A NorthWoods Stewardship Center & Burke Mountain Partnership
MISSION: To share our passion for exploring and understanding the natural world, while developing technical mountain biking skills in a safe, fun and adventurous environment.
All camps include hiking, environmental awareness, and team building challenges in addition to mountain biking and meet at Burke Mountain.
Outdoor Adventure Camps
Dates: July 3-7 | July 24-28
Burke Mountain and NorthWoods Stewardship Center team up and offer a camp experience that offers the best of the Northeast Kingdom’s outdoor adventures: swimming, mountain biking, hiking, canoeing, rock climbing, nature exploration, and camp skills, including fire and shelter. For both novice and experienced outdoor explorers.
9am- 4pm, Monday – Friday
Camp meets daily at Sherburne Base Lodge at Burke Mountain
Mountain Bike Adventure Camps
July 11-15 | July 18-22 | August 8-12
For kids who love to travel on two wheels! Burke Mountain Bike Park Instructors and NorthWoods experienced staff team up to provide a dream camp experience for those kids who love to travel on two wheels (and to cool off in a river or lake after!). Camp includes an introduction to bike maintenance, trail-building, and nature exploration. Skill progression is developed on the downhill trails at the Burke Mountain Bike Park and on Kingdom Trails.
9am-4pm, Tuesday- Saturday, Optional Overnight Friday.
Saturday Pick-up at 1pm.
Mountain Bike Adventure Camp: Junior Counselor Training Session
This training session is geared toward preparing young adults to hone and share their skills on a bicycle and as a group leader. Training will include skills progression on cross-country and downhill terrain, first aid training, and leadership development. After completing the Training Session, campers are eligible to work as a Junior Counselor at a Mountain Bike Adventure Camp. This training session is also a challenging, fun and valuable experience for young adults who do not plan to work as a Junior Counselor, but want to develop skills with their peers.
9am-4pm, Thursday – Saturday, Overnight Friday.