Ride To Clyde

Motorcycle Charity Ride for
Baptist Children's Homes of North Carolina
May 4-7, 2016

Interested in getting your knees in the breeze for a great cause?

Join us for the inaugural Ride to Clyde motorcycle charity ride for the Baptist Children's Homes of North Carolina (BCH), beginning Wednesday evening, May 4 through Saturday morning, May 7. 

The route will begin on Oak Island at the N.C. Baptist Assembly at Fort Caswell and end at the Broyhill Children’s Home campus in Clyde. Riders will enjoy two-and-a-half days of riding beginning at the coast and ending in the mountains. The route will take riders along North Carolina’s scenic backroads with stops to interact with children in three unique BCH ministries at the Cameron Boys Camp, Mills Home in Thomasville and Broyhill Home in Clyde.

If you’d like more information about the Ride to Clyde, please call 800-395-5102 ext. 5501.

The registration fee is $100 dollars per bike which will include the following:

  • Three nights lodging (Caswell, Caraway and Ridgecrest)
  • Thursday breakfast and lunch
  • Friday breakfast and supper
  • Saturday breakfast

The registration fee for couples riding the same bike is $150.

Riders are responsible for all meals not listed above, fuel and any other incidentals they might incur.

All participants are challenged to join in the fundraising effort for Baptist Children’s Homes by seeking pledges for miles ridden or straight donations totaling $100 or more. Estimated distance for the Ride to Clyde is 460 miles. 

Day Riders Rate

Riders interested in joining the Ride to Clyde for a single day will have a registration fee of $50 dollars. Day riders are also challenged to raise/donate funds for Baptist Children’s Homes, but an amount is not specified. There is no fee for joining only the Saturday day ride, but riders are still required to register.


Note: To register by phone, call 800-395-5102 ext. 5501. Mail checks payable to the BSCNC with “Ride to Clyde” in the memo. We will not accept payment of fees by credit card over the phone.



Wednesday May 4
Dinner on your own as you travel to Oak Island
Riders gather at NC Baptist Assembly at Fort Caswell

7:00 pm Rider’s meeting

Donations may be brought with you to registration or sponsors may make online donations to riders through Baptist Children's Homes of NC at www.bchnc.org/give-ridetoclyde. Checks for donations should be made payable to Baptist Children's Homes and put the rider's name in the memo line.

Linens are included at all conference centers. Caraway does not provide shampoo in the rooms.

Thursday May 5
Breakfast at Fort Caswell – (included in registration fee)
8:00 am - Kickstands Up!
Riders leave Oak Island travelling to Cameron, NC to visit Cameron Boys Camp (BCH facility). 
Noon - Cameron Boys Camp 
While there, riders will interact with young men and boys that are being ministered to through this unique ministry of BCH.  Lunch is included during this visit (provided by BCH). 
2:00 pm - Riders will leave Cameron, riding through the Uwharrie Mountains and spend the night at Caraway Conference Center near Asheboro.
5:00 pm - Dinner on your own in Asheboro



Friday, May 6
Breakfast at Caraway Conference Center (included in registration fee)
8:30 am - Kickstands Up!
9:30 am - Mills Home Campus of BCH in Thomasville
During our visit to Mills Home riders will interact with children participating in the BCH Weekday Education ministry, hear the testimony of a life changed by the Gospel of Jesus Christ, participate in a blessing of the bikes and have their pictures made at the Historic Mills Home arch.
11:00 am - Riders will begin their travel westward and enjoy lunch on their own along the way.
4:30 pm - Riders arrive at Ridgecrest Conference Center near Black Mountain, NC
5:30 pm - Dinner and program at Ridgecrest, price included in registration.  Following dinner riders will enjoy a brief program including games and door prizes. A grand prize will be given to the rider that raises/donates the largest amount for Baptist Children’s Homes.

Saturday, May 7
7:15 am - Breakfast at Ridgecrest (included in registration fee)
9:30 am - Kickstands Up!
11:00 am - Broyhill Children’s Home in Clyde, NC
This is the day of the annual Broyhill BBQ Festival at Broyhill Home so riders will enjoy interacting with children residing at Broyhill Home as well as more than 1,500 other BCH supporters from across western North Carolina who will travel to Clyde for fun, food and other activities.  Included in the Broyhill BBQ activities are a car/truck/motorcycle show, 3D bow shoot, live gospel music performances, and delicious western NC BBQ for purchase.
11:30 am - Presentation of charity ride check to Dr. Michael Blackwell, president of Baptist Children’s Homes of NC

More Information

Cynthia King  /  cking@ncbaptist.org  /  (800) 395-5102 ext. 5501