Summer Bike Camps for Kids!

Summer Camps

If this nice weather has you thinking about summer biking then have we got some bike camps for you! Registration is open for Adventure Bike Camps (two camps for two different age groups) and a Singletrack Mountain Bike Camp. These are taught by the same Bike Safety Instructors who teach our Bike Safety Education classes in the schools; they are cool, safe, and fun instructors! Here’s more information and go here to register.

Adventure Bike Camp  

This camp is a week of wheeled adventure! You’ll explore the natural world, cruise the wetlands bike path, race the BMX track, mountain bike, and raft down the Willamette River. Become a safer cyclists by learning basic bike handling and maintenance skills, the rules of the road, and bike etiquette. Don’t miss this camp!
Ages 8-10, July 20-24, 10:00-4:00pm, $205.00 
Ages 11-13, Aug 17-21, 10:00-4-00pm, $205.00

Singletrack Mt. Bike Camp 

Take advantage of the amazing nearby mountain bike trails. Learn basic singletrack bike handling skills, trail etiquette, and maintenance. Start the week in town on the Ridgeline trails. Advance to trails in Cottage Grove and Oakridge. Please bring a well maintained trail bike. Loaner bikes available if needed.
Ages 11-14, Aug 3-7, 10:00-4:00, $220.00
Nearby Nature is also offering some great bike camps. Check them out and register here.

Daycampers head out on a bike ride through the park

Wheels to Water (2 sessions) (Ages 8-11)

June 29-July 3 OR July 27-31, 9am-4pm, Alton Baker Park: Explore the Willamette riverside by bike! Watch water wildlife, visit CAT (the Center for Appropriate Transport), make bike smoothies, and learn to fix flat tires. Use maps to pedal yourself to some of Eugene’s best outdoor adventure spots. Park the wheels for one day and enjoy the water as you canoe on the canal with Northwest Canoe Tours!  *You must have or borrow a bike and helmet for this camp. Extra fee for canoeing. See registration form.

Wandering Wheels- for Advanced Herons+ (ages 9-13)

August 17-21, 9am-4pm, Alton Baker Park: Explore nature along our area’s wonderful bike trails. Spend three days on the Willamette River bike paths plus one day on the Middle Fork Path (near Dorris Ranch) and one day on the Fern Ridge Bike Trail. Hone your bike maintenance skills and go on a special a ride to Skinner Butte Park for an introduction to Rock Climbing at the famous Columns, taught by the City of Eugene’s Outdoor Program. Note: Different drop-off locations may be required for off-site rides. Participation limited to those who have previously attended Wheels to Water or whose biking skills can be verified by our instructor (must make arrangements in advance).  Extra fee for climbing, see registration form.

River Road Park and Recreation District has this fun looking class looking at transportation for tweens-teens:

How To Get From Here To There!

June 22-26. How many ways can you get around town?  This week we will be looking into the many avenues of transportation such as, riding a bike, taking the bus, walking and maybe a dune buggy ride!  We will check out the different ways to get from one place to another. Register here.

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