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June 5th - 9th  2017 - Orientation Sunday June 4th at 4pm

Castine Center, Mandeville, LA


 

VOLUNTEER INFORMATION

This is an exciting 5 day bike camp for individuals with Down syndrome and other special needs (ages 8 and up).

As a volunteer, you will be assigned a rider to help them experience the thrill of learning to independently ride a bike!

The first two days of the bike camp (Mon & Tues) will take place solely inside on adapted roller bikes.

Beginning on the third day (Wed), some riders may graduate to a two-wheel bike and transition to riding outdoors

spotted by their assigned volunteers. As riders graduate from the roller bikes to a two-wheel bike between

Wednesday and Friday, they will transition to the outdoor riding area.


Volunteers must meet the following requirements

•  At least 16 years old

•  Able to attend 90 minutes at the same time each of the 5 days of camp

   (15 minutes of training/daily debriefing included)

•  Able to provide physical, emotional and motivational support to assigned rider

•  Able and willing to get some exercise (light jogging/running) for a great cause

•  Able to attend Orientation on Sunday, June 4th at 4 pm at the Castine Center

 

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Daily Volunteer Session Times  

Session #1       8:15 am - 9:45 am *CAN STILL REGISTER - ALTHOUGH FEWER NEEDED

Session #2       9:50 am - 11:20 am *CAN STILL REGISTER - ALTHOUGH FEWER NEEDED

Session #3       11:25 am - 12:55 pm *NEED THE MOST VOLUNTEERS FOR THIS SESSION

Session #4       1:45 pm - 3:15 pm *NEED THE MOST VOLUNTEERS FOR THIS SESSION

Should you only be able to volunteer for 2-3 days, we will need extra help Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, please register and indicated the days you are available on your registration form in the information box provided 

  

If you have any questions, please email Cassie at [email protected]