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Discover how your writing has the power to influence others.
Registration is open to campers from 14 to
18 years old who have just completed or are entering into grades 9–12.
Writing is a process. It certainly involves hard work, but can also be fun, collaborative, and rewarding. At
Writing Camp, you’ll write about a personal experience that illustrates larger truths beyond just the
You’ll also visit the Abeka headquarters where you’ll tour the editorial and art departments. On
another day, as inspiration for a poetry exercise, you’ll stare up at the 50-foot dome of PCC’s
planetarium and watch a show about the celestial stars and planets. Then at the end of the week, you’ll
get to present your writings at the Writer’s Showcase.
Come and participate in an informative, interactive, and creative week. You’ll discover how to
influence others with your words and ideas.
You have a story to tell. It’s time to write it!
Discover how to use literary techniques (such
as characterization, description, dialogue, and figurative language) to enhance your scenes and narration.
Engage in editing exercises to strengthen your
focus and purpose.
Learn from professional writing instructors who
have a heart to inspire, encourage, and motivate you.
Recognize the many career opportunities
available to writers. Understand what steps you can take to reach your writing and publishing goals.
How will you spend your free time? Explore the Sports
Center—a place where you can climb the rock wall, bowl with friends, cool off in the ice skating
rink, or make a splash at the water park. Grab a smoothie at the Common Grounds Café and enjoy time talking with friends.
And grow spiritually with daily challenges.
Writing Camp will broaden your understanding and ability to effectively develop
stories and poems. Experienced professional writing instructors will teach you how to apply writing and
editing skills to succeed as a writer. Through classroom teaching, interactive exercises, and writing
workshops, these instructors will provide one-on-one guidance to help you improve your writing craft.