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Picture This AM 2017 Grades 3-4

August 7 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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Meets August 7-11. This week-long camp is for kids going into 3rd & 4th grades. Camp meets Monday through Friday from 9am - 12 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…

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Wildlife Words with Zoo Boise Day-Long Camp Grades 3-6 – SOLD OUT!

August 7 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Zoo Boise, 355 Julia Davis Dr
Boise, ID 83702 United States
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August 7th-11th, week-long camp meets 9am-4pm daily. A collaboration of The Cabin and Zoo Boise. Goal for poets: rebuild the emotional bridge to the natural world. —Sandra Alcosser This camp is intended for 3rd - 6th grades. Form a deeper and more enduring wildlife conservation ethic in this all-day partnership camp from Zoo Boise and The Cabin. Start camp at Zoo Boise each morning for zoo-educator-led, hands-on activities for that will provide an understanding of why animals and their habitats…

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Writing the College Admissions Essay PM 2017 Grades 10-12

August 7 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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Write an admissions essay that’s better than good. Week-long workshop from August 7th-11th. This workshop is for 10th - 12th graders. Camp meets Monday through Friday from 1 pm-4 pm each day. During the last half-hour of camp on Friday, family and friends are invited to The Cabin for lemonade and a public reading of student writing. Register Now Our experienced college writing instructor will guide you in exploring the collegiate writing process while tackling the big project all university-bound…

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Word Play AM 2017 Grades 3-4

August 14 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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Meets daily August 14th-18h. This camp is for 3rd & 4th graders. Camp meets Monday through Friday from 9am -12pm 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 public…

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Urban Ink AM 2017 Grades 7-9

August 14 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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Meets daily August 14-18 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. Downtown adventures in short fiction & poetry. Register Now During the last…

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

August 14 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Boise Urban Garden School, 2995 FIVE MILE ROAD
Boise, ID 83713 United States
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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. Register Now   Camp takes…

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