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Summer Camp at The Barn 2015 | July 12 – July 18, 2015

Think of those carefree days of summer camp. Remember sleeping in a cabin, roasting marshmallows, and telling tales in the evening? Wouldn’t you love to go back? Well, now you can! It’s time to enroll in Summer Camp at The Barn. Imagine spending one week in July in the scenic Poconos:

  • Sleeping in a cozy cabin or lodge
  • Walking in the woods
  • Storytelling by an outdoor fire
  • Roasting marshmallows and making S’mores
  • Enjoying farm-style meals, served with locally grown vegetables
  • Making friends and memories to last a lifetime
  • And all the ice cream you can eat

Those are just some of the activities awaiting you at Summer Camp at The Barn. After all, writers and illustrators need time away at camp, too. By the way, your stay at summer camp also includes:

  • 20 workshops in 5 days, packed with valuable information
  • 5 inspiring keynotes
  • One-on-one manuscript critiques
  • Lively discussions
  • Networking
  • Time to write, journal, and dream
  • Meeting and mingling with renowned authors and illustrators
  • Click here to see the preliminary schedule and program

Summer Camp at the Barn is a week of whirlwind activity you won’t forget. Our camp counselors are award-winning writers and illustrators and top publishing professionals. Here at The Barn you’ll have the opportunity to work with them in a relaxed and supportive atmosphere.

Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, picture book, magazine and book publishing— no matter what your genre or interest, you’ll find summer camp programs that engage your mind and nourish your spirit.

Think of it: 20 forty-five minute workshops, plus 5 forty-five minute keynotes, all in 5 days! That’s more time than a full semester in an MFA program. Educators, inquire about earning academic credit.

No matter what stage of your career, beginning or advanced, you’ll find a fun-filled and unforgettable week that may change your life.

What are you waiting for? Grab your duffle bag. Pack your manuscript, art supplies, and sneakers. Come back to summer camp—Summer Camp at The Barn!

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