Scholarships available for “Under the Big Top” Camp at the CMB!

The Children’s Museum of Brownsville has a limited number of scholarships for qualifying families available for our Circus Camp being held the week of August 6-10 for children ages 5-7 years old.

Circus camp will be full of fun circus based activities including learning about circus animals, circus yoga, tightrope walking, juggling lessons, art, circus-based science, clown makeup, and a presentation form Christy the Clown! Camp will run from 9:00-3:00 each day. Campers will need to bring their own lunches and snacks.

Please fill out the scholarship application below.

Application deadline is Wednesday, July 25.

Scholarships will be given out in the order they are received from needs based families.

By submitting the form above I hereby acknowledge that

  • I am eligibility for a camp scholarship under this grant-funded program is based upon having a presumption or qualifying household income; (2) the information furnished to the Children’s Museum of Brownsville is current as of the date signed.
  • I will provide a copy of your most recent paystubs as required.

Table of income eligibility

Circle income limit based on household size.


As of April 1, 2018



Extremely Low Income (30%) Very Low

Income (50%)


Income (80%)

1 Person $12,140 $19,800 $31,650
2 Persons $16,460 $22,600 $36,200
3 Persons $20,780 $25,450 $40,700
4 Persons $25,100 $28,250 $45,200
5 Persons $29,420 $30,050 $48,850
6 Persons $34,800 $32,800 $52,450
7 Persons $35,050 $35,050 $56,050
8 Persons $37,300 $37,300 $59,700