Words & Worlds

Creative Writing & Performing Camp

Writing CampWordcrafters is partnering with SIRENS to create this special writing and performing camp to empower girls to find and share their stories through poetry, story-telling, and performance. Write around Alton Baker Park. Explore different aspects of writing and performing. Campers will:

  • Create Personal Fables
  • Find Stories in Songs
  • Explore Character and Story Arc
  • Tell Stories without Speaking
  • Perform 1-3 Minute Plays, Stories in Pairs, Spoken-Word Poetry
  • Friday, guests are invited to hear campers read from their work.
Aug 15-19
Alton Baker ParkWordcrafters Workshops
Girls** Grade 7-12
10 am—2 pm
Cost $197
Journals & snacks provided Scholarships available*

**This program is for significantly female-identified people. We use an inclusive definition of “girls”, “young women”, and “female” and we welcome trans girls, genderqueer young women, and non-binary people who are significantly female-identified.

Young Writers Creative Writing Summer Camps

Camp 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.

July 18-22


  • Monday–Friday 18-22 July
  • 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: Poetry, Comics and Graphic Novels, Word Art, Slam Poetry, SciFi & Fantasy World Building, and more!
  • Limited to 12 participants each camp
  • Cost $147. Scholarships available*

*Scholarships: Two scholarships are available for each camp. To apply, please write a brief statement (500 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 2015 (homeschoolers welcome)

Please email your statement to info@wordcraftersineugene.org .

This project is made possible in part by a grant from Lane Arts Council with support from the City of Eugene Cultural Services Division.

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