Ottawa County Parks & Recreation

Summer Camp Scholarship Application

Contact Information for Parent/Guardian Applying for Assistance

First Name:
Last Name:
Phone Number:
Alternate Phone Number:
Home Address:

Number of people living at this residence:
Current Household Income:
Applicant’s Employer:
Spouse / Other Person’s Employer:
Work Status (select one):
Spouse / Other Person’s Work Status (select one):
Check if you are eligible for the following:

Camper Information

Child's First Name:
Child's Last Name:
Child's Date of Birth:
Child's Race/Ethnicity:
Please select the percentage of your child’s camp that YOU can afford:
Please explain why your child would benefit from a scholarship to an Ottawa County Park Summer Camp Session: Briefly explain your financial situation and why you are requesting a scholarship to Ottawa County Summer camp:

Questions? Contact the Nature Education Center: (616) 786-4847.

Household income documentation should be sent to: Kristen Hintz, Coordinator of Interpretive Service

  • Mail: Hemlock Crossing Nature Education Center: 8115 West Olive Road, West Olive, MI 49460
  • Fax: 616-786-4821 Re: Campership Application
  • Scan and Email: RE: Campership Application

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Parks Visitor Center

  • The Nature
    Education Center
    at Hemlock Crossing
    8115 West Olive Road
    West Olive, MI 49460
  • Tuesday - Saturday:
    9:00am - 5:00pm
    12:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Phone: (616) 786-4847

  • Pigeon Creek Hotline: (616) 738-9531

Administration Office

  • Room 267
    12220 Fillmore St.
    West Olive, MI 49460
  • Monday - Friday:
    8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Phone: (616) 738-4810
    Fax: (616) 738-4812
  • In Ottawa County:
    (888) 731-1001 ext.4810

General Park Hours*

March 1 - October 15
7:00am - 10:00pm
October 16 - February 28
7:00am - 8:00pm
*Some parks close in winter or have hours that vary. Select each park for specific park hours.

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