"From the Barrens to the Bays"
Eastern Long Island Audubon Society, Inc.
A New York Chapter of the National Audubon Society
Serving the communities of Southampton, East Hampton, Western Riverhead, Brookhaven
Scholarships for teens to attend DEC Summer Camp
EASTERN LONG ISLANDAUDUBON SOCIETY is offering scholarships for four students in grades 7 through 12 to attend New York State Department of Conservation camps for one week. Campers will choose between two camps in the Adirondacks, one in the Catskills, or one in western NewYork State. Campers enjoy fishing, hiking, canoeing, volleyball, and hunter safety training. Activities such as sampling streams for aquatic life and hiking in the dark to listen to the sounds in the woods are designed to bring conservation concepts to life.
A perfect candidate would be interested in the environment, and anxious to learn more, (Parents do not have to be Audubon members.)
Here is what the candidates need to do:
~Fill out the form below. ~Write an essay stating why they are a worthy candidate for the scholarship. Include environmental experiences and interests. Also, describe what benefit they might derive from the experience. ~Have a parent attach a letter stating that they are aware of the transportation stipulation.
~Campers are responsible for their own transportation to and from the camp. ~Campers are responsible for their own physical examination, if the camp requires it.
For more information, call Ridgie at 631-288-3628.
Please complete and forward the application by January 12, 2011 to:
Eastern Long Island Audubon Society East Quogue, NY 1942-0206
To print a copy of the application open the file below.