Important Information



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  • ​Scholarships are available only to youth ages 5 to 18 residing in South Dakota.

  • Scholarship applications should be submitted at least 6 weeks prior to the camp to allow time to process the application and notify you of availability.

  • Be sure to indicate which camp you would like to attend, and since we encourage all campers to pay any amount they are able, please provide that information, as well.

  • Submit applications via this online form, or by mailing the Printer-friendly form to:

Jackson Lee Vetch Memorial Fund

PO Box 105, Freeman, SD  57029

  • Applicants will receive notification by mail (or email if provided) regarding the status of your request.

  • If you are awarded a camp scholarship, a letter or email will be provided by the Fund to attach to your camp registration form indicating that this Fund will help pay your camp fee.

  • ​All payments will be made directly to the camp. One scholarship per camper per year.

  • ​Applications will not be considered complete and no slots will be held until the registration process with the camp is completed.

  • ​Grants will be made based on the availability of funds.

  • ​It is the intention of this fund to PAY IT FORWARD. If or when you are able, please help keep this fund going by providing funding for another camper. This fund will continue to PAY IT FORWARD as long as funds are available and youth are applying for the funds.

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