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801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702

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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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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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Origins and Inspirations: A Poetry Workshop with Kerri Webster

July 25 @ 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 Tuesdays July 25th, August 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29th at The Cabin from 6:30-8:30pm Origins & Inspirations: Poetry Workshop Register Now Where does poetry come from? What resources do we as poets draw upon to generate new work? In this workshop, we'll consider and write from a variety of catalysts: memory (past experience), present experience and observation, and other sources such as poetry itself. We'll read and offer feedback on each other' work in a…

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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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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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Picture This AM 2017 Grades 5-6

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 5th & 6th grades. Camp meets Monday through Friday from 9am-12pm 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 and tell. Draw the…

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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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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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Cabin Writers AM 2017 Grades 5-6

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 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 craft…

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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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Exploring the Lyric with Danny Stewart: A Multi-Genre Workshop

August 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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This week-long adult workshop meets August 14th-18th at The Cabin, 9:30am-12:30pm Monday-Friday REGISTER NOW The lyric is the predominate poetic mode of our time, but it has a bigger influence in literature than just poetry. In this workshop, we will explore the lyric mode in a number of genres, including poetry, fiction, memoir, essay, and yes, song. While focusing on the lyrical “I”—how it works in different genres and our own writing—we will also discuss other aspects and tools of the…

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September 2017

Free Drop-In Writing Workshop

September 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 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. September 5th with Danny Stewart

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