Morehead Writing Project

Real Teachers, Real Leaders. Real Results

Summer Writing Camp

Global Graffiti: Writing for change

Exploring and experimenting with language

to change yourself and to change the world

During the Morehead Writing Project summer writing camps, young writers from primary through high school will have the opportunity to participate in:

  • Freewriting
  • Writing workshop
  • Writing group
  • Publication

Camp activities will also include:

  • Skills lessons
  • Peer and adult support to develop finished writing
  • Using computers to draft, revise and create
  • Using technology to create and publish writing
  • Camps will be led by certified teachers with advanced National Writing Project training and include support from Morehead State University  Education students.

In 2017, we will offer five camps in four locations and serve three different age groups:

  • Maysville Young Writers Camp (grades 1-6): May 29th-June 2nd, 9 am-noon at Straub Elementary School in Maysville (Brandis Carlson – instructor)
  • MSU Intermediate Writers Camp (grades 4-8): June 5th-9th, 9 am- 2 pm. at MSU Combs (Abby Thomas – instructor)
  • MSU Teen Writers Camp (grades 9-12): June 26th-30th, 9 am – 2 pm at MSU Combs (Terry Lewis and Stacie May-instructors)
  • Montgomery County Intermediate Writers Camp (grades 4-8): July 10th-14th, 9 am – 2 pm at Montgomery County Intermediate School (Natasha Mora-instructor)
  • Lexington Young Writers Camp (Grades 2-5): July 10-14, 10 am-2 pm at Garrett Morgan Elementary School (Mallory Howard, instructor)

Registration fees of $80 ($55 for Maysville camp thanks to FRC) include:

  • Global Graffiti t-shirt
  • Flash drive
  • Global Graffiti journal
  • Global publication

Advance registration by May 26 is required using our online registration form. If you are unable to register online make arrangements with the camp leader or contact Kelli Besselman at .

Payment should be received before the first day of camp.

Note: Lunch is provided at all sites with the exception of the MSU camp

Learn more about the 2013 camp here

Learn more about the 2012 camps here

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