High School Writers Camp

Enjoy a creative environment led by a staff of educators who are dedicated to inspiring and supporting writers of all abilities. Engage in the writing process while exploring a variety of genres including poetry, creative nonfiction, personal narrative, and short stories. Learn new writing techniques and meet other writers! Contribute a piece of writing to our published anthology—all participants will receive a copy!


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"I expected just writing and listening to people talk. What was different: I got to go outside and experience free writing and adventure, meeting people without them running away"

- Camp Participant
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"It was amazing. Getting and finding time to just write is difficult. Having a camp just focus on that and give time to write is exactly what I needed."

- Camp Participant


If you have questions about the High School Writers Camp, Greater Madison Writing Project Director Mark Dziedzic at mdziedzic@wisc.edu.

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