iCan Bike Camp

AutismUp iCan Bike Camp
The 9th Annual iCan Bike Camp will be held July 25-29, 2016 at the Rochester Institute of Technology. This week-long camp teaches individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other disabilities, how to ride a conventional bike without training wheels. We are able to change the lives of these children and teens by teaching them a skill that builds self-confidence, provides inclusion with their peers, and gives them a lifetime of fun and exercise!

In order to participate, the person must meet the following requirements:

  • Be at least 8 years old
  • With a disability
  • Able to walk without an assistive device
  • Able to sidestep to both sideschris and manda 2015
  • Able to wear a properly fitted bike helmet
  • Minimum inseam of 20″
  • Maximum weight is 220 lbs.
  • Able to attend camp all 5 days

Daily Sessions:
Session I: 8:15-9:30am
Session II: 9:50-11:05am
Session III: 11:25am-12:40pm
Session IV: 1:40-2:55pm
Session V: 3:15-4:30pm    FULL

The cost for camp is $200.  To register, complete the 2016 iCan Bike Rider Application and submit to AutismUp.

Scholarships are available through AutismUp’s Richard and Nancy Dorschel Family Foundation Scholarship Program. Please complete the Scholarship Request and send along with rider application. 

We need volunteers to make this program a success!! If you want to help, complete the 2016 iCan Bike Volunteer Application.

Helpful Information:

How Parents & Guardians Can Help

Purchasing the Right Bike and Helmet

Spotting Tips

Post Camp Riding Tips

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About the camp: iCan Shine provides specialized bicycle riding equipment, as well as, a team of experts. Each participant attends one 75-minute session per day for five consecutive days. There will be 1-2 volunteers assisting the trainers with each child.