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Summer Camp Scholarship

Everyone deserves camp and now more than ever is a time when children need camp. Through generous donations made by individual donors, corporations, and foundations we are able to offer financial aid to those who qualify. While a scholarship is not guaranteed we do our best to accommodate and take into consideration each applying family.

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Joel & Patti Meier Scholarship

For middle or high school student from Lake, Park or Summit Counties

Keystone Science School is excited to offer the Joel and Patti Meier Scholarship for any Discovery Adventure or Discovery Expedition. This is an exclusive scholarship opportunity for any rising middle or high school student from Lake, Park or Summit Counties. Several scholarships will be awarded and cover approximately 90% of the tuition costs. Each recipient will be required to contribute $50 of the program's tuition.

Keystone Science School will do their best to accommodate each student's requested session but the scholarship is based on current availability. All applications must be submitted on or before May 11th. If you need assistance filling out the application or have questions you can also contact us at (970)468-2098 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Apply for Camp Scholarship

Apply before May 11th, 2021

Steps & Process

Please complete the online application to be considered for a scholarship. You can also mail or drop off the attached paper application to Keystone Science School. If you need an application mailed to you because technology is a challenge you can call (970) 468-2098 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and provide us with your address.

Following the application closing date, our Camp Scholarship committee will review all applications and make recommendations on financial aid awards. Each family will receive notification from Keystone Science School on or before the notification of decision date listed below. Once you receive notification, the KSS Customer Experience team will guide you through the enrollment process.

Scholarship Timeline

Only fully completed applications will be considered for scholarships.

Overnight Camp

  • Application Opens: February 2, 2021
  • Application Closes: March 16, 2021
  • Notification of Decision: April 1, 2021

Day Camp

  • Application Opens: March 16, 2021
  • Application Closes: April 15, 2021
  • Notification of Decision: May 1, 2021


  • Only fully completed applications will be accepted.
  • You will have the opportunity to choose your program preference.
  • Please note that you may not receive your first choice of dates.


The KSS camp scholarship program is supported through individual and business donations. Below donors who have supported our camp scholarship program in 2019. You can also review the impact of this program in the 2019 Campership Report (PDF).

  • Alpine Bank
  • Harvey L. Miller Family Foundation
  • Joel and Patti Meier
  • Patrick and Jan Rutty
  • Town of Frisco
  • Vineyards Foundation
  • Breckenridge Grand Vacations
  • Kyle Ordway Memorial Foundation
  • Reschool Colorado
  • Slifer, Smith & Frampton Foundation
  • Westeroff Family Foundation
  • And all the generous individual and camp family donors

Learn more about donating to our camp scholarship program.

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