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.
Increased self-esteem and confidence
Improved physical fitness, mental health and overall quality of life
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
8:30 - 9:45 am
10:05 - 11:20 am
11:40 - 12:55 pm
2:00 - 3:15 pm
3:35- 4:50 pm
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.
iCan Bike teaches children with disabilities how to ride a two-wheel bike. Spotters are neededto walk/jog/run alongside riders to provide encouragement and physical support as they learn to ride. Volunteers must be 15 years old or older