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Inkspire Writing Camp

2021 Program Information

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Details About the Camp

2021 Camp is full. Please check website

next spring for 2022 enrollment.

 

THE BASICS

M-F August 2-6, 2021, in Winchester, KY

M, T, W, & F    9 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.

Th   1:45  to 7:45 p.m. (set off sky lanterns)

Loads of creative activities to spur mini-writing assignments -- speakers, books, hands-on projects.

GUEST SPEAKERS INCLUDE THE FOUNDER OF THE INTERNATIONAL CLOUD APPRECIATION SOCIETY ZOOMING FROM ENGLAND!  

CLOUD SPOTTING IS A SPECIAL ART!

Inkspire is in the 9th year as a week-long non-profit, creative camp dedicated to making writing fun. All parents and/or guardians must sign a standard waiver of liability release form on the first day of camp. This form will be emailed prior to camp.

 

Students will be responsible for bringing sack lunches and drinks each day.  (Refrigeration is available). Students also will bring a labeled bottle of hand sanitizer and roll of paper towels on the first day. 

 

Clear face shields will be provided and all guidelines will be followed for the safety of all people.

 

Families also will bring a snack (non-sugar) and bottled water on the first day that will cover 20 people.  This generous donation helps keep down the cost of camp. 

2021 Activities

Sending poems written on sky lanterns--Poetry in Flight 

 

Painting on canvas van Gogh's Starry Night

Creating a writer's notebook with lots of great stories and poetry

Participating in camp book

Designing an author poster

Hearing guest speakers related to theme "The Sky's the Limit"

including birds, planes, Superman, clouds, planets, rockets and more!

Participating in closing program with camp t-shirts

Performing a great camp song 

Enjoying great read-aloud books 

Learning to write the world's best thank-you letters

Editing work the professional way with V.O.I.C.E.S. 

 

Playing games such as Gigantic Scrabble and Writing Feud

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Location

Inkspire is an educational and non-religious based summer camp using the facilities of Grace Bible Church at 250 N. Main Street, Winchester, KY. (the former Fannie Bush Elementary School)

FAQ

How do I contact Mizz JJ?

Cell Phone: (859) 935-5153

Email: inkspire.camps@gmail.com

What about food?

Campers bring their own marked lunches. Refrigeration is available. Each family provides bottled water and a non-sugary snack to feed 20 people on the first day of camp. This allows us to create a canteen for the morning and afternoon breaks.

What is the schedule?

Camp runs August 2 through 6, Monday through Friday. Hours on M, T, W, F are 9:00 AM to 3:45 PM. On Thursday from 1:45 PM to 7:45 PM (families go to walking trail on by-pass to set off sky lanterns). Closing program for family and friends is at 2:45 PM on Friday August 6.

What is the cancellation policy?

A 45% refund if cancellation is made in writing via email by July 1, 2021

What type of classes will there be?

Large group classes and small classes each based on age.