Education


2019 APPLICATION FOR DOWNEAST AUDUBON SUMMER CAMPS SCHOLARSHIP



All application materials must be received by Friday, March 1, 2019

Winners of the scholarships will be announced by April 3. Please note that the winners will be expected to write a brief summary of his or her experiences at camp and supply a photo which will be published in the Downeast Audubon newsletter. GOOD LUCK!     
                                                                                                                                     

For more info: 326-4909; deaudubon@gmail.com;  http://www.downeastaudubon.org



  Acadia Institute of Oceanography camp Introductory Science Camp for kids ages 10 to 12. (http://www.acadiainstitute.com/marine-science-camps/introductory-marine-science-camp-program)  August 18 - 23. Seal Harbor, Maine.


  Acadia Institute of Oceanography camp Intermediate Marine Science Camp for kids ages 12 to 15. (http://www.acadiainstitute.com/marine-science-camps/intermediate-marine-science-camp-program)  August 4 - 16. Seal Harbor, Maine.


  Acadia Institute of Oceanography Advanced Marine Science camp for teens aged 15-19. Note that this camp is for serious students. (http://www.acadiainstitute.com/marine-science-camps/advanced.html)  July 7 – 19, Seal Harbor, Maine.


  National Audubon Society’s Hog Island, “Mountains to Sea Birding for Teens” ages 14-17.

     (http://hogisland.audubon.org/programs/mountains-sea-birding-teens) June 23 - 28. Hog Island, Bremen, Maine.


  National Audubon Society’s Hog Island “Sharing Nature: An Educator’s Week,” aimed at K-12 teachers (http://hogisland.audubon.org/sharing-nature-educator-s-week) July 14 – 19, Hog Island, Bremen, Maine. (For this option there is no need for a teacher recommendation, or to list age, or any of the parent or guardian information below.)


   Huntsman Marine Camp “Introduction to Marine Mammals and Seabirds” ages 15 – 18, (http://www.huntsmanmarine.ca/education-outreach/courses/summer/)July 22 – 26, Saint Andrews, New Brunswick. A passport is required to attend this camp. 

   New This Summer: College of the Atlantic Summer Field Studies for Children ages 7 – 15, (https://www.coa.edu/summerprograms/summer-field-studies/) Choose age-appropriate camp and indicate here____________________________________________________________________________________


Please fill in all of the information below:
Name _________________________________________________  Age _______________
Address  ___________________________________________________________________
Phone   _________________________________  e-mail ____________________________
School Name   ______________________________________________________________
Name of Parent or Guardian ___________________________________________________
Parent or Guardian’s phone _________________  e-mail_____________________________
Signature of Parent or Guardian (required) ________________________________________
Why do you want to go to camp?
Please write a letter about why you are interested in going to camp and tell us a little about yourself. Please limit your letter to 400 words or less, either neatly written, printed out or digital. Teacher recommendations should state how the student would benefit from this camp.
Please send this application, your letter and a teacher recommendation to:
Downeast Audubon, PO Box 1212, Ellsworth, Maine  04605 or deaudubon@gmail.com
All application materials must be received by Friday, March 1.
Winners of the scholarships will be announced by April 3. Please note that the winners must provide their own transportation to camp and all campers will be expected to write a brief summary of his or her experiences at camp, attend a show and tell in September and supply a photo and summary for publication in the Downeast Audubon newsletter. GOOD LUCK!  More info: 326-4909; deaudubon@gmail.com; http://www.d