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Summer camp scholarships

Posted On: March 20th

Summer camp scholarships are available to income-eligible children and students with special needs through Volusia County’s Community Assistance Division.

Families with children who are entering first through sixth grade and are between the ages of 5 and 12 may apply for scholarships. Students with special needs enrolled in school up to and including high school also are eligible.

Scholarship awards are based on income-eligibility and will be awarded according to funding availability.

Scholarship applications are available at www.volusia.org/community_assistance/applications. Parents also can pick up applications at all Volusia County public library branches and the Human Services offices at 123 W. Indiana Ave., DeLand; 250 N. Beach St., Daytona Beach; 107 E. Canal St., New Smyrna Beach; and 775 Harley Strickland Blvd., Orange City. 

Completed applications will be accepted only at these times and locations:

  • 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 30, at the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona
  • 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 5, in the first-floor training room of the Thomas C. Kelly Administration Center, 123 W. Indiana Ave., DeLand
  • 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 12, at the New Smyrna Beach Regional Library, 1001 S. Dixie Freeway, New Smyrna Beach
  • 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 19, at the Daytona Beach Regional Library at City Island, 105 E. Magnolia Ave., Daytona Beach

After April 19, applications may be submitted in person or by mail to the Volusia County Community Assistance Division, 110 W. Rich Ave., DeLand, FL 32720. Faxed applications will not be accepted. Incomplete applications and applications received by mail before April 19 will not be considered. Eligible applicants will be placed on a waiting list until an opening becomes available. 

For more information, call Community Assistance at 386-736-5955.