Deaf Campership Application for Person of Color 2024

Deaf Campership Application for Persons of Color

Sponsored by Mark Seven Deaf Foundation, Inc.

For two full Deaf Children Camp tuition (total value of each tuition below)

Deaf Teen (13 - 16) ~ $1,285

Deaf Youth (9 - 12) ~ $625

*Parents pay the $200 non-refundable deposit at time of registration


To be considered for the merit-based campership, the student should meet all of the following criteria:

  1. Must be Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing and Person of Color (Ages 9 – 16)* 
    1. Must have at least one birth parent or family member (aunt, uncle, grandparent) who is a member of one of the following groups: Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino American, Native North American, Asian American, Pacific Islander, or any other multi-racial group.
    2. Parents (or guardian, adoptive guardian) can be either deaf or hearing. 
  1. Demonstrates good citizenship and is involved in school activities. *
  1. Has never attended Camp Mark Seven.
  1. Submit a one page essay or ASL video (up to 2 minutes in MOV, MP4, and M4V formats) stating why she/he/they desire to attend the Deaf Camp at CM7 and explain why.

Application deadline is March 1, 2024. 

Submit completed application form online here.

Questions? Email Campership Committee at     

* Students may provide documentation for proof of residency for #1 and teachers can provide a letter of recommendation for the student for #2.

  • Selection of the student/child to receive the Camperships will be made by the Mark Seven Deaf Foundation (M7DF) Board or a duly appointed Committee thereof.  Such decision by the Board or Committee is in the sole discretion of M7DF and is final.