SummerWrite 2024 Camps

SummerWrite Tee Shirts
Every camper who registers on or before June 1, 2024, receives one complimentary tee. You have the opportunity to indicate size at the time of registration. A very limited number of shirts will be available on a first-come, first-served basis after the June 1 deadline. Reserve your free SummerWrite 2024 T-Shirt here!

Ages: 7-9

Telling Tales | Ages: 7 – 9

Create your own characters and tell your own story ideas while learning at the hand of master teaching artists, a writer and a visual artist. You’ll learn the tools of […]

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Ages: 8-11

Building Fantastical Worlds | Ages: 8 – 11

Have you ever wondered what it’s like living in magical worlds, such as those described in the Harry Potter series, Chronicles of Narnia, and The Borrowers? How do we leave […]

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Poetry, Pottery, & Paper | Ages: 8 – 11

This collaboration between Writers & Books and the Flower City Arts Center provides a unique opportunity merging visual arts with creative writing. You will work with artists to hand-build a […]

$400.00
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Ages: 8-13

SummerWrite in the Branches: It Could Happen Here | Ages: 8 – 13

SummerWrite in the Branches: Families facing economic challenges are especially encouraged to register their young readers and writers in tuition-free camps held at five library branches. Everything seems normal...on first […]

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SummerWrite in the Branches: Graphic Novels/The World in Pictures & Words | Ages: 8 – 13

SummerWrite in the Branches: Families facing economic challenges are especially encouraged to register their young readers and writers in tuition-free camps held at five library branches. Words and pictures work […]

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SummerWrite in the Branches: Tales From Your Mind | Ages: 8 – 13

SummerWrite in the Branches: Families facing economic challenges are especially encouraged to register their young readers and writers in tuition-free camps held at five library branches. Do you like fantasy, […]

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Ages: 8-14

Hogwarts Academy | Ages: 8-14

Immerse yourself in the world of Harry Potter when Writers & Books’ three-story building is transformed into Hogwarts! Throughout the week, students attend Herbology, Transfiguration, Divination, History of Magic, Defense […]

$422.00
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Writers & Illustrators | Ages: 10 – 13

In this exciting collaboration between Writers & Books and the Creative Workshop at the Memorial Art Gallery, you’ll create your own fantastically illustrated and imaginatively written story. You’ll learn how […]

$325
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Ages: 8-16

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Ages: 9-12

Percy Jackson’s Magic Pen | Ages: 9 – 12

Percy Jackson is mighty with his sword; his creator, Rick Riordan, is mighty with his pen. Experiment with the writing methods Riordan uses to weave a siren spell. You will […]

$322.00
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Produce a 90-Second Newbery Film | Ages: 9 – 12

Have you ever wondered what goes into bringing a story alive on the silver screen? In this camp, you’ll transform into cast and crew to make your own short movie […]

$322.00
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Ages: 9-13

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Ages: 9-16

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Ages: 10-13

Build-a-Book | Ages: 10 – 13

So you want to write a book, but you need a plan. Join our community of writers to learn how to plot a book chapter by chapter, taking your great […]

$322.00
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Arts Alive: Exploring the Neighborhood | Ages: 10 – 13

Rochester’s Neighborhood of the Arts (NOTA) has long been home to expression and creativity. Businesses and organizations that engage with art through painting, photography, food, and language abound. There are […]

$161.00
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Ages: 12-14

Writing with Light | Ages: 12 – 14

The word photography means “writing with light.” Using a 35mm film camera (provided) and a pen and notebook, we will explore the uniqueness of the Neighborhood of the Arts (NOTA). […]

$400.00
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Ages: 12-15

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Ages: 13-16

Dragons, Dice, & Roleplaying | Ages: 13 – 16

Calling all quest seekers! What do collaborative role-playing games like Dungeons & Dragons and writing have to do with each other? Quite a lot, as you’ll discover. In this camp, […]

$322.00
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