Young Writers' Camp

Overview

Enthusiastic Young WritersYoung Writers' Camp

Grades: 6 – 11 (2014-2015 academic year)

Session I:

  • June 14 - June 26, 2015 (Residential)
  • June 15 - June 25, 2015 (Day/Extended day)

Session II:

  • July 5 - July 17, 2015 (Residential)
  • July 6 - July 16, 2015 (Day/Extended day)

Session III:

  • July 19 - July 31, 2015 (Residential)
  • July 20 - July 30, 2015 (Day/Extended day)

Residential campers: $2,365
Extended Day campers: $1,545
Day campers: $1,145

 

Program Highlights:

  • Opportunity to explore different genres, such as short fiction, poetry, journalism, and playwriting
  • Instruction by professional writers and educators
  • Daily Readers' Forum, where students share their work with peers
  • Co-curricular social and recreational activities

Criteria:

The attendance requirements for Young Writers' participants are an enthusiasm for writing and a desire to work to develop writing skills. The curriculum is designed so that students who have average or above-average reading and writing abilities will benefit most from attending the program. Since the camp is academically rigorous, we encourage attendance only for students who are academically motivated and have the ability to manage their time to complete assignments.