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Algonquin Campership Award (Individuals)

Purpose of Scholarship

The Algonquin Campership Fund is committed to providing financial support through campership awards to individuals, school groups, and organizations, enabling them to access canoe-tripping camps in Algonquin Park, Ontario, Canada.

Application Period

Rolling Deadline: November 1 to June 1

Number and Size of Awards

Award amounts vary based on camp tuition and applicant need; paid in one lump sum prior to camp trip. Average award is approximately $2,000 to 7,500.

Allowed Use of Award

Awards may cover the cost of attending camp and/or necessary rental supplies.

Eligibility Criteria

For a camper age 7 to 16 seeking to attend summer camp at a traditional canoe-tripping camp in Algonquin Park, Ontario, Canada.

Application Process

The application process is coordinated through the Community Foundation.

To begin a new application, click here.

To continue working on this application or another application you have already started, check the status of your application, or accept and release a scholarship you have been awarded, click here.

Email Erica Mason at with application questions or concerns.

Committee/Selection Process

The selection process is coordinated through the Algonquin Campership Fund Scholarship Committee. A committee of alumni of the wilderness camps in Algonquin Park reviews applications and selects recipients. Note: The group selection process may include a personal or telephone interview with the trip coordinator by a member of the alumni or Algonquin Campership Fund steering committee. Once selection of the recipient(s) has been made, the Community Foundation is notified.

Award Announcement and Payment

The Community Foundation mails a letter along with the award payment to the camp of the individual’s choosing.


This scholarship is not renewable; however, individuals may reapply each year they are eligible.

Donor Information

This award was established by alumni of wilderness camps in Algonquin Park who want to ensure that all children have access to the life-enhancing experiences summer camp has to offer.

To make your own gift to this fund, click here.


Email or call 585.341.4350 for assistance.

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