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2022 Summer Games

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ORGANIZATION: Special Olympics NY

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Special Olympics New York athletes and coaches will travel to Ithaca to compete in the 2022 State Summer Games. From Opening Ceremonies Friday night to thrilling competition in 8 sports Saturday, State Games is an event you won’t want to miss!

Volunteers are needed for setup, Opening Ceremonies, and competition.

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About Special Olympics NY


94 New Karner Rd, Suite 208, Albany, NY 12203, US

Mission Statement

To provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-style sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.



Under the leadership and guidance of Dorothy Buehring Phillips, Special Olympics was organized in the state of New York in 1969. Phillips sent a New York contingent to the Northeast Regional Special Olympics in Boston, Massachusetts to represent Special Olympics New York. Dorothy Buehring Phillips was appointed New York's first State Director and in six months Special Olympics New York hosted the first State Games in Rochester, June 1970. Today, Special Olympics New York is the largest program of its type in the United States, serving nearly 68,000 athletes with the support of over 36,000 volunteers. Special Olympics New York is headquartered in Albany with regional offices in Long Island, New York City, Hudson Valley, Central, and Genesee.


People with Disabilities
Sports & Recreation
Community, People with Disabilities, Sports & Recreation


Thu Jun 23, 2022 - Sat Jun 25, 2022


Multiple locations Ithaca, NY 14850




  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Must be at least 13
  • Varies based on volunteer job.
  • Volunteers must be at least 13 years old, with those ages 13-15 accompanied by an adult. Also, volunteers must provide proof of vaccination.

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