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Camp Quest Volunteer Travel Grants

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Camp Quest is excited to share this travel grant opportunity with all returning and new volunteers interested in working at any 2019 camp session.

Volunteer Travel Grants provide travel support for volunteers to attend camp. The Camp Quest National Board has designated up to $4500 in total travel grants to volunteers. Volunteers must submit their applications by May 1. Successful applicants will be notified by May 15.

Volunteer Travel Grant Application - Apply here!

Application Requirements:

  • Your full name, mailing address, phone number, email address.

  • The camp and session you’re planning to attend.

  • The amount of your travel grant request.

  • A recommendation from your camp director or other camp leader who can verify your volunteer status.

  • Submit a 1-3 minute digital video sharing what Camp Quest means to you and why you’re looking forward to attending camp. Submitting a 300-500 word essay is an alternative option to sharing a video.

Eligibility Requirements & Restrictions:

  • The applicant may be a current or new volunteer in good standing.

  • There are no limits to the number of volunteers who may apply from any single camp.

  • The maximum award is $300 per volunteer. Funds are still limited, so please only apply if you have financial need.

  • The applicant is responsible for submitting travel-related expense receipts to grants@campquest.org no later than September 1. Examples of travel-related receipts include airfare, gas receipts, bus or train tickets, etc.

  • Eligible travel may occur within 2 days of the start of the session and 2 days from the end of the session.

  • Awardees will be responsible for paying all travel expenses that exceed the grant award.

  • By submitting an application, you grant Camp Quest, Inc. permission to use your submitted application video and transcript or essay, in whole or in part, for marketing and solicitation purposes.

Review Process:

  • The Executive Director will review and approve all eligible grant requests. The Executive Director will notify accepted applicants by May 15.