Cascadia Junior Cycling

CJC is for youth & juniors who love to ride bikes!

Our mountain bike camps, clubs and race teams provide young riders incredible opportunities to improve their skills, build fitness, and have fun riding with their peers and mentors.

We have established an effective pipeline for riders to follow as they increase their ability and set bigger goals. Whether that goal is to ride a feature on a local trail or win a national championship race, our coaches work hard to prepare the riders and support their success.

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2023 information coming soon — sign up for the newsletter below.

activity guide for summer camps and after school mountain biking for youth and juniors in Bend Oregon

2023 Activity Guide

How to select a Group

Many factors are often considered in this order:

  • Age or Grade – social & peer groups are most important
  • Maturity – emotional & physical capacity must match the peer group
  • Ability – must allow for individual / group safety & enjoyment
  • Experience – incoming riders should start with something easy and move up when coaches suggest it
  • Chosen Discipline – a rider’s bike, gear and expectations should match the group’s intention. Read our descriptions and talk to the coaches to make sure your rider is well-prepared for the chosen group.
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Grades K – 1

  • Cog Kids – for ages 5 – 7, must be able to ride off-road

Grades 2 – 5

  • Elementary Club – for all riders grades 2- 5, minimum age 8, beginner to intermediate
  • Youth All MTN Team – for experienced riders grades 4 & 5 who have gone through our Elementary Club
  • Summer Skills Camps – each week has a different age / ability and skills focus

Grades 6 – 12

  • Cascadia Club – for all riders grades 6 – 12 who want to progress skills and have recreational riding opportunities together.
  • XC Race Team – typically age 13+, must have experience & maturity
  • Enduro Race Team – typically age 13+,must have experience & maturity
  • Cyclocross Team – age 10+, mature & experienced riders — no previous CX experience needed
  • Training Camps – mountain biking and cyclocross focus; for CJC riders and open to the public

Camps & Clinics

  • Summer Camps – each week is for a different age group or ability
  • Training Camps – focused multi-day overnight camps for riders looking to boost fitness, develop skills and spend time with your teammates.
  • CJC Intro Clinics – various clinics meant to help new riders find the correct group and have an introduction to CJC location, coaches and progressions.

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My son really appreciates and values your coaching and his friendship with the kids on the team. We really appreciate that you have created this program and have worked hard to keep the kids riding through these strange times.

Cascadia Junior Cycling is part of Cog Wild Bicycle Tours, located at the edge of the Deschutes National Forest at LOGE Camps in Bend, Oregon. Cog Wild & CJC acknowledge that we operate on the traditional territories of many native tribes who have lived in this region since time immemorial and are still here today, including tribes and individuals who are now associated with the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs, Siletz and Grande Ronde. Learn more at Native-Land Digital.

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