Adventures in Writing Summer Camp

For Young Writers 11 and Up

Young writers, get ready to go on an exciting exploration with Adventures in Writing Summer Camp!

Wordcrafters Adventures in Writing Summer Camp welcomes young writers to undertake an exciting exploration of the world of writing, storytelling, and creativity. Campers will enjoy a variety-pack of wordcrafts and genres by working with a new author or instructor each day. This camp is intended for young writers ages 11 and up.

July 17-21, 2023
Mon-Thurs 1 pm-4 pm
Friday 1 pm-5 pm

Wordcrafters Studio
436 Charnelton St. Ste 100
Eugene, OR 97401

Price: $239 (members save $24)

Ages 11+
(open to younger Write Club attendees and mature younger writers)

Registration closes July 11

Masks will be required in common areas as we have medically sensitive folks attending, and want everyone to be able to participate.

We’ll be updating the schedule with the instructors and topics for the 2023 camp soon. Examples from last year include: Poetically Speaking with Jorah LaFleur, Create Campfire Stories with Pattrick Price, Write Small with Erica Goss, Make ‘Em Laugh with Sarina Dorie, and Unlock Your Voice with J.C. Geiger.

On the last day, we will record a reading of student work. This last day will run a little longer and the readings will be from 3-5 PM. More details will be provided closer to the start of the camp.

Did you know that we have student and family memberships? Members save 10% on this class and every class. To find out more Click here.

A limited number of scholarships are available to young writers with financial need. To apply for a scholarship fill out this application.


Jen Hernandez (she/they) is an illustration artist and educator based in the Pacific Northwest who is inspired by the natural environment and stories of adventure, fantasy, mystery, science and focuses on representation in her illustration and story work. An educator with over 18 years of experience in classroom and community education, Jen uses visual art, theater games in the style of Theatre of the Oppressed, and collaboration to craft stories that help us to connect with each other and the characters that inhabit our imaginations. Jen often roams the forests, mountains and desert with everything she needs on her back, trying to remember to move at a pace that gratifies in its slowness.