With a 89,500 square foot skatepark, dirt trails, and concrete bowls, Windells BMX Camp targets every type of off-road cyclist. Programs include BMX street, dirt, technical, freeride and backcountry riding.

Session 4-5 in between edit!

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Stay a while! If this in-between edit doesn’t make you want to stay at Windells forever, we don’t know what will. Session 4-5 in-between campers had a blast at the Nike SB Street League, riding Jet Boats on the Willamette River, and celebrating counselor Steph’s birthday back at camp.

In between sessions are fun! Learn more about staying multiple sessions at Windells camp.

Take a virtual tour of Windells Camp

Want to explore our camp first hand without booking a plane ticket? Now you can! Check out the virtual tour on Google Maps. You can cruise through the Concrete Jungle, hang out in B.O.B, and ‘lax in the courtyard all from the comfort of your own home.

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This is the view from the trampolines in our indoor skate, park B.O.B

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Coming down from B.O.B you get a full glimpse of our back bowl and concrete jungle

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An up close and personal perspective from the middle of the Concrete Jungle

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Here is a nice view of our courtyard, where most of the outdoor off hill activities happen

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Here is the knockout arena, the cafeteria, and SAIGL, your one stop snack shop.

Windells’ campus is definitely the “funnest” place to be in the summer time. Take a second to check it out! You can also see whats happening play by play on our live webcams.

 

A look at Windells Adult Camp

Session 3 Adult Campers take a break from their woodland adventure for a group photo
Session 3 Adult Campers take a break from their woodland adventure for a group photo

Summertime shenanigans is what it’s all about here at Windells. No matter your age or ability level, the fun of summer camp is always a possibility! Windells’ Adult Camp is specifically geared for campers 18 and up who still have the urge to progress their riding or that just want to ride with new people. Whether you’re looking to slash the slopes, surf the concrete wave, or whip your BMX skills into shape, Windells is the place to do it. [Read more…]

Don’t miss the Monster Army Recon BMX Tour at Windells!

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Even though it’s down to the last session on snow, things at Windells are slowing down quite yet. On August 17th, during our Session 8, Windells is hosting the Monster Army Recon BMX tour. Windells will be the last all-ages west coast stop! Get in on the action.

This year the Recon Tour is highlighting the 10 best parks in the country – 5 on the east coast, and 5 on the west coast. As the final stop for the west coast, the Windells campus is stoked to get in on the fun! We will have Monster Energy’s BMX Pro rider Mike Spinner here to host the competition, and the division winner from each stop will receive an all expenses paid trip to Spinner’s very own private backyard compound for the Recon Finals. Nearly $100,000 in cash and prizes are up for grabs!

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To register for the competition, head over to www.therecontour.com. If you haven’t already signed up for BMX camp for Session 7 or 8 you can still sign up! Recon Tour competitors can save $150 on Session 8 BMX Camp!  Register Today with discount code: BMXNW

If you want to check out a live view of our Concrete Jungle to see what the set up is going to look like, check out our webcams – you can catch a full glimpse of our campus and see what’s happening!

 

#Windells Wednesday – Summer’s flying by!

If you can believe it, August will be here…tomorrow! And believe it or not, we are still shredding natural snow on Mt.Hood, and surfing the concrete wave everyday. Life is good in the Hood, that is for sure. Don’t just take our word for it though. Campers, staff, and invited pros, have been snapping picks and proving to the world how fun it really is here at Windells. Here are just a few of our favorite #Windells photos from the past couple of weeks. Don’t forget to tag #Windells2013 while you are at camp for a chance to be featured in our blogs. Now let’s see those pics…win1

boardjumpz @erikoverson and I training for synchronized slopestyle #Sochi2014 : @erikhoffmanphoto

goodenoughbgk @alexhackel and @jashualloyd learning handplants during session 5 of @windellscamp #windells2013 #handplant #thewayout #goodenoughbgk #freenoah @jasonarens

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What’s cookin’ with the Windells kitchen crew?

Windells’ Kitchen Crew is killing it on and off the hill! They have been working around the clock to make sure the Windells campers and staff have nutritious and well balanced meals. Then, they go out to the hill and the Concrete Jungle and absolutely destroy the Private Park. With original Z-Boy Tom “Wally” Inouye as their fearless leader and master chef, let’s take a look at some of the fine ladies and gents in the kitchen and see what they’ve got cookin’!

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Dan Wells comin’ in hott on the grill P: Erik Hoffman

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When she’s not skiing, you can find Jamie Mauzy in B.O.B. skating the mini ramp P: Gill Montgomery

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John Guy takes a break from doing dishes to get after it P: Erik Hoffman

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Evan Sheridan has been stackin shots all summer long P: Erik Hoffman

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Here is a throwback of Tom “Wally” Inouye – he still rips!

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Peter Limberg planting one P: Gill Montgomery

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Austin Everingham riding around and getting it at Glen Haven P: Dan Wells

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When he’s not frying bacon, Ian Daly is getting in tune with nature P: Danny Kern

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 Jake Moore flying high on his skateboard

Needless to say, we are excited to have such an awesome group of individuals cooking for us and spending time with us up on the hill. For more information about what goes down in the Windells kitchen – check out the link to our Food & Lodging!

A look at Session 5 BMX camp!

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Campers and BMX coach, David Grant. Photo: Tyler Orton

BMX camp is back in full swing for the summer, and our campers and coaches are not wasting any time getting after it. At Windells, we make sure we offer our BMX campers a little bit of everything. They travel to different spots all over Oregon during the day with their coaches, and then come back and rip around on our campus all evening.

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Shawn McIntosh showin’ the kids how it’s done. Photo: Tyler Orton

Not too many people know this, but we have over 15 acres here on campus dedicated to BMX; it’s basically a dream come true for our campers. We have dirt, concrete, and wood features all over the place. Our forest park, BOB, Concrete Jungle, and bag jump offer lots of versatility and different terrain options for learning and progression.

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Coach David Grant films one of our BMX campers at Estacada P: Tyler Orton

Windells offering BMX camp until August 21st, so it’s not too late to sign up and ride with us this summer!

Get exclusive Windells gear from Dex’s Shop

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A fully-stocked Dex’s makes for happy campers. P: Gill Montgomery

A session at Windells would not be complete without coming home with some new gear. Campers get a lot of free gear here at camp but Dex’s Store is always super busy with campers looking to pick up new stuff from their favorite companies. Our fully-loaded camp store has you covered (literally) from head-to-toe. [Read more…]

Session 2-3 in between activities!

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What if you never had to leave Windells Camp? You don’t have to! A week at the “funnest” place on earth might just not be long enough. See what Windells in-between campers do during the “down days” from one session to the next!

Learn more about the in-betweens and get registered for your Summer 2013 session at Windells!

Adventures of an in-between camper

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Parents and campers interested in coming to Windells Summer Camp may notice there are few days between summer sessions. During the “in between” our staff and coaches have time to take a breather, rebuild the park, and make sure campus is sparkling clean for the next batch of campers. Campers staying between sessions are lucky enough to get the whole campus to themselves (with supervision, of course.)

When campers want to stay for multiple sessions at Windells, our in between counselors make sure there is never a dull moment! Stephanie Sue Feld and Ashley-Dawn Byrd are always planning fun day trips away to get away from campus for a bit. Sometimes they take the kids kayaking in Hood River or on skate trips to Portland (with a stop for VooDoo Donuts), and when the weather permits, they even make their way over to the spectacular Oregon coast.

 Check out the recent summer adventures of the in between campers and staff:

For more information about signing up for multiple sessions click HERE!