2024 Young Authors' Camp & Writers' Island Workshop

Young Authors' Writing Camp 

The camp is designed to provide elementary and middle school students/authors with opportunities to expand their interest in writing and to experience writing as a fun and creative opportunity for self-expression and communication with others. This annual Young Authors' Camp will include a variety of writing activities visits with poets and artists, and nature walks. Each author will receive camp material, a t-shirt, and a camp anthology. The camp staff consists of a team of university professors, elementary school teachers, and university students.

Six different camp sessions will open in June 2024. Placement is determined by the student's fall grade level

  • Grades 3-5 are eligible for the Elementary School camps
  • Grades 6-8 will qualify for the Middle School Camp
  • Grades 9-12 will be placed in The Writer's Island Workshop for High School students

All Campers may register for one or both camps in their age-group.

Cost Information and Camp Schedules 
Camp Registration includes all required camp materials, a camp t-shirt, certificate and anthology of student work
Camp Registration will open soon!

Elementary Morning Camp: 
2024 THEME: TBA
Monday, June 17 through Friday, June 28, 2024 (closed June 19); 8:30 am to 12:00 pm; TAMU-CC campus. 

Elementary Afternoon Camp: 
2024 THEME:
 TBA
Monday, June 17 through Friday, June 28, 2024 (closed June 19); 12:30 pm to 4:00 pm; TAMU-CC campus. 

Middle School Camp Session 1:
2024 THEME:
 TBA
Monday, June 17 through Friday, June 21 (closed June 19); 8:30 am to 4:00 pm; TAMU-CC campus. 

Middle School Camp Session 2:
2023 THEME: TBA
Monday, June 24 through Friday, June 28; 8:30 am to 4:00 pm; TAMU-CC campus. 

What about lunch?
Campers are encouraged to bring a sack lunch that does not require refrigeration. 

Where are camps held? 
Camps are held on the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi university campus (buildings, TBA).

Reminder: Bring water jug and cap; apply sunscreen and mosquito repellent before coming to camp (we will not apply). 

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Writers' Island Workshop 

The workshop is designed to provide high school writers with opportunities to expand their interest in writing and to experience a professional style writer's workshop. This annual Writers' Island Workshop will include a variety of writing activities as well as visits with poets and artists and nature walks. Each author will receive camp material and a t-shirt. The camp staff consists of a team of university professors, high school teachers, and university students.

SESSION 1
THEME- TBA

Monday, June 24 through Friday, June 28; 8:30 am to 4:00 pm; TAMU-CC campus. 

SESSION 2
THEME-TBA

Monday, June 24 through Friday June 28; 8:30 am to 4:00 pm; TAMU-CC campus. 

What about lunch?
Campers are encouraged to bring a sack lunch that does not require refrigeration.

Where are camps held?
Camps will be held on the TAMU-CC campus.

campus map.

Reminder: Bring water jug and cap; apply sunscreen and mosquito repellent before coming to camp (we will not apply).