EL GRUPO Presents, Youth Bike Camps: 2013
Tucson’s only Youth Summer Bike Camp is about more than just riding a bike...
Participating in Youth Summer Bike camp is about empowerment, building confidence, and above all- FUN!
Through our Youth Summer Bike Camp program your child’s confidence, knowledge, and skills increase in a safe, fun and peer-led environment. Activities focus on developing safe-riding skills, mechanical knowledge, and bike handling for each skill level, as well as exposure to health and wellness, environmental stewardship, air quality issues, and recycled art through a series of hands-on experiences.
Each week long camp session costs $150.Finanacial assistance available based upon need. Email to request an application: firstname.lastname@example.org
Campers begin and end each day at Technicians for Sustainbility Warehouse located at 612 N. 7th Ave, near 6th Street and 6th Ave, just north of downtown. Campers begin the day at 8am and end at 12:30pm.
Camp is designed for youth aged 7-13 years old. Perfect for Middle School aged youth!
PLEASE note our cancellation policy below! Our camps do sell out each session!
The 2013 weekly Youth Bike Camp Schedule is as follows:
Session 1: June 3-7
Session 2: July 22-26
Session 3: October 7 -11 (during TUSD Fall Break)
Below is a sample schedule to get an idea of what campers will experience at Youth Summer Bike Camp:
Day 1: Orientation to Bikes, El Grupo, Basic Bicycle Mechanics & Tour of BICAS, & Bike Safety
Day 2: On-the-bike skills sessions & nutrition activities
Days 3 & 4: Bike rides! With lots of skills training along the way, clean air activities
Day 5: Bike ride to group "Goal Destination," Graduation!
Youth Summer Bike Camps is run by El Grupo Youth Cycling. Pima County DOT Bicycle & Pedestrian Program is the title sponsor. All camp counselors are certified bike safety instructors through the League of American Bicyclists. El Grupo youth (aged 14-18) gain hands-on peer mentoring and job experience as Pima County Youth Bicycle Ambassadors.
HUGE THANKS for support from Pima County DOT Bicycle & Pedestrian Program, BICAS, Specialized, Fair Wheel Bikes, University of Arizona Medial Center, Pima County DEQ Clean Air Program & Technicians for Sustainability
CANCELLATIONS OR CHANGES
Please submit all changes or cancellations via email to email@example.com. Please refer to the information below for our fee schedule and cancellation policies.
30-60 Days Prior to Start Date: $25 processing fee for cancellations. No fee for session changes.
30 Days or Less Prior to Start Date: $50 processing fee for cancellations. $25 fee for session changes.
Refunds will be issued via credit card only. Registration date changes are limited to one change per registrant. Thank you for understanding.
El Grupo Youth Cycling
Our mission is to empower youth through bicycles.
El Grupo is a youth cycling organization that provides youth with experiences that are fun, skill-building and bike centered, so that they can acquire the self-confidence and leadership skills to be active and healthy members of the community.
We embrace all forms of cycling from road and mountain bike riding and racing to bicycle touring and daily commuting and play. We focus on youth empowering youth for a more impactful learning experience.
El Grupo is developing the next generation of active, healthy, and community-minded cycling enthusiasts and leaders in Tucson.