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The UWM Writing Project, Introductory Young Writers Camp Gr. 5-8


Back by popular demand, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Writing Project (UWMWP) sponsors a camp for aspiring writers of all abilities, entering grades 5-8. Meet each day in writing groups facilitated by experienced writers and teachers whose common goal is to inspire the imagination and have fun! Write daily in a creative, supportive environment, and cover a broad range of genres.

  • Explore poetry, short stories, plays, graphic novels, essays and more.
  • Receive individual instruction and response in small groups from UWMWP writing teachers.
  • Learn basic techniques used by professional writers.
  • Meet and share your work with young writers from throughout the county.
  • Engage in the full writing process: brainstorming, drafting, revising, editing and publishing.
  • The camp culminates in a celebration of writing and an opportunity to share your favorite pieces!

New and past participants are welcome to attend.

There is a 45-minute, supervised lunch break every day. Please bring a bag lunch or, if you have permission to leave unattended, you can purchase lunch at the student union.
Dates and locations to be announced.
Fee: $179


Multiple Course Discount
If you are enrolling two or more students, please indicate that in the note section when you register. Appropriate discounts and credits will be applied after you register. Adjusted price will be shown on your confirmation.

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