WHLDC to conduct lottery for 12 Columbia University summer camp scholarships

The West Harlem Local 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 10 and August 9. The application, which you will find in a link below, allows you to pick which two weeks you would prefer.

The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. on Friday, May 3.  Selected recipients will be contacted on Wednesday, May 8 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. 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 Local Development Corporation

423 W. 127th St. Ground Floor Suite A

New York, NY 10027


Click here to download the application

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