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Two sessions for young writers.  First session available for students entering grades 9-12.  Second session for committed high school students entering 10th grade or above.

Workshops include songwriting, screenplay & playwriting, creative nonfiction, poetry, and fiction.

UVA Young Writers Workshop

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The Iowa Young Writers Studio is connected with the University of Iowa. It offers two sessions for high school students who have completed their sophomore, junior, or senior year.

Iowa Young Writers’ Studio

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Wesleyan College in Connecticut offers a five week summer camp called the Center for Creative Youth.  Offering programs for both creative writing and the visual arts, the camp is available for high school students.

Center for Creative Youth

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For students who are driven by creative ideas or intuitive talents, who are above average in the classroom and want a fun, intellectual challenge this summer, A+ Summer is a one-of-a-kind opportunity to be immersed in an environment that encourages advanced thinking, creative problem solving, and a lifelong love of learning.

Students have the exclusive opportunity to live and study with like-minded peers at Stanford University, the academic heart of American innovation and entrepreneurship. With the help of a dynamic staff of dedicated “live-in” instructors, participants will push beyond standard school curriculum and learn to think outside of the box. Our stimulating courses build student proficiency in the logic, critical thinking, and writing skills that are essential for academic success at any level.

A+ Summer is divided into three separate sessions- one for middle school students, one for 9th and 10th graders, and one for entering 11th and 12th graders. Each program boasts an exciting schedule of classes and unforgettable recreational activities, including Bay Area excursions, guest speakers and daily entertainment.

For more information:  http://www.educationunlimited.com/camp/category/3/a+-summer.html

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Kenyon College, in Gambier, Ohio, is renown for its writing program. Their literary journal, The Kenyon Review, one of the country’s preeminent literary journals, sponsors a camp every summer for young writers ages 16-18.

Young Writers is an intensive two-week workshop for intellectually curious, motivated high-school students who value writing. Their goal is to help students develop their creative and critical abilities with language—to become better, more productive writers and more insightful thinkers. For more than eighteen years, Young Writers has provided a lively, supportive environment where students can stretch their talents, discover new strengths, and challenge themselves in the company of peers who share their interests.

If you’re wondering about majoring in a writing-related major in college (English, Journalism, Comparative Literature, etc.) attending a camp such as this is a good way to check out a college and what the courses in the major would be like.

Applications to The Kenyon Review Young Writers camps for 2010  will be available in January.  In the meantime, check out the website.

The Kenyon College website.

Enter the Patricia Grodd Poetry Contest for a chance to win a full scholarship to the Kenyon Review Young Writers Workshop.

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Does sailing and writing sound like a great combination?  Check this out!

A one week literary sailing adventure in June 2010 for teen writers.

Exclusively for teen writers and creative kids 13-18. Join a one-week literary sailing adventure with 20 teen writers aboard a famous tall ship in the waters between Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket, Massachusetts, and Newport, Rhode Island.  Details are at Merlyn’s Pen.

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Education Unlimited - Emerging Writers Institute

Emerging Writers Institute creative writing camp is a two-week summer writing program for teens. Rising 10th-12th graders experience a unique curriculum designed to develop and support students’ imaginative writing across literary genres. This creative writing summer program encourages students to challenge themselves technically and artistically through guided daily writing workshops, one-on-one instructor evaluations, group editing sessions, and creative presentations of their work. Moreover, the participants in the program will be uniquely positioned to profit from the literary culture of Berkeley and the greater Bay Area. By the program’s conclusion, students will produce and perfect quality pieces suitable for publication in their own literary magazine and professional teen publications.

Emerging Writers Institute

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