Seward Arts Council Announces a New Summer Art Scholarship Opportunity for Local Students

The Seward Arts Council would like to announce a $1100 Sitka Fine Arts Camp Scholarship for a Seward area student in grades 6 – 9.

At the Fine Arts Camp, students spend two full weeks in Sitka, taking 5 classes a day in the arts. The camp covers all types of art from drama, to music, to ceramics and painting, clowning, writing and improv. Students choose from a list of 60 class offerings.

Students are housed in dormitories on the Sheldon Jackson campus and they have dorm counselors in addition to arts teachers. In the evening students are treated to performances every night of the first week by their arts instructors and are giving performances every night of their second week of camp.

Details about the camp can be found here:



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A video about the camp can be found here:
SAC’s Scholarship will cover the $1100 camp tuition, which includes room and board for two weeks. The chosen student’s family will need to pay for the round trip airfare to Sitka.

Camp dates for this summer are June 16th -29th for students currently in grade 6 – 8, and June 30th – July 14th for students in 9th grade.

To be considered for this scholarship, please send an e-mail to: Sewardartscouncil@gmail.com. You will be sent application materials, which are due back by January 28th. Applications can also be picked up at the front counter window of the elementary and middle school.

Applications can be returned via e-mail Sewardartscouncil@gmail.com or mailed to: Seward Arts Council Scholarship P.O. Box 1744, Seward, Ak. 99664 No late applications will be accepted.

One Comment

  1. Not sure why the links did not print in the article

    Details about the camp can be found here:
    http://www.fineartscamp.org/

    or watch a video about the camp here: http://www.fineartscamp.org/video/SFA%20Final%2011.08-H.264.mov

    These links will take you to the correct place on the web to review the information in the article