Lydia Cox Memorial Bike Camp
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Do you want to change the life of a child? If you do, volunteering with the LFCFF is the organization for you!
The Lydia Faith Cox Family Foundation (LFCFF) is a St. Louis-based 501(c)(3) not-for-profit, all volunteer organization. Our mission is to foster a life of accomplishment and independence for individuals with developmental disorders or other special needs. We do this through our annual Lydia Cox Memorial Bike Camp, where we teach children how to ride a 2-wheel bike independently, through the iCan Bike program.
Campers, 8 years and older, are assigned a 75-minute riding session for each of the five days of camp.
We are looking for volunteers to walk/jog/run alongside camp participants. This is truly an inspiring and rewarding opportunity to make a difference in the life of a child with a developmental difference. We need up to 100 volunteers to make this camp a success. Individuals interested in volunteering must be at least 15 years old and able to walk/jog/run alongside a rider as they are learning to ride a bike during a 75-minute session (with short breaks), for 5 days Monday through Friday. Our volunteers provide encouragement and physical supports, as needed. Volunteers can sign up for one session, or up to 5 each day. Consistency is our goal for volunteers. We ask that a volunteer commit to the same time each day and attend all 5 days for the session selected. Our riders bond with their assigned volunteer and rely on the same person to be there to support them during the riding session. This is an unique opportunity to be the miracle in a childś life. An experience you will never forget!
Session 1: 8:30 am-9:45 am
Session 2: 10:05 am-11:20 am
Session 3: 11:40 am-12:55 pm
Session 4: 2:00 pm-3:15 pm
Session 5: 3:35 pm-4:50 pm
** Volunteer Appreciation Bonus**
Continental Breakfast for Morning Session volunteers
Snacks provided in volunteer breakroom between each session
Lunch provided for volunteers available all day
Gift cards from local businesses
No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.
12721 West Watson RoadSt. Louis, MO 63127
- Physical Education
- Sports Coaching
- Physical Therapy
- Fitness Instruction
- Special Needs
- People 55+
- Must be at least 15
- Orientation or Training
- 75 minutes a day minimum for 5 days
- Must be able to walk/jog/run without assistance, given short breaks for 75 minutes