American Traffic Safety Services Foundation offers life changing scholarships for children
The Foundation’s Experience Camps Travel Scholarship enables healing, fun for children impacted by work zone crashes
FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (January 16, 2019) – The American Traffic Safety Services Foundation makes summer camp possible for children who have lost a parent, sibling, or caregiver to a roadway work zone incidents.
The Foundation provides support to the loved ones of those impacted by work zone crashes through several programs, including scholarships like the Roadway Worker Memorial Scholarship and the Experience Camps Travel Scholarship.
The Experience Camps Travel Scholarship covers the traveling expenses for a child who has lost a loved one to attend an Experience Camp, to enable healing and help the child cope with the loss. Experience Camps are one-week camps held across the country each summer, providing an opportunity for children to work through the grief of losing a loved one in a safe space among other children going through a similar situation.
“The camps themselves are free for all accepted campers, but the travel costs are not covered, and that is where The Foundation comes in to help these children attend,” said The Foundation President David Krahulec.
Families are encouraged to apply for the 2019 scholarships available by July 1, 2019.
The 2019 Experience Camps will be held at the following dates and locations:
Georgia (for Boys and Girls), July 29 - August 3: for boys and girls entering grades 4-9 in the 2019/20 school year. At Camp Blue Ridge in Mountain City, Georgia
California (for Girls), August 5-10: for girls entering grades 4-12 in the 2019/20 school year. At Green Oak Ranch in Vista, California
California (for Boys), August 12-17: for boys entering grades 4-12 in the 2019/20 school year. At Green Oak Ranch in Vista, California
Pennsylvania (for Boys and Girls), August 12-17: for boys entering grades 4-12 and girls entering grades 4-10 in the 2019/20 school year. At Camps Equinunk and Blue Ridge in Equinunk, Pennsylvania
Maine (for Boys and Girls), August 19-24: for boys entering grades 4-12 and girls entering grades 4-8 in the 2019/20 school year. At Camp Manitou in Oakland, Maine and Camp Somerset in Smithfield, Maine
Michigan (for Boys and Girls), August 25-30: for boys and girls entering grades 4-7 in the 2019/20 school year. At Camps Lake of the Woods and Greenwoods in Decatur, Michigan
For more information on the Experience Camps Travel Scholarship, visit https://foundation.atssa.com/Programs/Experience-Camps-Travel-Scholarship.
To learn more about The Foundation, visit www.atssa.com/TheFoundation. To donate, visit http://www.atssa.com/TheFoundation/Give.
ATSSA is a corporate sponsor of The Foundation.