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A component of the Central Arizona Writing Project, YAWP Young Adult Writing Program (formerly Rl Txt) is designed to offer young writers a non-evaluative environment in which to explore the power of writing.
Offering time and inspiration, YAWP sessions support writers in a collaborative atmosphere as they interact with other youth authors and share works in progress. YAWP sessions engages young writers in crafting a variety of writing forms, such as poems, autobiographical sketches, heart maps, short stories, arguments, nature/science observations, craft secrets, and daily writing workshops. Each camper chooses a piece of writing for publication in the camp anthology.
YAWP is staffed by veteran K-12 English teachers who have completed CAWP's Invitational Summer Institute in teaching composition and critical literacy to become Teacher-Consultants.
YAWP will be held from 9:00am to 12:00pm, Monday through Friday, at the following locations:
ASU Tempe Campus: for grades 3-12
Session A: June 6 - June 17 or
Session B: June 20 - July 1
ASU Polytechnic (East) campus: June 6 - June 17 for grades 3-12
ASU West Campus: June 6 - June 17 for grades 3-8 only
Please see registration form below to register for a session. Registration closes May 20, 2016. Tuition is $300.00 and is due at YAWP orientation on May 25, 2016 on the Tempe campus.
For additional information on YAWP, please email:
Tina Norgren at email@example.com.
Register for YAWP! yawp_registration_2016.docx