Discovery Program Scholarship & Island Family Discounts

  • Summer Discovery Camp Programs
  • Fun at Camp
  • Camp Experiments
  • Catching Critters in the Water
  • Sandy Beach Explorations
  • Kayaking at Camp
  • Art and Nature
  • Beach Art
  • Critter Cruise

Discovery & Naturalist Leadership Program Scholarship

Thanks to a generous grant offered by EGCF, a nonprofit foundation, the Maria Mitchell Association is offering up to 12 scholarships for eligible Nantucket residents and visitors. The grant reduces the cost of the program by 80% with the purchase of a discounted Family Membership for $25.00. Participants in the Discovery and Naturalist Leadership Programs are eligible for this grant.

How to Apply:
1. Download Application and mail, fax, or email all documentation to:
Kim Botelho
Director of Education
4 Vestal St.
Nantucket, MA 02554
Fax: 508-228-1031

2. Applications will be reviewed on a first come, first serve basis
3. You will be notified immediately if you do not meet our qualifications so you can register for camp at your own convenience
4. We will begin filling scholarship spaces at the end of April
5. Once you hear back from us with your camp week options, you will then be asked to fill out camp registration materials and purchase your $25 Family membership.  You can not purchase this online.  Simply call 508-228-9198 and we will help.

Scholarship Application


Nantucket Island Family Discount

All Nantucket year-round residents are eligible for the Nantucket Family Discount which provides a 50% discount on TWO Discovery and/or Naturalist Leadership Programs with the purchase of a family memberships for $75.00.  Please call 508.228.9198 or email to receive the necessary discount code for registration.

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