Traverse City Summer Bike Camp Instructor

The Traverse City Summer Bike Camp teaches confidence, independence, and urban bike safety skills to 1st-8th graders through empowerment, education, and adventure. Mucho adventure!

Bike Camp instructors should:

  • believe in the Norte vision
  • love to ride bikes
  • love working with kids
  • love helping kids succeed
  • be able to attend two mandatory 2-hour training sessions
  • be knowledgeable about or willing to learn bike safety
  • have basic bike repair skills
  • be current on CPR/First Aid certification (classes available)
  • be awesome people
  • like the color orange
  • be able to write clear, concise, timely, error-free emails to their program participants on a daily basis during camp (Norte provides a communications package with draft emails to assist)

Camps start the first-week school gets out in June and run all summer long through August (we skip Cherry Fest and Film Fest weeks).

Camps are 5 days/week, 9a-noon. Starts and ends at the Norte Wheelhouse.

Camps are broken up into four groups:

  • 1st/2nd graders
  • 3rd/4th graders
  • 5th/6th graders
  • 7th/8th graders

Each camp has no more than 8 kids. Instructors are assisted by one Norte Liderato (high schoolers in our youth leadership council) during camp.

It’s preferred if instructors are able to commit to leading at least 4 camps during the summer.


Instructors are paid $300/camp

To apply

Please email resume stating your suitability for this position to Executive Director Ty Schmidt at

El Grupo Norte Youth Cycling is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate in employment, promotions, or compensation on the basis of sex, age, race, religion, color, national origin, marital or veteran status, or disability.