Archive for Category: Bike Camp

Bike Camp Is Coming to East Portland! (And We’re Hiring)

Bike campers with helmets smiling

What was once a hope has become a reality—the Bike Camp program is growing this summer to include East Portland! We will be partnering with SUN schools, such as Sacramento School, Shaver School, Prescott School and others to provide bike safety education for at least 84 kids from families living on low incomes. Kids will learn […]

Bike Camp Registration Opens December 6th

Bike campers at the Hacienda Bike Hub

By Jake Schorr Bike camp registration is opening early this year so that you can give the gift of camp this holiday season. Winter is here, but all this rain has got the staff of the Community Cycling Center dreaming of bike-riding fun in the sun in Portland! We can’t wait to be out there […]

Bike Camp —an insider’s look at Girl Cruisers Camp

By Qingyang Xie, Communications Intern When it’s Bike Camp time in the summer, the mornings at our bike shop become quite busy. Kids flock to the back of our shop, eagerly looking for their new-found camp friends and decorating their camp “Pedal Passes” with sharpies and stamps. I was lucky enough to shadow the Girl […]

40 spots remaining in Bike Camp

By Melinda Musser, Communications Manager Bike Camp season kicked off last week, but it’s not too late to register your favorite child for a summer full of bike adventures. Take a look at our Bike Camp offerings to see if a week of riding in the sun could be the perfect summer plan for your […]

Springwater Corridor Safety Issues

As many have heard, concerns regarding the safety along the Springwater Corridor prompted Joe Kurmaskie to put his Camp Creative based out of Sellwood Community Center on hold for the summer. The Corridor was the main bike path he used for his camp. We are working to gather more information regarding the current state of […]

Over 100 spots remaining in Bike Camp

By Jake Schorr, Bike Camp Manager With the weather warming, we’re eyeing our bikes and making plans for the summer. Take a look at our Bike Camp offerings to see if a week of riding in the sun could be the perfect summer plan for your child. We have spots available for all age groups […]

Let’s Ride! Bike Camp 2016

By Kelley Goodwin, Assistant Camp Manager If you think kids are the only ones counting down the days until summer, you’re wrong. Teachers do it, too.  I know this because come spring, my roommate who works as a teacher tells me exactly how many school days are left. And I get excited, because the end […]

Bike Campers Interview TriMet’s Jeff Owen on Tilikum Crossing

By Melinda Musser, Communications & Marketing Manager Our Bike Camp Middle Schoolers are very interested in all things Tilikum Crossing, Portland’s newest bridge in 40 years. At more than 1,700 feet in length, the Tilikum Crossing is the only bridge of its kind in the U.S. designed to only carry light rail trains, buses, streetcars, bicyclists, and […]

A look back at Cycle Oregon Weekend

By Kelley Goodwin, Assistant Bike Camp Manager When I signed on as assistant camp manager, I was excited to find out that I would be in charge of running Cycle Oregon’s Bike Camp.  Since 2011, I have been involved with the camp at Cycle Oregon first as a volunteer, then as an instructor, and now […]

40 spots left in Bike Camp! Give your child a summer adventure

By Melinda Musser, Communications & Marketing Manager Bike Camp is just around the corner. For those of you still looking for fun summer adventures for your kids, we still have 40 spots remaining in our Bike Camps this summer. Bike Camp teaches safety, group riding technique, right of way, and basic, hands-on maintenance skills. Yet the […]