Summer camp scholarships available

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 12 who meet residency and income requirements are encouraged to apply for scholarships. To be eligible, 5-year-old children must have completed kindergarten. Children must be entering first through sixth grade.

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

How to apply
Scholarship applications will be available Thursday, April 10, at all 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 775 Harley Strickland Blvd., Suite 104, Orange City.

Applications also will be posted at

Completed applications will be accepted at these times and locations:
• 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, April 11, in the first-floor training room of the Thomas C. Kelly Administration Center, 123 W. Indiana Ave., DeLand
• 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, April 17, at the New Smyrna Beach Regional Library, 1001 S. Dixie Freeway, New Smyrna Beach
• 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 22, at the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona
• 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, April 28, at the Daytona Beach Regional Library at City Island, 105 E. Magnolia Ave., Daytona Beach

After April 29, 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. Applications for eligible clients will be placed on a waiting list until an opening becomes available.

For more information, call Peggy Johnson at 386-736-5955.


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