$95

Furman Mountain Biking Camp

Event Information

Share this event

Date and Time

Location

Location

Furman University

3300 Poinsett Highway

Greenville, SC 29613

View Map

Friends Who Are Going
Event description

Description

There are two different camp sessions:

Option 1: June 19 - 21
Option 2: July 31 - August 2

This is a basic mountain bike day camp for girls and boys at Furman University. The suggested age is eight to 12 years old. The camp is three full days from 8:30am to 4:00pm daily. The cost of camp includes lunch daily on campus and a t-shirt and certificate upon completion. Participants are required to have their own mountain bike and properly fitted helmet.

Instruction includes bicycle riding safety, bike safety checks, proper mounting and dismounting, balance techniques, negotiating obstacles, proper breaking and gearing, climbing and descending hills and descending steps. Road safety riding is also practiced. Extensive trail riding is done in groups designated for different rider skill levels. Participants should be in good physical condition and capable of riding in rough terrain.

The camp is conducted by Furman University Police officers with specially selected past participants and assistants. The student/counselor ration is usually four to one.

Campers will need:
1. A mountain bike:
- in good condition
- multigeared
- has front and rear brakes
- has a water bottle cage
2. Eye protection
3. Properly fitted bicycle helmet
4. Comfortable riding shorts or pants
5. Comfortable shoes that cover the entire foot

Share with friends

Date and Time

Location

Furman University

3300 Poinsett Highway

Greenville, SC 29613

View Map

Save This Event

Event Saved