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Thurber House Summer Writing Camp: 2/3 Grade — August


12:30 PM to 4:00 PM


Thurber Center

91 Jefferson Ave., Columbus, OH 43215

(614) 464-1032

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Thurber Summer Writing Camp is 26 years old! Join us as we cook up creative writing adventures, stories, poems, plays, laughter, and more for students in grades 2-9. Campers work with professional authors over five days filled with field trips and fun activities designed to develop every young writer’s talent and imagination.

Grades refer to the grade that the camper is entering in Fall 2020. Students may only register for one week of camp. Enrollment is first-come, first-served. Camp regularly sells out, so don’t wait!

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Rising 2nd and 3rd Graders

August 3–7

12:30–4:00 pm

Prepare to stretch your imagination and your writing muscles this week. You’ll go on a sensory poetry tour, create “hair raising” pet tales, make paper puppet characters, laugh through your own Mad Libs, and much more!



Registration deadline: May 1, 2020

Questions? Contact Meg Brown at or call 614-464-1032 x16.