Business in Focus: Norte Youth Cycling Adventurama

If you have never heard of Norte Youth Cycling, they are an educational and empowering cycling community that provides everything from bike safety and pro-walk/bike advocacy to youth empowerment and networking.

“Norte is dedicated to building stronger, better connected and more walk/bike friendly communities by empowering the young and young at heart.”

They are doing just that through a variety of different events and this month they are hosting their Adventurama. This Saturday from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. It is at The Workshop Brewing Company in Traverse City and they want you and the whole family to head on our for adventure, a scavenger hunt, fundraiser, geocaching, costume contest, and so much more.

They will have two divisions for the event:

  • Open Division
    • Middle/High School kids & Adults
  • Family Division
    • Two kids under 10-years-old
    • Perfect for elementary students

Each “squad” will consist of 3 to 5 adventurers and they must have at least one adult.

The cost is 50 dollars per squad which will all be donated to support happy, healthy, ready-to-learn kids to have an active life. Registration is now open online.

Here is the day schedule:

  • 12:00
  • 12:30
    • Mandatory squad meeting. All squads must be checked in
  • 12:45
    • Treasure maps Challenge Cards are unveiled
  • 12:55
    • Last opportunity to draw from the Challenge Card pile
  • 1:00
    • Course opens. Squads are released
  • 2:30
    • Scoring opens (squads cannot return before this time)
  • 3:00 DEADLINE
    • Your squad will be docked 5 points for every 5 minutes you are late. We set the time based on our Timing Master’s phone clock.
  • 3:30
    • Scoring closes – We will not accept returning squads after this time
  • 4:00
    • Awards ceremony and after-party at WBC.

To learn more about the points system, rules, scoring, additional points, and so much more, click here. 

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