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KIDS MTB CAMP

KIDS MOUNTAIN BIKE CAMP AT THE SPECIALIZED CACTUS CUP

SATURDAY MARCH 9th | 8:30AM – 1:30PM

Cost: $85 per child

Campers Receive: 
Goodie Bag
Specialized Socks
Exclusive Camper T-shirt
5 Hours of bike play time!

EXPERIENCE THE SPECIALIZED CACTUS CUP AT MOUNTAIN BIKE CAMP

Kids ages 6 – 12 can join the fun…

The Specialized Cactus Cup is about family, tradition and competition and our collective goal is to grow the mountain bike community.

As parents ourselves we know that usually only one parent can race at a time while the other stays behind.  We are here to solve that problem! Drop the kids and grab a ride!  Race in an XC event, ride on your own or just get a nap in! *Parents must remain on park property and will provide cell number to guides as well as sign waiver upon drop off.

Drop off is at the Bike Masters / Specialized tent at the Kids Zone which is all at the Pump Track. Guides will break kids into groups by age and ability for skill building and trail riding.

Kids need to have riding ability. No training wheels as it’s too difficult with our desert conditions. Campers will stay within the venue and park area utilizing the pump track and nearby trails. Bring your own bike and helmet. 

Preliminary Details (Final details Jan. 15th, 2024):

  • Camp drop-off begins at 8:30am at the KIDS ZONE. This is a tent located near the pump track and Bike Masters in the main venue
  • A parent must check-in with Guides at the Kids Zone to sign their child in as well as leave a cell phone number
  • Kids Swag Bags may be picked up at Packet Pick up on Friday OR receive your swag bag at Camper Check-In saturday morning
  • A full medical team is onsite
  • Entry into the park is $7 if you are just coming for the day
  • Parking is in the Four Peaks parking lot which is across the street from the main venue. It is a short walk (or ride) from the parking lot to the main venue. There is no parking within the main venue.

Kids need to bring:

  • Bike (no training wheels allowed due to the terrain)
  • Helmet 
  • Wear Tennis shoes
  • Water – preferably as a camelback/hydration backpack. Or a water bottle inside a backpack
  • Snacks – bring some, we will have some on hand as well
  • Lunch – campers will stop for  a group lunch. All campers must have their own packed lunch 
  • A big smile! Guides are working hard to host an awesome day of camp. Campers that exhibit disruptive or rude behavior or do not stay with the group will have parents called and will need to be picked up. 
  • Kids cannot leave camp to go to their own campsite to eat lunch.
  • Check out is promptly at 1:30pm at the Kids Zone. All children must be signed out upon pick up

(*Kids Bike Race starts at 2:30p at the Cactus Cup Arch! separate Registration is required)

For details on the entire weekend and Event Site Map click HERE

Please let us know if you have any questions. We will see you this weekend

Sample Schedule:

8:30a – 9:00a:     Camper drop off at “Kids Zone”, near Bike Masters booth

9:00a – 10:00a:   Skill Building and Games at the Pump Track

10:00a: Break into groups for trail ride

~11:30a:            Lunch

12:30p – 1:00p:   Skills

1:00p – 1:30p:     Camper Pick Up at Kids Zone

Camp Runs 8:30am – 1:30pm

Guides

Kids will be under the watchful eye of a  guide for the duration and will remain in and around The Cactus Cup main venue.

Guides

Kids MUST come to camp with:

  • Water in a hydration backpack plus extra water bottle labeled with their name
  • Snacks AND a bagged lunch labeled with their name. Riders get hungry and we will take frequent brakes to ensure everyone is properly fueled

Expectations

All campers must stay with their guide and group. Campers may NOT go to their RV/Campground for lunch. If a camper leaves the group parents will be notified and the camper may NOT return to camp.

Camper fee includes

  • 5 Hours of camp while you catch a ride or relax
  • First Aid Certified Desert Guide hosting the class
  • Cactus Cup T-shirt and sling bag

(Optional) Kids Bike Race

@ 2:00! The official Kids Race will be held at 2:30pm.  Register separately if you would like to participate. Guides may facilitate pre-rides of the race course during camp.

Sample Schedule:

8:30AM – 9:00AM: Camper drop off at “Kids Zone”, east end of main venue at pump track Intros and Meet and Greet Games
9:00AM – 10:00AM: Skill Building and Games at the Pump Track
10:00AM – 11:00AM: Break into groups for trail ride. Beginners will stay at the Pump Track
11:30AM Lunch
12:30PM – 1:00PM Guided Desert Hike to learn about desert plants and wildlife
1:00PM – 1:30PM Camper Pick Up at Kids Zone