Camp Fees & Scholarships
Heritage Camp’s model means that we keep camp fees very low and that those who can, donate a bit extra at camp registration and at various times throughout the year.
We intentionally and thoughtfully utilize volunteers because of our values around family engagement, but also because it allows camp to be affordable for most families.
If you’re attending two separate camps (run by Heritage Camps for Adoptive Families) this summer, you are eligible to receive 50% off your program fees and lodging fees for the second camp. After you register for both camps, please email Lisa@HeritageCamps.org about your reimbursement.
|High School (9th-12th grade)||$165|
|Middle School (6th-8th grade)||$145|
|Prek-Elementary (age 3 – 5th grade)||$135|
|Childcare (age 2 & under)||$75|
If you are a camp alumni parent or adult adoptee (age 18 and above), please contact us for camp fees and information.
We provide approximately 50 scholarships each year because inclusivity is one of our core values.
We generally award a scholarship to every family who applies, but likely will not cover the full cost of camp. Most often, we are able to ward about 80% of what is applied for per family. This decision is based on the number of other applicants who have applied and the amount of funds requested. We ask you to contribute as much as you can toward your camp costs.
When registering online, you will have to pay the full amount via credit card for your camp fees (due to the way the registration system works online), then when you are awarded a scholarship, you will receive a reimbursement check from HCAF.
Scholarships may also be awarded for lodging costs, but you will have to pay your lodging deposit when you reserve your space online or via phone. If you are awarded scholarship funds for lodging, those funds will be included in your scholarship award check, mailed to you before camp, which you can use to pay your lodging balance.
The scholarship awards will be made soon after the deadline. You must complete a scholarship application in order to be considered.
Scholarships are awarded based on the following criteria: family size; family income; number of family members attending Heritage Camp this summer; willingness of adult family members to assist in camp preparations or during camp above and beyond assigned volunteer positions, and extenuating family circumstances.
The table to the right shows income guidelines that may be used when deciding on scholarships, but a reminder that this is not our only criteria. We understand that income is not always a determining factor in your ability to pay for camp. Please apply if finances are the only reason you may not be able to bring your family to camp. You can explain your circumstances in the application. We don’t want you to miss out on the experience!
|Family Size||Income Level|
Scholarship Application Deadlines
Since scholarship funding is dependent upon how many applicants apply for each camp, and the funding requested, we are unable to accept any scholarship applications after the camp’s deadline. Scholarships will be awarded and distributed within 10 days of the registration deadline.
|Chinese II||June 1|
|Domestic Adoption Camp||June 1|
|Latin American||May 1|
|Russian/Eastern European/Central Asian||June 1|
|Southeast Asian/Pacific Islander||June 1|
You must be registered for camp before applying for a scholarship. Scholarships are awarded approximately one month prior to your camp. Please complete the form thoroughly and submit your scholarship application. Thank you!
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