Summer Camps 2020

Note: summer camp registrations are currently on hold. We will be in touch with current registrants as soon as we have a better understanding of our summer camp plans.

Making plans for the summer? Join the Bike Works crew in our variety of summer camps and we are sure you’ll find one that suits you.

We offer riding camps, bike touring camps, and bike day camps. Get out of town with one of our bike touring camps! Learn how to support yourself through your own pedal power while exploring the State of Washington. All bike touring camps are age-specific and our progression of bike touring options from beginning to more advanced will fit every need – we’re sure you’ll have a great time riding with us and making new friends!


Day CAMPs

Ride All Day Summer Camps

A line of youth in the woods taking a break on their bikes. The youth in front is wearing a red full face helmet. Can you tell they are smiling under their gear?

All day camps are Monday – Friday 10am – 4pm. Prices for summer camps are offered on a sliding scale. Sliding scale camp costs: $750/$450/$300/$125

RAD Camp FULL

July 6 – 10 (ages 9 – 11)

Only for youth new to Bike Works summer camps! Do you want to learn how to ride a different style of bike every day? In our introductory bike riding camp for younger students, we ride it all including BMX, MTB, and Road Riding!

BAD (BMX All Day) Camp

August 10 – 14 (ages 11 – 13)

Do you want to learn how to ride different styles of BMX on different terrains? In a return to our amazing BMX bike riding camp we will ride different tracks and settings every day!  Get ready to learn some new skills and test your balance and agility. Camp starts at 10am and goes until 4pm every day.

MAD (Mountain Bike All Day) Camp

August 24 – 28 (ages 13-15)

Learn how to ride MTB’s in local parks and in the mountains! In our amazing MTB All Day camp we will ride different settings and routes every day!  Get ready to learn some new skills and test your finesse and stamina along the way. Camp starts at 10am and goes until 4pm every day except for Thursday when we plan to spend the day riding and then have an overnight camp at a local state park!

 


R.I.D.E.S CampS

(Ride, Investigate, Discover, Environment and Society) Do you want to learn more about the world we live in and explore it by bicycle?  In our urban bike riding camp we will bike every day, investigate new routes, discover new food and neighborhoods, and explore the environment and our amazing city! Bike Works provides all the equipment needed to participate in each of our summer camps. All camps are Monday – Friday 10am – 4pm.

Prices for summer camps are offered on a sliding scale. Sliding scale camp costs: $750/$450/$300/$125

A camper standing up on their bike, riding fast on some pavement in the sun.

R.I.D.E.S Camp I

July 13 – 17 (ages 11 – 13)

R.I.D.E.S Camp II

July 27 – 31 (ages 12 – 14)

R.I.D.E.S Camp III

August 17 – 21 (ages 12 – 14)

Camp starts at 10am and goes until 4pm every day except for Thursday when we plan to spend the day riding and then have an overnight camp at a local state park!


Bicycle Touring CAMPs

INTRO Touring Camps

These introductory camps give youth guided experiential bicycle touring opportunities! Bike Works provides all the equipment needed to participate in each of our summer camps.

Prices for summer camps are offered on a sliding scale. Sliding scale camp costs: $950/$575/$375/$175

Intro to Bike Touring FULL

July 20 – 24 (ages 11 – 13)
Monday – Tuesday   10am – 4pm   (gone Wednesday – Friday)

A five-day camp that includes a three-day bicycle tour to Bainbridge Island! The first two days of this camp will be from 10am to 4pm and will include day trips and activities on leave-no-trace, bike touring and camping skills.  On Wednesday morning, we depart and we return on Friday afternoon.  This camp is a great introduction to bike touring for those who are ready for a challenge – the island is hilly!


OVERNIGHT TOURING Camps

Gone all week long! These awesome overnight camps give youth guided experiential bicycle touring opportunities! Bike Works provides all the equipment needed to participate in each of our summer camps.

Prices for summer camps are offered on a sliding scale. Sliding scale camp costs: $1250/$750/$500/$250

Bike Touring 101 FULL

August 3 – August 7 (ages 14 & 16)

Gone all week long! This is a one-week bike touring trip in the stunning San Juan Islands, where we will bike and camp on three islands over the course of the week.  The overall trip themes and educational curriculum will include: transportation by bicycle; camping and cooking in the outdoors; and leadership.  Have you ever wanted to travel by bicycle and get out under the stars on your own pedal power?  If so, then this is the trip for you!


Questions? Call Bike Works at 206-695-2416 or email youthprograms@bikeworks.org

** PAYMENT INFO**

Bike Works strives to make programming accessible to all youth.

We provide sliding scale scholarship options for families with limited incomes.  See each class/camp for sliding scale fees, and then pick the amount you are able to pay.

Prices listed for each program are as follows:

Actual Cost / 40% Subsidized / 60% Subsidized / Full Scholarship

NOTE: The Governor’s phased approach to re-opening Washington looks like it will allow camps and small group activities to happen by July when our programming begins. Bike Works always centers the health and safety of all our participants. We will follow all public health guidelines and best practices as they are issued. Class fees are fully refundable due to public health constraints, or other unforeseen issues.