YWC Activities

Throughout the camp day, students have extended time and opportunity to explore their writing interests, discover their strengths and learn more about the craft of writing. The camps provide in-depth writing instruction, structured writing workshop time, flexibility in writing assignments, and daily opportunities to share writing with peers. Each camp concludes with a writing celebration for family and friends.

During camp students will:

  • write in a friendly and supportive setting and receive instruction on specific writing styles and genres
  • participate in daily writing workshops activities to activate the imagination
  • write in journals
  • conference regularly on a 1-1 basis with instructors
  • share writing in small groups and receive helpful response
  • learn to revise a piece of writing for its content and meaning
  • learn more about sentence structure, punctuation and grammar in the editing process
  • use literature and poetry as models
  • explore a variety of ways to celebrate and publish writing
  • publish their writing in an online BAWP E-zine.