International Sessions at Pinewoods Camp

2022 Scholarship Information

There are multiple opportunities for reduced camp fees, some scholarships offered jointly between Pinewoods Camp, Inc. (PCI) and the Folk Arts Center of New England (FAC) and some work exchange through FAC.

Below are short descriptions of each; the FAC camp coordinators are responsible for assigning the scholarships and work exchange positions. There is a question on the application form that allows you check which opportunities you would like to be considered for.

New Generation Initiative (NGI) Scholarships

This scholarship program is aimed at youth, between the ages of 15 and 30, who are new to the Pinewoods camp community and who are interested in leadership roles in traditional music, dance, and song. The Folk Arts Center and Pinewoods Camp each waive their fees to enable these scholarship opportunities.

  • Available for either the Weekend or the FolkDays session
  • Full scholarship
  • Recipients must be new to Pinewoods
  • Recipients must be between the ages of 15-30, inclusive

Need-Based Scholarships

This scholarship program is also sponsored jointly by both the Folk Arts Center and Pinewoods Camp.

  • Available for either the Weekend or the FolkDays session
  • Partial scholarship
  • May be awarded to new or returning campers
  • No age restriction

BIPOC 2022 Pilot Scholarships

The Folk Arts Center of New England and Pinewoods Camp supports and welcomes racial diversity among our campers and promotes inclusion. The BIPOC 2022 Pilot Scholarships are intended for any age camper who self-identifies as Black, Indigenous, or a person of color.

  • Available for FolkDays session
  • Full scholarship
  • May be awarded to new or returning campers
  • No age restriction

Camper Work Exchange

The Folk Arts Center offers multiple opportunities for reduced camper rates through work exchange jobs.

These include:

  • Dishwashing – Weekend session
  • Dishwashing – FolkDays session
  • FAC Music Shop
  • Sound Assistant