The Vandalia Parks and Recreation Department administers a Youth Scholarship Fund for Vandalia-Butler students who may need financial assistance to access programs such as Youth Sports Athletic Leagues, CampRec Summer Camp, and a Youth Membership at the Vandalia Recreation Center.
These need-based scholarships will be awarded on a first-come first-served basis.
To be eligible for a scholarship, the applicant MUST be a student in the Vandalia-Butler School District. The applicant also must submit a letter from the school district indicating that he or she receives reduced or free lunches.
The deadline to apply for a Youth Recreation Scholarship Application (PDF) varies by the sport.
Baseball/Softball deadline- March 1.
Soccer deadline- July 1.
Flag Football deadline- August 1.
Basketball deadline- October 1.
The deadline to turn in the Summer CampRec Scholarship Application (PDF) is Friday, March 31.
Fully completed applications are TIME SENSITIVE, as scholarships are awarded on a first-come first-served basis based on need and availability of scholarship funds.
The maximum scholarship available will be the following:
a. 50% of weekly fee(s) for Reduced Lunch applicants.
b. 75% of weekly fee(s) for Free Lunch applicants.
VRC Youth Membership:
The VRC Membership Scholarship Application (PDF) may be submitted at any time during the year.
Scholarships will be awarded on a first-come first-served basis based on need and availability of scholarship funds.