High school students will have the opportunity to work on poetry and prose writing while developing their leadership skills and ability to assist younger writers as a mentor. They will then put their skills into practice by serving as mentors during one of our week-long Writing Camps for younger students.
Youth Leadership campers’ writing will be published in our annual summer anthology and by fulfilling all obligations, Youth Mentors will earn a stipend of $200.
Youth Leadership Camp limited to 16 participants. Application required, please see below.
Who we’re looking for:
We are looking for high school students who love writing, are excited to learn how to develop skills as writing mentors, and who enjoy working with youth.
Monday through Friday
1:00 PM–5:00 PM
ALL KALAMAZOO COUNTY STUDENTS
Additionally, participants will be scheduled to assist with one of the following weeks:
July 8–12 : 4th & 5th Grade POETRY
July 15–19 : 4th & 5th Grade PROSE
July 22–26 : 6th, 7th, & 8th Grade POETRY
July 29–August 2 : 6th, 7th, & 8th Grade PROSE
Stipend checks will be distributed at RAWK Reads on August 22, 2019.