STRIDE’s “I Can Ride” Bike Camp with iCan Shine
This camp is designed to teach children with special needs how to ride a two-wheeled bike.
The unique five-day bike riding program is coordinated with iCan Shine’s iCan Bike program (formerly known as Lose the Training Wheels). The organization provides a fleet of adaptive bikes designed to ensure the success of all riders. The philosophy and technology of the program has impressive evidence for success in youth with Autism and other youth with special needs or disabilities.
Campers participate in one 90-minute session daily for a week. Each camper is assigned trained volunteers who runs alongside them to ensure safety. STRIDE will assist campers in getting their own bicycle after camp, if needed.
**Due to unforeseen circumstances from COVID-19, we made the decision to cancel our 2020 iCan Bike Camp. We will be giving first priority to those families for our 2021 camp.
When: 2021 Registration will open January 25 (6/28- 7/2/21)
Cost: $200 . (Scholarships are available upon request.)
Where: Union College, Messa Ice Rink, Union Blvd., Schenectady, NY
(Rider must meet all of below criteria):
· Minimum age – 8 years old
· Able to sidestep to both sides
· Have a disability
· Able to attend camp all 5 days
· Able to walk without assistive device
· Maximum weight 220 lbs.
· Willing and able to wear a properly fitted bike helmet
· Minimum inseam of 20” (measure from floor while rider is wearing sneakers)
To register your child: Rider Registration
For questions contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 518-598-1279.
| Do you know someone athletic who would like to make a difference
in the life of a child? We need volunteers for our 2021 Bike Camp!!!*Must be at least 15 years old
– prefer if you can volunteer at the same time/session M-F
– no experience with special needs children needed. We will train you!
Volunteer Online Registration Form
Thank you to our incredible sponsors who make this camp possible: