RANACHQUA FOUNDATION, INC.
CAMPERSHIP ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
For Boy Scouts
Ranachqua Foundation was established in 1948 by Bronx Boy Scouts who attended the Ten Mile River Scout Camps during the summer in the late 1920’s and the 1930’s. The summer camp experience provided them with early leadership opportunities which, to a large degree, significantly affected their lives. This group, a few at first, grew while they worked together each summer and moved into staff positions at Camp Ranachqua at T.M.R.
Wanting to encourage others to partake in this program, they raised funds to provide campership money for Bronx Boy Scouts who would otherwise not be able to attend camp. Currently we assist in providing the opportunity for several hundred Bronx Cub and Boy Scouts to attend the T.M.R. and Cub World summer camp programs of Greater New York Councils, BSA, each year. In total, over 16,000 boys have received almost $800,000 in subsidies.
We also award merit-based College Assistance grants to Bronx Boy Scouts graduating from high school.
2018 CAMPERSHIP ASSISTANCE GRANTS OF UP TO $200 PER WEEK
ARE AVAILABLE TO SCOUTS WHO:
- Are a member of a traditional Bronx Boy Scout Troop
- Will be attending Ten Mile River Scout Camps for up to two weeks at a regular TMR session, Provisional, or Specialty Camp, including National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT), Aquatics, Shooting Sports Camp, Eagle Camp, Film & TV Camp or Aviation Camp.
- Have applied for a GNYC campership first
- Submit a completed Ranachqua campership application (2 pages), filled out in full, signed by a parent, and verified/signed by their Scoutmaster (download with link below)
INCOME IS NOT AN ABSOLUTE CRITERIA.
GRANTS ARE CONSIDERED ON A CASE-BY-CASE BASIS, after consideration of the information supplied on the application.
MAIL COMPLETED APPLICATION TO:
Ranachqua Foundation Campership Committee
1732 Astor Avenue
Bronx, NY 10469
QUESTIONS? Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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