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By Making a Contribution to the Circle of Girls Scholarship Fund

Can You Help Sustain Camp?

Camp Hochelaga recognizes that, at this time, the safety and health of our community is paramount. Summer 2021 has come to a close and we are preparing for 2022. Please help continue to bring girls to camp and provide a camping experience so many may not ever have.

Your Contribution Will Help with Essential Expenses Only

We recognize that families and communities are experiencing new and additional financial hardships right now. Please only make a contribution to sustain Camp Hochelaga if you are in a financial position to do so. Here at Hochelaga we are doing everything we can to streamline our overhead expenses and ensure that all funds are used solely for the essential expenses that will allow Camp to open to our community again for years to come. Please reach out with any questions about the use of your donation.

YWCA Vermont Camp Hochelaga navigates the ever changing world of COVID-19. Your generosity helped us keep the lights on and able to open the gate for 2021. Camp Hochelaga's Staff and Board of Directors are working hard to streamline operating costs and overhead expenses such that the organization's limited resources are put towards expenses that are essential to our ability to open our front gate for a strong for years to come.

To learn more about how your contribution would help keep our lights on and our team in place, or what Camp Hochelaga's essential expenses include, please reach out! Give us a call (802) 372-4510, or email




Your gift today to the Circle of Girls scholarship fund will make reaching this goal possible. With the support of generous donors like you, we can raise the $40,000.00 needed to offer 100 youth in our community the opportunity to have empowering, strength-building camp experiences during 2022. Help complete the circle with your gift today!

At Camp Hochelaga we believe that each and every person has a light to share with others. We all share our light in different ways. Hochelaga campers share their light by supporting friends through challenges. Our counselors share their light by teaching new skills with patience and positivity, by leading with kindness, and by ensuring that all Hochelaga campers see their own inner strengths.

We are here to ask you to share your light by making the magic of Camp Hochelaga possible for youth in need from our community.

Youth who received scholarships in 2021 are navigating:

Financial Hardship
Food Insecurity
Housing Insecurity
Reliance on Assistance Programs

Circle of Girls Community Partners

Camp Hochelaga strives to extend camp opportunities to campers and families experiencing financial challenges from all corners of Vermont and beyond. By partnering with community support systems and organizations across the state, Camp Hochelaga continues to grow the accessibility of high quality camp experiences. The following community partners are integral to the reach of Circle of Girls scholarship funds:

  • Migrant Education Program (University of Vermont Extension Program)
  • Howard Center
  • The Vermont Department for Children and Families

Why is Access to Camp Important for All Youth?