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Friday, July 20 at 7:30 p.m. after the Town Concert in the Port of Pittsford Park.


Music, raffle prizes, family fun and world class duck racing.

To buy tickets online, choose your quantity and click the Buy Now button.

Online ticket sales will cut-off at noon this Friday.
You can still buy tickets at the Port of Pittsford Park.

You can also order them by calling (585)264-0604.



Our Sponsorship Levels

ADMIRAL: $1500+

This amount provides bereavement therapy to a family in distress due to the loss of a loved one.
You receive these premiums:
  • - Corporate Team Tickets for 30 Racing Ducks
  • - Premier location of logo on FRONT of event T-Shirt
  • - Premier signage location at the event
  • - Advertised as a Presenting Sponsor in all marketing materials


This amount enables PYS to run peer groups of children addressing critical issues such as anxiety, emotional disabilities, divorce/separation, and mental illness.
You receive these premiums:
  • - Corporate Team Tickets for 20 Racing Ducks
  • - Prime location of logo on event T-Shirt
  • - Prime signage location at the event
  • - Advertised as a Prime Sponsor in all marketing materials


Sends two children to Camp Heartstrings in July at no cost to the families.
You receive these premiums:
  • - Corporate Team Tickets for 10 Racing Ducks
  • - Main location of logo on event T-Shirt
  • - Main signage at the event
  • - Advertised as a Main Sponsor in all marketing materials


Provides 6 counseling sessions for a child in need of social work services.
You receive these premiums:
  • - Listing on event T-Shirt
  • - Signage at the event
  • - Advertised as a Sponsor in all marketing materials

For information on how to become a sponsor please click here.

Pittsford Youth Services - Summer Workshops

Please RSVP by 7/8/18 to Loraine Young, LCSW-R at:
Please provide the following:
Title of the program - parent’s name - child’s name, age, and school - contact email and phone number.

Creative Coping Group

Tuesday, July 10th from 6 - 8 pm
at the Mile Post School - 210 Mendon Road
For grades 3 - 5 and 6 - 8 No Fee to Attend

Self-Control skills are important to improve attention and focus, stress management, impulse control, and self-awareness. Learn self-regulation skills, stress reduction, and mindfulness techniques to cope with stress. Explore meditation.

Parenting Support Group

Thursday, July 12th at Pittsford Youth Services
4 South Main Street - entrance on the side of the building
6 - 7 pm for parents of children in grades 3 - 5
7 - 8 pm for parents of children in grades 6 - 8
No Fee to Attend

Led by a licensed social worker, this group provides a space for parents to share challenges in a supportive environment and to come together to learn skills to be a more effective parent.

Ice Cream "Social"

A Social Skills Group

Thursday, July 12th from 6 to 8 pm
in the Fisher Meeting Room @ Pittsford Library
For grades 3 - 5 and 6 - 8 No fee to attend

As social skills develop in home and school, interactions with others can improve and new friendships are often formed, strengthening a person’s self-esteem.

Ice Cream Social Included!

Led by licensed social workers, our goals include:

  • awareness of one’s own behavior
  • appearance
  • self-control
  • conflict resolution skills
  • problem solving
  • frustration tolerance
  • anger management

Good Grief

Thursday, July 26th and Monday, July 30th
from 3:00 to 6:00 pm
(must attend both sessions)
at the Village Hall Meeting Room, 21 North Main Street
No Fee to Attend

A two day workshop/group for kids, grades 2-5 and 6-8, that have been impacted by the death of a loved one.

Children work through grief differently than adults. WE are offering a 2 day activity filled time for kids to come together for support, games, talking and fun as they remember the special people in their lives who have died.

This group will be run by licensed social workers at Pittsford Youth services who are experienced working with loss in children.


Bettering the social, emotional and mental health of our children and families is critical to the overall health of our community, and at the core of what PYS does every day. Any financial contribution you are able to make is valued and very much appreciated.


Fundraising is necessary in order for PYS to continue providing the community with the professional and affordable social work services for which we are known. We thank you for your generous support.


With you as our partner, we can continue to provide the professional services necessary to meet the emotional needs of our most important investment, our children. We appreciate and value your support.


For the United Way site click HERE. Click on "Donate now", in the second paragraph, which will take you to an online form. Our Account Number is 1581. Please consider giving part or all of your United Way contribution to Pittsford Youth Services.
Thank You!




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On your first visit to AmazonSmile, you are prompted to select a charitable organization. Enter Pittsford Youth Services in the search box.

Camp Heartstrings Camp Dreams

A free three-day summer bereavement camp for children who have lost a loved one and are struggling with that loss.

If you'd like to make an online donation, please click the Donate button below. You will then be directed to the PayPal secure website where you can enter your donation amount and complete your credit card transaction.

The 2018 Summer Camp is now full.


For more information about our camp click here.



Pittsford Youth Services, Inc. (PYS) is dedicated to providing youth and their families with confidential, professional and affordable social work services in the schools and Pittsford community. PYS strives to enhance social and emotional well-being through counseling, advocacy, educational programs and informational services.


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