Young Writers Creative Writing Summer Camps

July 10-14, 2017


Wordcrafters Summer Creative Writing Camps combine a love of words and a love of the outdoors. Write around Alton Baker Park. Work with a new visiting author each day. Explore different aspects of genre and writing craft. Challenge yourself technically and artistically through daily guided writing workshops. Present your work to family and friends; Friday, guests are invited to hear campers read from their work.

  • Monday–Friday, July 10-14
  • Alton-Baker Picnic Structure
  • Middle School: 9 am to Noon (Friday until 12:30 pm)
  • High School: 1 pm to 4 pm (Friday until 4:30 pm)
  • Snacks and writing journals will be provided
  • Wear clothes appropriate for the weather
  • Workshops include: Nature Writing, Arts & Word Crafts, Spoken-Word Poetry, SciFi & Fantasy World Building, and more!
  • Limited to 12 participants each camp
  • Cost $147. Scholarships available*

Wordcrafters Registration


*Scholarships: Two scholarships are available for each camp. To apply, please write a brief statement (300 words or less) describing why you want to take this class and your financial need for a scholarship. Please include the following information with your statement:

  • First and Last Name
  • Address
  • Phone
  • Email
  • School/Grade you’ll attend in Fall 2017 (homeschoolers welcome)

Please email your statement to







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