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iCan Bike

2022 Camp - July 25th through July 29th 

Made possible by the Lora DeAnn Broers Memorial Endowment Fund

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ibike2What we do...

Riders attend one 75 minutes session per day for five consecutive days where they learn to ride while accompanied and encouraged by spotters. Over the course of the week, the bikes are adjusted to help riders learn to balance as they gradually discover the skill and joy of riding.

Rider benefits...

  • Increased self-esteem and confidence
  • Improved physical fitness, mental health, and overall quality of life
  • Independent transportation
  • Inclusion opportunities

Who can participate...

To register for the camp, participants must meet the following criteria:

  • Between 8 - 18 years old
  • Have a disability
  • Able to attend all 5 days of camp
  • Have a minimum inseam of 20 inches (measured floor to seat height while wearing sneakers)
  • Weigh less than 220 pounds
  • Able to walk without assistive devices
  • Able to side-step to both sides (to ensure bike won't fall over when stopping) 
  • Able and willing to wear a properly fitted helmet

Session Schedule

Monday, July 25th 2022 through Friday, July 29th 2022

 Session 1  8:30 - 9:45 am 
 Session 2  10:05 - 11:20 am 
 Session 3  11:40 - 12:55 pm          
 Session 4  2:00 - 3:15 pm 
 Session 5  3:35- 4:50 pm 


Cost

The camp fee is $100.  A limited number of scholarships are available thanks to the Lora DeAnn Broers Memorial Scholarship Fund. If you are seeking a scholarship please email Tammy Wright at Twright@eastersealsci.com

Click Here to Register Now!


Volunteers Needed!

iCan Bike teaches children with disabilities how to ride a two-wheel bike. Spotters are needed to walk/jog/run alongside riders to provide encouragement and physical support as they learn to ride. Volunteers must be 15 years old or older

Register as a volunteer now by clicking here! 

Download the volunteer flyer

Questions?

Contact Tammy Wright at 309.686.1177 or twright@eastersealsci.com

Program is underwritten by the Lora DeAnn Broers Memorial Endowment Fund

 

 

 

 

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