Jamie Groves Bursary Fund

Jamie Groves was a natural leader, serving as a lifeguard in Summer 1993. Sadly, a few months later, he was diagnosed with cancer and passed away at 19. The Jamie Groves Bursary Fund was created in his memory, funding hundreds of bursaries to exceptional summer staff. Financial support makes it possible for these young adults, with demonstrated financial need, to work at camp, rather than seek alternative summer employment to offset the cost of post-secondary education.

Since its inception in 2005, the Jamie Groves Bursary Fund has awarded scholarships to Muskoka Woods summer staff. The financial support offered through the bursary makes it possible for students who have clear financial need to serve as summer staff at Muskoka Woods, knowing that funds are available to assist with costly university or college fees. 

Requirements:

  • Bursary is limited to Summer Camp staff only.
  • Must be enrolled in a college/university, work for a mission organization or be a recent graduate.
  • Bursary is limited to Muskoka Woods return staff (this includes previous employment as Fall, Winter, Spring and CITYCAMP staff).
  • Applicants must demonstrate clear financial need due to previous school debt.
  • Applicants must demonstrate leadership qualities and potential.
  • Strong emphasis is placed on applicant’s character references.

If you meet these requirements please the attached application and recommendation forms and submit them to foundation@muskokawoods.com no later than 5 p. m. on Monday, March 20, 2017. If you have any questions about the process, please contact us at foundation@muskokawoods.com.

Sincerely, 

Jamie Groves Bursary Committee

APPLICATION SUBMISSION CLOSED FOR 2017

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