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The American Cycle Association Camps build junior cyclists for tomorrow's competitions.

Excerpt from a conversation with Scott Mares, Sibex Sports and Director At Large/ACA...
Gary: Scott, good morning, tell us about your Cyclocross Camp for future Cycling Athletesand the name of the organization that runs it.

Scott Mares: The name of the organization is the American Cycling Association, based out of Denver Colorado. It is a grass roots organization that promotes local and regional racing all around the United States.

Gary: OK then, Regional and all around the US, is this for anybody, or what? What are the qualifications to attend this camp?

Scott: To attend this camp you just have to be a junior. The camp's focus is on junior development. What we have seen in the past few years is a decline in the junior pool of cycling talent in America and for Americans to be competitive we need to have a pool of talent as large as what is over in Europe where they start developing cycling talent very very young and as a result they have a large pool to draw upon.

Under the keen eye of ACA Camp Director Scott MAres and other camp coaches, the junior cyclists wind up having a truly memorable and educational experience.

Gary: So then, is there any kind of a qualification program? Or, do these kids have to demonstrate a prowess? How are the attendees for these camps selected?

Scott: There is one requirement for the kid to attend the camp, the kid must be a junior, under 18.

Gary: Do they need their own equipment? I mean if a kid is into cycling, but he is tooling around on his beach cruiser or low rider, this is not something that would be appropriate for cyclocross.

Scott: Gary you are absolutely right, and the American Cycling Association has taken a step forward to eliminate that type of problem. This year they have the "First Bike Program." If a kid attends the camp and he shows up on a 60-70 lb. mountain bike, he can actually use one of the camp bikes. The ACA has bought a fleet of bicycles 24 inch and some smaller sizes in the 50's. We have campers as young as eight and up to eighteen, and that way we can accommodate all different sized riders. The junior participants can also purchase one of these bikes at a very nominal cost after the camp if they want to keep the bike.

Under the keen eye of ACA Camp Director Scott Mares and other camp coaches, the junior cyclists wind up having a truly memorable and educational experience.



Gary: This is a program that is designed to bring these kids forward in terms of their skills and their ability to participate in cyclocross competition. How are the camps structured, how are they run?

Scott: The cyclocross camp has a Friday check-in and then we have some lectures at night where we introduce a lot of the coaches. Saturday morning I get them up and I take them for a nice run until I am tired of running them and watching them run. Then we do some calisthenics, and then we do some leisurely sprints up misery hill, all before I take them to breakfast. After breakfast, we all meet up in front of the cafeteria where I divide them up to their coaches. Then we head out for warm up ride and over to the training field. At that time, the kids are taken by their coaches to stations where they are put through cyclocross drills. Getting on and off the bike, weave drills, balancing drills, barrier drills, and things like that. And, after we are tired of that we do it all over again.

advanced ACA juniors build fitness and endurance at Cyclocross Camp, all this while building mentwal toughness

Gary: When are these camps run?

Scott: There are actually two camps. There is a road camp in the spring, which takes place in May and then the cyclocross camp is run in October just after Interbike. The camps are both held in Winter Park, Colorado at the YMCA's Snow Mountain Ranch.

Gary: There are obviously costs involved with these camps. Are there costs to the attendees? How are these camps funded?

Scott: You know that's the other awesome thing about this program. It's absolutely free to juniors. All the junior has to do is get there! We take care of the housing, the meals, the coaching and the equipment for them. So, if the kid has the desire, we'll provide the means!

at an ACA Camp for Juniors, there are bound to be some rabbit ears around somewhere. An ACA Camp crew member prepares some muddy fun for the campers to get a good workout

Gary: So then how is this funded, is it done by donations? Private donations, or are there organizations that help fund this program?

Scott: The funding for the program is done through various ways, the ACA pays all the bills and the camps are part of it’s regular programming budget but ACA is a 501 (c) 3 Non-Profit Corporation and is currently looking for a private sponsor for this program. The camps are also funded by generous donations from the racers of Colorado, and through the clubs of Colorado that are ACA members.

Gary: OK so, how would an interested young person get themselves hooked up with the program, is there a contact point, a web site?

Scott: The way to get in contact with the American Cycling Association, is just go to their web site, it's www.americancycling.org and e-mail Beth Wrenn-Estes (cylingbeth@mac.com). She will be very happy to e-mail you back with an application.


Photos by: Beth Saliga, 3 Cats Photo
3 Cats Photo - Full Speed Cycling Action!
The American Cycle Association Camps build junior cyclists for tomorrow's competitions.

