HIGHLAND MOUNTAIN BIKE PARK KIDS CAMP

Kids are never too young to hit the trails and we’ll help them get the hang of it in this custom designed program catering to the littlest of shredders!

Ages 6 to 9 Half Day Session
(10:00am to 1:00pm)

The Half Day Kids’ Camp program is a fun-filled, three-hour camp providing instruction on core skills essential to enjoying a lifetime of progressive riding. The camp utilizes our skills areas, pump track, and our beginner-friendly lift-accessed terrain to develop proper braking, cornering, balancing, descending, and lifting up and over techniques.

Half Day Schedule

8:15 – Check-In opens

9:30 – Check-In closes

9:45 – Campers and coaches break up into groups at Highland Camps Tent next to lifts

10:00 – Groups leave to start riding

1:00pm – Camp ends at Highland Tent

 

*** Please have campers bring water for breaks and small snacks that they can eat on the lift ***

Please note: beginner riders must be comfortable riding a two-wheel bike without training wheels and use hand brakes with confidence. Helmet, gloves, knee and elbow pads are required, as well as a suitable mountain bike. Bikes must have front and rear hand brakes(no coaster brakes). No training wheels or balance bikes. Rental bikes and equipment are available upon reservation.

 

 

Ages 10 to 14 Full Day Session
(10:00am to 4:00pm)

The Full Day Kids’ Camp program is a six-hour session focusing on core skills in our skills area, berms, pump track, and on our lift-accessed trails. Practical application of proper braking, cornering, balancing, descending, and wheel lift techniques take place on dedicated learning terrain, where attention to safety and rider etiquette is paramount.

Full Day Schedule

8:15 – Check-In opens

9:30 – Check-In closes

9:45 – Campers and coaches break up into groups at Highland Camps Tent next to lifts

10:00 – Groups leave to start riding

12:30pm – Camp break for lunch

1:00pm – Campers return to groups for afternoon session

4:00pm- Camp ends at Highland Camps tent

 

*** Please have campers bring water for breaks, small snacks that they can eat on the lift, and food/ money for lunch. Parents are encouraged to spend lunch time with campers. Coaches will not be available from 12:30-1:00pm & Campers will not be supervised by Highland staff during lunch break. ***

Please note: beginner riders must be comfortable riding a two-wheel bike without training wheels and be able to use hand brakes with confidence. Full-face helmet, gloves, knee, and elbow pads are required. Bikes must have front and rear hand brakes (disc brakes are strongly recommended). Full suspension bikes are recommended but hardtails are acceptable. Rental bikes and equipment are available upon reservation.

 

*Reservations are strongly recommended and there is a 48-hour cancellation policy for full refund*

FAQ’s

I've filled out my Kids' Camp forms, now what?

Please submit your forms in one of the ways mentioned below:

  • Email to camps@highlandmountain.com
  • Fax to (603)286–2882
  • Mail to 75 Ski Hill Drive, Northfield, NH 03276
Goals and What to Expect

Half Day Kids’ Camp:

  • Guided Run down Freedom Trail
  • Body Positioning
  • Movements
  • Braking
  • Cornering
  • Rolling and Pumping Terrain

Full Day Kids’ Camp:

  • Guided Run down Freedom Trail
  • Body Positioning
  • Movements
  • Braking
  • Cornering
  • Rolling and Pumping Terrain
  • More Exposure to Green and Blue Trails
Check In and Pick Up

For check in, please sign in at the Highland Camps table in front of the Welcome Center.

For pick up, head into the backyard and meet your child at the Highland Camps tent promptly at the scheduled end of camp.

Do I need a waiver for my child?

Yes. You must fill out a waiver to ride the mountain. You can download the Under 18 Waiver here. Waivers must be signed by a legal guardian in the presence of a Highland Mountain Bike Park employee or witnessed by a Notary Public.

 

IF you DO NOT fill out a waiver, you will NOT be allowed to participate in the camp.

What type of helmet should we bring?

A full-face helmet is recommended but half-shell helmets are okay to use for camp.

You may rent a helmet and other protective equipment for an additional $12 added to your Kids’ Camp package.

What should I pack for Kids' Camp?

Consider packing the following:

  • Extra Layers
  • Rain Gear
  • Change of Clothing
  • Gloves
  • Short/Long Sleeve Shirt
  • Elbow & Knee Pads
Can I watch my child during Kids' Camp?

You are more than welcome to watch your child during their Kids’ Camp. We do ask that you do not distract them during their camp.

What Time Should my Camper Arrive?

Check in is from 8:15am-9:30am

What Kind of Bike Should I bring?

Your bike should not have the following: Training wheels and coaster brakes

Your bike should have the following: Front and rear brakes and full suspension/hardtail. Your child must be comfortable on a bike.