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ASU to Host Student Writers Camps

April 23, 2012

Angelo State University’s Pearl of the Concho Writing Project will host a Young Writers Camp and a Teen Writers Camp in June for local and area elementary and middle school students looking to improve their writing skills. 

The theme for this year’s camps is “Be a Writing Super Hero.”  The Young Writers Camp will run June 4-15 and is open to students who will be in grades 3-5 this fall.  The Teen Writers Camp will run June 18-29 and is open to students who will be in grades 6-8 this fall.  Sessions for both camps will be from 9 a.m.-noon Monday through Friday in the ASU Carr Education-Fine Arts building, 2602 Dena Drive.  

The goal of the camps is to help students of all writing skill levels to become more confident in their writing and develop an appreciation of others’ writing.  Tuition for each of the camps is $200 per person, which includes a T-shirt, a book and a writing anthology featuring works from all the participants.

The Pearl of the Concho Writing Project is one of 10 National Writing Project sites in Texas and is part of the National Writing Project network consisting of nearly 200 sites in 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.  The project, founded in 1973, provides programs to promote and improve writing and the teaching of writing.

To download an application for the camps, go to 

For more information, contact Dr. Marilyn Eisenwine at 325-486-6948 or


Dr. Marilyn Eisenwine