Audubon offering scholarships



ELLSWORTH — Downeast Audubon will again be offering fully paid scholarships to several nature camps this summer.

The scholarships include:

  • Acadia Institute of Oceanography camps for kids ages 10 to 12 (introductory), 12-15 (intermediate) and 15-19 (advanced).
  • National Audubon Society’s Hog Island “Mountains to Sea Birding for Teens,” for ages 14 to 17.
  • National Audubon Society’s Hog Island “Sharing Nature: An Educator’s Week,” aimed at K-12 teachers and other educators.
  • Huntsman Marine “Introduction to Marine Mammals and Seabirds” for kids ages 15-18.

In order to apply for a scholarship, all applicants are required to write a short essay about why they want to go to camp and how they might use what they learn.

Student applicants also need to submit a teacher recommendation. All applicants must be Hancock County residents or teach in Hancock County.

The application deadline is March 1.

For more information, call 326-4909 or email [email protected]. To download an application, go to www.downeastaudubon.org.

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