Youth Summer Scholarships

Pierce County Parks offers Pierce County school-aged youth (ages 4-21) the opportunity to participate in diverse and high-quality recreation, sports, and leisure programs that are accessible and affordable. Scholarship opportunities are available to those who might not be able to participate because of income through the WRPA Seek Fund.

Eligibility Requirement

  • The applicant must be a Pierce County resident.
  • Applicants must be able to provide proof of residency and income.
  • Eligible programs include youth outdoor recreation programs offered by Pierce County Parks. 
  • Funds are valid for activity fees only. Funds cannot be applied to adult sports leagues or rentals.

Income Guidelines:

  • Depending on your household size and income, qualifying individuals may get 50% of fees covered toward registration fees up to $300 maximum per household per calendar year as long as funds are available. 
  • Scholarship eligibility levels are determined by Tacoma/Pierce County HUD Metro FMR Area Income Limits.
    • Household Size is defined as those on your Income Tax return and/or all individuals living in your home that you care for.
    • Total Household Income is defined as the total income before taxes of all adult household members for the year.
 Family SizeYou are eligible for a 50% scholarship
if your Total Annual Income is
1$50,900 or less
2$58,150 or less
3$65,400 or less
4$72,650 or less
5$78,500 or less
6$84,300 or less
7$90,100 or less

Application Process:

  • Applications are due by September 12, 2022.
  • If funds are available, scholarships will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Applications are available online.
Youth Summer Scholarship Flyer


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