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Palm Beach County
Board of County

Mary Lou Berger

Hal R. Valeche
Vice Mayor

Paulette Burdick

Shelley Vana

Steven L. Abrams

Melissa McKinlay

Priscilla A. Taylor

County Administrator

Verdenia C. Baker

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Human Services is Accepting Summer Camp Scholarship Applications

For immediate release: Feb. 19, 2013
Contact: Mandi Grunwald, 866-728-1427,

The Palm Beach County Community Services Department Human Services Division is accepting Summer Camp Scholarship Program applications. The scholarships provide full tuition and fees for children ages 5 to 14 residing in families with incomes at or below 150 percent of Federal Poverty Guidelines. Parents may choose from participating camps in Palm Beach County.

All scholarships depend on the availability of funding. Priority is given to applicants in the following order:

  1. Homeless children/foster care children living in group homes
  2. Full-time working parents (32 hours or more per week) and part-time working parents (25 hours or more per week) in western areas only (Belle Glade, Pahokee, South Bay, Canal Point)
  3. Children of OEF and OIF Veterans, recently returned from active duty

Applicants must call a Human Services office to make an appointment. Offices are open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Riviera Beach
1440 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Riviera Beach, FL 33404

Delray Beach
225 South Congress Ave.
Delray Beach, FL 33444

Belle Glade
38754 State Road 80
Belle Glade, FL 33430

For more information call 1-866-728-1427, or e-mail Program Coordinator Mandi Grunwald at


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