The Youth Committee of USATF Southern California is granting a “USATF Youth Cross Country Camp” Scholarship to a current youth member within the Southern California Association who is involved in the sport of distance running. The grant will cover the admission cost of the camp, plus airfare for the athlete. The gender of the scholarship recipient will alternate from Female to Male respectively. In 2018 a male recipient was chosen, therefore in 2019 the recipient will be female. Applicants must be age 13-18 at the time of the camp and must have parental consent.
The USATF Youth Cross Country Camp will be held at the US Olympic Training Center in Colorado. Camp dates will be from July 1st – July 4th, 2019. Applicants must provide proof of membership with age verification, attach a letter of approval/support from a parent or legal guardian, and compose a 300-word essay on how running has positively influenced their life. Please be sure to include current contact phone numbers and email information for the applicant’s parent(s). All applications must be submitted by May 20th, 2019. Applications will be reviewed by the SCA Youth board and a recipient will be chosen by May 24th, 2019 and will be notified.
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“USATF Cross Country Camp” Scholarship