Thu, Jun 29, 2023
Wed, May 24, 2023
Mountain biking requires a combination of skills and competencies to navigate challenging terrains and enjoy the sport to the fullest. Attending a Teen Mountain Biking Summer Camp is a great way for teenagers to learn of these skills and competencies.
The core competencies of mountain biking include:
Thu, Feb 9, 2023
Riding bikes is fun. Whether you are riding a bike on a paved street, a gravel roadway, a logging road or a single track trail you can’t help but have fun riding a bike. Something magical happens when you are moving (flying) through the world on 2 wheels not evening thinking about balance and agility, just feeling the wind in your face and enjoying the scenery as it flies by.
Mon, Feb 15, 2021
Body Position on a mountain bike makes a big difference with the speed you carry through corners and on decent and if you go airborne. The fundamentals of body position is moving your body weight around on the bike at the appropriate time based the terrain on the trail.
Seated Position – More efficient but will have to get out of the saddle to increase power. But this is mountain biking and seated more efficient power is not always going to work. As trails and terrain gets more technical you will need to adopt more of an attach position.
Topics: Mountain Biking Teen Camp
Wed, Nov 18, 2020
Does your teenager love to mountain bike? Does your teen want to ride mountain bikes everyday and gain skill while having fun? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, then you should consider a summer camp that has a focus on mountain biking. Attending a mountain biking summer camp has the potential to be a very positive experience for teenagers. It provides the perfect opportunity for them to learn mountain bike specific skills that will take their riding to the next level. There are mountain biking camps are in different parts of the country. Some things to consider when choosing a mountain bike summer camp for your child include:
Parents can compare the several camps available then choose the best that can work for their kids. Kids who get the opportunity to interact in the camps have the best opportunity to develop life skills. Here are some of the reasons why parents should choose mountain biking teen camp:
Tue, Jul 30, 2019
Stone Mountain Adventures (SMA) is a co-ed, overnight summer camp for teenagers (12 to 16) located in central PA offering:
What: Kids and Teen Mountain Bike Ride at Dirt Rage Dirt Fest PA
When: Sunday, May 19th from 10am to 1pm
Where: Meet at the Bakers Hollow Parking Lot at 10am
Lunch will be provided to all riders: Following the ride there will be a group lunch at the Expo
Mom and dad: this is not a babysitting service, this is a teen and tween mountain bike ride open to beginner, intermediate and advanced riders. Riders must come with their own helmet and bike, or they can demo a bike as well. Parents must sign a Liability Release Form.
Registration: Riders must pre-register either on the Stone Mountain Adventures website or at our booth in the Expo area of Dirt Fest.Click Here to Register for the Teen Ride
Tell me more about the SMA Mountain Bike Masters Program:
The SMA Mountain Bike Masters Program is ideal for campers who are passionate about mountain biking excited about the opportunity to ride world class trails on a daily basis. Campers in the program ride everymorning on single track trails at Raystown Lake called the Allegrippis Trail System. They were described in a Dirt Rag Magazine article as "Thirty-three miles of buttery smooth single-track bliss". Our knowledgeable and enthusiastic staff are excited to ride every day and help campers hone their riding skills and confidence. The MOUNTAIN BIKE MASTERS PROGRAM is limited to eight campers. SMA is an incredible Mountain Biking Summer Camp. Campers not enrolled in the Mt Bike Masters Program will get ample time to mountain bike during their time at SMA.
Stone Mountain Adventures (SMA) is a co-ed overnight teen and "tween" summer camp for 60 teenagers ages 12-16 located in the mountains of central Pennsylvania.
Our teen “tween” campers learn new skills, gain self confidence, make strong friendships and become members of our strong, value centered summer community.
Things that make SMA Teen Summer Camp unique are:
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.
Thu, Jun 28, 2018
Sat, Jan 16, 2016
The past two winters in central PA were epic with near record snowfalls and cold temperatures... this winter not so much. Even with minimal snow and unseasonably warm tempatures Fat Bike riders from around the Keystone Stage and the Northeast will descend on central PA this weekend for the 6th Annual FrozenFat Mountain Biking Festival!
This blog will give you the "411" about everything that is Stone Mountain Adventures Teen Summer Camp! Everything from "Summer Updates" to useful family and camp resources. Check it out!