Excerpt from a conversation with Scott Mares, Sibex Sports and Director At Large/ACA...
Gary: Scott, good morning, tell us about your Cyclocross Camp for future Cycling Athletesand the name of the organization that runs it.

Scott Mares: The name of the organization is the American Cycling Association, based out of Denver Colorado. It is a grass roots organization that promotes local and regional racing all around the United States.

Gary: OK then, Regional and all around the US, is this for anybody, or what? What are the qualifications to attend this camp?

Scott: To attend this camp you just have to be a junior. The camp's focus is on junior development. What we have seen in the past few years is a decline in the junior pool of cycling talent in America and for Americans to be competitive we need to have a pool of talent as large as what is over in Europe where they start developing cycling talent very very young and as a result they have a large pool to draw upon.

Under the keen eye of ACA Camp Director Scott MAres and other camp coaches, the junior cyclists wind up having a truly memorable and educational experience.

Gary: So then, is there any kind of a qualification program? Or, do these kids have to demonstrate a prowess? How are the attendees for these camps selected?

Scott: There is one requirement for the kid to attend the camp, the kid must be a junior, under 18.

Gary: Do they need their own equipment? I mean if a kid is into cycling, but he is tooling around on his beach cruiser or low rider, this is not something that would be appropriate for cyclocross.

Scott: Gary you are absolutely right, and the American Cycling Association has taken a step forward to eliminate that type of problem. This year they have the "First Bike Program." If a kid attends the camp and he shows up on a 60-70 lb. mountain bike, he can actually use one of the camp bikes. The ACA has bought a fleet of bicycles 24 inch and some smaller sizes in the 50's. We have campers as young as eight and up to eighteen, and that way we can accommodate all different sized riders. The junior participants can also purchase one of these bikes at a very nominal cost after the camp if they want to keep the bike.

Under the keen eye of ACA Camp Director Scott Mares and other camp coaches, the junior cyclists wind up having a truly memorable and educational experience.



Gary: This is a program that is designed to bring these kids forward in terms of their skills and their ability to participate in cyclocross competition. How are the camps structured, how are they run?

Scott: The cyclocross camp has a Friday check-in and then we have some lectures at night where we introduce a lot of the coaches. Saturday morning I get them up and I take them for a nice run until I am tired of running them and watching them run. Then we do some calisthenics, and then we do some leisurely sprints up misery hill, all before I take them to breakfast. After breakfast, we all meet up in front of the cafeteria where I divide them up to their coaches. Then we head out for warm up ride and over to the training field. At that time, the kids are taken by their coaches to stations where they are put through cyclocross drills. Getting on and off the bike, weave drills, balancing drills, barrier drills, and things like that. And, after we are tired of that we do it all over again.

advanced ACA juniors build fitness and endurance at Cyclocross Camp, all this while building mentwal toughness

Gary: When are these camps run?

Scott: There are actually two camps. There is a road camp in the spring, which takes place in May and then the cyclocross camp is run in October just after Interbike. The camps are both held in Winter Park, Colorado at the YMCA's Snow Mountain Ranch.

Gary: There are obviously costs involved with these camps. Are there costs to the attendees? How are these camps funded?

Scott: You know that's the other awesome thing about this program. It's absolutely free to juniors. All the junior has to do is get there! We take care of the housing, the meals, the coaching and the equipment for them. So, if the kid has the desire, we'll provide the means!

at an ACA Camp for Juniors, there are bound to be some rabbit ears around somewhere. An ACA Camp crew member prepares some muddy fun for the campers to get a good workout

Gary: So then how is this funded, is it done by donations? Private donations, or are there organizations that help fund this program?

Scott: The funding for the program is done through various ways, the ACA pays all the bills and the camps are part of it’s regular programming budget but ACA is a 501 (c) 3 Non-Profit Corporation and is currently looking for a private sponsor for this program. The camps are also funded by generous donations from the racers of Colorado, and through the clubs of Colorado that are ACA members.

Gary: OK so, how would an interested young person get themselves hooked up with the program, is there a contact point, a web site?

Scott: The way to get in contact with the American Cycling Association, is just go to their web site, it's www.americancycling.org and e-mail Beth Wrenn-Estes (cylingbeth@mac.com). She will be very happy to e-mail you back with an application.


Photos by: Beth Saliga, 3 Cats Photo
3 Cats Photo - Full Speed Cycling Action!
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