Youth Development Scholarship Fund

The City of Arcata Recreation Division's Youth Development Scholarship Fund provides fee reductions to youth from low-income families. We are committed to providing all youth of qualifying families with a 30% fee reduction (effective January 1st 2012) for recreation programs offered throughout the year. During 2014, 456 scholarships were awarded for classes, programs, and camps providing a total of $13,416 in assistance.

For those families interested in utilizing our scholarship fund, a yearly one-page application form is available at the office or can be mailed upon request. Applications must be accompanied by a copy of financial assistance and/or wage verification. Similar to our registration form, you must complete a new form for each year. Our office is committed to making registration into any of our programs as easy as possible for you, our valued customers.

This Scholarship fund relies solely on grants, donations, and fundraisers to provide this invaluable service to the community. If you would like to make a donation to the Youth Development Scholarship Fund please contact the recreation office at 822-7091 or send a check payable to 'The City of Arcata' to 736 F St. Arcata, CA 95521. You can now even donate online. All donations are tax deductible. Tax ID# 94-2186507

The Youth Development Scholarship Fund is made possible in part by the Humboldt Area Foundation, Humboldt Sponsors and independant community donors like you.


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