Events

Dare2Tri

Youth, Ages 6-21 with Physical Disability or Visual Impairment

Kids Tri Camp

July 13th & 14th – Chicago, IL

Kids Tri Camp is open to youth, ages 6-21, with a physical disability or visual impairment. The daily activities will provide kids with an incredible opportunity to learn how to swim, bike, and run in a fun, relaxed environment that lets kids be kids.

All of Dare2Tri’s coaches are highly qualified in their areas of expertise and work with each participant to build confidence and skill. There are multiple volunteers and mentors available to support kids during their time at the camp. Kids will learn open water swimming, cycling, running/pushing, triathlon transition, nutrition, and more.

Illinois Spina Bifida Association (ISBA)

Adults with Spina Bifida

Statewide Adult Group Virtual Chats

Ends December 29, 7-8pm CDT

Zoom chat for any adults with spina bifida. Typically Monday and Wednesday nights at 7pm.

Text 773-444-0305 or email info@i-sba.org for the zoom links to join.

Examples of topics/activities: check-ins to see: how everyone’s doing, healthy things you’ve been doing, challenges are you having, etc. Also ISBA has done virtual dance parties, dance classes, scavenger hunts, cooking competitions, exercise groups, holiday parties, and more. If you have an idea for a topic or activity, bring it to the group!

Creativity group is typically on Mondays and a general check-in chat on Wednesdays.

YMCA / Illinois Spina Bifida Association (ISBA)

Youth & Adult, Ages 7+ with Spina Bifida or Other Physical Disability

Camp Independence - Virtual Camp 2021

June 14, 9:00 AM – August 6, 5:00 PM

Click here to register for YMCA Camp Independence virtual summer camp 2021. Weekly sessions run from June 14 – Aug 6 for campers age 7 through adult. Sessions cost $50 per week.

Camp Independence is run by the YMCA of Metro Chicago in association with the Illinois Spina Bifida Association. Camp Independence is a special place and although campers can’t be together “in person” this summer, campers will be brough together virtually, enjoying some of your favorite camp activities.

Camp Independence offers a safe and supportive environment for campers to learn and grow about themselves, others, and the world around them.

Dare2Tri

Youth, Ages 6-21 with Physical Disability or Visual Impairment

Illinois Spina Bifida Association (ISBA)

Adults with Spina Bifida

Kids Tri Camp

July 13th & 14th – Chicago, IL

Kids Tri Camp is open to youth, ages 6-21, with a physical disability or visual impairment. The daily activities will provide kids with an incredible opportunity to learn how to swim, bike, and run in a fun, relaxed environment that lets kids be kids.

All of Dare2Tri’s coaches are highly qualified in their areas of expertise and work with each participant to build confidence and skill. There are multiple volunteers and mentors available to support kids during their time at the camp. Kids will learn open water swimming, cycling, running/pushing, triathlon transition, nutrition, and more.

YMCA / Illinois Spina Bifida Association (ISBA)

Youth & Adult, Ages 7+ with Spina Bifida

Camp Independence - Virtual Camp 2021

June 14, 9:00 AM – August 6, 5:00 PM

Click here to register for YMCA Camp Independence virtual summer camp 2021. Weekly sessions run from June 14 – Aug 6 for campers age 7 through adult. Sessions cost $50 per week.

Camp Independence is run by the YMCA of Metro Chicago in association with the Illinois Spina Bifida Association. Camp Independence is a special place and although campers can’t be together “in person” this summer, campers will be brough together virtually, enjoying some of your favorite camp activities.

Camp Independence offers a safe and supportive environment for campers to learn and grow about themselves, others, and the world around them.

Statewide Adult Group Virtual Chats

Ends December 29, 7-8pm CDT

Zoom chat for any adults with spina bifida. Typically Monday and Wednesday nights at 7pm.

Text 773-444-0305 or email info@i-sba.org for the zoom links to join.

Examples of topics/activities: check-ins to see: how everyone’s doing, healthy things you’ve been doing, challenges are you having, etc. Also ISBA has done virtual dance parties, dance classes, scavenger hunts, cooking competitions, exercise groups, holiday parties, and more. If you have an idea for a topic or activity, bring it to the group!

Creativity group is typically on Mondays and a general check-in chat on Wednesdays.