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April 27, 2007

Youth Bureau Announces USDA Summer Food Service Program at Camp Hollis

OSWEGO - The Oswego City-County Youth Bureau will provide free meals through the USDA Summer Food Service Program to children who attend summer camp at Camp Hollis.

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 eight to 14 are eligible to attend.

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 annual income guidelines will be used for determining eligibility:

  • 1-person household, $18,130;
  • 2-person household, $24,420;
  • 3-person household, $30,710;
  • 4-person household, $37,000;
  • 5-person household, $43,290;
  • 6-person household, $49,580;
  • 7-person household, $55,870; and
  • 8-person household, $62,160.

Meals will be served as follows: breakfast from 8 to 8:30 a.m.; lunch from 11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.; and supper from 5 to 5:45 p.m. Sunday evenings through Friday afternoons, June 28 through Aug. 17. Evening snacks will be served from 7:30 to 7:50 p.m.

For additional information, contact Jim Farfaglia at the Oswego City-County Youth Bureau, phone 349-3451 or 1-800-596-3200, ext. 3451, 70 Bunner St., Oswego. There will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service. Acceptance and participation requirements for all activities are the same, regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability.

Any person who believes he or she has been discriminated against in any USDA-related activity should contact: USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, Room 326-W, Whitten Building, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, DC, 20250-9410, phone (202) 720-5964.

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