Chuck Huntington Merrymeeting Chapter Scholarship Fund
The Chuck Huntington Scholarship Fund provides scholarships for catchment area elementary students, teens, and teachers to attend three area summer programs. We provide full and half scholarships to approximately 30 students each year. Applications for scholarships are made available to area schools in February of each year and are also available for downloading on this page beginning in January.
THREE SUMMER CAMP PROGRAMS:
Hog Island Audubon Camp
Scholarships are available for catchment area teens and teachers for one-week residential experiences at the Hog Island Audubon Camp. A wide range of nature and ornithology programs are available from June through September. Here are sample offerings of Hog Island Camp programs:
Coastal Maine Bird Studies for Teens
Mountain to Sea Birding for Teens
Sharing Nature: An Educator’s Week
For more information regarding Hog Island Camp programs, go to hogisland.audubon.org, or call (843) 340-8673 and ask about programs for Teens or, if you are a teacher, Educator’s Week. For scholarship information, please contact Ron Savitt, (207) 406-4395, [email protected]
UofM 4H Camps & Learning Centers at Tanglewood and Blueberry Cove
Scholarships are available for week-long, residential experiences at the University of Maine, Cooperative Extension Service 4H Camps at Tanglewood, located in Lincolnville; and Blueberry Cove, located in Tenants Harbor.
Tanglewood and Blueberry Cove scholarships are for children ages 8 to 14. They both offer nature-based programs as well as art, crafts, drama, sports, and music activities. The main difference is around the environment/habitat lessons. Tanglewood focuses on watersheds and woodland habitats and Blueberry Cove has a marine focus.
Complete information for the programs can be found at https://extension.umaine.edu/tanglewood, or by calling (207) 789-5868. For scholarship information, please contact Kathy Claerr, (207) 666-3551, [email protected]
UofM 4H Camp & Learning Center at Bryant Pond
Scholarships are available for week-long, residential experiences at the University of Maine, Cooperative Extension Service 4H camp at Bryant Pond, located on Bryant Pond in the town of Bryant Pond.
Bryant Pond scholarships target children ages 10 to 13. Bryant Pond offers a variety of skills-based programs in conservation, fishing, outdoor survival, and nature exploration. For Bryant Pond 4-H Camp programs, go to https://extension.umaine.edu/bryantpond or call (207) 665-2068. For scholarship information, please contact Beth Bullock, (207) 729-9650, [email protected]
Merrymeeting Audubon is proud of its track record of funding about 30 camperships per year. The chapter is able to provide such a high level of support for campers in our catchment area through donations from committed local organizations and generous individuals.
We invite you to help send a kid to camp too! Please make your tax-deductible donation to the scholarship fund. Send your check to: The Chuck Huntington Scholarship Fund, c/o Sue Sergeant – 84 Harding Road – Brunswick, Maine 04011. Make checks payable to Maine Audubon–on memo line put Merrymeeting Audubon scholarship fund. For information [email protected]
Please follow these links to download 2021 applications for the three summer camps.
Hog Island Audubon Camp: (Not available at this time)
Tanglewood Camp: (Not available at this time)
Bryant Pond Camp: (Not available at this time)
For more information about our scholarships, please contact either of the following scholarship committee members: Bronda Niese, Co-chairperson – 406-2396, [email protected]; Sue Sergeant, Co-chairperson – 442-8195[email protected].
MERRYMEETING AUDUBON CHAPTER CATCHMENT AREA TOWNS:
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