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Southeast Conservation Corps

Trips for Kids®

Trips For Kids® Chattanooga 

A unique mountain biking program for local youth!

Trips for Kids-Chattanooga offers bike programs during the school semester. Programs are offered both out of our office, and in partnership with local schools and organizations. Contact the office for current schedule and availability, or for more information on partnering with our program: SECC@conservationlegacy.org or (423) 664-2344.

During the school year, Southeast Conservation Corps manages an after-school mountain bike program for teens ages 12 to 15. This five-month program engages youth in two monthly mountain bike rides and one monthly conservation service project. Within this program, participants will learn a conservation ethic, fortitude and tangible skills through the enjoyment of riding a bike. Upon successful completion of this program, participants will earn a new or gently used bike and be encouraged to return the following season as peer leaders.

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Trips for Kids--Chattanooga offers bike programs during the school semester. Programs are offered both out of our office, and in partnership with local schools and organizations. Contact the office for current schedule and availability.

Our seasonal program uses a community-based approach to engage and mentor youth within Chattanooga, TN. This program provides a unique recreational experience in nature to a communities of youth normally bound by the limits of city streets. We offer weekly mountain bike rides and one community service project per month. In addition to the SECC Trips for Kids--Chattanooga Program Coordinator, group rides are led by identified mentors from within the local mountain biking community that also have a strong interest in youth development.

*Participants must complete 90% of the scheduled rides, maintenance clinics and volunteer days to earn a bike at the end of the program.

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