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Creative Writing Summer Camp

The Salmon House Writers Workshop is offering a creative writing summer day camp for children ages 8-12. Join us for 3 days of storytelling, games, outdoor activities, costumed mayhem and more!

 When: August 1st-3rd,  10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: The Salmon House Writers Workshop,  527 W. 12th Ave. in Eugene.

Camp tuition is $145. Students should bring a bag lunch and bottled water each day, and dress comfortably for outdoor activity.

 

To register, call (541) 326-6112

Spring Programs Start Next Week!

We are looking forward to a great spring term of after school creative writing! Check out these great programs.

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*Wild Imagination Group for Elementary
Schoolers*

This group is all about fun and discovery of the wonder of words. Sessions include action packed word-play, oral and written storytelling, exploration of poetry, engaging crafts, and games. This term students will also be exploring with writing choose-your own-adventure stories. Meets Thursdays from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. April 7th-May 26th. Tuition is $95 per student.

 

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*Workshop Wednesdays for Middle Schoolers*

In this group, we’ll explore a variety of storytelling genres: poetry, fantasy, mystery, sci-fi and more! Find your favorite writing style, hone  narrative skills, create  new stories or polish older projects.  Meets Wednesdays from 4 p.m to 5:30 p.m., April 6th-May 25th. Tuition is $95 per student.

 

 

creative-writing-2*Edison Tale Spinners Group*  
This group is for Edison Elementary School 4th and 5th graders. We will be listening to and experimenting with different styles of storytelling, playing word games, and venturing into choose-your-own-adventure writing. Group meets Tuesdays, from 3 p.m. to 4:30 pm, beginning April 5th in the Barn classroom at Edison.*Classes meet once a week for 8 weeks. Tuition is $95 per student.*

 

*Private Tutoring (all ages)*
Do you have a student who could benefit from personally tailored support in academic writing? Do you know a young creative writer who would like to get one-on-one instruction on writing craft?  The Salmon House Writers Workshop offers individual creative or academic writing tutoring for budding writers of any age. Sessions are specifically designed to meet the needs of the student in an encouraging environment.

* Space is limited, so sign up for classes today.  Visit our registration page or call (541) 326-6112.*

Tale Spinners at Edison Elementary

Tale Spinners Tuesdays at Edison Elementary for 3rd-5th graders

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 This new group for Edison Elementary School is all about discovery of the wonder of words. Sessions include action packed word-play, storytelling, exploration of poetry, and fiction, engaging crafts, and games. Taught by Sallie Vandagrift of the Salmon House Writers Workshop.

 When: Tuesdays, from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.                                                                                                                      January 19th through March 8th

Where: The Library at Edison Elementary School

Tuition is $95 per student. All class materials are included. Space is limited. To sign up please contact Sallie at (541) 326-6112 and visit the Programs page for a registration form.

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New After-School Programs and More

 

Happy New Year to all!

The Salmon House Writers Workshop is celebrating with several great
programs for young writers. Enrollment is open for the following:

*Wild Imagination Group for Elementary Schoolers*
This group is all about fun and discovery of the wonder of words. Sessions
include action packed word-play, oral and written storytelling, exploration of poetry, engaging crafts, and games.  Meets Thursdays from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. beginning January 21st.
*Classes meet once a week for 8 weeks. Tuition is $95 per student.*

*Workshop Wednesdays for Middle Schoolers*
In this group, we’ll explore a variety of writing styles and genres:
poetry, fantasy, mystery, sci-fi and more! Participants will hone their
narrative skills and create original works to be compiled in a group
anthology.  Meets Wednesdays from 4 p.m to 5:30 p.m. beginning January
20th. *Classes meet once a week for 8 weeks. Tuition is $95 per student.*

*Private Tutoring (all ages)*
Do you have a student who could benefit from personally tailored support in academic writing? Do you know a young creative writer who would like to get one-on-one instruction on writing craft?  The Salmon House Writers Workshop offers individual creative or academic writing tutoring for budding writers of any age. Sessions are specifically designed to meet the needs of the student in an encouraging environment.

* Space is limited, so sign up for classes today.  Visit our registration page or call (541) 326-6112.*

Holiday Tales Workshop Begins Next Week!

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Looking for something fun and educational for your kids to do over the winter break?

The Salmon House Writers Workshop is presenting its first winter holiday workshop for ages 8-12! Cozy holidays stories, friends, and crafts; what could be better during those no-school days before Christmas?

Holiday Tales and Book Making Workshop  for 8-12 year olds                                                        Dec. 21st through Dec. 23rd                                                                                                                        1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

In this fun three day workshop students will enjoy listening to a variety of traditional and modern holiday stories,  learning story crafting basics, and creating their own holiday tale.

On day three, special guest artist and teacher Karen Rainsong of Singing Creek Educational Center will teach us to bind the stories we’ve created into a handmade storybook to share with family and friends.

All materials provided. Please bring a snack. Tuition is $90 per student .

To register, call Sallie at (541) 326-6112.  Click here for Holiday class registration form.

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