skip to main content

Young Writers Camp

A creative writing camp for rising 3rd-12th graders, held on The University of Alabama campus in Tuscaloosa.

The University of Alabama Young Writers Camp

Monday, June 17 - Friday, June 21  |  8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.young writers camp students

Bryant Conference Center - located on The University of Alabama campus at 240 Paul W. Bryant Drive

About the Young Writers Camp

The University of Alabama Young Writers Camp, for rising 3rd-12th graders, fosters creativity and a range of writing and artistic skills in a fun, accepting, interactive environment. 

The Young Writers Camp will allow students to choose from a variety of classes and workshops taught by experienced writers covering poetry, fiction, nonfiction, screenwriting for film and TV, graphic novel, and other forms. 

Additional camp activities include:

  • Weeklong intensive novel workshop available (requires 50 pages of a novel in progress--enrollment limited)
  • Hands-on experiences in paper-making, book arts, and publication design
  • Attending readings and craft talks by published writers
  • Learning about publishing, college study, and careers in writing
  • Having time for independent writing as well as collaborate on group projects

Tuition of $225 per person includes lunch,  snacks each day, a T-shirt, and writing materials.