2019 Essay Contest For Scholarships

The contest is open to all area children in the 5th and 6th grade who RESIDE in the following Arkansas counties served by this Chapter, Van Buren, Cleburne, Stone and Searcy, who will be aged 11 and 12 years old when the camp begins June 9th – 14th or the second session on June 16th – 21st. The winners of the contest will receive a free scholarship to attend the camp.

The essay will start with the words “Mom, my homework tonight is to write an essay about the state bird of Arkansas. Did you know we had one ……….”

Entrant must research and learn about the state bird of Arkansas, then take these facts and weave them into a story. The essay will be judged on the use of learned facts and story creativity.

Entries must be hand written using black or blue ink. Computer written essays are automatically disqualified. Essay should be approximately 200 and 300 words in length.

Parent should add a cover sheet to the essay which includes the child’s full name, date of birth, address and zip code along with the parents name and contact information (phone number and email address). Please include the name of the school the child attends or if home schooled.

Entries should be mailed  by April 27th, 2019 to:

Little Red River Audubon Society

PO Box 1124

Fairfield Bay, Arkansas

Contact us at lrras2011@gmail.com for questions or information.