Winter Writing Camp

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Winter Writing Camp 2020 will take place Saturday, February 8, from 9:30-3:00 at St. John’s Episcopal Church and the Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning Valley. This is a free all-day event, including lunch and childcare. All ages and experience levels are welcome. No walk-ins, please.

Registration is now closed. Thank you to our community for such an enthusiastic response! If you are on the waiting list, we will notify you soon.

Here is the schedule of sessions. Participants will receive a program with this schedule, and more information about the sessions and teaching artists. Please consider this a draft; there may be changes to this program. See you soon!

9:00 – 9:30 Registration & Bagels
9:45 Welcome
Schedule Adults 

 

Adults 

 

Adults 

 

Teens 

 

5-7th Grade

 

K-4th (K-1 w/ Adult)

 

Session 1
10:00-10:50
Barbara Sabol

Descriptive Language

10:00-11:50

Marion Boyer
Poetry Revision

Josh Nauman

Technical Writing

Teens

Meg Silver

5-7th Grade

Regis Coustillac

K-4th Grade

Carrie George

Session 2
11:00-11:50
Nikki Ericksen

Writing a Children’s Book 

Robin Wesson

Inspired by Maya Angelou 

Teens

Stephanie Stearns

5-7th Grade

Carrie George

K-4th Grade

Regis Coustillac

12:00-12:50 Lunch & Open Mic
Session 3
1:00-1:50
1:00-3:00

Katie Passerotti How to Open a Novel or Story

 

Bridgid Cassin

Poetry Touch & Taste

Mari Alschuler Haiku 5th Grade-Teens

Liz Skeels

K-4th Grade

Cherise Benton

Session 4
2:00-3:00
Storytelling Performance
Jocelyn & Robert Dabney

Please join us in thanking our funders Harrington, Hoppe & Mitchell; Anita Gorman, Maureen Reardon and St. John’s Episcopal Church. Thank you!

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Winter Writing Camp 2019

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Winter Writing Camp 2018

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