4-H Camp Overlook Scholarships
When it comes to providing your child
with a life-changing experience, there’s nothing quite like sending them to 4‑H Camp Overlook. 4-H Camp Overlook offers a week-long
traditional overnight summer camp for youth ages 6 to 19. Camp Overlook is open
to ALL youth, and has been operating for over 75 years! Campers can
choose from activities including ropes courses, hiking, canoeing,
sailing, arts, painting, archery, air gun, and much more!
The 2023 camp fee for a
one-week session is $482, and the Cloverbud Camp fee is $209 for the
three-day session. The following two scholarships are available to all youth in St.
Lawrence County, regardless of financial need:
1. Reggie Chester Memorial
2. Bert Rogers Memorial Scholarship
Here are some FAQ's for those seeking more information on this opportunity.
Who may apply for these scholarships at Camp Overlook? We welcome applications from anyone in St. Lawrence County.
Who is eligible for scholarships? Our giving
is based on the recipient's dedication and involvement in 4-H. The application requires information about the Life Skills that have
been learned and/or improved upon from the child's involvement in 4-H, what has been learned from working with other youth in 4-H, how they have demonstrated leadership in 4-H or in other activities, what community service projects they have been involved in and how 4-H has contributed to “who they are” at the present
How much money will I get? Each scholarship provides 1 full week of funds for Camp Overlook.
I have more than one child, can each child receive a scholarship? Yes. You must submit a separate application for each child in order for them to be considered.
What if I am receiving assistance from more than one party? (ie, DSS, Mental Health, Family Enrichment...) We need to know.
If you have another party submitting payment to us, we must know the
name of the County you are working with, the Case Manager and their
contact information. Payments must be received prior to your arrival to
camp, unless a different arrangement has been made between us and the
What is the deadline for applications? May 20, 2023. Our 4-H Camp Committee who will be determining the
scholarship awards will meet in late May 2023 so applications must be received by May 20th. Applications
received after the deadline will be determined at the discretion of the committee based on available funds.
Is my application kept confidential?
Absolutely. The Camp Committee keeps the applications locked in the office.
When will the application be available? The scholarship applications for the 2023 summer season will become available on March 21st, 2023.
Where do I send my application? Please send it (no later than May 20, 2023) to the Attention of Tamara Hill at:
C/O 4-H Scholarship Application
2043B SH 68
Canton, NY 13617
Click Here to download the Reginald Chester Memorial 2023 application form.
Click Here to download the Bert Rogers Memorial 2023 application form.
Last updated March 21, 2023