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WHDC Opens Summer Camp Lottery Applications

February 21, 2019

West Harlem Development Corporation (WHDC) is pleased to announce that applications are open for 12 scholarships to the Little Lions Camp at Columbia University. The annual allotment of 25 weeks of scholarships is part of the commitments by Columbia University under the Community Benefits Agreement. WHDC administers the Little Lions Camp lottery.

The staff of WHDC conducts a wide-range of outreach activities to reach prospective applicants. Applicants qualify by being residents of West Harlem Community District 9. A lottery will be held in the office of Manhattan Community Board 9 (16 Old Broadway bet. 125th & 126th Streets) and will be witnessed by a member of the Community Board staff. All winning families will be notified on March 18 and then will need to complete required documentation.

Flyers for the lottery are in English and Spanish. Click here for the application.