Find Your Bearings...
A Martial/Bike Camp for Girls
For Teens ages 13–17
Connect with nature, nurture girl connections, learn self-defense strategies, strengthen your leadership abilities. Build self-esteem while you build strong legs, shapely arms, killer core . . . who needs more?
Small groups only with a maximum of 6-8 girls.
Dates and Times:
Monday - Friday 9am - 3pm
Ages 13 - 17
Know how to ride a bike
Have a mountain bike or rent one
Bring a sack lunch, water, sun protection, wind protection
Morning Yoga: warm-ups and rolling practice
Solo Sword Practice: setting your intention, raising the energy
Hit the Mountain
Have lunch in a beautiful place
Partner Sword Practice: exploring relationship
Cool-down Yoga and rolling practice
All activities are subject to change or substitution.
What you get out of this:
Fun times! A good workout! Sisterhood bonding!
Get a clear head! Learn to understand the power of practice.
"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act,
but a habit."
Basic nutritional knowledge for vibrant health
(low-carb doesn’t mean no-carb)
Connect with other teens
Explore yourself in relationships
Learn clear communication skills
Develop your capacity to be a leader
Learn new self-defense strategies
Find out about mountain safety and etiquette
(politeness is respectful but also a strategic move . . .
Learn how to take a fall
Find the openings when stuck in tight places
Build your confidence
Adjust your self-image
Get to know yourself and your tendencies
Empower yourself to be in charge of
your own decisions and actions
(versus being a slave to your emotional states)
Spend time out in nature, cycling around our stunning watershed
Learn about our local habitat
Become aware of the trees and plants, animals and their markings
Learn about weather patterns; raise your drought awareness
Camp and write-up created by Dolano Arthur Sensei