109 University Square
Erie, PA 16541
105 Commercial Center Drive
Ruskin, FL 33573
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Designed as a writing workshop, this week-long intensive
writing camp will introduce young writers to the techniques of composing
fiction, poetry, journalistic content, and social media content. They will also
begin to develop a professional resume and an online writing portfolio.
Students will explore the valuable skills of reading, listening, and speaking.
This is an opportunity for students to enrich themselves academically while
having fun with writing.
Dates: Aug 1 -
Age groups: 9 to 13, 14 to 18
Time: 9 - 11:30 a.m.,12:30 - 3 p.m.
Address: Gannon University - Palumbo Academic Center, 100 West
8th Street (Peach Street) Erie, PA 16541
Young Writers Camp attendees must
arrive at Kelly Conference Room, third floor, Palumbo Academic Center, Gannon
University, at 8:30 a.m. on August 1 to check-in and receive a Welcome Packet.
Workshop activities will begin at 9 a.m.. The following days will include a
full daily schedule of group workshops, individual conferences, fiction, poetry
and creative nonfiction performances, outdoor sessions, and appearances by
guest writers. A Friday Public Reading will close the Young Writers Camp on
Friday, the last day of the program. Camp attendees will present their work.
Family and friends are welcome to attend the reading.
Camp activities are held in
classrooms of Palumbo Academic Center, Gannon University.
information, please email Dr. Shreelina Ghosh
Students may have access to their
cell phones with the exception of the following times: classroom and
instruction sessions, group work, and speaker presentations, at which time cell
phones must be put in silent mode or turned off.
Gannon University: 814-871-7000
Shreelina Ghosh: 814-871-5583