Rotary Club of Skaneateles

    Central New York, U.S.A

Club Projects

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Rotary Youth Exchange - Host Rotary Youth Exchange (YE) students each school year who share our culture, traditions and customs while attending Skaneateles HS. (see YE page for more information)

Rotary Interact Club - As a commitment to our communities youth, the club organized and sponsors a Interact club for high school youth which focuses on community and international service.

Rotary Youth Leadership Award - Select & sponsor high potential Skaneateles HS Student for RYLA and seminar each year.

Halloween Party for Communities Youth - Every Halloween, the Skaneateles Rotary club hosts a Halloween party at the State Street School for all the children of the community.  It includes refreshments, costume judging and fun for all.

Dictionaries - Each year, the Skaneateles Rotary club supplies a personalized dictionary to each 3rd grade student at the State Street School.

Boy Scouts BSA - Sponsoring organization for the local Boy Scout troop.

Father’s Day Pancake Breakfast (fund raiser) - For over 38 years the Skaneateles Rotary club has held it’s pancake breakfast s it’s primary fund raiser to support it’s many projects in the village.  For more information on this event, go to the Fathers Day Breakfast page.

Holiday Event for Food (fund raiser) - Each December, the club hosts a holiday event at the Skaneateles Country Club for the purpose of raising awareness and funds for local holiday Food Basket and other food distribution needs.

Holiday Bell Ringing - for the Salvation Army at the Tops grocery store each December.

Community Maps (fund raiser) - The club organizes and distributes a community map showing places of interest for the region on a periodic basis.

Adopt A Highway - Keeping our community litter free.  Club members clear the trash and litter along Hwy 20, from the village limits west to the county line.

Gazebo Restrooms - The club is organizing the restoration the much needed remodeling of the public restroom under the part gazebo.  This is a collaborative project with funds and labor coming from the village and other volunteer organization in the community.

Rotary Centennial Pavilion - A collaborative project with the Skaneateles Sunrise Rotary Club to build a public pavilion at the Skaneateles Conservation Area.

Baseball Field Protective Fencing and Backstop  - at the Simms Field.  A need was recognized by a Rotarian little leaguer father, and the rest was history.  He created awareness and took action.

Community Play Ground - A collaborative community project with Rotarians volunteering time and resources in the construction phase.

Group Study Exchange (GSE) - Support and host GSE team and activities in CNY (see Rotary Foundation page for more information)

Polio Plus & Annual Giving - Financial support to these life saving and life changing programs (see Rotary Foundation page for more information)

Books for the World - Collect, sort and ship children’s books & textbooks to Southern Africa, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Jordan, India and other evolving countries through a CNY wide effort.

Others - Members support many ad hoc projects for other community organizations, e.g. Town Fishing Derby, Garden Club, Historical Society, Library, Chamber of Commerce & Skaneateles Community Center.