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May 2017

Free Drop-In Writing Workshop

May 2 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Cabin in the Jean B. Wilson conference room, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, ID 83702
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DROP-IN WORKSHOP  is The Cabin’s free and open writing workshop, held from 6:30-8:00 PM on the first Tuesday of each month. Drop-in is hosted by alternately by writers Danny Stewart and Heidi Kraay who create unique prompts designed to inspire a supportive community of local writers. Danny Stewart leads every other workshop starting in January, and Heidi Kraay leads every other workshop starting in February. May 2nd with Danny Stewart

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COIN: a collaborative story REVELATION for Cabin programs!

May 4 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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Eleven big-deal writers. Nine hours. One story. This year, for Idaho Gives on May 4th, renowned writers are coming together to write a collaborative story in support of Cabin programs. What this means is that for every $10 you donate to The Cabin, our writers will add one sentence to a story that we'll be updating at our blog throughout the day. Then, at 7:30 PM, we will reveal the story in a celebration at The Cabin. So take a break…

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CAMBIA: A Student Reading to Celebrate Writers in the Schools (WITS)

May 17 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Esther Simplot Performing Arts Center, 516 S 9th St
Boise, ID 83702 United States
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WRITERS IN THE SCHOOLS (WITS) at The Cabin supports creative writing enrichment in 3rd-12th grade classrooms throughout the Treasure Valley. During the school year, The Cabin employs professional local writers—poets, novelists, playwrights, and journalists—to teach semester- or school-year-long writing residencies in schools, juvenile detention centers, and community learning centers. Through active, imaginative writing experiences under the mentorship of The Cabin’s teaching-writers, WITS engages students in the pleasure and power of reading and writing. CAMBIA is our annual anthology of the…

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June 2017

Writing Wild AM 2017 Grades 3-4

June 5 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Foothills Learning Center, 3188 Sunset Peak Road
Boise, ID 83702 United States
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June 5th- June 9th. Camp meets Monday through Friday from 9 am - 12 pm each day. This camp is for kids going into 3rd and 4th grade. Creative writing makes science come alive at The Foothills Learning Center   Register Now Explore Boise’s foothills with a pencil and notebook in hand. Together with a Cabin teaching-writer and a naturalist from the Foothills Learning Center, you’ll observe our native environment and translate what you learn into wildly original poetry and…

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Writing Wild AM 2017 Grades 5-6

June 5 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Foothills Learning Center, 3188 Sunset Peak Road
Boise, ID 83702 United States
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June 5th- June 9th. Camp meets Monday through Friday from 9 am - 12 pm each day. This camp is for kids going into 5th and 6th grade. Creative writing makes science come alive at The Foothills Learning Center Register Now Explore Boise’s foothills with a pencil and notebook in hand. Together with a Cabin teaching-writer and a naturalist from the Foothills Learning Center, you’ll observe our native environment and translate what you learn into wildly original poetry and stories.…

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Writing Wild AM 2017 Grades 7-9

June 5 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Foothills Learning Center, 3188 Sunset Peak Road
Boise, ID 83702 United States
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June 5th- June 9th. Camp meets Monday through Friday from 9 am - 12 pm each day. This camp is for kids going into grades 7-9  Creative writing makes science come alive at The Foothills Learning Center Register Now Explore Boise’s foothills with a pencil and notebook in hand. Together with a Cabin teaching-writer and a naturalist from the Foothills Learning Center, you’ll observe our native environment and translate what you learn into wildly original poetry and stories. Please arrive at…

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Word Play/Cabin Writers AM 2017 Grades 3-5

June 5 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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Meets daily June 5th-9th. This camp is for 3rd-5th graders. Camp meets Monday through Friday from 1pm - 4 pm each day. Engage in play that wakes up all five senses, sparks creativity and encourages new paths to writing imaginative poems and stories. You’ll explore nearby parks, the rose garden, the library, and take a field trip to the zoo for inspiration. During the last half-hour of camp on Friday, family and friends are invited to The Cabin for lemonade and a…

