The purpose of the scholarship program is to assist any Scout’s family meet the financial requirements for the Northeast Illinois Council sponsored outdoor summer experiences listed below. Please note that the amount awarded to each scout will be based on individual need and scholarship funds available. Every effort will be made to award the requested amount.
- Registered member of your Pack before we can accept the application.
- Active within the Unit
What is Covered and What is Not
- We will cover: A Scout’s fee for any Northeast Illinois Council Camp program: Day Camp, Family Camp, and Webelos Camp
- We will NOT cover: Adult Fees, transportation costs, or additional Before or After Day Camp Fees.
NOTE: To help defray the cost of camp, we encourage Scouts to earn money through fundraising whenever possible.
EARLIER DEADLINE FOR APRIL FAMILY CAMP: The completed application must be in our office by April 1st for the April Family Camp, or we cannot guarantee acceptance or approval. Contact Debi if the Scout joined this Cub Scout Pack after April 1st or if you missed this deadline for other valid reasons. You will be notified by April 15th of awarded scholarship amount.
DEADLINE: The completed application must be in our office by May 8th or we cannot guarantee acceptance or approval. Contact Debi if the Scout joined this Cub Scout Pack after by May 8th or if you missed this deadline for other valid reasons.
NOTIFICATION: We will notify the Parent and Adult Leader of the awarded scholarship amount by May 22nd. The Scout must be registered (online, or with NYLT coordinator) with at least the non-refundable deposit being paid by then. Delay of registration with paid deposit risks cancelation of a scholarship by our council.
IMPORTANT: If you are requesting financial assistance for your Scout to attend 2 different events, you must complete a separate application for each (they are separate registrations). You may receive less than requested for at least one of the events.
Families with multiple Scouts who need financial assistance for a council summer camp, must complete 1 form for each Scout.
Return Completed Applications To:
Address: Northeast Illinois Council, 2745 Skokie Valley Road, Highland Park, IL 60035
Email: Email Debi if you have questions, or send completed form to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fax: 847-433-2036 – The fax machine is right by Debi’s desk, so she will get the form quickly if sent M-F, 9AM-5PM.