Camp applications may be submitted

HAMDEN — Cornell Cooperative Extension of Delaware County is accepting camper applications for the 2019 season of 4-H Camp Shankitunk. Day and overnight programs are available. Five one-week sessions will be offered from June 30 to Aug. 2. According to a media release, youths 6 and older who can participate safely and independently may enroll in Day Camp. Youths  8 and older as of Jan. 1, may enroll in overnight camp.

Scholarships are available. First-time campers residing in Delaware County may be eligible for the Delaware County Camper Access Mentor Program. The scholarship, created to increase access to nature and character-building opportunities for vulnerable youth, will cover the full cost of attending overnight camp and provide support to campers and families throughout the enrollment and camping process.

Applications for DCCAMP and other scholarships are due by March 29. To request an application or to learn more about 4-H Camp Shankitunk, call 607-865-6531, email Shankitunk4hcamp@cornell.edu, or visit www.campshankitunk.org.