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Grades 7-8: UNLV Campus

Southern Nevada Writing Project - UNLV Campus

Monday, June 13, 2016 - Friday, June 24, 2016
UNLV Campus 4505 S Maryland Pkwy Las VegasNV  89119
Monday, June 13, 2016 - Friday, June 24, 2016
UNLV Campus 4505 S Maryland Pkwy Las VegasNV  89119

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What's Included

Camp hours: 8:30am-11:30am, Monday through Friday. Our emphasis is on creating life-long writers who feel confident and comfortable in all steps of the writing process. Students of all ability levels will explore different genres and engage in various types of authentic writing activities to challenge them to grow as writers.

About This Organizer

ABOUT THE SOUTHERN NEVADA WRITING PROJECT:

The SNWP has been working with Southern Nevada teachers and students since 1984 as part of a network of nearly 200 National Writing Project sites. In the last ten years, SNWP youth writing programs have impacted over 3000 students and 200 teachers. As a non-profit professional development organization, we serve teachers of writing at all grade levels and in all subject areas. The mission of the SNWP is to impact student learning by improving the teaching of writing, thereby promoting a vision that every person is an engaged and life-long writer.

 

DESCRIPTION:

The SNWP Summer Writing Camps are the ideal experience for authors of all skill levels who enjoy the writing process.  Students in grades 1-8 will engage in various types of authentic writing activities to challenge them to grow as writers. Our instructors are SNWP Teacher Consultants selected for their expertise and passion for teaching writing.

 

TESTIMONIALS:

"This is the 3rd summer Kelsey has participated in the SNWP.  She thoroughly enjoys it and wishes it was longer!  We appreciate this opportunity being offered."

"Awesome week.  My son learned so much and wants to return next year, which is huge!!"

"When I came here I was all right at writing, and I thought writing was a little fun, but now I feel like I am good at writing and I think writing is really fun!"

"Geri said she wished they taught writing like this at school."

 

COST:

$250.00 per student, which includes all necessary supplies, snacks, a t-shirt, and anthology of student writing.

 

HOW DO I REGISTER?

1.  You may register online at Active.com (there is a $4.95 transaction fee per student).

2.  Visit SNWP.org to print a registration form.  Mail completed registration form with a money order payable to SNWP (address is on the top of the form).

 

DISCOUNTS:

Automatic $50 discount if two or more siblings attend.

$50 discount per student for employees of the Clark County School District (CCSD), local charter schools and private schools. Please email snwpyouthcamp@gmail.com to request your unique discount code.

Early Bird Special: Tuition is automatically discounted to $225 through March 21, 2015.  This can be combined with the employee and sibling discounts.

 

IS TUITION ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE?

Yes, partial tuition assistance is available to those with a financial need.  Students can request up to $200 in tuition funding.  The remaining $50 will be the individual's responsibility.  To request an application for partial tuition assistance, please email snwpyouthcamp@gmail.com. Tuition assistance applications are due May 16th, 2015.

Organizer Info

  • Southern Nevada Writing Project

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