Friday Night at the Movies is creative writing camp program with separate classes for students in grades 2, 3-5, 6 – 8 and 9-12. Camp will be held on the evening of March 12, 2010 at Logan High School.
Creative Writing Camp is open to all area students who in grades2 through 12 this school year. Registration fee for the creative writing camp is $15, and includes all supplies for the weekend, as well as snacks and treats.
A limited number of tuition waivers are available for qualifying students, and the completed tuition waiver request form must be submitted at the same time as the enrollment form.
This creative writing round up will offer students the chance to write in many styles and enjoy increasing their literacy levels in a fun, out of school environment. Classes for high school students will incorporate digital components in addition to the more traditional writing camp experience.
Friday Night At the Movies is staffed by a number of highly qualified teachers who have extensive training through The National Writing Project, including: Karen Dillon, Debbi Holly, Bob Miller, Velma Workman, Mary Hawkins, Courtney Pritchard, Crystal Howell, Peggie Hensley, Natalie Adams Sheppard, Brenda Adams, and Tracy Baisden,. The student teacher ratio will be small, allowing students to have direct instruction in writing skills.
Space is limited, and the application deadline is March 1, 2010. For more information, or to receive an application, contact Coalfield Writers director Laura Tracy Baisden at 304-785-6780 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Camp brochures and application forms, as well as tuition waiver request forms, are available in all area schools, and they may also be downloaded at www.coalfieldwriters.org