Camp Scholarships

Summer Camp scholarships are available for those who qualify. Camperships will be awarded on a first come first served basis. Separate applications are required for each child. 

  • A campership is good for one session of Traditional Camp. The fee is $60. A specialty camp is $120.
  • Additional sessions of Traditional Camp are $175.
  • There are no discounts for AM and PM Extended Care.
  • Camperships are not available for Horseback Riding Camp.

How to apply:

Step 1: Please review the qualification information below.

Step 2: Send an email with a copy of your 2020 completed income tax form or D.S.S. budget sheet to the Meriden YMCA at Write Camp Scholarship in the subject line, and include your name and phone number.

Step 3: Our camp staff will review your information and follow up with you to inform let you know if you qualify and tell you how to register. 

2020 Campership Scholarship Family Size/Annual Gross Income

  • 2  $37,284
  • 3  $45,572
  • 4  $53,860
  • 5  $62,148         
  • 6  $70,436
  • 7  $78,724
  • 8  $87,012
  • For each additional family member add: $8,288

If your total family income is up to $8,000 higher than that shown on the chart above, but your feel your child should qualify for a campership scholarship due to special circumstances, please let us know.

We understand that financial situations have changed for many families due to the COVID-19 crisis. Some additional financial help may be available. Please contact us at and include your phone number. Be sure to put Camp Scholarship in the subject line. Our camp staff will follow up with you.


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