St. Louis One Happy Camper Program Frequently Asked Questions
What is the One Happy Camper Program?
The One Happy Camper Program offers grants of up to $1,000 to children from the St. Louis Jewish community who wish to attend Jewish overnight camp for the first time. The St. Louis program is being funded by the Jewish Federation of St. Louis and the Foundation for Jewish Camp, which developed the program. The St. Louis Jewish Community Center is providing administrative support to the program.
What are the eligibility criteria for One Happy Camper grants?
Is One Happy Camper a needs-based program?
No. The St. Louis One Happy Camper Program provides grants to encourage children to attend overnight Jewish camp for the first time. It is not a scholarship fund and is not needs-based. Our goal is to engage families who are considering sending their children to camp and, in effect, to give them up to $1,000 off their camp fee to try a Jewish one.
How do families apply for a One Happy Camper grant?
Can more than one child per family apply for a grant?
Can a family receive financial aid in addition to a One Happy Camper grant?
Is there a deadline to apply for a One Happy Camper grant?
There is no deadline. However, parents should ensure their spot by signing up for camp and the grant as early as possible.