BIKE CAMPS at Killington Mountain School

Cyclocross and XC Camps

The KMS CX Camp is a 6-day, 5-night boarding camp for junior cyclists CX racing age 13 to 18.  Immerse yourself in a week of cycling with like-minded peers, make new cycling friends, and have a lot of fun as you begin the journey toward meeting your cyclocross goals!   Through a combination of training rides, training races, skills work, on-bike games and drills, gym work, demonstrations and discussions, you will leave KMS ready to race. We will give you the tools you need to continue to improve long after the camp ends.  There will not be a lot of down time; this camp is targeted toward junior cyclists who are motivated to reach their potential in cyclocross.  Expect to be on your bike most of the week and go home tired; but it will be that satisfying tired that makes you feel good, strong, and totally excited for that first race!

  • Practice races and training rides

  • Proper technique for mounts/dismounts, sand, cornering, barriers, hole shots, run-ups, and off-cambers 

  • Strength and conditioning methods and plans 

  • Race preparation and course inspection

  • Race tactics and pit management

  • Bike maintenance, set up, and repair

  • Preparing for training/racing in inclement weather

  • Riding efficiently

  • Video analysis

  • Discussion on pathways to the elite levels of cyclocross   

  • The importance of tire pressure

  • Guest appearances from top collegiate and local pro racers. 

 

This camp is targeted toward motivated 13 to 18 year-old junior cyclocross racers of any ability.  Athletes will stay in the KMS dorm, make use of the KMS gym and other facilities, eat (nutritiously -special diets can be accommodated) in the KMS dining hall, and take advantage of the incredible terrain in the Killington area.  


This intensive session will have you well on your way to meeting your cyclocross goals!!

Cyclocross Camps

Questions?

Brad Ramsay

Cycling Coach

wramsay@killingtonmountainschool.org 
802.422.5671, ext. 248

Downhill Mountain Bike Camps
 

We have partnered with Killington Resort to offer Mountain Bike Camps for kids.

 

Are you looking to develop and refine race techniques, or just get more comfortable around the mountain? KMS Downhill Mountain Bike Camps are designed to help riders of all ability levels progress. The KMS coaching staff is prepared to support in achieving your riding goals. With the Gravity Logic designed Killington Mountain network in our backyard, KMS riders have daily access to the best lift service terrain in the Northeast.

Please head over to Killington Resort's website at this link to find more information and register for camps.

Down Hill Mountain Bike Summer Camps

KMS Fall MTB Gravity Skills Camp

Join the KMS coaching staff, friends and fellow mountain bikers for a KMS Fall Gravity Skills Camp.

Three fall weekend half day sessions will focus on building proper fundamentals essential to gravity mountain biking.


 

Camp requirements:

● Ages 8-12

● Intermediate skill level.

● Must be able to load bike on lift.

● Ride Snowshed terrain.

● Appropriately sized mountain bike in good running condition.

● Full face helmet.

● Knee and elbow pads.

● Body armor:

● A positive attitude and smiles.

Dates: Saturday 9/12 & Sunday 9/13, Saturday 9/26 & Sunday 9/27, Saturday 10/3 & 10/4

Time: All sessions are 10 AM - 1 PM

Cost:  $275 (Includes all sessions)

 

For further information or questions please contact Alexis Voutas 

ABOUT KMS

 Since 1974, KMS has provided student-athletes the opportunity to pursue excellence on the ski slope and in the classroom. KMS alumni have proved themselves as athletes and as scholars, as leaders in business and in the community. The personal attention and passion for excellence at KMS guides each student-athlete towards his or her potential, helping each alum reach his or her goals. 

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