y riders cycling camp

Y Riders biking camps have been teaching kids and teens to ride successfully and safely for more than 25 years. The unique progression of the Y Riders camps allows riders to come back year after year and gain new skills and experiences, growing their riding ability to new heights! Starting in first grade, children can learn how to ride a two-wheeler in learn to Bike camp and build their skills in Y Riders basic skills. Junior Y Riders and local adventures programs teach skills in path riding and mountain biking. Small groups with low ratios provide the perfect environment for campers to learn safe biking and build their skills. Our staff has extensive experience in biking and working with groups of campers. Register early! Classes and camps are very small due to individual attention given to cyclists.

A bike inspection form is required for Junior Y Riders, Local Click here to download.

2015 Information TBA

Hours

Pre-Camp 7:30am-9:00am
Camp Activities 9:00am-4:00pm
Post Camp 4:00pm-6:00pm

Camp is officially 9:00am-4:00pm. However, we offer pre- and post-camp options for families that need additional child care before and/or after camp. Pre- and post-camp is optional, and there is no additional cost.

Click here to register online (use the code in the chart) or download the registration form (Acrobat XI or later recommended).

Learn to Bike Camp (Entering 1st-3rd Grade)

This camp is designed for campers still on training wheels or struggling to ride independently on a two wheeler. This Y program has a 100 percent success rate in teaching campers to ride without training wheels. Campers get support with a low child to staff ratio in a small camp environment. Equipment Required: A helmet and bike small enough that your child can firmly touch the ground while seated, water bottle, 30 SPF sunscreen and lunch.

Location

Date

Code

Fee (Member/
Non-member)

Manhattan Middle School TBA -- $200/$245
Manhattan Middle School TBA -- $170/$215

Y Riders Basic Skills Camp (Entering 1st-3rd Grade)

This camp progresses into teaching basic bike handling and safety
skills. Riders will progress to beginning mountain bike skills, becoming
confident riders who are capable of both on-road and light off-road
riding. This is a great camp for those who have just graduated from our learn to bike program. Equipment Required: Properly sized bike and a helmet, water bottle, 30 SPF sunscreen and lunch.

Location

Date

Code

Fee (Member/
Non-member)

Manhattan Middle School TBA -- $245/$290

Junior Y Riders Camp (Entering 3rd-5th Grade)

Our one-week cycling camp is designed to build camper confidence in path/street riding and mountain biking. Kids will be introduced to standard mountain biking skills and learn how to properly and safely navigate the Boulder Bike Path. Campers need to have the skill to ride in a straight line and navigate twists and turns of bike paths to enroll. Equipment Required: Properly sized bike (gears highly suggested) and helmet, water bottle, 30 SPF sunscreen and lunch.

Location

Date

Code

Fee (Member/
Non-member)

Mapleton Y TBA -- $245/$290
Manhattan Middle School TBA -- $245/$290
Manhattan Middle School TBA -- $245/$290
Mapleton Y TBA -- $245/$290

Y Riders Local Adventures Camp (Entering 5th-9th Grade)
Beginner to Intermediate Level Mountain Bikers

During this two-week camp, riders will travel to destinations around
Boulder County on trips with a minimum of 10 miles, gradually increasing in distance. This camp has a focus on mountain biking while including instruction on climbing and distance riding. We will plan a ride to Carter Lake for an overnight on the second Thursday night. Campers must demonstrate maturity and skill to participate in overnights. Equipment Required: Properly sized mountain bike with a
minimum of 15 speeds and a helmet, water bottle, 30 SPF sunscreen and lunch.

Location

Date

Code

Fee (Member/
Non-member)

Manhattan Middle School TBA -- $495/$565 (Two week fee)
Manhattan Middle School TBA -- $495/$565 (Two week fee)

For more information on Y Riders Cycling Day Camps, contact

303-443-4474 x4625 | yriders@ymcabv.org