Young Authors Camp (Y.A.C.)

All children, ages 8-12, are invited to attend Young Authors Camp on the campus of Murray State University. The goal of this camp is for participants to write for fun. Young authors will practice a variety of styles (poetry, fictional stories, true stories, essays, skits, etc.) under the direction of experienced teachers from the region, who will serve as writing coaches, consultants and as traditional classroom instructors.Two weeks before camp, families will be emailed camp details with more information about check-in, drop-off/pick-up, parking, daily schedule, activities, permission slips, etc. 

DATE: TBA
Cost: $130

This year's camp has reached full enrollment.  To be placed on the waitlist please call (270) 809-3662 or email jwinters@murraystate.edu.

Click here to view the Young Authors Camper Information Packet  - COMING SOON!

TYPICAL DAILY SCHEDULE  - THIS MAY CHANGE! 

8:30 AM Camp doors open; Private writing time 
9:00 AM Writing and Art Activities
11:30 AM Lunch (students must bring a sack lunch)
12:00 PM Swimming (Students must bring a suit and towel daily)
2:00 PM Peer review, idea sharing, conferences
2:15 PM Group Activities
3:30 PM End of the day; Pick up campers 

Contact Information:
Brooke Lovett, Camp Director
brooke.lovett@marshall.kyschools.us 
Debbie Bell, English Department
(270) 809-4725
dbell@murraystate.edu 

Registration Questions: 
Janeen Winters, Non-Credit and Youth Programs
(270) 809-3659
jwinters@murraystate.edu