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Duke University - Young Writers Camp

  • Program Address:

    8 East Union Drive
    201 Bishops House East Campus
    Durham, NC 27708, U.S.A.

    Tel:
    Phone: 919-684-6259
  • Winter Address:

    8 East Union Drive
    201 Bishop's House East Campus
    Durham, NC 27708, U.S.A.

Directors: Mitch Cox

The Duke Young Writers' Camp is open to students who are in grades 6-11 during the 2015-2016 academic year. Classes are designed to be academically challenging and focus on the creative and analytical processes of writing. Students will work on various projects, which may include newspaper features, short stories, character studies, journals, or short dramatic productions.

Program highlights include:
Opportunity to explore different genres, such as short fiction, poetry, journalism, and play writing
Instruction by professional writers and educators
Local guest speakers
Daily Readers' Forum, where students share their work with peers
Co-curricular social and recreational activities

  • Camp size:
    150
  • Directors:
    Mitch Cox
  • Founded:
    1983
  • Gender:
    Co-Educational
  • Maximum age:
    17
  • Minimum age:
    11
  • Nearest city:
    Raleigh, NC

Activities

  • Acting
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Music
  • Performing Arts
  • Photography and Video
  • Theater
  • General Sports
  • Academic Activities
  • General Academics
  • Creative Writing
  • Journalism
  • Liberal Arts
  • Talent Show
  • Team Building
  • Special Accommodations
  • Food Allergies
  • Physical Disabilities
  • Field Trips


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