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This course is designed to introduce students to the sport of mountain biking including the science and basic engineering of bike design, history of the sport, sustainable trail design, and its impact on our local and regional economies and communities. 

  • The course approach combines group work, hands on projects (trail building/maintenance and bike repair), academic research, and appropriate use of technology.Students can expect to learn the basics of trail riding, bike maintenance, trail design, and the benefits mountain biking brings to their personal health and community.

  • The Instructor has the discretion to change course placement of participants for safety reasons.

  • The goal of this offering is to introduce elementary students entering grades 4-6 to the sport of mountain biking while promoting the physical and emotional benefits of cycling.Participants will be introduced to the basics of mountain biking through the use of skills games, obstacle courses, and trail rides.

  • They will be exposed to basic bike and trail maintenance and have opportunities to create crafts from bike parts.Riders will track their progress and growth by keeping riding journals and collecting data. The Dirt Rascals will have exposure to and appreciation of the growing trail networks in and around our community

  • *Intro Course: All riders need to have basic riding skills such as shifting gears, braking, mounting/dismounting and riding over small obstacles such as roots.

  • They will also need to have a fitness level to sustain a 2.5 hour activity and be able to ride or walk up steep hills.

  • This course will allow for more frequent opportunities for breaks/rest. A proper fitting helmet, water bottle or hydration pack and snacks are required.

  • A tuned mountain bike is recommended but not required (essential for rider safety).

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Dirt Rascals -- *Intro Course Session 2 (AM) 
N/A  4 - 6  TuWThF  07/20/2021 - 07/30/2021
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Woodstock Union High School
$0.00 WCSU, $0.00 Non-WCSU
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