Scholarship: Kelsey Cochran of Temple Terrace received a $1,500 scholarship from the Scholarships for Military Children Program. Scholarships are awarded through commissary locations. Cochran was awarded the scholarship through MacDill Air Force Base.
Cochran attends the University of Florida. She is a member of Phi Mu, the Dancin' Gators Dance Team, the Campus Kitchens Project, Relay for Life and the National Honor Society.
Zoo camps: Registration is open for some camps in the final weeks of the Zoo School program at the Lowry Park Zoo.
These camps are open to children who have completed grades 2 and 3:
• Record Breakers (Aug. 6-10). Explores which animals set records, including the fastest, oldest, biggest and smallest in the world.
• Remarkable Relatives (Aug. 6-10). Children will learn which unexpected animals are related to each other.
• Animal Armors (Aug. 6-10). Explores the ways animals such as armadillos, turtles, spiders and crabs protect themselves.
• Jurassic Journey (Aug. 13-17). Children will learn about what the world was like for dinosaurs.
For children who have completed grades 4 and 5:
• Zoo Tycoon (Aug. 6-10). Children will work in teams to design their own zoo.
• Shutterbugs (Aug. 6-10). The zoo will supply a camera for children to take pictures of wildlife around the zoo and create a portfolio.
• Wild about the Arts (Aug. 13-17). Activities include arts and crafts, writing, and performing plays inspired by the zoo.
For children who have completed grades 6 through 8:
• Conservation Camp (Aug. 6-10). Children will learn about sustainable energy, recycling and protecting animal species. Activities will include a waterways cleanup, making recycled crafts and a pollution experiment.
Camps run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Camps cost $170 per week for annual zoo pass holders, and $190 per week for non-pass holders. The Shutterbug camp cost is $185 per week for annual zoo pass holders, and $205 per week for non-pass holders.
Register online at www. lowryparkzoo.com.
Skateboard Camp: Skatepark of Tampa, 4215 E Columbus Drive, will hold a skate camp from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Aug. 13-17. Skaters will learn safety and how to care for their boards, and participate in games, challenges and open skating. The camp is open to skaters of all experience levels, from elementary age to teens. Skaters must have their own skateboards and safety gear. The cost is $190 for members, and $200 for nonmembers. Register online at skateparkoftampa.com/about. Call (813) 621-6793.
Football schedule: All high school football games originally scheduled for Aug. 31 will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 1. The games were rescheduled because local law enforcement officers may be unable to serve as off-duty security due to other assignments related to the Republican National Convention in Tampa Aug. 27-30.