THE POWER IS IN YOUR PENCIL THIS SUMMER!
YOUNG AUTHORS ACADEMY OF SARATOGA SPRINGS
EVERY KID HAS A STORY!
In the past ten years, STEM activities and careers have taken the spotlight as the most important for your child's enrichment. However, learning effective and engaging storytelling for children can be equally, if not more, beneficial to young people. Telling stories and learning what makes a captivating story is an essential tool of communication and engagement in any facet of life. Young Authors Academy of Saratoga Springs is open to students entering grades 1-4.
Daily Schedule at YAASS:
Morning meeting and daily theme reveal 9:00-9:15
Dismiss to Writing Groups 9:15
Morning Prompt Hour 9:15-10:00
Morning Author Study 10:00-10:30
Snack and Water break 10:30-10:45
Illustration Hour 10:45-11:30
Lunch every day from 11:30- 12:15
Outdoor Mind and Body 12:15-1:00
Afternoon Prompt Hour 1:00-1:45
YAASS High Five 1:45-2:00
Shakespeare Hour 2:00-2:45
Afternoon Wrap-up/Dismissal at 2:45-3:00
REGISTRATION WILL OPEN MARCH 2ND!
$200 until April 30th!
Camp will be running July 9-13th and July 16-20th. We are starting small this year so once classes are full, I will make sure to update the website if registration should fill up.
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OUR MISSION STATEMENT
Young Authors Camp of Saratoga Springs provides an opportunity for children to use creative stories of their own invention as a means of entertainment and expression. In telling their own stories and developing their own story arcs, students understand the power of the language we choose to shape the tales we tell.
Young Authors Camp of Saratoga Springs allows your child to find their storytelling voice and also transfer those skills to presentation, feedback, performance and creative writing. Young Authors Camp will have them writing stories as an imaginative exercise, not an academic assignment.