We host a variety of major events each year that ensure thousands of children and young adults with disabilities and city youth in our community have the opportunity to attend programs at the Sunshine Camp every year – we couldn’t do what we do without the support of donors and sponsors of these events. We are well underway in planning our events for the upcoming year, check out our event list below and stop back often for updated information and sign-up links.
February 14, 2024
This Valentine’s Day, give your loved ones some Sunshine! Our complete Valentine’s Day packages offer a variety of flowers, chocolates, wine, and more. Your sweetheart will feel the love and will know they made a difference – every package includes a story from a Sunshine Camper, highlighting the real impact you’ve made with your purchase.Sunshine Valentine
Construction For Sunshine Kids
May 21, 2024
The Rochester Building and Construction Trades Council and Builders Exchange of Rochester join forces on the Construction for Sunshine Kids reception, which raises funds for Rochester Rotary Sunshine Camp. The organizations and their members have sponsored this event for nine years.Sponsorship/Ticket Information
Shirley Isaac Memorial Sporting Clays Tournament
August 14, 2024
Shirley Isaac passionately worked with the Rochester Rotary Sunshine Camp. This tournament directly benefits the children attending camp and the fully accessible playground that was built in her honor.
Clays Tournament Sponsorship Opportunities
The Rochester Rotary Award is the oldest and most prestigious civic award in Rochester. This year marks the 86th year that Rochester Rotary bestowed the award.
The award recognizes a community member who has made significant contributions to others and to our region and who personifies Rotary International’s “Service Above Self” motto. An honoree must demonstrate exceptional community spirit, touch the lives of many citizens, and serve as a positive role model.
Submit your nominations by March 8, 2024
Past Recipients of Rochester Rotary Award
Sunshine Camp Golf Invitational
August 19, 2024
Rochester Rotary holds an annual golf tournament to benefit Rochester Rotary Sunshine Camp, a fully accessible summer camp in Rush, N.Y. for children and adults with disabilities. The tourney is held every August.Golf Sponsor Opportunities
Sunshine Camp 5K and Beer Fest
October 18, 2024
Participants that walk or run to support over 2,500 children and adults with disabilities attend the fully accessible Rochester Rotary Sunshine Camp every summer free of charge. This year we will be holding our traditional 5K Race and a beer fest! Enjoy a nice cold beer after completing the 5K or enjoy one as you cheer runners on! More information to come!Sign up to run!
Eastern Cities Fellowship Dinner
Rotarians from across the eastern U.S. convene in Rochester at the annual Eastern Cities Fellowship Dinner. The highlight of the dinner is a keynote speaker from Rotary International leadership. This year we will be holding a Fellowship Reception at The Strong National Museum of Play on Tuesday, November 14th.Register Here
RPO Holiday Pops
December 19, 2024
Rochester Rotary gets an exclusive … the opening night of the annual RPO Holiday Pops concert. This annual event is one of our biggest fundraising events for Rochester Rotary Sunshine Campus and Roberto Clemente School #8. Each and every year, it brings holiday smiles to the faces of more than 2,000 people who attend.
It is the one event every Rochester Rotarian is expected to participate in, through a sponsorship, purchasing tickets, or a donation.