Special Olympics PA Summer Games

Campus Maps
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2017 Summer Games Schedule of Events (Tentative)
Please use this link to see a schedule of summer games events.

Special Assignments Needed:

Below is a list of special assignments or information pertaining to the games.

 

  • Competition and events will take place rain or shine.  Please dress appropriately, bring sunscreen, and wear comfortable shoes. (Sneakers are highly recommended)
  • As life goes, certain things are outside of our control.  Although it is likely you will be assigned to the events that you have requested, special circumstances may arise where we will need you at other locations/events.  Please be patient and understanding if you are asked to be reassigned.
  • Free parking is available all days in parking area on the West side (Press-box side) of Beaver Stadium.  Please enter along Park Avenue.  Penn State is very strict about permit parking.  Parking garages are available at other locations around campus but you may be charged to park here.

S.O.P.A Profile


Founded: 1970


Founding Information: 
Special Olympics was created by the Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. Foundation.  Special Olympics Pennsylvania (SOPA) is authorized and accredited by Special Olympics Inc. for the benefit of persons with intellectual disabilities.

General Information

Volunteer Tasks and Responsibilities
Please use this link for volunteer descriptions and job responsibilities.

 

 

Special Olympics is a life-changing movement of people helping people. The athletes of Special Olympics -- more than 20,000 strong here in Pennsylvania -- are constant reminders of all that is right with the human spirit.

All training and competition opportunities are provided free of charge to the athletes and their families, enabling everyone to experience the benefits of Special Olympics that extend well beyond the playing field.

Special Olympics was created by the Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. Foundation.  Special Olympics Pennsylvania (SOPA) is authorized and accredited by Special Olympics Inc. for the benefit of persons with intellectual disabilities.

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