2017 Helping Hands Scholarship Winner Announced

Camp PARC is excited to announce its 2017 Helping Hand Scholarship recepient, Grace Hartfiel-Carr. Grace is a 2017 graduate of Liberty High School in Eldersburg, Maryland. She has been a junior counselor at Camp PARC since 2013, prior to serving as a Junior Counselor, Grace also served as a childcare counselor for two summers. Grace is an inaugural member of Camp PARC's three-week club and remains a member today. To be placed in the three week club, members must serve at all three sessions during a summer season. Grace has served Camp PARC in this way for the past three summer seasons!

Grace will be attending Gannon University in the fall, majoring in Physical Therapy.

The Helping Hand Scholarship was created to recognize and support an outstanding Camp PARC resident volunteer who is pursuing higher education. This scholarship is designed for high-school seniors who have served as a resident volunteer at Camp PARC for at least two years. In the spirit of People Always Responding with Compassion, the scholarship committee seeks well-rounded, kindhearted, and community-minded individuals who are interested in making a difference in our world. Applications for the 2018 scholarship will be available through the Community Foundation for the Alleghenies in January.