We have modified our Scholarship Program for the summer 2019 brochure to allow for youth to qualify and receive up to $125 worth of one week of summer camp or summer sports camps. Please see the attached application for information.
SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM GUIDELINES
It is the policy of the Washington Park District that every resident has the opportunity to participate in recreational programs offered by the District. The Park District will attempt to provide leisure opportunities for residents faced with financial hardship.
Proof of financial need must be submitted along with the application form at the time of application Items that will be considered when evaluating need, include current participation in public aid, food stamps, school lunch or subsidized housing programs, excessive medical bills or other unusual and burdening financial circumstance.
Persons requesting scholarships must complete the appropriate form and submit it to the Park District Administration Office along with documentation/proof of need. Applications will be individually reviewed and evaluated. Applicants will be notified of decision within three weeks of submission.