WHDC to conduct lottery for 12 Columbia University summer camp scholarships


West Harlem Development Corporation will conduct a lottery for 12, two-week scholarships to Columbia University’s Roar-ee’s Cubs Camp this summer.

The scholarships are for Community District 9 residents only. CD9 runs from 110th Street until 155th Street from the Hudson River to an eastern boundary along Manhattan, Morningside, St Nicholas, Bradhurst and Edgecombe Avenues.

Winning applicants will receive a free two-week session between June 16 and August 15. The application, which you will find in a link below, allows you to pick which two weeks you would prefer as well as an alternate session.

The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. on Wednesday, April 30.  Selected recipients will be contacted on Wednesday, May 7 by 5 p.m.

The camp is for children between the ages of 6 and 12. Drop off is between 8:30 and 9 a.m., and the camp runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday.

The sessions are held at Dodge Fitness Center, located at 120th Street and Broadway, or Baker-Athletics Complex, 533 W. 218th St. If a winning applicant chooses Baker and wants to take part in the bus shuttle, it costs, per week, $100 for a round trip and $50 for one way. For more information please visit the website.

Please read the application carefully and submit it either via fax c/o Summer Camp Lottery West Harlem Development Corp. at (646) 476-5588 or to our office:


West Harlem Development Corporation

423 W. 127th St. Ground Floor Suite A

New York, NY 10027


Click here to download the application


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