March 07, 2014

UAB to host several summer writing camps for kids

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Red Mtn Writing Project summer campsThe Red Mountain Writing Project will host several camps this summer for children from middle to high school. This year’s Youth Writing Camp for students grades 5-8 is themed “Write to Discover,” and is May 27 to June 20 from 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. The camp features four weeks of writing fun, from “Making Mystery” to “Making a Difference.” The cost is $150 for the first week and $175 for each remaining week.

The College Bound camps include “Writing for the ACT” from June 2-6, and “Writing a College Admission Essay” is scheduled for June 9-13. Both are from 9 a.m.-noon each day. The cost is $150 per camp.

The Red Mountain Writing Project is a local affiliate of the National Writing Project and has a mission to provide a forum for teachers of all grade levels and in all content areas to study and develop new and innovative strategies for literacy instruction.

All camps require a $50 registration fee. For more information, call 205-934-7896 or go to

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