Summer Writing Camp | Write On: The Essentials

Summer Writing Camp | Write On: The Essentials

Dive deeper into writing and create works using expository, descriptive, persuasive, and narrative writing styles in Write On: The Essentials. Build compelling stories and grab the reader as you deliver the facts, engage the audience, take a stance, and communicate an idea all in one week!   


Margaret Mitchell House writing camps provide an opportunity for youth to discover the power and excitement of writing while honing their skills in a fun, interactive environment. With 10-15 participants per camp, each young author receives individual attention while learning how to create meaningful prose through a variety of techniques like stream–of-consciousness writing, games, journaling, free verse poetry, and other forms.

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General Registration 

Member Registration

*Registration ends the Thursday prior to the camp start date. We do not perform Day-of-Camp registrations.*

**Campers must be within the age range for each camp at the time of the camp, without exception.**

Information

For more information, please contact the Summer Camp Director at 404.814.4018 or summercamp@atlantahistorycenter.com. After registering for camp online, you will receive confirmation, information, and registration and release forms via email. You must complete these additional forms before the first day of camp.

Fees

Fees include all writing supplies and field trip expenses.

$325 per week for Atlanta History Center members at the Family Membership level

$375 per week for nonmembers

Hours

Monday through Friday, 9:30 am – 5:00 pm. Campers may be dropped off after 9:15 am and must be picked up between 4:45 and 5:00pm. All campers must be picked up by 5:00pm. Extended childcare is not available.

Location

The entrance to the Margaret Mitchell House is located at 979 Crescent Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30309.

Lunch   

Campers must bring their own lunch each day. Light snacks will be provided daily.

Writers Showcase

Each week wraps with a special Friday afternoon Writers Showcase for family and friends. Mark your calendars!

Cancellation Policy

No refunds can be made for cancellations less than two weeks prior to the start of the selected camp. Any cancellation or change made more than two weeks before the first day of camp carries an administrative fee of $25. If you withdraw your child before this two week deadline, you will receive a refund less the $25 fee.

Please note:  Money cannot be held as credit for future use. Default refund method is to apply the funds back to the credit card used during registration.

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