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June 2020

Urban Ink for Grades 7-9 (Afternoon, June 1-5)

June 1 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, ID 83702 United States
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June 1st – 5th Monday – Friday from 1 PM – 4 PM  Grades 7 – 9 at The Cabin 801 S Capitol Blvd, Boise $147 for Cabin members (learn more about Cabin membership here) – $177 everyone else Pound the pavement and take your imagination downtown. The city has its own heartbeat (or so the song goes). Can you find it? Using cityscapes, coffee shops, public art, and urban life as your map, find and write the pulse of an urban-influenced short story…

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Free Drop-In Writing Workshop

June 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 and third Tuesday of each month. Drop-in is hosted by writers Danny Stewart, Heidi Kraay, and other guest writers who create unique prompts designed to inspire a supportive community of local writers. No RSVP required. Lesson is designed for full hour-and-a-half attendance so come early (or a little late) and snag a seat! June’s 1st Tuesday workshop is taught by  Teaching-Writer Danny Stewart! Daniel Stewart is a teaching-writer…

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Strange Lands for Grades 3-4 (Morning, June 8-12)

June 8 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, ID 83702 United States
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June 8th – 12th Monday – Friday from 9AM – 12 PM  Grades 3 – 4 at The Cabin 801 S Capitol Blvd, Boise $147 for Cabin members (learn more about Cabin membership here) – $177 everyone else Build a (strange) new world in this sci-fi/fantasy fiction camp. Zombies, dragons, robots, oh my! Kick things off by working with other writers to build the rules for the fantastical realm of your dreams. With your teaching-writer/wizard guiding you about town, let your imagination boil…

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Strange Lands for Grades 5-6 (Morning, June 8-12)

June 8 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, ID 83702 United States
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June 8th – 12th Monday – Friday from 9AM – 12 PM  Grades 5 – 6 at The Cabin 801 S Capitol Blvd, Boise $147 for Cabin members (learn more about Cabin membership here) – $177 everyone else Build a (strange) new world in this sci-fi/fantasy fiction camp. Zombies, dragons, robots, oh my! Kick things off by working with other writers to build the rules for the fantastical realm of your dreams. With your teaching-writer/wizard guiding you about town, let your imagination boil…

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Strange Lands for Grades 7-9 (Afternoon, June 8-12)

June 8 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, ID 83702 United States
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June 8th – 12th Monday – Friday from 1 PM – 4 PM  Grades 7 – 9 at The Cabin 801 S Capitol Blvd, Boise $147 for Cabin members (learn more about Cabin membership here) – $177 everyone else Build a (strange) new world in this sci-fi/fantasy fiction camp. Zombies, dragons, robots, oh my! Kick things off by working with other writers to build the rules for the fantastical realm of your dreams. With your teaching-writer/wizard guiding you about town, let your imagination…

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Word Play for Grades 3-4 (Morning, June 15-19)

June 15 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, ID 83702 United States
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June 15th – 19th Monday – Friday from 9AM – 12 PM  Grades 3 – 4 at The Cabin 801 S Capitol Blvd, Boise $147 for Cabin members (learn more about Cabin membership here) – $177 everyone else Set your poems and stories in motion with games and play. What does joy smell like? Taste like? And what rhymes with orange? (Door hinge? More hens?) Play the types of story and word games that wake up all five senses, sparking creativity and encouraging…

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Nature Writing at Idaho Botanical Garden for Grades 5-6 (Morning, June 15-19)

June 15 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Idaho Botanical Garden, 2355 Old Penitentiary Rd
Boise, ID 83712 United States
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June 15th – 19th Monday – Friday from 9AM – 12 PM  Grades 5 – 6 at Idaho Botanical Garden 2355 N Old Penitentiary Rd., Boise $167 for Cabin members (learn more about Cabin membership here) – $197 everyone else Create succulent stories and poems. Every seed needs a little water and sunlight. Grow your own relationship to nature by writing in Boise’s best garden. Using the Idaho Botanical Garden as your living museum, and staff and teaching-writer as your curators, you’ll learn about the…

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Urban Ink for Grades 7-9 (Afternoon, June 15-19)

