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Writing in the Rows at Boise Urban Garden School Grades 4-6

August 14 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Meets daily August 14-18 from 9 am – 12 pm. This camp is intended for kids entering 4th – 6th graders.

Plant the seeds of great poems, stories and more as you dig in and explore the grounds of Boise Urban Garden School with a Cabin teaching-writer. Campers also receive education sessions by BUGS staff. Come think and write about this inspiring environment where food, plants, and minds grow!

A collaboration of The Cabin and Boise Urban Garden School.

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Camp takes place  at The Peregrine Fund’s World Center for Birds of Prey, 5668 W Flying Hawk Ln Boise, ID 83713. During the last hour of camp on the final day, writers are invited to share their work in a celebratory reading!

Foci for Student Learning:

  • Engaging with research and scientific ways of understanding the natural world to find inspiration to write creatively
  • Reflective journaling to process nature and science learning
  • Analyze nature/environmental creative texts to learn about craft
  • Writing, thinking, and talking about conservation/environment and the role of writing in encouraging and defining these concepts
  • Learn to use place as more than a backdrop
  • Producing nature and science inspired poems and stories
  • Reflecting on the artist’s role in questions of our natural environment and conservation
  • Responding to what works in one another’s work
  • Offering constructive critique for peer’s work towards revision
  • Revising for publication

Essential Questions Students Will Investigate:

  • What is the role of an artist in communicating honestly about the natural world?
  • How do we bridge arts and sciences? How does writing do that?
  • Can writers work on ideas related to conservation? The natural world?
  • How do we use nature as inspiration?
  • How do we write about physical experience?
  • What is nature?

Our ticketing system charges a $4.50 convenience fee for each camp purchased online. To avoid this fee, register by phone: 208-331-8000.

Details

Date:
August 14
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Website:
https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pe.c/10145948

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The Cabin
Phone:
208-331-8000

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Member Price
150
Non-Member Price
185

Venue

Boise Urban Garden School
2995 FIVE MILE ROAD
Boise, ID 83713 United States
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Phone:
208-376-3006
Website:
https://www.boiseurbangardenschool.org/