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Bike Ventures Camp

June 30, 2020 - Operating small-scale camp

Evergreen will be operating a small-scale summer camp for those who previously registered. Check for updates on summer public programs for Children & Youth coming soon to our What's On calendar!

May 29, 2020 - Cancelling current iteration of camp

As of May 29, we have made the difficult decision to cancel the current iteration of Evergreen Adventure Camp and Bike Ventures Camp until further notice. This decision was based on our own assessments, consultations with other camps and advice from medical experts, guided by the health and safety of our camp community as our top priority. We are no longer accepting registrations for 2020 camp programs.

We want to express our gratitude to you, our camp community, and for your words of support and encouragement as we navigate this new landscape together.

Children and staff with bikes

Bike Ventures Camp is dedicated to connecting kids ages 8-12 to the outdoors and exploring the world by mountain bike. Campers will take part in skills sessions, trail rides, mechanical workshops, and nature play. Each child will leave with greater confidence on-road and on-trail.

Program Details

  • This program includes guidance and coaching from experienced mountain bikers
  • All campers should have good bike handling skills before registering. Campers will be sorted into levels on their first day of camp. Level 1 campers will have good handling skills and should be comfortable riding in small groups. Level 2 campers will have good handling skills and experience riding mountain bike trails. To read more about our biking levels, please refer to our Bike Ventures Levels PDF (42kb).
  • Programs are full days (8:30am-3:30pm, extended care is available until 5:30pm)
  • Learn all about Bike Ventures Camp by downloading the Evergreen Adventure Camp 2020 Handbook (PDF, 1MB)
  • For information on our other summer day camp, visit Evergreen Adventure Camp.

Dates & Times

Dates

Camp runs from June 29 to September 4, 2020.

*Please note, camp does not run on statutory holidays such as Canada Day and the August Civic Holiday.

Times

Drop off is from 8:30-9:00am, pick up is at 3:30pm.
Extended care hours: 3:30-5:30pm.

Fees & Registration

Registration for summer 2020 camps will open on Monday, February 3, 2020 at 7:00am.

Register Here

Questions about registration? Read our Registration FAQs (PDF, 70kb).

Program Fees

  • $475/week
  • Bike rentals $75/week
  • Extended care is an additional $50/week
  • All session fees include catered lunch
  • For detailed information on session dates and fees, please download the 2020 Summer Schedule & Fees (PDF, 196kb) 

Refund Policy

No refunds will be issued if a reservation is cancelled within 21 days of the session start date. Otherwise, camp fees are refundable, less a $50 administration fee. Please note, registrations are non-transferable. 

Refunds will not be issued for missed camp days due to inclement weather, including flooding.

Requests for cancellations or refunds must be made in writing and submitted to camp@evergreen.ca

Financial Assistance

Evergreen offers full and partial bursaries for our summer camp programs. For more information on eligibility and to apply, contact our camp office at camp@evergreen.ca.

Bonus Discounts

  • 15% discount at Evergreen Garden Market
  • 15% discount on parts and accessories plus 10% off bike purchases at Sweet Pete's Bicycle Shop
  • A 15% discount available for all campers at the Gradale Academy, a Private elementary school located at Evergreen Brick Works. For more information please contact Michelle Gradish at gradale@bell.net.

FAQs

Where can I park?

Evergreen offers a free parking window in all lots from 8:30-9:00am and 3:30-5:30pm every weekday during summer camp. If parking outside those hours you must pay at the meter.

Can my camper be in the same group as their friend?

Building a fun, friendly and accepting group of campers is a key goal for Evergreen Adventure Camp, and we encourage all campers to build new friendships.

To ensure this, we accept friend requests only if the campers are in the same grade program and session, and we limit the requests to one per camper. Friend requests that are not in the same grade and session group will not be considered. We are unable to guarantee friend requests.

What do you do in inclement weather?

We’re outside as much as possible! We love the outdoors at camp and spend as much time outside as we can. That being said, we do have access to indoor space at all times and can spend some time inside in extreme weather, such as thunder, lightning, hail, extreme heat.

My camper is too old for your camp. What other opportunities are there at camp for them?

We have a Leaders-in-Training program designed for ages 12-15. As well, we are always looking for volunteers to support our camp program! Please contact our camp office if you’re interested in volunteering.

More information

For more information, please contact us at camp@evergreen.ca or 416-596-1495 x252.

If you are a school or other group planning on visiting Evergreen Brick Works, please review our Information for Visiting Groups (PDF 58kb) before your visit. 


Evergreen is a national not-for-profit dedicated to making cities flourish. Children’s camp revenues help support our children’s programs including the Visiting Schools Program as well as the free community programming on weekends at Evergreen Brick Works. We appreciate your support in continuing to offer these community programs to children in Toronto.

Accredited Member - Ontario Camps AssociationEvergreen is proud to be accredited by the Ontario Camps Association. The OCA works to preserve, promote and enhance the camp experience for children and adults. Evergreen has voluntarily submitted to an independent appraisal completed by camp experts and has met up to 300 health, safety and quality program standards, from staff qualifications and training to emergency management. OCA Accreditation is a parent's best evidence of a camp’s commitment to health and safety.