Rochester Rotary Sunshine Camp celebrates 100 years
Rush, New York – On Wednesday, the Rochester Rotary Sunshine Camp celebrated 100 years of service, alongside the 100th year anniversary of the administration of insulin.
According to officials from the Rochester Rotary, the camp was formed in 1922 as a way to meet the needs of children with special needs, while also giving them a fully accessible camping experience.
The camp hosted over 2,500 campers, officials said.
The camp offers a two-week free program at the camp for children with disabilities that features activities for children such as archery, fishing, boating, swimming, nature trails, and various sports.
The program is funded through contributions from Rochester Rotary members and from the Rochester community.
The camp will open up various programs and fundraisers to celebrate their milestones, according to Rochester Rotary officials.