Funding Options

St. Francis Camp on the Lake understands the challenges many families face in funding camp and works with parents and caregivers to provide camp experiences regardless of financial circumstances or uncertainty. Here are some resources we have compiled to assist your family in funding camp.

Service Organizations

Many local community organizations and social clubs provide limited scholarship and campership funding to members of their local community. Contact service groups in your area to inquire about financial aid opportunities that are offered.

Aktion Club

American Legion


International Order of Alhambra

Key Club

Kiwanis Children's Fund

Knights of Columbus

Lions Club International

Loyal Order of Moose

Optimist International

Order of Elks

Rotary International


Churches, Synagogues, Temples, and other Religious Organizations

When receiving funding from a service organization, please download and submit the completed Camper Sponsorship Form below with your registration.

Community Agencies

Many campers who receive support services through community agencies, adoption subsidies, and medical subsidies have respite and/or therapeutic camp funds available for use. We will work with case workers and parents to secure funding from third-party agencies. Some agencies we regularly work with include:


Children and Family Services

Community Living Services

Community Mental Health Agencies

  • Kalamazoo

  • Lenawee County

  • Livingston County

  • Macomb County

  • Wastenaw County

Consumer Link Network



Personal Accounting Services

State of Michigan Adoption Subsidy

State of Michigan Medical Subsidy

St. Francis Camperships

St. Francis Camp on the Lake provides limited campership funding to individuals based on financial need. Campership amounts awarded are income-based. Please download the campership application to apply.

Each camper must submit: Campership Application and Proof of Income


FAX: 517-366-2560

Mail: 10120 Murrey Rd., Jerome, MI 49249

Like to sponsor a camper?

Use the Camper Sponsorship Form.