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
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.