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Important Road Closure Information for all 2019 Camp Sunnyside Events: Due to road construction, Camp Sunnyside is only accessible from the East on 66th Avenue from 14th Street. The 2nd Avenue exit and entrance ramps are closed, and 2nd Avenue is closed west of Camp Sunnyside. Also, we are excited to share that Easterseals Iowa Camp Sunnyside is making improvements to our facilities.  The Camp is actively under construction. Please be extra aware of the additional traffic and drive slowly with caution.

Brick Garden Dedication September 21, 2019

Families and businesses purchase bricks throughout the year in recognition of their family, children or business. The dedication includes testimonials from client families, a look at the updated garden and a reception. The event begins at 9:30 at Camp Sunnyside. RSVP to If you are interested in purchasing a brick, complete this form by August 30.

Annual Celebration October 24, 2019

The Annual Celebration recognizes clients, team members, community members and businesses for their accomplishments and support of Easterseals Iowa each year. This year's event will be held the evening of October 24 at the Downtown Des Moines Marriott. Contact Maggie Cox at for additional information.

Legislative Reception February 11, 2020

Join us at the Iowa Capitol to advocate with legislators about issues affecting individuals with disabilities.

Pony Express Ride Day April 11, 2020

Join the Pony Express Riders of Iowa as they deliver donations they have collected for the year to support Easterseals Iowa and Camp Sunnyside. More than 200 horses, riders and wagons will trot into Camp.

Admiral's White Party June 11, 2020

Join us at Camp Sunnyside for our annual gala and celebration of our mission.

Sunnyside Regatta July 9, 2020

Business leaders paddle around Lake Cheerio, racing for the Admiral's Cup while teams cheer them on to win the Sunnyside Spirit Award.

Walk for Independence September 19, 2020

Our family-friendly walk around Lake Cheerio includes fun camp activities such as horseback riding, the rock wall, face painting, super heroes and more.

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