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Youth Programs

We work with aspiring writers, actors, dancers and musicians of all ages in supportive and creative environments. Led by professionals in the arts and education, our programs provide youth with the opportunity to use their creativity as a way to raise awareness, create change, and celebrate their work!

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Covid-19 Update

Please refer to the following website for updated information about plans and response for COVID-19 (coronavirus): https://covid19.wisc.edu/

At this time, we are optimistic that programs will continue as planned unless otherwise noted. If there are any changes to the status of a program, registered attendees will be contacted individually.

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April 2020

MOVING ONLINE: Whoopensocker Show at Stephens Elementary School

April 9 @ 6:30 pm CDT - 7:30 pm CDT
Free
whoopensocker performance

Join students and staff at Stephens Elementary School for this fantastic celebration of student creativity!

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May 2020

MOVING ONLINE: Whoopensocker Show at Emerson Elementary School

May 8 @ 6:00 pm CDT - 7:00 pm CDT
Free
whoopensocker performance

Join students and staff at Emerson Elementary School for this fantastic celebration of student creativity!

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MOVING ONLINE: Whoopensocker Show at Lincoln Elementary School

May 19 @ 6:30 pm CDT - 7:30 pm CDT
Free
whoopensocker performance

Join students and staff at Lincoln Elementary School for this fantastic celebration of student creativity!

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June 2020

Young Writers Camp

June 22 @ 9:00 am CDT - June 25 @ 2:00 pm CDT
Olbrich Gardens, 3330 Atwood Ave
Madison, WI 53704 United States
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$250
Participants at the Young Writers Camp at Olbrich Gardens working on an idea board

A creative, inspiring, and supportive summer camp for young writers entering grades three through eight.

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High School Writers Camp

June 22 @ 9:00 am CDT - June 25 @ 2:00 pm CDT
Olbrich Gardens, 3330 Atwood Ave
Madison, WI 53704 United States
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$250.00
Two participants in the high school writers camp discuss

A four-day camp for high school writers that supports a creative and engaging writing experience.

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Rise Up & Write: Youth Voices for the Environment

June 22 @ 9:00 am CDT - June 26 @ 2:00 pm CDT
Olbrich Gardens, 3330 Atwood Ave
Madison, WI 53704 United States
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$350
A journal about youth activism

Rise Up & Write provides youth with the opportunity to use writing as a way to raise awareness and create change.

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Rise Up & Write: Youth Voices for the Environment (Northland)

June 22 @ 9:00 am CDT - June 26 @ 2:00 pm CDT
Northland College, 1411 Ellis Ave S
Ashland, WI 54806 United States
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$350
A journal about youth activism

Rise Up & Write provides youth with the opportunity to use writing as a way to raise awareness and create change.

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July 2020

Young Writers Camp

July 6 @ 9:00 am CDT - July 9 @ 2:00 pm CDT
Northside Elementary School, 3620 High Rd
Middleton, WI 3620 High Rd United States
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$250.00
Participants at the Young Writers Camp at Olbrich Gardens working on an idea board

A creative, inspiring, and supportive summer camp for young writers entering grades three through eight.

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Rise Up & Write: Youth Voices for Human Rights

July 6 @ 9:00 am CDT - July 10 @ 2:00 pm CDT
PLACE, 225 N Mills St
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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$350.00
A journal about youth activism

Rise Up & Write provides youth with the opportunity to use writing as a way to raise awareness and create change.

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Graphic Novel Writing Camp

July 13 @ 9:00 am CDT - July 16 @ 2:00 pm CDT
Bare Knuckle Arts, 1949 Winnebago St
Madison, WI 53704 United States
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$250.00
A participant at Graphic Novel Writing Camp draws the illustrations to their story in a sketch book

Young writers learn how to tell their stories in an engaging illustrated format.

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Youth Programs Staff

Yorel Lashley

Director of Arts

Faisal Abdu'Allah

Associate Professor of Art, FauHaus Director

Mark Dziedzic

Greater Madison Writing Project Director

Bryn Orum

Greater Madison Writing Project Specialist

Kate Corby

Professor and Chair, UW-Madison Dance Department

Mariah LeFeber

Outreach Specialist

Mary Patterson

Outreach Specialist

Stephanie Richards

UW Community Arts Collaboratory Operations Manager

Amanda Farrar

Education Coordinator

Erica Halverson

Mayor of Whoopensocker

Jessica Jane Witham

Education Coordinator