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Beyond Our Own Backyards | Ages: 8-13

July 24, 2023 @ EST 1:00 pm - July 28, 2023 @ EST 4:00 pm


The library will be our resource as we research, explore, and share our findings on our own cultures and cultures that are new to us. With discussion, interviews, and prompts to jumpstart our imagination, we’ll tap into our curiosity and compassion to create our own fascinating fictional worlds, complete with characters and plot lines. Campers will be encouraged to illustrate their stories with drawings or collage (materials provided).

Teaching Artist(s): Misty Yarnall
Location: Lyell Library
Camp Date: July 24 – July 28
Time: 1:00 pm-4:00 pm
Price: Members FREE | General Public FREE
Deadline To Register: July 23, 11:59 pm
Minimum Enrollment: 4
Maximum Enrollment: 12

Extended care is not available for this camp.

For more information about SummerWrite visit our Things to Know page.

Cancellation: In the event that a camp must be canceled due to low enrollment or other unforeseeable
circumstances, you will be notified as far in advance as possible, generally 3-5 business days. A full refund will be issued.

Withdrawal: To withdraw, email vanessaf@wab.org. If you withdraw at least 10 business days before the first
day of camp, you will receive a full refund, minus a 15% administrative fee. If you withdraw between 5 and 9
business days before the first day of camp, you will receive a full refund, minus a 25% administrative fee. No
refunds will be given for withdrawals after the above cited dates.


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July 24, 2023 @ EST 1:00 pm
July 28, 2023 @ EST 4:00 pm
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Writers & Books
(585) 473-2590
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Lyell Branch Library
956 Lyell Avenue
Rochester, NY 14606 United States
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(585) 428-8218
If you would like to make a request for any accommodation, please email us at accommodation@wab.org at least 10 days prior to the event or workshop.

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