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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.

All camps run from 9:30 am - 3:30 pm. Pre and post camp supervision is available from 8:00-9:30 am and 3:30-5:00 pm for an additional cost.

The 2019 camps will be:

Grades 4, 5 & 6
February 28 & March 1, 2019
March 25 & 26, 2019

Grades 7, 8 & 9
March 27 & 28, 2019

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.