Silas DIRT Camp, based at Ski Bromont, offers overnight and day camp
sessions for the 2011 summer season
MONTREAL, Feb. 16 /CNW Telbec/ - Silas Development in Riding Technique
(DIRT) Camp, Quebec's premiere mountain biking camp, will celebrate its
15th season in June 2011.
DIRT Camp is a specialized summer camp focused on the development of
mountain biking skills for beginner, intermediate and advanced level
boys and girls aged nine to 16. DIRT Camp offers both overnight and day
camp sessions in Bromont, Quebec and two overnight sessions in
The safety and well-being of campers is of paramount importance at DIRT
Camp. The camp is a member of the Association des camps certifiés du Québec (ACQ) and the Fédération québécoise des sports cyclists (FQSC). Instructors are hand-picked by Director Jeff Silas and a
minimum ratio of six campers per instructor is in effect at all times.
Instructors are certified in First Aid and CPR.
A typical day at DIRT Camp starts with breakfast at 8 AM, a morning
cycling session with a specific focus (ex.: balance), lunch, an
afternoon clinic (ex: stability), dinner, a group activity, camp fire
and lights out at 10 PM sharp. The camp's weekly meal plan reflects the
nutritional needs of highly-active kids while offering delicious meals
for a variety of individual tastes.
Each six-night session in Bromont, including accommodation and full meal
plan, costs $725.00. Day camp (five days) costs $425.00 per session.
For complete pricing details, please see http://dirtcamp.ca/new/signup.php.
"Our approach is simple," says Jeff Silas, Director, Silas DIRT Camp.
"We run a specialized camp with expert instructors and small groups -
about 25 campers per week, we offer a high degree of individualized
attention and we spend about five hours per day on our bikes."
"Few people realize that operating a summer camp is a very competitive
business. I am very proud that DIRT Camp has evolved and matured over
the past 15 years. The fact that we continue to grow validates our
commitment. We teach mountain biking skills, but just as importantly,
we provide a safe, nurturing environment for kids to develop their
self-confidence and build friendships. And, of course, we have a lot of
fun doing it!" concludes Jeff.
About Silas DIRT Camp
Founded in 1996, Silas DIRT Camp is an all-inclusive summer camp based
in Quebec's Eastern Townships. DIRT Camp offers beginner, intermediate
and advanced level boys and girls, aged nine to 16, a bilingual/English
immersion environment for improving mountain biking techniques. For
more information, please visit www.dirtcamp.ca.
SOURCE Silas DIRT Camp
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