Summer camp scholarships are available to income-eligible children and children with special needs through Volusia County’s Community Assistance Division.
Families with children ages 5 to 14 who meet residency and income requirements are encouraged to apply for scholarships. To be eligible, 5-year-old children must have completed kindergarten.
Scholarship awards are based on income-eligibility and will be awarded according to funding availability.
Applications are available in Volusia County public libraries 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 2765 Rebecca Lane, Suite B, Orange City. They also are available online at www.volusia.org/community_assistance/applications.htm.
Completed applications will be accepted at these times and locations:
•9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, March 29, at the New Smyrna Beach Regional Library, 1001 S. Dixie Freeway.
•7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 3, at the Daytona Beach Regional Library – City Island, 105 E. Magnolia Ave.
•9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, April 5, at the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave.
•7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, April 13, in the first-floor training rooms of the Thomas C. Kelly Administration Center, 123 W. Indiana Ave., DeLand.
After April 13, 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. Eligible applicants will be placed on a waiting list until an opening becomes available.
For more information, call Peggy Johnson or Myra Gaziano at 386-736-5955.