Mountain Bike Camp

The Town of Harrisburg mountain bike camp allows campers to spend the week with a group of like-minded kids and learn about all aspects of mountain biking in an age-appropriate, fun setting. We look to provide an opportunity for kids to expand their skill set and experience a week full of new challenges.

Challenge-by-Choice Philosophy

Campers can choose to ride less demanding trails and progress to more challenging trails as their skills and confidence grow. Campers will get all the encouragement and guidance they need without being forced or compelled to go on a ride.

July 22-26, 2019

9:00am to 4:00pm daily

Ages 10-15 (possible age exceptions-contact

10 spots available     

$180 per camper

Young girl riding bike on trail

Program Details

  • Prior experience in basic bike riding skills preferred
  • All staff and guides will have cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)/first aid certification
  • Snack and Drinks Provided
  • Campers must pack lunch
  • Campers can purchase lunch at USNWC on last day
  • All campers will get a camp T-shirt


Pre-registration is required, register online.

Mountain Bike Camp Itinerary 2019


-Check In

-Introductions/warm up game

-Bike and helpmet setup/fitting

-Warm up ride around park track/gravel walking trails


-Introductory skills and riding technique on Double Track access roads

-Introduction to Single Track riding technique at Harrisburg Park


-Check In

-Sherman Branch Trail Day

-Lunch at Park

-Introductory Bike maintenance clinic


-Check In

-North Mecklenburg Park Trail Day

-Lunch at Park


-Check In

-George Poston Park Trail Day

-Lunch at Park


-Check In

-USNWC (US National Whitewater Center) Trail Day

-Lunch at USNWC (can purchase lunch or bring lunch)

**Instructors may or may not contact you prior to the camp's, class', or program's start date. Please plan on arriving on the first day at the designated location and time. If you have questions about the camp, class, or program, please contact the Town of Harrisburg Parks and Recreation. Our phone number is (704) 455-7275 and we are open Monday through Friday from 8am to 5pm daily, unless otherwise posted.**

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