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Urban Ink 2017 PM Grades 6-9

June 5 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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Meets daily June 5th-9th. This camp is for kids going into 6th - 9th grade. Camp meets Monday through Friday from 1pm - 4 pm each day.  Explore cityscapes, coffee shops, public art, and urban life in Boise’s downtown. A professional teaching-writer from The Cabin will be your guide as you find inspiration to write original short stories with unique characters and settings, and create super-alive poems rooted in observation. Because this particular section of Urban Ink has a wider age…

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Free Drop-In Writing Workshop

June 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Cabin in the Jean B. Wilson conference room, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, ID 83702
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DROP-IN WORKSHOP  is The Cabin’s free and open writing workshop, held from 6:30-8:00 PM on the first Tuesday of each month. Drop-in is hosted by alternately by writers Danny Stewart and Heidi Kraay who create unique prompts designed to inspire a supportive community of local writers. Danny Stewart leads every other workshop starting in January, and Heidi Kraay leads every other workshop starting in February. June 6th with Heidi Kraay

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Writing Wild AM 2017 Grades 4-6

June 12 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Foothills Learning Center, 3188 Sunset Peak Road
Boise, ID 83702 United States
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June 12th- June 16th. Camp meets Monday through Friday from 9 am - 12 pm each day. This camp is for kids going into grades 4 through 6.  Creative writing makes science come alive at The Foothills Learning Center Register Now Explore Boise’s foothills with a pencil and notebook in hand. Together with a Cabin teaching-writer and a naturalist from the Foothills Learning Center, you’ll observe our native environment and translate what you learn into wildly original poetry and stories.…

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Urban Ink AM 2017 Grades 7-9

June 12 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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Meets daily June 12th-16th. This camp is for kids going into 7th - 9th grade. Camp meets Monday through Friday from 9am - 12 pm each day. Explore cityscapes, coffee shops, public art, and urban life in Boise’s downtown. A professional teaching-writer from The Cabin will be your guide as you find inspiration to write original short stories with unique characters and settings, and create super-alive poems rooted in observation.During the last half-hour of camp on Friday, family and friends are…

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Urban Ink PM 2017 Grades 7-9

June 12 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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Meets daily June 12th-16th. This camp is for kids going into 7th - 9th grade. Camp meets Monday through Friday from 1pm - 4 pm each day. Explore cityscapes, coffee shops, public art, and urban life in Boise’s downtown. A professional teaching-writer from The Cabin will be your guide as you find inspiration to write original short stories with unique characters and settings, and create super-alive poems rooted in observation.During the last half-hour of camp on Friday, family and friends are…

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Picture This PM Grades 3-4

June 12 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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Meets June 12-16. This week-long camp is for kids going into 3rd & 4th grades. Camp meets Monday through Friday from 1pm - 4 pm each day. Investigate the powerful potential of connecting words and images as you work to create graphic texts alive with full characters, a riveting plot, and meaningful design. Explore art excursions to galleries and installations, and read graphic texts with peers and your Cabin teaching-writer to discover how to produce collages, comics, illustrated poems and stories…

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Picture This PM Grades 5-6

June 12 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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Meets June 12-16. This week-long camp is for kids going into 5th & 6th grades. Camp meets Monday through Friday from 1pm - 4pm each day. Investigate the powerful potential of connecting words and images as you work to create graphic texts alive with full characters, a riveting plot, and meaningful design. Explore art excursions to galleries and installations, and read graphic texts with peers and your Cabin teaching-writer to discover how to produce collages, comics, illustrated poems and stories that show…

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Fiction with Christian Winn: A Six-Week Workshop

June 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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This six-week workshop will meet on Wednesday June 14, 21, 28 and July 12, 19 and 26 from 6:30-8:30pm Register Now This summer delve into writing stories of the people, the extraordinary, the everyday, the meaningful lives within and all around us! In this six-week story writing workshop we will dig deep into how to write character, compelling plot, vivid setting, poignant dialogue, heartfelt emotions, and just a damn good story. Over the course of the six weeks each writer…

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