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June 2017

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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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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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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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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Cabin Writers AM 2017 Grades 5-6

June 19 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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Meets daily June 19th-23rd. This week-long camp is  for kids going into 5th - 6th grade. Camp meets Monday through Friday from 9 am - 12 pm each day. Discover how art, music, and nature inform a writer’s imagination. Learn to write short stories and poems that express your vision of the world. With an experienced teaching-writer from The Cabin as your guide, you’ll find inspiration in the park and the Boise Art Museum, and you’ll create original writing using the…

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Nature Writer AM 2017 Grades 4-6 at IBG

June 19 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Idaho Botanical Garden, 2355 Old Penitentiary Rd
Boise, ID 83712 United States
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 Meets daily June 19-23rd This weeklong camp is intended for kids entering 4th - 6th grades.  Camp meets Monday-Friday from 9 am - 12 pm  each day at Idaho Botanical Garden. Cultivate your relationship to nature by writing in Boise’s best garden. In this living museum, go on botany walks with Idaho Botanical Garden staff, sharpen your observation skills, and extend your understanding of the natural world while practicing essential tools of poetry and fiction under the guidance of a Cabin teaching-writer. Register…

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One Acts PM 2017 Grades 5-8

June 19 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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Meets daily June 19-23 This camp is for kids entering 5th-8th grades. Camp meets Monday through Friday from 1 pm - 4 pm each day. In collaboration with a local professional playwright, you’ll use the essential tools of playwriting (like plot, action, character and dialogue) to build a one act play from the ground up. Visit a local theater and participate in actor’s exercises to experience the collaborative alchemy that can make writing for theater feel like magic. Build a play you can…

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Strange Lands AM 2017 Grades 5-6

June 26 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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Meets daily June 26-30. This camp is for kids going into 5th & 6th grades. Camp meets Monday through Friday from 9am - 12 pm each day. Zombies, dragons, robots, oh my! On the first day of camp, you’ll work with other writers to build the rules for the fictional realm of your dreams. Then, each writer will create an original short story inspired by this strange land (while working on the craft fundamentals of fiction like plot, dialogue, character, and…

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July 2017

Picture This AM 2017 Grades 5-6

July 17 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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Meets July 17-21. This week-long camp is for kids going into 5th & 6th 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 stories…

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Cabin Writers in Twin Falls 2017 AM Grades 3-6

July 17 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
The College of Southern Idaho Sheilds Hall #104, 315 Falls Ave
Twin Falls, ID 83301 United States
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Meets daily July 17-21. This weeklong camp is for kids going into  3rd - 6th grades. Camp meets Monday through Friday from 9 am - 12 pm each day in Shields Hall room # 104 at College of Southern Idaho. During the last half-hour of camp on Friday, family and friends are invited to The College of Southern Idaho for a public reading of student writing. The right tools to get you writing work you love. Register Now Discover how…

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Urban Ink in Twin Falls 2017 Grades 6-9

July 17 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The College of Southern Idaho Sheilds Hall #104, 315 Falls Ave
Twin Falls, ID 83301 United States
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Weeklong camp from July 17-21st. This camp is for 5th/6th - 9th graders. Camp meets Monday through Friday from 1 pm - 4 pm each day in Shields Hall room # 104 at College of Southern Idaho. During the last half-hour of camp on Friday, family and friends are invited to The College of Southern Idaho for a public reading of student writing. Adventures in short fiction & poetry. Register Now A professional teaching-writer from The Cabin will be your guide…

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Wildlife Words at World Center for Birds of Prey AM 2017 Grades 4-6

July 18 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
World Center for Birds of Prey, 5668 W Flying Hawk Ln
Boise, ID 83709 United States
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Meets daily Tuesday July 18th- through Saturday July 22nd. Camp meets Tuesday through Saturday. From Tuesday through Friday, the camp will meet from 9 am - 12 pm. On Saturday, June 25th, camp will meet from 10am-1pm.This camp is intended for kids entering 4th - 6th graders. Science and the humanities share the goal of helping humans understand our place in the natural world. At the World Center for Birds of Prey, you’ll learn from scientists about important birds of prey conservation projects and…

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One Acts AM 2017 Grades 5-8

July 24 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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Meets daily July 24-28  This camp is for kids entering 5th-8th grades. Camp meets Monday through Friday from 9am- 12pm each day. In collaboration with a local professional playwright, you’ll use the essential tools of playwriting (like plot, action, character and dialogue) to build a one act play from the ground up. Visit a local theater and participate in actor’s exercises to experience the collaborative alchemy that can make writing for theater feel like magic. Build a play you can take from the page…

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Songwriter AM 2017 at Boise Rock School Grades 6 and up

July 24 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Boise Rock School, 1404 W Idaho St
Boise, ID 83702 United States
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A collaboration of The Cabin and Boise Rock School Meets daily July 24-28. This camp is for 6th - 8th/9th graders. Camp meets Monday through Friday from 9 am - 12 pm each day at Boise Rock School. During the last half-hour of camp on Friday, family and friends are invited to a public performance of student music. Let your creativity rock!  Register Now Using hooks, rhymes, and words that sing, you'll begin writing your own songs on the very…

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