Word Play – Grades 3-4
Engage the five senses and play with language as a path to writing imaginative poems and stories. You’ll visit nearby parks, the zoo and learn fun activities to jumpstart your writing.
Boise, The Cabin am or pm June 27-July 1; July 11-15; July 18-22; July 25-29
Twin Falls, College of Southern Idaho* am June 13-17
Hailey, The Center* am August 1-5
Cabin Writers – Grades 5-6
Discover how art, music, nature, and your own inner voice lead you to stories and poems that only you can write. Get ready to experience writing in an art museum, a rose garden or next to the Boise River.
Boise, The Cabin am or pm June 13-17; June 20-24; July 11-15; July 18-22; July 25-29
Twin Falls, College of Southern Idaho* pm June 13-17
Hailey, The Center* pm August 1-5
The Workshop – Grades 10-12
Spend two weeks taking your writing to the next level. You’ll learn how to draft, critique, and revise poetry and fiction in a safe, yet challenging environment. Published authors will share the same writing techniques they use themselves.
Boise, The Cabin am - 2 weeks June 13-24; August 1-12
Writing Wild – Grades 4-6 and 7-9
A week-long adventure in Boise’s best backyards. Grab your pen and take a walk on the wild side. Explore the natural world, your own imagination, and the power of words as you find your own story in the great outdoors. Parents drop-off and pick-up students at the Foothills Learning Center in the Hulls Gulch Reserve.
Boise, The Cabin
Grades 4-6, am June 13-17; June 20-24; June 27-July1
Grades 7-9, am June 13-17; June 20-24; June 27-July1
Picture This – Grades 5-6 and 7-9
Explore the connection between visual art and the written word. Through collage, comics, poems, stories, paintings, and pictures, you will learn to create work that literally shows and tells.
Boise, The Cabin Grades 5-6, pm-1 week August 1-5; August 8-12
Grades 7-9, am-2 weeks August 1-12
Your Turn – Writing Camp for Grown-Ups
Ever wish you could go to writing camp? Now you can. Your Turn includes all the elements that make Idaho Writing Camps unique, but geared especially for grown-ups. Spend a week working with a professional writer in a small group setting. Write by the river, the Rose Garden, area coffee shops and art galleries. Find out why so many kids come home from camp happy and inspired.
Boise, The Cabin am July 11-15