July 21-25, 2014
Grades 7 - 10
9 a.m. - noon
Your interests. Your stories. Your camp.
Immerse yourself in a weeklong writing experience at UW-Eau Claire! We’ll explore storytelling in fiction, nonfiction and poetry. Then you’ll choose subjects and styles that interest you to create written and digital stories of your own.Each day, you’ll attend unique writing classes to inspire your ideas.
- Take a “writing crawl” around campus and downtown Eau Claire.
- Go on a creative-writing scavenger hunt.
- Build digital narratives using the latest software and iPad applications.
- Work with a Volume One staffer to write about a local event or venue.
You’ll also work with peers and a writing mentor – a professor, teacher or college student – to enrich and improve your writing. Each student will submit a favorite piece of writing to publish in our camp chapbook and you’ll take home a copy to remember your camp experience.
THIS PROGRAM IS ALIGNED WITH WISCONSIN’S COMMON CORE STANDARDS FOR WRITING.
Take a look at some student writing samples! View our 2013 Student Chapbook.
Fee: $169 early bird through June 20
$189 standard fee after June 20
Includes 15 hours of instruction, chapbook and all other materials.
Wisconsin DPI Precollege Scholarships are available to qualifying students. Complete the application form and submit it with your registration.
Carey Applegate is an Assistant Professor of English at UW-Eau Claire. Other guest professors, teachers, community professionals and college students will join us throughout the week.