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Sanibel financial assistance available for youth programs

By Staff | May 11, 2018

The city’s Financial Assistance Program assists financially eligible island – Sanibel and Captiva – residents’ and island workers’ children to attend youth programs at the Sanibel Recreation Center.

Individuals may apply for assistance for the youth after school program, fun days, holiday camps, summer camp, youth basketball, babysitter training camp, volleyball camp and teen camp out programs.

Applicants are awarded financial assistance on a sliding fee scale.

The Financial Assistance Committee, in a public meeting, makes an objective award determination upon review of the application packet. The name of the applicant and identifying information is removed from the application when determining the amount of assistance.

Financial awards range from 60 percent to 80 percent.

For more information, call 239-472-0345 or visit www.mysanibel.com.

The Sanibel Recreation Center is at 3880 Sanibel Captiva Road.