Seasonal Programs & Activity Scholarships

School Supply Distribution

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Free school supplies and backpacks are distributed to Lisbon and Mount Vernon students in early August.   This distribution is open to students at Lisbon and Mount Vernon schools, students who are home schooled or doing online school in Lisbon or Mount Vernon, and students who are open-enrolled into either district. Pre-registration required.  Sign up by Friday, May 31st to be entered into a drawing for a gift card. All registrations must be completed by Friday, July 12th. Distribution will be on Wednesday, August 7th from 4:00-6:00 at the LBC in Mount Vernon. Direct questions to (319) 455-2844 or

Pool Pass Scholarships

Southeast Linn Community Center offers scholarships for Mount Vernon Pool passes for those with financial need. Scholarships are for residents of the Lisbon and Mount Vernon school districts. A limited number of scholarships are available. Scholarship request forms can be completed online or paper copies will be available at 108 S. Washington St in Lisbon during SELCC open hours, 9-4 Monday-Friday & until 7 on Thursdays. Paper applications can also be left in the SELCC drop box outside of business hours. Scholarships will cover 75% of the cost and recipients will be responsible for 25%, which must be paid upon approval of the scholarship. Call 319-455-2844 with questions. Donations to this scholarship fund are also welcome. Please indicate “pool pass fund” when making a donation.

Holiday Assistance

These programs include Thanksgiving & Christmas food boxes and Adopt-a-Family gifts for children. Assistance is available for  residents of Lisbon & Mount Vernon, as well as families that have students open-enrolled in Lisbon or Mount Vernon schools. Registration is required. Signup opens in October.  Feel free to call 455-2844 or email with any questions.

Activity Scholarships

Throughout the year SELCC helps families with registration costs for Lisbon and Mount Vernon Parks and Recreation programs.  Scholarship programs are dependent on availability of funds.

LBC Scholarships

Scholarships for all ages are available for the LBC Wellness Center in Mount Vernon. SELCC can help cover the cost for a 3 month membership for a family or individual.