iCan Bike Camp Seeks Volunteers Age 15 & Older

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iCAN BIKE CAMP

July 15-19, 2024 • Jackson High School

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WHAT IS iCAN BIKE?

This is a life changing camp that teaches individuals of many different abilities to ride a two-wheel bicycle independently. There are 5 sessions daily with 8 riders attending their same assigned session each day. This achievement helps these special people gain assurance and self-reliance in many other aspects of their lives.

 

VOLUNTEER DUTIES

80 volunteers are needed to make this camp a success. Volunteers walk/lightly jog beside riders to help teach balance and provide emotional/motivational support. We encourage every volunteer to commit to working the entire week of the camp for the 75-minute session they select. Campers bond with their volunteers and rely on the same person to be there each day to help them learn to ride a bike. 

 

REQUIREMENTS

Must be at least 15 years old, able to walk fast or jog for 75 minutes with short breaks. A five-day commitment for a session time is desired and appreciated, but alternative schedules are considered.  

Training provided at the Volunteer Orientation meeting on July 14 at 4 pm at Jackson High School. 

No prior experience with people with disabilities necessary. You get a cool t-shirt too!

 

TIMES / LOCATION

Jackson High School Gym • 7600 Fulton Dr NW, Massillon, OH 44646

16 Volunteers Needed at Each Session from Monday to Friday

Session 1:  8:30am - 9:45am 
Session 2:  10:05am - 11:20am
Session 3:  11:40am - 12:55pm
Session 4:  2:00pm - 3:15pm
Session 5:  3:35pm - 4:50pm

High School Students:  Earn 8.5 hours of community service for one session and 16 hours for two sessions - both scenarios include attending all five days plus orientation.

College Students:  Gain hands on experience to enhance your college studies.

 

VIDEOS

The videos below are good overviews of the bike camp and do a nice job of touching on all the important aspects from a rider and volunteer perspective.

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Thank you partners:

Jackson High School          gpd logo

Event Details

Event Start Date 07-15-2024
Event End Date 07-19-2024
Location Jackson High School