June 15 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, ID 83702 United States
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June 15th – 19th Monday – Friday from 1 PM – 4 PM  Grades 7 – 9 at The Cabin 801 S Capitol Blvd, Boise $147 for Cabin members (learn more about Cabin membership here) – $177 everyone else Pound the pavement and take your imagination downtown. The city has its own heartbeat (or so the song goes). Can you find it? Using cityscapes, coffee shops, public art, and urban life as your map, find and write the pulse of an urban-influenced short story…

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Writing for the Movies for Grades 5-6 (Afternoon, June 15-19)

June 15 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, ID 83702 United States
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July 15th – 19th Monday – Friday from 1 PM – 4 PM  Grades 5 – 6 at The Cabin 801 S Capitol Blvd, Boise $147 for Cabin members (learn more about Cabin membership here) – $177 everyone else Learn the tools to produce your own blockbuster screenplays. Feel that force, flowing through you? That’s visual storytelling, the language of action and romance, drama and comedy, waiting for you to harness it. With popular movies and classic cinema as your director, learn how…

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Free Drop-In Writing Workshop

June 16 @ 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 and third Tuesday of each month. Drop-in is hosted by writers Danny Stewart, Heidi Kraay, and other guest writers who create unique prompts designed to inspire a supportive community of local writers. No RSVP required. Lesson is designed for full hour-and-a-half attendance so come early (or a little late) and snag a seat! June's 3rd week workshop is taught by Teaching-Writer Colleen Brennan! Colleen Brennan is a freelance writer,…

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Picture This for Grades 3-4 (Morning, June 22-26)

June 22 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, ID 83702 United States
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June 22nd – 26th Monday – Friday from 9AM – 12 PM  Grades 3 – 4 at The Cabin 801 S Capitol Blvd, Boise $147 for Cabin members (learn more about Cabin membership here) – $177 everyone else Write for the eye, with your soul as your guide. Cave paintings. Hieroglyphics. Graffiti. Even before letters, we told stories through pictures. Explore the raw power of connecting words and images as you work to create visual poems and stories alive with characters, plot, and…

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Picture This for Grades 5-6 (Morning, June 22-26)

June 22 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, ID 83702 United States
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June 22nd – 26th Monday – Friday from 9AM – 12 PM  Grades 5 – 6 at The Cabin 801 S Capitol Blvd, Boise $147 for Cabin members (learn more about Cabin membership here) – $177 everyone else Write for the eye, with your soul as your guide. Cave paintings. Hieroglyphics. Graffiti. Even before letters, we told stories through pictures. Explore the raw power of connecting words and images as you work to create visual poems and stories alive with characters, plot, and…

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Comics! for Grades 7-9 (Afternoon, June 22-26)

June 22 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, ID 83702 United States
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June 22nd – 26th Monday – Friday from 1 PM – 4 PM  Grades 7 – 9 at The Cabin 801 S Capitol Blvd, Boise $147 for Cabin members (learn more about Cabin membership here) – $177 everyone else Explore the (super) power of connecting words and images. Blammo! Write and illustrate the types of comics you wish you could read. Who are your heroes and villains? What are their backstories? Who makes a surprise appearance in the third act? Using comic books,…

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July 2020

Word Play for Grades 3-4 (Morning, July 6-10)

July 6 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, ID 83702 United States
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July 6th – 10th Monday – Friday from 9AM – 12 PM  Grades 3 – 4 at The Cabin 801 S Capitol Blvd, Boise $147 for Cabin members (learn more about Cabin membership here) – $177 everyone else Set your poems and stories in motion with games and play. What does joy smell like? Taste like? And what rhymes with orange? (Door hinge? More hens?) Play the types of story and word games that wake up all five senses, sparking creativity and encouraging…

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Cabin Writers for Grades 5-6 (Morning, July 6-10)

July 6 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, ID 83702 United States
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July 6th – 10th Monday – Friday from 9AM – 12 PM  Grades 5 – 6 at The Cabin 801 S Capitol Blvd, Boise $147 for Cabin members (learn more about Cabin membership here) – $177 everyone else Find your truth and write your story. J.K. Rowling said “the stories we love best live in us forever.” But how do we write those stories? Through powerful language, truth, and our unique vision of the world. Work with an experienced teaching-writer from The Cabin…

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