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Bikes & Bytes #4 p/b SFU (For Boys)


Aug. 19, 2019 @ 8:30 am - Aug. 23, 2019 @ 3:30 pm

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Bikes & Bytes p/b Simon Fraser University Camps and Traction on Demand – (For Boys) (12 spots)

The best of both worlds! This biking & coding camp offers a fun, safe, educational and exciting introduction to computer coding and multi-discipline biking. This summer learn how to create your own website, program a robot, and edit a movie you filmed during your iRide bike sessions.

Each day includes 3hrs of coding projects and 3hrs of cycling. All rental bike gear and computers are provided. Learn basic coding skills and explore new cycling disciplines like Mountain Biking, BMX and the velodrome! Skills, games and rides! Transport to cycling venues to arranged by Cycling BC. Bicycle storage is provided by Cycling BC.

Open to boys ages 9-11, iRide Level 4-5.

All sessions are covered by Cycling BC’s insurance policy with Jones Brown.

This camp will include photograph and video collection to help participants create their own website and video content. A summary video of the week may also be published by ToD and Cycling BC and circulated amongst participants for their enjoyment. This summary video may also be used for 2019 camp advertising

Event Details:

Dates: August 19th – 23rd, 2019
Time: 8:30am – 3:30pm    (Post-care until 5.30pm)
Drop-off: Traction on Demand @ 2700 Production Way, Burnaby, BC V5A 0C2
Pickup: SFU Lorne Davies Complex @ 8888 University Drive, Burnaby V5A 1S6
# of Leaders: 2
# of Participants: 12
Ratio Leaders / Riders: 1:6
Participants Ability: Level 4-5
Cost: $350.00
Head Coach: Ben Chaddock
Registration: STEP 1 – REGISTER & PAY
STEP 2 – Complete Cycling BC forms here – select program from “Camps” dropdown menu

For questions about the event, please contact Ben Chaddock via email: iride@cyclingbc.net. For registration system difficulties, please contact camps@sfu.ca

What Do Riders Need to Bring?

  • Water, Snack,
  • Gloves, All-weather clothing
  • Bike helmet or use an iRide helmet!
  • Bring Your Own Bicycle or use an iRide bike!!!  just let us know during registration

iRide Activities:

  • Monday –                   Burnaby Velodrome
  • Tuesday –                   Burnaby Mtn Bike Skills Park + Road Bikes
  • Wednesday –             Burnaby Velodrome
  • Thursday –                Westhill / SFU North Road Trails
  • Friday  –                     Crystal Falls MTB Ride

Traction on Demand Activities:

  • Monday –                  HTML
  • Tuesday –                  CSS
  • Wednesday –            Video Editing
  • Thursday –                Scratch
  • Friday  –                    Publishing + Class Presentations



A partnership with Simon Fraser University, Traction on Demand and Cycling BC iRide