Support LakeShore

LakeShore is a private non-profit 501c3 tax exempt organization.  Our annual budget is funded by camp tuition along with personal, corporate and civic donations. As a non-profit organization, we rely on community supports to help offset our expenses — providing our campers with qualified and compassionate teachers and staff.

The Gift of Giving

  • Donations

    Do you want to help out but are not able to attend any of our fundraisers? No problem, we now accept donations online via Paypal. You can donate any amount securely through Paypal, even if you don’t have a Paypal account. To donate to LakeShore Day Camp, please click the donation button below. Thank you for your commitment to LakeShore Day Camp!

    Donate Now
  • United Way

    You can designate LakeShore to be the recipient of United Way donations, contact us for more information!

  • Matching Programs

    Many companies will match gift giving to non-profit organizations. If you are a current employee or a retiree of a company that matches donations then all you need to do is request a matching gift through your employer!

  • Donation of Goods and Services

    LakeShore is in continuous needs of items that are necessary for yearly operations. We can accept new and gently used goods. Such goods include:

    - Sensory Items – Weighted blankets, lights, sensory balls, etc.
    – Sports Equipment – Balls, bats, rackets, etc.
    – Educational Supports – Books, calculators, pen flashlights, etc.
    – Office Materials – Paper, folders, pens, etc.

    Let us know if you have a skill or service that you would like to share with our campers and their families. Such services may include:

    - Massage Therapy
    – Horseback Riding
    – Jazzercise
    – Financial Planning
    – Speech, Occupational, Physical Therapy
    – Arts and Crafts

  • Fund Raisers

    Yearly Fundraisers

    Please watch for announcements about our fundraising events and consider joining us and helping to plan or host on the event. Besides helping us financially, the activities are a lot of fun! Some activities include:

    - The Jennings/Wilhelm Memorial 5K run
    – An evening at a Crushers Game
    – Max & Erma’s Night
    – Annual 50/50 Raffle.

    These are excellent ways for us to raise money to offset the expenses of various educational programs and activities throughout the year.

    Host a Fundraiser

    Please contact us if you have a fundraising idea that you would like to help plan.

  • Sponsors

    We always welcome new events, please contact us if you have a service that you would like to provide our campers!

    Sponsor a Camper

    Many families are in need of financial support. Through fundraising efforts we are able to provide scholarships to campers so they can attend LakeShore. You can help by sponsoring a camper, your donation will be used to offset tuition expenses for families.

    Sponsor an Event

    LakeShore hosts events throughout the year that allow our campers to participate in unique experiences. Such activities include:

    • Potluck with Santa
    • Fall Harvest Day
    • ShamRock and Valentines Day Dance
    • L.A.M. – a young adult social club

    By sponsoring any of these events you will help us keep the cost as low as possible to participate.

  • Funding

    Our annual budget is funded by camp tuition along with personal, corporate and civic donations. As a non-profit organization, we must have fundraising events to help offset our expenses — providing your child with qualified and compassionate teachers and staff. Please watch for announcements about our fundraising events and consider joining us or helping to plan/put on the event. Besides helping us financially, the activities are a lot of fun! Some activities include the Fred Jennings Memorial 5K run, an evening at a Crushers Game, Max & Erma’s Night, and 50/50 Raffle. These are excellent ways for us to raise money to offset the expenses of various educational programs and activities throughout the year.

  • Be a Part of Our Team!

    Working for LakeShore is a great way to spend your summers.  Lakeshore provides endless opportunities to explore areas of interest within education and specifically the field of developmental disabilities.  Our Staff and Volunteers are essential for the exceptional programming and services we provide.