2023 iCan Bike Camp in East Peoria
Monday, August 7, 2023, All Day
EastSide Centre, 1 EastSide Dr., East Peoria
A day camp for youth with disabilities ages 8 to 18 to learn to ride a two-wheel bicycle
Easterseals of Central Illinois is hosting iCan Bike Day Camp from Aug. 7 through 11. Five different sessions will take place between 8:30 a.m. and 4:50 p.m. each day. Riders attend one 75-minute session per day.
Using adapted bicycles, a specialized instructional program and trained staff, iCan Bike Camp helps children and youth ages 8 to 18 with disabilities learn to ride a two-wheel bicycle.
For five consecutive days, participants will learn to ride while spotters accompany and encourage them. The bikes are adjusted during the week to help riders learn to balance as they gradually discover the skill and joy of riding.
A parent or guardian willing to intervene or assist staff as requested must accompany participants. Other requirements include:
- Attending all five days of camp
- Having a minimum inseam of 20 inches
- Weighing less than 220 pounds
- Walking without assistive devices and being able to side-step to both sides
- Willing to wear a properly fitted helmet
See the iCan Bike flyer for session times and more details.
The cost is $100 per camper.
For more information or for help with registration, contact Brittany Personett at Bperonett@Eastersealsci.com or (309) 686-1177.