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July 2017

The Workshop AM: Poetry Grades 10-12

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 week-long workshop is for students entering 10th - 12th grades and is geared specifically for older writers. Camp meets Monday through Friday from 9am-Noon 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. Create amazing poetry. Register Now Explore poetry in this small group workshop dedicated to experimentation in a wide range of forms, from page to performance. Whether…

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Word Play AM 2017 Grades 3-4

July 24 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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Meets daily July 24th-28th. 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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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 and up. This camp is designed to meet a range of ages and abilities, so young or old, novice or seasoned songwriter/musician, this camp will cater to all! 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…

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Strange Lands PM 2017 Grades 7-9

July 24 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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Meets daily July 24-28. This camp is for kids going into  7th, 8th, & 9th grades. Camp meets Monday through Friday from 1pm - 4pm 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,…

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Strange Lands PM 2017 Grades 3-5

July 24 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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Meets daily July 24 - 28. This camp is for kids going into 3rd, 4th & 5th  grades. Camp meets Monday through Friday from 1pm - 4pm 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,…

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The Workshop: Fiction, The Long and Short of It Grades 9-12

July 31 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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*Someone* needs to write the next great story—why not you? Register Now Camp meets July 31st-August 4th Monday through Friday from 9 am - 12 pm each day. This camp is for 9th - 12th graders. Don’t wait until National Novel Writing Month in November to get started on a new or existing piece of fiction! Whether you're far along in the creation of a book or trying to work on a great new short piece, scene, or section, this camp caters to…

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Strange Lands AM 2017 Grades 3-4 ONE SPOT LEFT!

July 31 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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Meets daily July 31 - August 4. This camp is for kids going into 3rd & 4th grades. Camp meets Monday through Friday from 9am - 12pm each day. Register Now  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,…

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Cabin Writers/Urban Ink AM 2017 in Hailey

July 31 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sun Valley Center for the Arts Hailey House, 314 Second Ave. S.
Hailey, ID 83333 United States
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Camp meets July 31st-August 4th daily. A collaboration of The Cabin and The Sun Valley Center for the Arts This camp is for 5th-8th graders. Camp meets Monday through Friday from 9 am - 12 pm each day at the Sun Valley Center for the Arts Hailey House in Hailey. 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…

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August 2017

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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AM News Flash 2017 Grades 6-9

August 7 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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Meets daily August 7-11. This weeklong camp is for kids entering 6th - 9th grades. Camp meets Monday through Friday from 9am - 12 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. Write Boise through a journalist’s lens. Register Now Immerse yourself in the journalist’s life to learn about the different ways nonfiction writers can tell a story. You’ll visit nearby…

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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 helps YOU stand out, and craft a narrative for the future.  Our experienced college writing instructor will guide you in exploring the collegiate writing process while tackling the big project all university-bound students must face: the admissions essay. Together with your instructor and peers in this workshop community, you’ll work through invention, drafting, and revision to craft an essay that shows admissions readers who you are and why you are a good fit for their…

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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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