Do you know a child who would benefit from spending time discovering nature and wildlife, exercising creativity, and learning to care for our environment? The Friends of Boyd Hill Nature Preserve are pleased to offer Summer Camp scholarships for families in need of financial assistance. Any adult (parent, guardian, teacher, pastor, mentor, Big Brother/Big Sister) can nominate a child (age 5-13) for a Friends of Boyd Hill Nature Preserve Camp Scholarship. Scholarships are available for the following camps (Monday-Friday from 9AM-4PM):

  • Young Naturalist - Ages 5 - 6
  • Nature Adventure Camp - Ages 7 – 13
  • Raptor Camp -  Ages 8-12
  • Bug Camp - Ages 7-12
  • Outdoor Skills 101 - Ages 7-12
  • Craftsman Camp - Ages 7-12

In order to be eligible for a scholarship, the nominee must meet the following criteria:

  • Ages 5-13
  • Qualify for the free or reduced lunch program
  • Have a current ADVANTAGE Membership (FREE)                                                

Applying is easy:

Parent/guardian(s) will be notified of selections by April 16, 2021.

These scholarships are made possible by the Friends of Boyd Hill Nature Preserve, Inc. through generous contributions from local businesses, organizations, and private donors. Donations for the camp scholarships are still being accepted and can be made online at Checks should be made payable to Friends of Boyd Hill and can be dropped of at the Lake Maggiore Environmental Education Center (1101 Country Club Way South,St. Petersburg, FL 33705).

Should you need additional information, feel free to contact email the Friends of Boyd Hill Nature Preserve  or call the Education Center at (727) 893-7326.

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