Creative Writing Scribes with the Northwest African American Museum, 9-12th gr.
Students will immerse themselves in diverse stories, exhibits and activities from the Northwest African American Museum, an integral institution of art, history, and culture in our region. Students will learn elements of prose and poetry to develop their creative writing skills, while participating in writing activities, craft exercises, and experiences designed to inspire their imaginations. This camp will be facilitated by two local artists: Naa Akua is a published poet, performer, and educator, and Daemond Arrindell is a published poet, playwright, performer, and educator, it will also feature guest presenters from the museum. This camp will culminate with a reading of student work and the option for students to contribute a chosen piece to the Northwest African American Museum.
This camp is for students entering 9th-12th grade in Fall 2021 and will take place online using Zoom and Google Classroom. All camps will break for lunch from 12-1pm each day.
Scholarships are available by application. Questions? Please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
*Note – all Scribes Summer camps are in Pacific Standard Time