The University of Alabama at Birmingham hosts several summer camps on campus each year. Presented by UAB departments and groups, the camps offer fun activities for children and easy and convenient choices for parents. Check this page for updates and camps added as they become available.

Ada Long Creative Writing Workshop

Every day, students will work closely with nationally acclaimed novelists, essayists, and poets, all of whom have extensive teaching experience.

About: The Ada Long Creative Writing Workshop is a 3-week workshop that offers a rare opportunity for high school students to learn from published authors. Every day, students will work closely with nationally acclaimed novelists, essayists, and poets, all of whom have extensive teaching experience. The Workshop is sponsored by the UAB English Department in collaboration with the UAB Honors Program. The workshop is designed for high school students interested in creative writing for personal enrichment, as preparation for university work in creative writing, and as an introduction to creative writing as a career field. 

Ages: Rising high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors 

Camp dates: June 12-30 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Cost: $800 for the workshop fee, $1,344 for the workshop fee and 1 hour college credit. Scholarships are available for the workshop fee for students with financial need.

Address: Spencer Honors House, 1190 10th Ave. South, Birmingham, AL 35233 (on the UAB campus)

Contact email: Tina Braziel, Director tmharris@uab.edu, (205) 934-8573

How to register: The Application is available online through the UAB Department of English website. The deadline is May 31.

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