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Why Mountain Biking is Good for Kids and Teens

Posted by Jud Millar

Tue, Mar 26, 2019

The sport of mountain biking is growing exponentially, and this is especially true for kids and teenagers.  Here are some of the reasons that mountain biking is good for kids and teenagers:

 

Kids “Unplug” and Reconnect with Nature:

Kids and Teens today are often referred to as “screenagers”. According to a report by Common Sense Media tweens age 8 to 12 spend 6 hours a day in front of screen while teens spend 9 hours on screens.  Mountain biking inherently takes place in nature.  Kid and teens who mountain bike reconnect with nature often without even realizing it. There really isn’t anything like being outside and breathing fresh air.  Kids who take time to unplug connect with nature can have a positive effect on their entire mind, body and spirit.


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Topics: Mountain Biking, mountain biking summer camp

SMA Mountain Biking Summer Camp will be at the Phillips Academy in MA!

Posted by Jud Millar

Sun, Jan 27, 2019

SMA Teen Summer Camp Director and Owner Jud Millar will be traveling north to attend a Summer Opportunities Camp Fair hosted by the Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts.  The Summer Opportunities Camp Fair will be help on Sunday, January 27, 2019 from 12pm to 3pm.  The will be the 29th year that the Phillips Academy has hosted this camp fair.   This fair is designed to give middle and high school students and their families the chance to meet with representatives from approximately 100 local, national and international summer programs.  A wide range of programs will be represented here, including those that focus on academics, language study, community service, sleepaway teen camps, sports, mountain biking summer camps for teenagers, arts, research, internships, outdoor adventure, and international travel.

 

New Call-to-actionWhat: Summer Opportunities Camp Fair

When: Sunday, January 27, 2019 from 12pm to 3pm

Where: The Phillips Academy, 180 Main St, Andover, MA 01810 

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Topics: mountain biking summer camp, Mountain Biking Teen Camp

The SMA Mountain Bike Masters are having some fun at SMA Teen Camp

Posted by Jud Millar

Thu, Jun 28, 2018

Today our Mountain Bike Masters decided to stay close to camp and have some fun!

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Topics: Mountain Biking, mountain biking summer camp, Mountain Biking Teen Camp

SMA Mountain Biking Summer Camp to Attend Another Philly Camp Fair

Posted by Jud Millar

Mon, Feb 10, 2014

SMA MOUNTAIN BIKING SUMMER CAMP TO ATTEND THE FIFTH ANNUAL TEEN SUMMER PROGRAM EXPO IN FORT WASHINGTON, PENNSYLVANIA

Monday, February 10, 2014
Snow date: Tuesday, February 11 

5:30 to 8:00 PM

Germantown Academy (directions here)
340 Morris Road
Fort Washington, PA 19034 

For a List of Expo Exhibitors, click here

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Topics: Mountain Biking, mountain biking summer camp, camp fair, PA Camp Fair, Campsource Fair

Dirtfest named Outside's Best Bike Fest - Teen Mountain Biking Camp

Posted by Jud Millar

Fri, Nov 8, 2013

Outside Magazine has name Dirt Rag's Dirt Fest as one of the nations top Mountain Biking Festivals in the USA!

Dirtfest is a fantastic event that is weekend long mountain bike festival promoting a hearty spirit for adventure, festivity and camaraderie. DirtFest features clinics on sustainable trail building, entry level mountain biking, sustainable trail maintenance; and includes organized events such as a womens skills series, kids mountain bike rides, unicycle course and an epic all day group ride that departs on a houseboat shuttle. Hosted by the Raystown Mountain Bike Association (RMBA).

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Topics: Teen summer camp, teenage summer camp, Mountain Biking, mountain biking summer camp, SMA Teen Camp, Outside Magazine, Dirtfest

New Mountain Biking Videos Highlight the Allegrippis Trails

Posted by Jud Millar

Wed, Apr 17, 2013

At Stone Mountain Adventures we ride the Allegrippis Trails everyday.  Here are a few new sweet videos on YouTube about the Allegrippis Trails that are worth checking out!

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Topics: Summer camp, Teen summer camp, teenage summer camp, Mountain Biking, mountain biking summer camp

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