Oswego County Public Information Office, 46 East Bridge St., Oswego, NY 13126

[Public Information Main Menu] [Oswego County Homepage]

April 28, 2004

Youth Bureau Announces USDA Summer Food Service Program at Camp Hollis

OSWEGO - The Oswego City-County Youth Bureau is participating in the USDA Summer Food Service Program. The program provides free meals to children who attend the Youth Bureau's summer camp at Camp Hollis.

Eligible children must meet the income guidelines for reduced price meals in the National School Lunch Program. Children who are part of households that receive food stamps or Temporary Assistance to Needy Families are automatically eligible to receive free meals.

The following income eligibility guidelines will be used for determining eligibility for free meals:

One person in household, $16,613 annual income; 2-person household, $22,422; 3-person, $28,231; 4-person, $34,040; 5-person, $39,846; 6-person, $45,658; 7-person, $51,467; and 8-person, $57,276. For each additional family member, add $5,809 to the annual income. For additional information on monthly and weekly income guidelines, contact the Oswego City-County Youth Bureau.

Camp Hollis is a residential camp that is owned and operated by the County of Oswego. The camp is located at 40 Health Camp Road in the Town of Oswego near Lake Ontario. Children ages nine to 12 are eligible to participate in a weekly camp session. Campers arrive Sunday evenings and are picked up Friday evenings.

Meals will be available while camp is in session July 1 through Aug. 29 at the following times: breakfast, 8 to 9 a.m.; lunch, 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.; supper, 4:45 to 6 p.m.; and snack, 8:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Acceptance and participation requirements for the program and all activities are the same regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. There will be no discrimination in the course of meal service.

For more information, contact Jim Farfaglia at the Oswego City-County Youth Bureau, 70 Bunner St., Oswego, phone 349-3451 or 1-800-596-3200, ext. 3451.

Any person who believes he or she has been discriminated against in any USDA-related activity should write or call immediately to: USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, Room326-W, Whitten Building, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, DC, 20250-9410, phone (202) 720-5964 (voice or TDD).

Questions about the Oswego County Public Information Office?