Mountain Bike Camp (Jr High)

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Jun 25, 2017 - Jul 1, 2017Kidder Creek | Backcountry

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Grab your bike! Grab your gear!

You’re about to experience one of the best weeks that combines your passion for mountain biking, the outdoors, and Kidder Creek.

Regardless of your level of skill coming into this week at camp, you’ll come out the other end of this trail with more confidence gained from skills clinics and coaching, new experiences, having ridden new trails and fun memories and relationships that will last a lifetime.

Not only will you be camping under the stars with some great counselors and trained biking coaches, this adventure will also include biking the trails at Kidder Creek,  at the base of Mount Shasta, and the Mt Ashland Mt Bike trails in Southern Oregon . When you’re not biking you’ll spend time swimming, hanging out around campfires, cliff jumping and enjoying other fun camp activities like the High Ropes Course and a Bike Olympics.  

Get Ready to Ride!

Get Fit to ride

All campers should be ready to ride each day for a half to whole day and so should be physically fit in order to maximize enjoyment of the week.  We'll send you a workout regime to get you ready to have the most fun during this week of camp. Download the Training Program PDF

Get your bike ready to ride before camp

Bring your own bike.  Each camper should bring his or her own bike for this camp.  We recommend that you have your bike tuned up prior to camp so it's ready to go.  If you don't have a bike that is suitable for a week of hard riding you can rent one at your local bike shop or contact us and we can help you with some good options for renting up in our neck of the woods.  

Get your gear ready

2 Extra Tubes
Extra Chain links
Helmet
Biking Gloves
Camel back
Good shoes 

Keep your bike ready - Bike Maintenance Deposit

Each Camper will be asked for a bike maintenance deposit of $100 to be put in the camp store to only be used for any maintenance on your bike during the week of camp.  All unused deposit will be returned to you at the end of the week of camp.  

Schedule Overview

DayOverview
SundayArrive, meet your new friends and start building new biking skills that will prepare you for the trails ahead.  
MondayClinic time, riding at camp, cliff jumping at Shackleford
TuesdayClinic time, Riding at Greenhorn Park in Yreka, Pond Time at KC, Trail Maintenance
WednesdayWhitewater Rafting Day on the Klamath River, Bike Olympics
ThursdayClinic time, Riding at Mt Shasta, McCloud Falls swimming, overnight at McBride Springs Campground
FridayClinic time, Riding at Mt Shasta, Pond Time

Pricing

Included in the price:

(6 nights lodging, 16 meals, program and recreation)

Rates

$525 per camper
Experience matters

Since its inception in 1976, Kidder Creek has consistently given young people a dramatic experience in the outdoors. At the same time our well-trained and relational staff leads them to be challenged by the life-transforming message of the gospel of Jesus Christ.

Camperships

Please do not let finances get in the way of a Mount Hermon experience. Through the generosity of many, a partial grant from the Campership Fund may be just the gift you need to make it possible for you to attend camp. For more information and an application, please contact our friendly Registration staff.

Packing List

Please mark all items, including luggage, with camper’s first and last name

  • Warm sleeping bag and pillow
  • Warm-weather and cool-weather clothes
  • Jacket
  • Modest one-piece swimsuit
  • Shower/beach towel
  • Bathroom supplies (soap, shampoo, toothbrush, toothpaste)
  • Sunscreen
  • Water Bottle
  • Walking shoes
  • Sandals for pond (flip flops ok)
  • Flashlight/headlamp
  • Bible w/pen or pencil

Please Don't Bring

  • Electronic devices (e.g. Radios, iPods, cd players)
  • Expensive cameras
  • Electronic games
  • Cell phones
  • Alcohol, drugs
  • Firearms, knives, weapons of any kind

Drop Off & Pick Up

Drop Off
  • Camp starts Sunday of your selected week
  • Check in between 4–5:00 PM at the Kidder Creek Office.
  • Put this address in your GPS: 2700 S Kidder Creek Rd, Etna, CA 9602
Pick Up
  • Back Country (Wilderness Ascent, Mountain Bike Camp, Summit)
  • Breakfast at 8:45 AM
  • Closing rally at 9:30 AM at the Orchard 

Maps & directions

Backcountry
2700 S Kidder Creek Rd. Etna CA 96027

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Kidder Creek | Backcountry

Kidder Creek borders the Marble Mountain Wilderness and the Klamath National Forest, and sits in the shadows of majestic Mount Shasta in Northern California. These outdoor arenas offer us opportunities for Whitewater rafting, Rock Climbing, Mountain Biking, Backpacking, High Ropes Course, and Peak Ascents. Kidder Creek operates under permits issued by the Klamath National Forest and is an equal opportunity service provider.