Parents: Have your child join the Detroit Youth Writing Camp Meadow Brook Writing Project!


DPS Camp Flier(1)The Meadow Brook Writing Project (MBWP) is a partnership between Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan, and local schools, including Detroit Public Schools. For several years, MBWP has been successfully running summer youth writing camps at Meadow Brook Mansion in Rochester for students of all ages.

This year, this wonderful opportunity is coming to Detroit Public Schools students.

Young authors who enjoy creative writing will engage in writers’ workshops and explore the cultural offerings of midtown Detroit, including visits to the DIA and Detroit Historical Museum, as inspiration for various genres and forms of writing. The camp will include a digital anthology of student work produced by the students themselves and a public reading open to the community.

Student writers will be working with specially trained MBWP teaching consultants and writing instructors from Oakland University’s Department of Writing and Rhetoric to ensure that this is an inspiring and memorable week of writing, learning, and

Attendees will receive a camp T-shirt, notebook, and daily snack. Parents are responsible for arranging transportation to and from the Golightly Education Center each day of camp.

Contact Christina Hall for further information or if you have
questions: or (248) 895-0375.

Interested authors should register at

Who: Open to all DPS students entering grades 3-12.
Students have a choice of three weeks to attend, depending on grade level:

July 14-18: 3-5th grade, or
6-8th grade

July 21- 25: 3-5th grade, or
6th-8th grade

July 28-August 1: 9-12th

Where: Golightly Education Center
8 a.m. to Noon

Cost: $100

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