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Financial Assistance for Classes and Camps

Upcoming application periods:

  • 2018 Fall & 2019 Winter/Spring Classes | JULY 1–AUGUST 15, 2018
  • 2019 Winter/Spring Classes | NOVEMBER 1–15, 2018
    Held only if funds are available. Applicants are strongly encouraged to apply in July.
  •  April 1 –
    This application period will cover 2019 Summer Camps, Summer Classes, 2019 Fall Semester and 2020 Winter Spring Semester.  

We will notify applicants within one week of application submission of their financial assistance status. Applicants must reapply each year.

Assistance is awarded regardless of race, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation or national origin. It is provided on a first-come, first-served basis and cannot be guaranteed for all applicants. The amount of aid is determined on a sliding scale by family income.

Financial assistance will be revoked if students or parents do not meet the high expectations or standards set by COCA. These include a 75% or higher attendance rate, as well as behavioral and financial obligations.


Incomplete applications will not be considered.

  • A completed and signed application form.
  • 20178 Federal Income Tax Return (2017 will be accepted for Summer Camp applications submitted before April 15) for all members of the household. COCA does not use Social Security numbers; you may conceal this information. If you do not file taxes, a W-2 or paycheck stub can be provided. Please provide copies as these will not be returned. COCA does not have a public copy machine and cannot provide copies.
  • A copy of any State/Federal benefits that members of your household receive, such as housing assistance, social security, SNAP, etc.