Before applying to the Camp Scholarship Program, please note the following:
Applications can be considered year-round.
All camp candidates for consideration must be under the age of 18.
Camp candidates must be patients in active treatment or remission from life threatening illness, OR
Camp candidates may be dependents of a parent/guardian in active treatment for a life-threatening illness.
When reviewing applications, a camp candidate’s remission date will be taken into consideration for funding.
A maximum of $500 may be approved per camp candidate, per year. A Camp Scholarship place may be at any camp of the applicant’s choosing (within Canada).
Applications must be submitted prior to camp attendance; we cannot reimburse camp fees.
Section 1: Complete the Family Information section of the application, being sure to complete all questions, including family income.
Section 2: Complete the Health Information section of the application, being sure to complete the Referring Health Care Professional contact information.
Section 3: Complete the Camp Information section of the application, being sure to include the total payable amount, the type of camp and the camp’s name and address.
Section 4: Include a copy of the camp invoice or registration form. If a copy of the invoice or registration form is not attached, the application will not be considered for funding.
Section 5: Include a brief narrative from an appropriate Health Care Professional, describing the patient’s situation, impact on the camp candidate, the family’s need and any further information to support the application.
Section 6: Applications must be reviewed, signed and dated by both the Parent/Guardian and Health Care Professional.
All Health Care Professionals will receive notification (approved or declined applications) via email.
Cheques will be made payable to each camp and sent to the family for distribution and delivery.