Young Writers Summer Camp

    Registration for 2022 half-day camps will open on Tuesday, February 15, 2022.

    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 12, 2022.

    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. Lunch care will be available for in-person campers.

    Summer Camp Schedule at a Glance

    Applications for 2022 full-day summer intensives are open. Apply here. Date for 2022 summer intensives are:

    Middle school (entering grades 6-8 in fall 2022): July 18-22, 2022, 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM

    High school (entering grades 9-12 in fall 2022): July 25-29, 2022, 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM

     

    Half-Day Camps

    Our half-day camps offer small groups of six to 12 students and focus on a specific writing genre or topic.

    Middle School Summer Writing Intensive

    Our full-day Summer Writing Intensive, July 18-22, 2022, 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. Apply here.

    High School Summer Writing Intensive

    Our full-day Summer Writing Intensive, July 25-29, 2022, 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. Apply here.