Creative Writing Summer Camps 2016

Student tutoring a young girl


This camp is for 17-25 year-olds who are interested in developing their creative writing skills while breaking the stigma of mental health issues and mental illness. We are partnering with Wraparound Orange for this project.

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Cost for Start Your Story Camp: Free (Very Limited Space)
When: 10-11AM, Every Thursday, May 19-June 23 or June 30–July 28
Registration is open until spots are filled.

To Register for Start Your Story Camp contact or 407-823-2112


This camp is for young writers ages 11-17. Alumni and current students from the Master of Fine Arts program at UCF offer a week-long session on creative writing. Campers will learn different types and styles of creative writing, and they will have a completed book at the end of the week.

The sessions will be held in Colbourn Hall at UCF’s main campus with a break for lunch in UCF’s Student Union.

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Rachel Kolman, Camp Coordinator
or Terry Thaxton 407-823-2112


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Space is limited. Register early!


$225 for Creative Writing
$150 for Creative Care

Register Early! $200 for Creative Writing if registered by May 15.
After May 15: $225.
Full Payment expected at time of application. Deadline: May 30. In case of applicant cancellation, there is a $50 is non-refundable fee..

By Mail:

Checks can be mailed to:

Graduate Writers Association (GWA)
c/o Terry Thaxton
Department of English
University of Central Florida
PO Box 161346
Orlando, FL 32816-1346

In Person:

Checks can be dropped off at:
UCF English Department Office
Colbourn Hall 405

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