iCan Bike Program

Posted by on August 05, 2013

St. Joseph’s University, Bala Cynwyd (August 19th – 23rd)

Bike Program:  iCan Bike is a program of iCan Shine (a nonprofit organization) that teaches individuals with disabilities to ride a conventional two-wheel bike.   For more info visit: www.icanbike.org or www.icanshine.org
Participant Requirements (limited spots available):

•    Must be at least 8 years old by start of camp and have a disability
•    Must be able to walk without an assistive device and sidestep to both sides
•    Must be able to attend the same 75-minute session each day of the 5-day camp (M – F)
•    Must be under 220 lbs. and have a minimum inseam measurement of 20” (measure from floor with sneakers on)
Volunteer Requirements:
•    At least 16 years old (unless accompanied by an adult)
•    Able to attend 90 minutes the same time each of the 5 days of camp (M – F)
•    Able and willing to provide physical, emotional and motivational support to assigned rider
•    Able and willing to get some exercise (light jogging/running) for a great cause of helping someone with a disability learn to ride a bike!
Those interested in registering for this great program as a rider or volunteer should e-mail:  icanshinephilly@yahoo.com

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