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Summer camp scholarships available

Posted On: March 13, 2018

Summer camp scholarships are available to income-eligible children 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.

Applications will be available beginning Wednesday, March 14, at:

  • All Volusia County public library branches
  • Approved camp sites
  • Human Services offices at 123 W. Indiana Ave., Room 101, DeLand; 107 E. Canal St., New Smyrna Beach; and 775 Harley Strickland Blvd., Orange City

They also will be posted online at www.volusia.org/community_assistance/applications.  

Completed applications will be accepted at these times and locations:

  • 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 26, at the New Smyrna Beach Regional Library, 1001 S. Dixie Freeway
  • 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 3, at the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave.
  • 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 11, at the Midtown Cultural and Education Center, 925 George W. Engram Blvd., Daytona Beach
  • 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, April 19, in the first-floor training room of the Thomas C. Kelly Administration Center, 123 W. Indiana Ave., DeLand

Applications will not be accepted if delivered in person or by mail before April 19. After April 19, applications may be submitted in person or by mail to Volusia County Community Assistance, 110 W. Rich Ave., DeLand, FL 32720. Faxed applications will not be accepted. Eligible applicants will be placed on a waiting list until an opening becomes available. For more information, contact Jill Marcum at 386-736-5955.

Notice under the Americans with Disabilities Act (Title II)

In accordance with Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Volusia County will not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability in its services, programs and activities. Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication, or a modification of policies or procedures to participate in a program, service or activity of the county, should contact the county’s ADA Title II coordinator, George Baker, at 386-248-1760 at least two business days before the scheduled event or meeting.

This notice also applies to written requests by a physically handicapped person needing a special accommodation to attend a public meeting in accordance with section 286.26, Florida Statutes.

A copy of the county’s Notice under the Americans with Disabilities Act (Title II) can be obtained at www.volusia.org/ada or by calling 386-248-1760.