Feb. 17, 2012
Camp Hollis Is Accepting Summer Camp Applications
OSWEGO - Camp Hollis is now accepting summer camp applications. Open to youth ages 8 through 14, Camp Hollis offers a week-long summer residential camp experience complete with swimming, nature hikes, games, campfires, arts and crafts and many more activities.
Youth can register for week-long sessions beginning July 1 and running through Aug. 17. There will be a mini-camp June 28 and 29 to introduce eight-year-olds to an overnight summer camp experience. Families are invited to visit Camp Hollis during an open house Sunday, May 20, from 1 to 5 p.m. to see camp and meet some of the staff.
Camp applications have been supplied to all Oswego County schools and should be sent home with the students the week of February 13 to 17. For more information or an application, call the Oswego City-County Youth Bureau at 315-349-3451. Applications are also available online at www.oswegocounty.com/youth/hollis.
Camp Hollis fees are charged on a sliding scale. Information is contained on the application. Families experiencing difficulty may contact the Youth Bureau for options beyond the sliding scale. Scholarships may be available from the Friends of Camp Hollis. Anyone wishing to support camper scholarships may send a check made out to "Friends of Camp Hollis" to Friends of Camp Hollis, P.O. Box 291, Oswego, N.Y. 13126.
Camp Hollis is owned by Oswego County and operated by the Oswego City-County Youth Bureau. Located at 40 Health Camp Road, off Lakeshore Road in the Town of Oswego, the facility is also available April through October for use by families, clubs, school groups and other organizations.
For information, contact the Oswego City-County Youth Bureau at 349-3451 or visit the Camp Hollis web site at oswegocounty.com/youth/hollis
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