Get Ready to Have the Best Summer Ever!
What is the Bikes and Barnyards Summer Camp?
It's a place where we've created opportunities for young people to learn and practice lessons in leadership, health, and wellness. We also work to give a child the chance to experience achievement and environmental stewardship through bicycle-related education programs.
This camp can be for beginning to intermediate level cyclist between age 10 and 14 who loves to ride their bike and want to challenge themselves while learning new skills and having a blast; this is the summer camp for them! The 2017 Summer Bike Camp takes place during the week after school lets out and is about as much fun as you can possibly have on a bike.
We'll meet at 07:45-8:00 AM and begin learning by 9:30 AM. Then we'll wrap up the day and ready for pickup at 4:45 PM. Except for Thursday night! That's when we'll spend the night in the park and camp under the stars.
|Parts Of My Bike||Safety Recap Cycling & Morning Bike Ride||What's Sustainable Agriculture?||Meet the Honey Bees||A Morning Bike Ride|
|Hey, Bike Safety!||An Afternoon Ride - Cyclocross style||Food Harvest - Finding Your Food||Food Harvest- Finding Your Food||Tour The Park|
|Personal Bike Check - The ABC's||CycloCross Drills||Design Your Own Lunch||Design Your Own Lunch||Hmm, Swimming|
|I Should Eat? Nutrition Basics||Let's Race!||Biodiesel? Smells Like Fries||You, Ecology & the World||Let's Go Hiking|
|A Simple Tire Repair||Recap of Day/Journaling||Recap of Day/Journaling||Let's Ride to Jordan Lake! Sheriff escort||Recap of Day/Journaling|
|An Afternoon Off-Road Bike Ride||Recap of Day/Journaling|
|Recap of the Day/Journaling||Let's Camp Overnight!|
Days begin with basic skills work such as shifting and braking, and progress to corning, navigating obstacles and safe cycling before applying all of those new-found techniques on fun, single track trails and bike lanes.
After two days of learning, laughing, and riding, you will move to the farm of Abundance NC to learn the right way to mess around in the woods, be a good steward of the forest, ecosystems and nature and, above all else, cooking. By Thursday you will ride to your heart's content and camp under the stars while preparing a meal over the camp fire. The hope is that you'll never want to go a day without riding your bike again!
Open for Everyone
BikeCamp is $325 per camper. For families requesting a scholarship, please contact the organizers.
Open for Everyone
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Contact Kevin Hicks at 919-408-7513>
Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?
Parents should show ID to match with their child. Child should be 10yrs or older.
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
Transportation is provided by Triangle Bikeworks. You will drop your child off and pick them up at the offices of 115 W. Main St in Carrboro.
Have questions about Bikes & Barnyards! Summer Camp?
Who is eligible?
Ages 10 to 14+