Summer Poetry Camp

Summer Poetry Camp : Foundation Events

Wednesday, Jun 13, 1:00PM–3:00PM
Wednesday, Jun 20, 1:00PM–3:00PM
Wednesday, Jun 27, 1:00PM–3:00PM

Poetry Foundation
61 West Superior Street

Participants meet once a week for three weeks to discuss poems by Terrance Hayes, Naomi Shihab Nye, and others. Lessons include a range of activities designed to strengthen poetic and storytelling skills and develop personal creativity. Campers will have the opportunity to explore the Foundation's library and create their own work in response to what they find there. This camp is open to students in sixth to eighth grade; all experience levels welcome. FREE. All materials and supplies will be provided. Register at

Originally appeared in Poetry magazine.

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