This year’s summer Creative Writing Camp served more than 1,000 students, the largest turnout Writers in the Schools has ever seen. Check out this slide show of the awesome 3 weeks we spent together:
Although the three-week program has ended, parents can still enroll their children at:
- University of Houston-Downtown. One-week writing camps from June 4 through July 9 in suburban locations throughout Houston. Cost is $259 for grades 2-10 and $315 for grades 11-12.
- Discovery Green. Free Saturday creative writing programs through August.
- Jewish Community Center. Writing camp offered for children in grades 1-2 beginning July 23 and ending August 3. Cost is $375.
Visit http://witshouston.org/additional-summer-programs for more information.
2012 Summer Creative Writing Camp is hosted by Writers in the Schools (www.witshouston.org) and the School Literacy and Culture Project at Rice University (http://centerforeducation.rice.edu/slc/). This collaboration has been successfully reaching Houston youth for 22 years.
A huge thank you to Young Audiences of Houston (http://www.yahouston.org) for providing the wonderful visiting artists.