Announcing 6 Camp Scholarships in partnership with Friends of Mount Rogers!

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BRDC is seeking applicants for six full scholarships ($795 value) to our Discovery Camp, July 31 - August 5, Ages 9-12 or 13-15. Location: Base Camp, Troutdale, VA

The Rudolph and Louise Tilson Scholarship Fund was generously provided by The Friends of Mount Rogers in support of youth exploration of the Mount Rogers area.  Rudolph Tilson absolutely loved Grayson county and the Mount Rogers area, and was an active Boy Scout leader, avid camper, and outdoorsman his whole life.

The Friends of Mount Rogers is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the appreciation and enjoyment of the Mount Rogers National Recreation Area by supporting it and its heritage through education, cooperation, financial assistance, and volunteer service. For more information, visit:

The scholarships are available for the under-served youth in Grayson, Carroll, Galax, Ashe, Alleghany, Smyth and Washington counties. Qualifications include demonstrated financial need and residence within the core focus area. 

To apply for the scholarship, please fill out the following form and mail to Blue Ridge Discovery Center: Scholarship Application Form

The scholarship application will be open until July 1st, 2017. On July 5th, BRDC will notify the recipients of the scholarships!

For more information on the Camp, visit

To learn more about the scholarship contact or call 276.293.1232