail riding than jumping, or who aren’t quite ready for Gravity Academy. We will get more serious about skills and trail riding.

DETAILS

  • Dates: July 9-13
  • Time: 9:30am – 4:00pm
  • Location: Duthie Hill Park, Issaquah
  • Cost: $395
  • Ages: 10-14
  • We will break into riding groups based on ability level.

GRAVITY GIRLS CAMP

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 some trail work, make inner tube art and jewelry out of recycled tubes, and 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

  • June 25-27 – Session 1 (3 day)
  • Aug 6-10 – Session 2 (5 day)

DETAILS

  • Time:
    • 10:00am-4:00pm (3-day)
    • 9:30am-4:00pm (5-day)
  • Location: Duthie Hill Park, Issaquah
  • Cost:
    • $250 – 3-day
    • $415 – 5-day
  • Ages: 9-16
  • Format: This is program focuses on learning all kinds of skills including; the basics of body position and braking, uphill and downhill, roll downs. skinny bridges, wheel lifts, pump track, cornering, drops, and for more advanced students jumps
  • Trails will vary depending on students ability levels, including with Boot Camp, Deuces Wild, Step It Up, Moving On, Jubilane, Voodoo, Luna Line, etc
  • Levels: All levels of riders are welcome! We will break into riding groups based on ability level

DIRT SHREDDERS

NEW: Dirt Shredders Tolt McDonald!

Dirt shredders will explore the trails in search of lost treasure, learn basic bike handling skills like the “jammin salmon,” the rules of the trail, and do wheel lifts over rubber chickens. We will play bike games and of course refuel with lots of snack breaks thanks to Clif Bar. Kids will be placed into 2 groups based on ability level. There will be ample free time to play and create off the bike, under our guidance in the rock pile and wood zone – nature’s legos! We won’t be jumping or doing pump track at this camp, it will be more focused on trail riding.

DETAILS

  • Dates:
    • Camp 1: July 16-20
    • Camp 2: August 20-24
  • Time: 10:00am-3:30pm
  • Ages: 7-10 years
  • Location: Tolt MacDonald Park, Carnation, WA
  • Cost: $375
  • Dirt shredders must be able to comfortably ride on two wheels

DATES

  • June 18-22 – Session 1 (all levels – beginner to advanced)
  • July 9-13 – Session 2 (beginners/intermediate)
  • July 16-20 – Session 3 (all levels – beginner to advanced)
  • July 16-29 – Told McDonald Session 1
  • July 23-27 – Session 4 (all levels – beginner to advanced)
  • July 30-Aug 3 – Session 5 (beginners/intermediate)
  • Aug 6-10 – Session 6 (advanced)
  • Aug 20-24 – Session 7 (beginners/intermediate)
  • Aug 20-24 – Tolt McDonald Session 2
  • Aug 27-29 (3-day) – Session 8 (all levels – beginner to advanced)

DIRT SHREDDERS CAMP

“The Shredder’s Camp has invigorated the mountain biking bug in this family.” – Erik

Dirt shredders will explore the trails in search of lost treasure, learn basic bike handling skills like the “jammin salmon,” the rules of the trail, do wheel lifts over rubber chickens, tons of 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 thanks to Clif Bar. Our pro coaches will even do a jump show for the kids.There will be lots of free time to play and create off the bike, under our guidance in the rock pile and wood zone – nature’s legos!

LEVELS

  • Kids will be placed into 3-4 groups based on ability level.
  • Beginner to Intermediate are Shredders levels 1-3. These levels are not for jump focused kids.
  • Intermediate to Advanced are Shredders levels 4-5.
  • Advanced Shredders – riders will jump and do drops and ride more advanced trails like Jubilane (2Hi) and Voodoo.

DETAILS

  • Time: 10:00am-3:30pm
  • Ages: 6-9 years (no one under 6 please)
  • Location: Duthie Hill Park, Issaquah
  • Cost:
    • $375 (5-day)
    • $235 (3-day – last week of summer)
  • Dirt shredders must be able to ride on two wheels confidently!

BRING

  • Bike: mountain bike
    • bmx or kids style bikes are ok
    • no training wheels
    • no kick stands
  • Brakes:
    • must have 2 hand brakes
    • no coaster brakes (no back pedaling to stop)
  • Helmet: bike certified (CPSC)
  • Lunch in a backpack (see full list below)

CAMP DETAILS

SAFETY COMES FIRST!

  • All coaches are professionally trained
  • 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 bike programs since 2003

GEAR LIST

  • Mountain Bike
    • In good working order
    • Hand brakes are mandatory (no coaster brakes, no back pedaling brakes)
    • No training wheels
    • No kick stands (dangerous for riding trails)
  • Helmet
    • Must be a CPSC certified bike helmet
    • Full-face helmet strongly recommended for Gravity Academy
  • Flat Pedals
    • No clip in pedals
  • Shoes
    • Closed-toed, flat soled shoes
    • Five ten or skate style work better than running shoes
  • Pads: Knee and elbow pads
    • G-Form pads available to borrow
  • Gloves
  • Sunscreen
  • Bug Spray
  • Water
    • Electrolyte drink recommended too
    • We will have a cooler of water to refill bottles
    • A hydration pack or water bottle is also recommended
  • Lunch
  • Backpack
    • We can drive lunches packs into the park
  • Medical (as needed)
    • EPI pen – must be carried by rider at all times
    • Inhaler – must be carried by rider at all times

MEETING PLACE

  • Duthie parking lot
  • 26400 SE Issaquah-Fall City Rd, Issaquah, WA 98029
  • Map link here!

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.
  • Camp happens rain or shine but we may cancel if there is thunder and lightning.

OTHER PROGRAMS

OUR FRIENDS…

Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance – Dirt Camp for beginner to intermediate riders ages 9-14

Compass Outdoor Adventures – adventure camps

Bike Works – summer camps and touring