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:

2012 Creative Writing Camp Highlights from Writers in the Schools on Vimeo

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 for more information.

2012 Summer Creative Writing Camp is hosted by Writers in the Schools ( and the School Literacy and Culture Project at Rice University ( This collaboration has been successfully reaching Houston youth for 22 years.

A huge thank you to Young Audiences of Houston ( for providing the wonderful visiting artists.

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