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iRide Leadership Camp

Date

August 24 @ 9:00 am - August 28 @ 3:30 pm

Event Cost
$310

Event Information

iRide Leadership Camp – Coed (12 spots)

Want to improve your leadership abilities, master advanced biking skills and learn how to teach cycling to various ages? This full-day camp offers a fun, safe, introduction to multi-disciplinary cycling and the opportunity to become a fully-trained NCCP Community Coach. Participants will tackle intermediate and advanced cycling skills in 3 different types of cycling, including Mountain Biking, Velodrome, BMX. Advanced skills required. Participants should be comfortable: riding up a hill for 10 minutes, able to exercise for 90 minutes; lift the front wheel, ride off a jump/bump smoothly and ride blue mountain bike trails or equivalent. Facilitated by Cycling BC’s iRide program. Open to ages 14-19*, Level 7-10, coed

Bicycle storage is available from Cycling BC.  All sessions are covered by Cycling BC’s insurance policy with Jones Brown.

*Participants who commit to teaching / helping at an upcoming after-school program in their neighborhood this autumn will receive additional financial support to attend this camp. Get started by reviewing this document and then emailing iRide@cyclingbc.net. Applicants are reviewed based on their interest in cycling and commitment to their community.

*Participants requiring billets and transportation from BC Ferries to attend this camp, please contact iRide to explore possibilities.

*Participants who live in the Burnaby/Coquitlam area and are able to host a fellow participant, please also reach out to iRide to let us know.

 

How do I register my child?

 

To prepare, please bring the following:

  • SMILES!
  • Water, Lunch and snacks,
  • Gloves, All-weather clothing
  • Bike helmet
  • Bring a Mountain Bike
    • Overnight bike storage is provided @ Cycling BC’s office (security)
    • All other bikes will be provided (Track/Road/BMX)
    • Conduct a bike safety check (try one of iRide’s registered bike shops)

Participants receive a welcome email 7-14 days before the camp starts.  For more information, please review iRide’s Frequently Asked Questions or send us a message.

 

Proposed Activities:

  • Monday         (AM): NCCP Community Initiation                (PM):  Burnaby Velodrome (Learn to Ride)
  • Tuesday         (AM): NCCP Basic Cycling Skills (Part 1)     (PM):  SFU Mountain Biking (Learn to Ride + Apply AM Lessons)
  • Wednesday   (AM): NCCP Basic Cycling Skills (Part 2)     (PM):  Burnaby Velodrome (Learn to Ride + Apply AM Lessons)
  • Thursday       (AM): NSMBA Trail Day                                  (PM):  North Shore MTB (Apply AM Lessons)
  • Friday            (FULL): Squamish Leadership Trip