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"Shaping A Positive Future"
The Polar Bear Foundation is dedicated to building a stronger Northern community by encouraging a broad based support for the investment in creative, innovative and exceptional opportunities for the Northern York County School District.


9th Annual Polar Bear Foundation Golf Outing

​​The 9th Annual Polar Bear Foundation Golf Outing will be held on Friday, September 27, 2019, at Range End Golf Club, Dillsburg.  Registration and Lunch will begin at 12:00 p.m. and a 1:00 p.m. Shotgun Start.  Click here for event information, registration and sponsorship opportunities. 

3rd Annual Polar Bear Foundation Clay Shoot

The 3rd Annual Polar Bear Foundation Clay Shoot will be held on Saturday, October 26, 2019, at Warrington Sporting Clays, Wellsville followed by a Pig Roast at Ski Roundtop.  Registration will be held from 8:15 - 9:15 a.m. and a 9:30 a.m. Start.  Lunch will begin at 1:00 p.m.  For event information, registration and sponsorship opportunities, please click here.   ​​

Polar Bear Foundation 2019 Scholarship Recipients

The Polar Bear Foundation is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019 Dr. Brian M. Small Polar Bear Foundation Scholarships.  This year’s recipients are Olivia Falck, Michael Ginder and Amber Swaisgood with each receiving a $1,000.00 scholarship award.  Olivia is the daughter of Brian and Kelly Falck and plans to attend the University of Richmond with a dual major in Physics and Environmental Studies.  Michael is the son of Cathy Ginder and plans to attend Liberty University to major in Financial Planning.  Amber is the daughther of Roy and Diane Swaisgood.  She plans to attend Messiah College to major in Graphic Design.


Since 2012, the Polar Bear Foundation has awarded $1,000 scholarships to two graduating seniors. A third scholarship was added this year, thanks to additional sponsorship support from Klein Dental Associates. Each applicant was asked to provide a 250+ word essay explaining why community service is important to them along with a history of their service activities.  The PBF Selection Committee evaluated each application with consideration given to the content, form, grammar, neatness and presentation of the letter/essay.   Congratulations and Best Wishes to these three students as they prepare for their college endeavors.  For more information on the Polar Bear Foundation Scholarship, please click here.

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The Polar Bear Foundation

650 South Baltimore Street

Dillsburg, PA 17019

717.432.8691 ext. 1125