July 16, 2019 — Rochester Rotary will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony to officially dedicate its fully accessible playground at Rochester Rotary Sunshine Campus, prior to its annual Camp Carnival, on Wednesday, July 17 at 4:30 p.m.
Shirley’s Playland is an accessible playground featuring an array of fun activities for campers, such as a slide and glider, a spinner, gravity cube, climbers, chin-up bars, ball toss, towers, a sign language panel and a sight and sound panel. The playground is named for Shirley Isaac, past Rochester Rotary President Jim Isaac’s wife, who passed away in 2016.
A camper parade will begin at 6 p.m., followed by the carnival featuring a dunk tank, bounce houses, face painting, games and train rides, which will start at approximately 6:15 p.m. and last until 8:00 p.m. More than 200 people are expected to attend the carnival, including campers, staff and Rotary club members and their families.
About Rochester Rotary Sunshine Campus
Rochester Rotary Sunshine Campus, a free, residential summer camp has met the needs of children and adults with disabilities, and their families, since 1922. Each summer, more than 2,500 children and young adult campers (ages 7 to 21 years old) with disabilities take advantage of this 157-acre campground in Rush, N.Y. It is the only camp facility of its kind in Greater Rochester that gives children with special needs unique overnight camping experiences.Back to News