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 under way 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.
Thank you to everyone who came out to the Sunshine Camp on Friday, November 4th to help us celebrate our 100-year anniversary. We would also like to thank all of the sponsors listed above and the following vendors and entertainment: Birdhouse Brewing Company, Munchies Roc City M’Panadas, Marty’s Meats, Guglielmo Sauce, Iron Smoke Distillery, Abbotts Ice Cream, Lisa’s Liquor Barn, Holy Childhood Special Touch Bakery, Scratch Bakeshop, Max Doud Music and The A & B Sides Duo.
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.
Visit SunshineValentine.org for more information.
Sunshine Camp Golf Invitational
Rochester Rotary holds an annual golf tournament to benefit Rochester Rotary Sunshine Campus, a fully accessible summer camp in Rush, N.Y. for children and adults with disabilities. The tourney is held every August.
Shirley Isaac Memorial Sporting Clays Tournament
Shirley Isaac passionately worked with the Rochester Rotary Sunshine Campus. This tournament directly benefits the children attending campus and the fully accessible playground that was built in her honor.
Sunshine Camp 5K / 10K Trail Mix
Thank you to our 2022 Trail Mix Sponsors. We had a great turnout for our 4th Annual Trail Mix 5K & 10K Sunday, October 9th. Participants that walked or ran to support over 2,500 children and adults with disabilities attend the fully accessible Rochester Rotary Sunshine Camp every summer free of charge. Keep your eye out for next year’s race.
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 marked the 94th year of this fellowship dinner, which is attended by more than 400 Rotarians.
RPO Holiday Gala Pops
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.
Join us this year on Thursday, December 15th.
Construction for Sunshine Kids Reception
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.
Rochester Rotary Award
The Rochester Rotary Award is the oldest and most prestigious civic award in Rochester. This year marks the 85th 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.