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Writing Camps 2023

Are Here!

What's happening this summer?
 
 GRAPHIC NOVEL CAMP with Carolyn Cohagan
for kids 8-12.
SONGWRITING with musician Mandy Rowden for kids 10-15.
WRITING THE NOVEL CAMP with Claire Campbell
 for kids 11-15.
SCI-FI/FANTASY/HORROR CREATIVE WRITING with Carolyn Cohagan
for kids 10-14
Every camper will be published in a book at the end of the summer,
as well as be published on the blog. 
Our goals for each camp are:
  • to introduce campers to the work of important authors

  • to look at the world through different points of view

  • to inspire the love of reading and writing stories

  • to stretch campers' imaginations

  • to expand a sense of community by sharing work

  • to boost confidence

All camps are $275 per week.
Unless noted, camps meet at
The Writing Studio
1211 Maple Avenue, Austin, TX 78702
 
To contact us click here.
 
FEEDBACK FROM PARENTS AND CAMPERS
"Carolyn is so good at pushing the comfort zone of the kids, and it just ignites their imaginations. When they realize they can tear down boundaries, write together, write alone, etc., they just take off like rocket ships. Really a great class."
                         Blaine M. (parent on Sawyer.com)
 
"Carolyn's camp has been a standout experience for our kid. She was challenged, encouraged, found great rapport with her campmates, and felt proud of what she crafted. We will definitely do more of Carolyn's camps!”
                                                             Jenn K. (parent on Yelp)
 
"Carolyn was able to extract the inner genius in her students and I enjoyed hearing their imaginations soar through her guidance.  I highly recommend Carolyn and the Girls with Pens summer camp (insert applause)!!”
                                                            Jennifer J. (parent on Yelp)
 
"My daughter was a little apprehensive before camp started but after the first session she was thereafter very excited to attend camp each day and to share her work with her friends and family each night when she got home. She had so much fun but also found that camp helped her build her confidence in not just her writing but also in her creativity and her ability to generate new ideas. She is already looking forward to working with Carolyn again. Thank you so much!!!” 
                                                            Christine B. (parent on Yelp)
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