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Bike Camp Volunteer Drive

Five-Day Intensive Learn to Ride a Bike Camp

This camp teaches individuals with autism, and other disabilities, how to ride a conventional bike without training wheels. VOLUNTEERS NEEDED. Volunteer Here.
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Our Annual iCan Bike Camp is back and will take place July 15 - 19, 2024 at the Golisano Training Center at Nazareth College. The week-long camp teaches individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder, and other disabilities, to ride a conventional bike without training wheels. Specialized, adaptive cycling equipment is utilized by certified instructors and an army of volunteer spotters that build confidence, skill and ultimately, success.

With a nearly 100% success rate, the program changes the lives of children and teens by teaching them a skill that builds self-confidence, provides an inclusive recreation opportunity with peers, and encourages a lifetime of fun and exercise. Participants will need to bring their own bicycle to camp for adjustments and will ride off into the sunset on the last day!

Daily Sessions:

Session 1: 8:15a - 9:30a

Session 2: 9:50a - 11:05a

Session 3: 11:25a - 12:40p

Session 4: 1:40p - 2:55p

Session 5: 3:15p - 4:30p

*VOLUNTEER REGISTRATION, please take the following 2 steps:

1. fill out the 2024 iCanShine Volunteer Application here

2. fill out the 2024 AutismUp Volunteer Form here

We rely on at least 80 volunteers to make this program a success! This is an excellent community service project for schools, organizations and sports teams! If you have any questions, please email our iCan Bike Coordinator, Maria DiMartin at

Other Volunteer Information: Volunteers will receive a complimentary iCan Bike T-shirt on the first day of camp to wear. Volunteers will receive credits for service hours at the completion of their volunteer work, by request.

About iCan Bike Camp presented by AutismUp: iCan Shine provides specialized bicycle riding equipment and a team of trained experts. Each participant attends one 75 minute session each day for five consecutive days. At least 1-2 volunteers are assigned to each participant to assist the trainer and rider.

For more information about sponsorship opportunities, please contact

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How to register:

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Complete 2024 iCan Bike Volunteer Application

Questions? Email Camp Coordinator, Maria,

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