Cycling Merit Badge

Cycling Merit Badge
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Make the most of your two-wheel adventures by earning the Cycling Merit Badge. 

Whether you just got your first bicycle or have been cycling for years, you will learn more about your bike and what it can do by working on the requirements of this badge..

Ride Dates, Times and Locations

Ride 1 - 10 Miles - April 30 - 9:00 a.m.- Coventry Greenway

Ride 2 - 10 Miles - May 13 - 9:00 a.m. - South Kingstown Bike Path

Ride 3 - 15 miles - June 10th - 9:00 a.m. - Blackstone Valley Bike Path

Ride 4 - 15 miles - July 16 - 8:00 a.m. - East Bay Bike Path

Ride 5 - 25 miles - August 27 - 8:00 a.m. - Coventry Greenway

Ride 6 - TBD - September 9 - 9:00 a.m. - East Bay Bike Path 

Make Up Ride - September 17 - 9:00 a.m. - Coventry Greenway

Final Ride - 50 miles - September 30th - 8:00 a.m. - Cape Cod Bike Path

First Aid & Bike Maintenance Repair - Date & Time TBD - Camp Champlin

Merit Badge Ride Notes:

  • No BMX bikes allowed for Cycling Merit Badge.  Your bike msut have gears, so you can control your shifing and ability to better enjoy your rides.
  • A bike helmet is mandatory for all ridges and you must wear it!
  • Please bring a light snack and plenty of water.  Your must be able to carry this with you ont he ride.  Due to allergies, we request tat Scouts do not share snacks.
  • Please always check your equipment before you arrive to ensure your bike is in good shape to ride.
  • Some have the trails have ice cream shops.  We will le you know in advance - if you would like a treat please bring a couple of extra dollars.
  • Parents are welme and enclouraged to ride as well - as long as a helmet is worn and they maintain pace with the Scouts.
  • Any medical issues/concerns should be brought to the adult leaders addention in advance.
  • We will ride in light rain, however anything beyond that  we will use a make up date.  Mrs Williamson will let parents and scouts know in advance if there will be a change due to weather.
  • Please bring a smile and a positive attitude - Riding is fun and a wonderful source of exercise!!

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FOR THE 50 MILE RIDE - This ride is mandatory - there will not be a make up ride - There will be a small fee to camp at Camp Greenough and for food on the 50 mile ride.


Please arrive 15 minutes of the start time for each ride!

We will always a\start on time!

$10.00 per Participant



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