Gannon Summer Camp Writing Workshop For Kids Ages 9 and Up

HS juniors and seniors will leave with a draft of a college essay!

By Macaroni KID June 6, 2024

Have a kid who loves to write? Gannon University has a summer camp they won't want to miss! Designed as a writing workshop, Gannon University's Young Writers Camp is a week-long intensive writing camp, offered Aug. 5-9 will introduce young writers to the techniques of composing fiction, poetry, journalistic content, social media content, and other fun stuff. This camp is open to kids ages 9 and up.

Gannon Faculty and writing professionals will help students explore the valuable skills of reading, listening, and speaking. High school juniors and seniors will leave with a draft of college or scholarship application essays.

What students can expect at Gannon's Young Writers Camp:

  • Loads of fun with writing-based activities
  • Craft with the written word in academic, creative, and professional contexts
  • Produce creative pieces that you will be proud of
  • Publish/display projects in the Writing Camp Wall Magazine
  • Practice the art of revision and polishing your writing
  • Enjoy individualized attention from writing faculty and professionals
  • Share your new work at the Friday Public Reading

Gannon University Young Writers Camp

Dates: Aug 5-9, 2024
Age groups: 9 to 13, 14 to 18
Time: 9-11:30 a.m., 12:30 - 3 p.m.
Cost: $200
Address: Gannon University's Palumbo Academic Center, 100 West 8th St.

Scholarship opportunity

Young Writers at Gannon believes that giving every child an opportunity to participate in summer camp helps them develop friendships, hones their confidence and ability to express themselves, and enhances their academic excellence. We are proud to offer several need-based summer camp scholarships to cover the cost of camp registration. Click here to apply for a scholarship.

Find out more and register today for the Young Writers Camp at Gannon.