Head for the Hills hosts junior development camps to help the next crop of downhill, gravity enduro and cross country athletes learn new skills. The camps include both practical skills as well as theory and discussion topics to help athletes better prepare for the demands of competition.

A rider navigates a rock garden during a junior development camp

Analysing lines & technique

A rider demonstrates line choice at a downhill mountain bike junior development camp

Jr Gravity Camp (U17 & U19)

This camp’s primary focus is to develop aspects of downhill & gravity enduro race performance other than bike handling skills. It focuses on preparation and organisation as well as topics that cover the psychological benefits of a positive mindset.

Age:15 to 18 (approx)
Ability:Intermediate – Advanced

Details

Details for the 2019 Camp are:

Total Cost: $215
Booking Deposit: $50
Ages: 15 – 18
Venue: Fox Creek
Drop Off: Saturday September 28, 12noon
Pick Up: Monday September 30, 1pm
Accommodation: Thomas Hill House

Inclusions

Included in the cost is:

  • 2 nights Accommodation (bedding not supplied)
  • Meals from Saturday Dinner to Monday Lunch
  • Snacks and nibbles
  • Shuttles & transport

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A rider demonstrates his drop off trail skills

Jr Gravity Camp (U13 & U15)

These camps are an intensive skills development opportunity for up and coming Downhill & Gravity Enduro racers. We cover a variety of bike handling and control skills during the day and look at maintenance and theory topics in the evenings.

Age:12 to 14 (approx)
Ability:Intermediate – Advanced

Details

Details for the 2019 Camp are:

Total Cost: $215
Booking Deposit: $50
Ages: 12 – 14
Venue: Fox Creek
Drop Off: Saturday September 28, 12noon
Pick Up: Monday September 30, 1pm
Accommodation: Thomas Hill House

Inclusions

Included in the cost is:

  • 2 nights Accommodation (bedding not supplied)
  • Meals from Saturday Dinner to Monday Lunch
  • Snacks and nibbles
  • Shuttles & transport

Book Now

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Photos

Checkout the photos from previous camps:

Sprint session devastation!

Team building around the bonfire

Vegetables in bowls

Taking time to try other lines

Athlete driven training sessions

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