Earn a Bike

Earn-A-Bike is a hands-on learning and earning program for youth ages 10-17. Over the course of 8 sessions, participants learn the basics of bike repair and maintenance as well as safe riding on the roads.

Program Objectives

Earn-A-Bike is a hands-on learning and earning program for youth ages 10-17. Over the course of 8 sessions, participants learn the basics of bike repair and maintenance as well as safe riding on the roads. Each session there are discussions, along with interactive activities to understand and improve team building skills. Students who complete at least 6 of the 8 sessions will earn their very own bike, along with a helmet and tools.

Session
Concept(s)
Activities
1. Community / Basic Tools
Cooperation Empathy
1. Moonball Remix (getting to know your new community) 2. Bike tool pass around 3. Stripping a bike
2. Teamwork/A is for Air
Cooperation Assertion
1. Human Knot 2. Wheels and tires
3. Leadership / B is for Brakes
Empathy Assertion Resilience
1. Instigator 2. Adjusting the braking system
4. Empathy / C is for Chain
Empathy Self-Confidence
1. Are you empathetic / role playing 2. Cleaning a chain
5. Problem solving / ABC Diagnosis
Teamwork Self-control
1. You’ve got mail 2. Diagnosing the problems on a bike and repairing them
6. Diversity / Gears
Self-confidence Empathy
1. Here or there (why diversity) 2. Gear system and ratios
7. Bike safety
Cooperation
1. Bike Safety tips 2. Helmet fitting
8. Graduation
Cooperation
1. Bike Safety tips 2. Helmet fitting

To request a program please fill out a Program Request Form and send to book@flipany.org.

If you would like to help sponsor this program and reach more children, click here.

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