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Margaret's Workshops

 

SUMMER 2022

CREATIVE WRITING CAMPS

 

 Registration is open! 

 

Camps will be held at Strawberry Hill Center (Ages 7-8 and Ages 8-12) and Pru's House (Ages 12-15), 

Bainbridge Island, WA. 

 

We'll follow current Washington State

COVID-19 guidelines. 

 

Let's write this summer and discover the power of words! 
 

FUN WITH STORY WRITING

(Ages 7-8)


For budding authors! We'll explore story-writing skills in a fun, creative atmosphere. Margaret uses prompts, crafts, and picture books to help young writers get started. We'll capture ideas and turn them into narratives with characters, voice, and a storyline. Your writer will go home with a finished story booklet with an illustrated cover. 


#471500-01 M-Th 9:30am-12:30pm 7/25-7/28 $175


 

CREATIVE WRITING CAMPS

(Ages 8-12)


For young writers ready for the next step! Mornings for planning, writing, and sharing creative work will give young authors the joy of seeing their ideas turn into stories and novels. We'll use the "Story Mountain" story arc ― beginning, problem, build-up, climax, and end. We'll find out what makes our protagonists and villains tick. If you'd like, share your writing in the Author Circle or peer group. Margaret will meet 1:1 with writers.


Session 1. #471501-02  M-Th  9:30am-12:30pm  8/1-8/4 $175

Session 2. #471501-03 M-Th  9:30am-12:30pm  8/8-8/11 $175

 

These camps will take place at Strawberry Hill Center, 7666 NE High School Road, Bainbridge Island, WA. 

 

To register, call 206-842-2302 or visit Bainbridge Island Metro Park & Recreation District. I hope to see your young writers this summer! 

TEEN CREATIVE WRITING CAMP

(Ages 12-15)


Join us for summer writing! Spend a week with your fellow teen writers in the quiet of Pru's House at Hilltop Meadow! Put your thoughts on paper or screen. Work on a story, novel, poetry, flash fiction, or other genre. Get tips on craft and voice. Share your story aloud to get feedback if you'd like.  We'll create an atmosphere friendly to exploring our writing.  Start fresh or bring an ongoing project. Margaret is a published author with extensive teaching experience.  She'll meet 1:1 with writers and answer your burning writing questions.


#471502-01  M-Th 2:00-4:00pm 7/11-7/14 $115

 

This camp will take place at Pru's House at Hilltop Meadow, Grand Forest East, Bainbridge Island, WA. Directions will be sent before the camp begins. 

 

To register, call 206-842-2302 or visit Bainbridge Island Metro Park & Recreation District. I hope to see your teen writers this summer! 

Winter/Spring 2022

CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOPS

 

 Registration is open! 

 

Workshops will take place in person at 

Strawberry Hill Center, Bainbridge Island, WA.

 

COVID-19 safety protocols will be followed. 

 

I hope to see your young writers and

explore our writing together! 

         

        CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOP (Ages 8-12) 
 
 
In these 4-week workshops, young writers will invent their own plots and characters while learning how to craft a story. We'll go from ideas in our heads to sentences on the page. We'll delve into heroes and villains, look at examples of good writing, and have fun with words. Writers may read their work aloud in the Author Circle for feedback. Bring your ideas or use a fun prompt to get started. Margaret shares her expertise and meets with writers individually. All writing levels are welcome!

 

Winter Session #1 #170101-01 Wed Jan 12-Feb 9.* 4-6 pm $75

Winter Session #2 #170101-02 Wed March 2-23. 4-6 pm $75 

 

Spring Session #1 #170101-03 Wed Apr 13-May 4. 4-6 pm $75

Spring Session #2 #170101-04 Wed May 11-June 1. 4-6 pm $75

 

 
These workshops will take place in person at Strawberry Hill Center, 7666 NE High School Road, Bainbridge Island, WA. We will follow all COVID-19 safety protocols per Washington State guidelines. Masks will be required. 
 
You may sign up for any or all sessions. To register, call 206-842-2302 or visit Bainbridge Island Metro Park & Recreation District. I hope to see your young writers this winter and spring!

 

* No class January 26 Conference Week. 

 
 



YOUNG WRITERS GROUP FOR KIDS 

AT BAINBRIDGE PUBLIC LIBRARY 

 

(Grades 3-6)



 

During the Bainbridge Public Library's break from in-person programs due to COVID-19, the Young Writers Group is on hiatus. Please visit Kitsap Regional Library online for updates and digital activities for families.

I hope to see you soon. Be well, keep writing! Margaret 

 

 

The Young Writers Group meets on the 3rd Tuesday of the month from 3:30 to 5 pm during the school year (except December). All students in Grades 3-6 are welcome. 

 

Margaret works with young writers to create stories from their own imaginations. Prompts, writing, sharing, and snacks are on the agenda.

 

All writing levels are welcome! Our goal is to create a safe, inclusive space for all voices to be heard. Writers may also read their work aloud in the group or meet with Margaret for a 1:1 story meeting.

 

This free, drop-in group is sponsored by Kitsap Regional Library. No registration, just bring yourself and your desire to write. 

Young writers in Grades 3-6, we hope to see you at Bainbridge Public Library, 1270 Madison Ave. North!  

 

 

 

THANKS TO YOUNG WRITERS FROM PAST  

 

CREATIVE WRITING CAMPS. 

 

KEEP WRITING!