Bike camp graduation ceremony


Submitted photo GCP&T Ranger Doug Mlynarek, who is trained as a cycling ranger and routinely patrols the paved trails, handed out the bike camp participants’ certificates.

For Greene County News

XENIA — Members of the Greene County Parks & Trails Trail Sentinel program recently held their week-long bike camp to teach young cyclists how to enjoy and be safe on the 62 miles of paved trails managed by the park agency. The camp participants spent each day practicing safety drills at Xenia Station before heading out on the trails for a ride.

Participants included Sam Blencowe of Beavercreek; Marcos Carbary, Mich.; Matthew Franz, Beavercreek; AJ Hays, Beavercreek; Chase Hunt, Xenia; Inioluwa Iselaiye, Xenia; Annika Linquist, Beavercreek; Noi Matuszak, Bellbrook; Gabriel Newton, Fairborn; Talon Slone, Beavercreek; Addison Smart, Bellbrook; and James Wingate, Xenia.

Shown at their last day of camp following ‘graduation,” the campers are with, second row, GCP&T Trail Sentinels Richard Tool, Diane Bish, Ted Deis, GCP&T Ranger Doug Mlynarek, GCP&T Trail Sentinels Larry Roberts and Ken Bish. For more information on the GCP&T Summer Camp Schedule, call 937-562-6440, email [email protected] or visit

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