Welcome Penland Summer Camp Scholarship Applicant

Thank you for applying to Penland School of Craft Summer Camp. We have some wonderful Kids Camp offerings this year, and have also added three new camps specifically for Teens! Kids Camps (ages 12 and under) will be held in Ridgeway Hall, across the road from the Penland Gallery. Teen Camps (ages 13-18) will be held in the Flex Studio, below the Northlight Building on the main campus.

Please note: This is the scholarship application. Click here if you are NOT requesting a scholarship.

A few specifics:
  • Our scholarship funds are limited. Scholarships are intended for students who are not be able to attend Penland Summer Camps without financial assistance.
  • Please consider applying for a 50% scholarship if it is financially feasible for your family.
  • Please do not apply for a scholarship if you are also applying as a full-pay camper.
  • Some camps fill quickly-we can't guarantee that siblings will be enrolled in the same camp.
  • Scholarships are awarded and campers are enrolled on a first-come, first-served basis, and confirmations are mailed as applications are received.
  • All scholarship applicants are required to pay a $10 application fee upon submission of this form. If you are not awarded a scholarship, the $10 fee will be refunded. 
  • Scholarships are limited to one per child, but more than one child in a family can apply.    
  • Materials fees are included with scholarships. 
  • A liability/health/pick-up authorization form will be sent to you once you're registered and must be signed and returned within 14 days of registration.
  • If your child has accessibility needs, allergies, food sensitivities, etc., you must indicate this on the liability/health/pick-up authorization form and speak to the teacher at the beginning of the camp. 
Scholarship Request


I am applying for the following. Please select only one option below.

* Check the box below if you'd like to include lunches.
I understand that if a 50% scholarship is awarded, I will be billed for the balance, including materials fee (and lunches if desired*) at 50% of the regular rates. Payment must be received no later than April 15th.* Check the box below if you'd like to include lunches.
Total: $10.00
Future Commitment: $0.00
All Applicants complete the information below.
Scholarship Questions
Please describe how your child will benefit from participation in a summer camp at Penland.
Please describe why attending camp would be a financial hardship without scholarship support.
How did you learn of the availability of scholarships for Penland Camps?
Student Information
**Please make sure your child will be the appropriate age at the time of class.
Please indicate your first, second, and third choice classes.
If your first choice is full, you will be enrolled in an alternate choice where space is available and placed on a waiting list for your first choice class.
I understand that I will be notified at least three weeks prior to the camp if it is cancelled due to low enrollment.
Teen Camps Only
If a scholarship is awarded and you would like to opt in for lunches, you will be given a choice of sandwich each day. Please choose one sandwich for each day.
*Our bread contains gluten. If you are gluten-free, please check the "Scoop of filling" option below.
Check to opt for a scoop of filling on lettuce, no bread.
Emergency Contact Information
Medical Information
Is there any medical condition/allergy/food allergy that instructors should be aware of?
Payer / Guardian Information
This is the address where your credit card statements are mailed.
A receipt will be e-mailed to this address.

Submission of this application indicates that I agree to the following:
I understand that if I cancel my registration less than thirty days prior to the beginning of my child's camp, I will not receive a refund.
I understand that if it is necessary for Penland to cancel a camp for any reason, I will be notified and offered another workshop or a full refund.

How did you hear about Kids Camp?
If Event or Other Enter Below.

Photo/Video Release
I give permission for video and/or photographs of me or my child to be used by Penland School of Craft, a nonprofit organization. I understand that the photos and videos taken during Summer Camp may be used for general public relations purposes. This may include printed materials, annual reports, newsletters, posters, website links, Penland’s advertisements and announcements. Choosing to decline permission will not affect your or your child’s ability to participate.
Liability Waiver
Penland School of Craft does not have a first responder or an EMT on staff and has minimal first-aid capabilities. It is the school’s policy to contact 911 in the event of any medical emergency. Penland does not administer any form of injectable adrenaline (epinephrine). If the child has a food allergy that will affect snack choices, it is the responsibility of the guardian to specify the child’s needs clearly on this form.

I hereby give permission for the above named child to participate in all Penland School of Craft Camp activities. I assume all risks and hazards incidental to the conduct of the camp. I do hereby release Penland School, its employees, and camp instructors of any loss, injury, or other damage to me or the above-named camp participant. In case of accidental injury to my child, I waive all claims against the organizers or supervisors appointed by Penland School of Craft.
People Authorized for Pick Up
If you have given permission for your teen to sign in and out independently, please skip to the next section.

Please list the names of individuals authorized to pick up your child. You may add names to this list by emailing Lisa at communityeducation@penland.org.

We are unable release a child to any individual whose name is not on the list.
First and Last Name
Teen Sign in / Pick Up
Once your child is checked in, your child must remain with the group until camp is released at the end of the day.

Choose One below in TEEN SIGN IN/ PICKUP drop down:

Guardian Sign In: I prefer to sign my child in each day, making eye contact with camp staff.

Teen Sign In / Out: I give permission for my child (age 13-18) to sign in and out of camp independently.
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