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Young Writers' Camp

In partnership with YouthWrite®, Metro Continuing Education and the Bennett Centre are pleased to offer Young Writers' Camps to students in grades 4-9. Camps are offered during Teachers' Convention and spring break.

YouthWrite®, a prominent organization in Edmonton's writing community, has organized and hosted writing camps for kids the past 20 years. At Young Writers' Camp, students will work with top-notch published authors, learn writing techniques for specific genres, and have the opportunity to ask questions and receive guidance from experienced writers.

The dates and instructor line-up for upcoming 2019 camps will be announced as information becomes available. For more information, contact the Bennett Centre at 780.468.1439 or visit the YouthWrite® website.


Important information for our young authors for camp days:

  • Bring indoor and outdoor shoes
  • Dress for the weather as campers go outside for breaks and lunch
  • Bring a bagged lunch
  • Pre- and post-care campers should bring a book or writing project to work on. Some games are provided.
  • Pencils and scribblers will be provided for each camper.