WATERTOWN, N.Y. — Cornell Cooperative Extension of Jefferson County and 4-H Camp Wabasso are excited to announce that they are the recipient of a grant for $17,000 through the New York State 4-H Office from the National 4-H Council to increase accessibility to 4-H Camp Wabasso through camp scholarships. The grant requires a dollar for dollar match of $17,000. Staff are working hard to raise the additional funds. At this time, $8,725 has been raised. If you and/or someone you know would like to donate to the scholarship fund, it would be greatly appreciated. Every year the number of families requesting scholarships far exceeds the amount of funds available. The current donors are:
Allen Giles Post 588 (Brownville)
Sons of American Legion 586 (Adams)
American Legion Smith Savage Post 583
South Jefferson Lions Club
American Legion Post 821
Antwerp American Legion Post 916
South Jefferson VFW Auxiliary
Theresa Rotary Club
Carthage Savings and Loan
Watertown Savings Bank
Lendlease Community Fund
Northern Credit Union
Payne-Bourcy consulting services
Camp scholarship applications are due on April 12, 2019 by 5pm. Income eligible families may apply. Military families of any income may also apply, this includes active duty, reserve, national guard, veterans, Gold Star families and all branches of the service. The best way to learn about 4-H Camp Wabasso and to download the scholarship application is to visit–www.ccejefferson.org/4-h-camp-wabasso. You will findthe camp brochure, a virtual tour, the camp menu, programs and activities, pictures, a listing of camp staff and so much more. Contact Lisa Vaughn (Camp Registrar) or Mike Kinnie (Camp Director) for additional information at (315) 788-8450 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
We look forward to seeing you at 4-H Camp Wabasso this summer!
–Cornell Cooperative Extension of Jefferson County
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