OCA Youth Climbing Scholarships

We are excited to offer climbing scholarships to kids and youth residing in Ouray and Montrose counties to Just Rock! and Little Mountain Goats summer climbing camps in Ouray.

Applicants must demonstrate at least two of the following (priority will be given to kids who could demonstrate all three):

1) financial need;
2) genuine passion for climbing and outdoors;
3) commitment to become good stewards of our natural environment.

Scholarship recipients are required to submit trip reports within 2 weeks of completion.

Deadlines: July 6, 2018 for Just Rock! camp and July 15, 3028 for Little Mountain Goats camp.

To apply online, please fill out the form below. Parents with younger kids can submit written essay-style applications by kids to Ouray Climbers Alliance, PO Box 251, Ouray, CO 81427 in addition to the info provided below:

[contact-form to=”sender@ourayclimbers.org” subject=”OCA Youth Grant”][contact-field label=”Name” type=”name” required=”1″][contact-field label=”Email” type=”email” required=”1″][contact-field label=”Phone” type=”text” required=”1″][contact-field label=”Date of Birth” type=”date” required=”1″][contact-field label=”Street Address” type=”text” required=”1″][contact-field label=”Mailing Address (if different from above)” type=”text” required=”1″][contact-field label=”Program you are applying for (Name and Date)” type=”text” required=”1″][contact-field label=”What do you like to do for fun?” type=”text”][contact-field label=”Have you ever rock or ice climbed before?” type=”radio” required=”1″ options=”Yes,No”][contact-field label=”If you answered YES above, please describe where/when and how long you climbed and what level (if applicable):” type=”textarea” required=”1″][contact-field label=”If you answered NO above, please describe why you are interested in climbing or participating in the climbing camp ” type=”textarea” required=”1″][contact-field label=”Do your parents or older siblings climb? ” type=”radio” required=”1″ options=”Yes,No”][contact-field label=”The Ouray Climbers Alliance vision is to promote environmentally responsible use of our natural resource while sharing joy of climbing. Please describe how participating in the climbing camp will help you achieve these goals.” type=”textarea” required=”1″][contact-field label=”Describe why you need assistance from OCA (tax returns showing family income and expenses may be requested by the OCA prior to awarding a scholarship)” type=”textarea” required=”1″][contact-field label=”References (please provide 1-2 references from non-relatives, e.g. teacher, coach, youth counselor). Please provide full names of the persons and their contact info (phone and/or email) ” type=”textarea” required=”1″][/contact-form]