iCan Bike uses adapted bicycles, a specialized instructional program and trained staff to enable individuals with disabilities to learn to ride a two-wheel bicycle. Participants attend one 75-minute session each day for five consecutive days where they learn to ride while accompanied and encouraged by a volunteer "spotter." Over the course of the week we continually adjust the bikes in an effort to challenge riders appropriately as they gradually discover the skill and joys of riding.
To register for the camp, participants between the ages of 8 - 18 must meet the following criteria:
|Session 1 - 4 spots available||8:15am-9:30am (arrive at 8:00)|
|Session 2 - Full - no spots available||9:50am-11:05am (arrive at 9:35)|
|Session 3 - Full - no spots available||11:25am - 12:40pm (arrive at 11:10)|
|Session 4 - Full - no spots available||1:45pm - 3:00pm (arrive at 1:30)|
|Session 5 - 1 spot available||3:20pm - 4:35pm (arrive at 3:05)|
The camp fee is $100. A limited number of scholarships are available thanks to the Lora DeAnn Broers Memorial Scholarship Fund.
A parent/guardian orientation meeting will be held on Sunday, July 15 from 4:00 - 5:00pm at EastSide Centre in East Peoria, IL
We need your help! If you are 15 years old or older, you can volunteer to help children at the iCan Bike camp. We need energetic volunteers who will act as spotters for each of the children participating. Be prepared to be swept off your feet while you watch children and young adults experience a new found freedom and sense of accomplishment.
We would love to have you, your family, school, sports team, church, or business sponsor a session by volunteering. Volunteer spotters are needed Monday through Friday for 75-minute sessions and must be able to run or walk at a fast pace. A volunteer orientation meeting will be held on Sunday, July 15 from 4:00 - 5:00 pm at Eastside Centre in East Peoria, IL. Come be a part of a child’s life and help them learn to ride a bike!
Contact Tammy Wright at 309.686.1177 or firstname.lastname@example.org