BIKE CAMP FOR CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES
The Down Syndrome Association of Wisconsin – Greater La Crosse Area, the La Crosse Area Autism Foundation, and the UW-La Crosse Center on Disability Health and Adapted Physical Activity, are hosting our second annual bike camp for children with disabilities. Children enrolled in camp will be provided with instruction to ride a two-wheel bike by Adapted Physical Education Teachers and UW-La Crosse Adapted Physical Education students. Enrollment is limited to 16 children. To enroll in the program contact Heidi Beddoes at 608-785-8690 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for registration is May 16, 2019.
Dates:June 17-21, 2019
Times: 8:30-10:00am (Session 1) 10:30am-12:00pm (Session 2)
*There will be 8 children in each session. Participants can only enroll in one session.
Location: UW-La Crosse Mitchell Hall Fieldhouse (across from the football stadium)
Fee:There is a $50 fee to enroll into bike camp, which also includes the $20 fee for enrollment in the Mentoring Program. Participants are required to enroll in the UW-L Physical Activity Mentoring Program for the summer session (June 24-August 3). When enrolled in the Mentoring Program the participant will be paired with a UW-L graduate student to continue to practice biking for 2 days a week for 2 hours per week throughout the summer session. **Grants available if funding is needed**
Requirements for Participation in Bike Camp:
Between the ages of 8-18 years old (must be 8 years old by June 1, 2019)
Have a documented disability
Provide properly fitted two-wheel bike
Provide properly fitted helmet
Be able to walk without assistive device
Willing to wear properly fitted helmet during all bike riding instruction
Has parent/guardian/babysitter supervision during all sessions
Must attend camp all 5 days
Agree to enroll in the Physical Activity Mentoring Program
To enroll in the program contact Heidi Beddoes at 608-785-8690 or email@example.com. The deadline for registration is May 16, 2019.