Kids Summer Writing Camps

What happens in summer camp?

Hear what our kids have to say about the summer writing camps at TT Patton.


We are busy preparing for our 8th summer of summer writing camps for students grades 3th – 8th.  In the last 2 years year our Screenplay Writing track was such a success with performances held at The Catlow that we are bringing it back this year.  As last year, each class remains 3 hours.   NEW THIS YEAR…we have extended our reach to 3rd graders and 8th graders. Please join our mailing list so you don’t miss the registration period.  Read through the summaries and then take a look below at the class schedule.  Ready to select now?  REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

CREATIVE WRITING [CW] Grades 3th-8th, limited to 10 students
This camp will teach interested youths variations of writing techniques. The program includes lessons that will give participants a sense of understanding and confidence when they write independently. Having fun while learning something new is top priority. The program includes instruction in the fields of journaling, non-fiction, fiction and poetry as well as practicing different writing styles, learning about character development and about plot mapping. Sessions will introduce students to fountain pens and how to write with them, letter writing and why it is important to send hand-written notes, and the history of the Postal Service.

SCREENPLAY WRITING [SPW] Grades 5th-8th, limited to 10 students
Students will be introduced to the elements that make for a good movie.  They will understand the differences between original and adapted screenplays.  They will develop characters and scenes that will go into the production of the small script to be read on the last day of class.

Can’t decide?  No worries!  Classes are scheduled throughout the summer so you can take more than one! REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!




Creative Writing
Monday-Friday, June 13-17
10:00am-1:00pm (Grades 3-4)
$160 includes a fountain pen, a journal and other supplies

Creative Writing
Monday-Friday, June 20-24
10:00am-1:00pm (Grades 5-6)
$160 includes a fountain pen, a journal and other supplies



Creative Writing
Monday-Friday, July 11-15
10:00am-1:00pm (Grades 7-8)
$160 includes a fountain pen, a journal and other supplies

Screenplay Writing
Monday-Friday, July 18-22
1:00pm-4:00pm (Grades 5-6)
$140 includes a fountain pen and a journal

Screenplay Writing
Monday-Friday, July 25-29
1:00pm-4:00pm (Grades 7-8)
$140 includes a fountain pen and a journal



Creative Writing
Monday-Friday, August 1-5
1:00pm-4:00pm (Grades 3-4)
$160 includes a fountain pen, a journal and other supplies

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