Loft/MCBA Combo Camp: Write Like an Animal

thursdays: June 24, July 1, 8, 15, 22, 2021; 9am–12pm
Ages 9–11
virtual

Through a collaboration with the Loft Literary Center, this youth camp combines writing and visual art for a satisfying creative experience!

In this class, write like an animal! Develop and inhabit an animal character (real and researched, wild and imagined, or something in between). How does your body feel, how do you move, and how does your mind work? What do you see, hear, smell, taste, and feel? What happens to you? Write your story and make a handmade book to show it off.
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Loft/MCBA Combo Camp: Fairy Tales, Myth, Magic, and Bookmaking

July 19–July 23, 2021; 1–4pm
Ages 9–11
virtual

Through a collaboration with the Loft Literary Center, this youth camp combines writing and visual art for a satisfying creative experience!

First, explore the timeless territory of magic as you write your own myth-inspired fairy tale! Students will record the hair-raising adventures of a main character, who sets out on a magical journey to save a troubled world, and along the way, encounters menacing villains and mystical beings. Students invent their own settings, characters, and plot, then bring the magical world to life in a pop-up book.
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