bill_nix_web.jpgLAKE WORTH — The Palm Beach County Cultural Council, the official arts agency that serves nonprofit cultural organizations and professional artists throughout the county, has extended to April 20 the deadline when parents can register for online scholarships to local cultural summer camps for children.

Last month the Cultural Council posted on its website ( a guide to local summer camps with a cultural theme. Many of the participating cultural organizations listed online are offering summer camp scholarships with values ranging between $100 and $600. The Council’s Summer Cultural Guide with scholarship information can be directly accessed at

Bill Nix is the council’s vice president for marketing and government affairs. Among the cultural organizations with summer camp listings are the Armory Art Center, ArtStage Performing Arts Center, Everglades Youth Conservation Camp/FAU, Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, Lake Worth Playhouse, Maltz Jupiter Theatre, Norton Museum of Art, River Center, Pine Jog Environmental Education Center, Sol Children’s Theatre in partnership with Olympic Heights Community High School, South Florida Science Museum and the Youth Orchestra of Palm Beach County.

Photo: Bill Nix