Young Writers Summer Camp

    Registration for 2023 half-day camps will open on Monday, January 2, 2023.

    Half-day camps will be offered in person at our Denver location and virtually from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM and 1:30 to 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday, throughout the summer, starting June 20 - August 11. Lunch care will be available for in-person campers.

    Summer Camp Schedule at a Glance

    Applications for 2023 full-day summer intensives open on Monday, January 2, 2023. 

    Date for 2023 summer intensives are:

    Middle school - entering grades 6-8 in fall 2023: July 17-21, 2023, 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM

    High school - entering grades 9-12 in fall 2023: July 24-28, 2023, 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM

     

    Lighthouse's Young Writers Program camps are led by published and award-winning writers, and each workshop is designed to foster creativity, self-expression, and excitement about writing. Half-day camps and lunch care are available for all age groups throughout the summer. A one-week, full-day summer intensive is offered once per summer for both middle school and high school writers. In-person and virtual camps will run June 20 through August 11, 2023.

    Half-Day Camps

    Our half-day camps offer small groups of six to 12 students and focus on a specific writing genre or topic. Registration starts January 2, 2023.

    Middle School Summer Writing Intensive

    Our full-day Summer Writing Intensive, July 17-21, 2023, allows young writers to explore a variety of genres and topics with several local authors throughout the week. Camp week ends with a public reading where each camper can share a piece of writing from the week. An application is required. Applications open January 2, 2023. Check back here for the Submittable link.

    High School Summer Writing Intensive

    Our full-day Summer Writing Intensive, July 24-28, 2023, allows teens to explore a variety of genres and topics with several local authors throughout the week. Camp week ends with a public reading where each writer can share his or her original writing. An application is required. Applications open January 2, 2023. Check back here for the Submittable link.