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Mission

The South Texas Writing Project continues its commitment to providing summer camps for students in Laredo and the surrounding areas.  The primary mission of the summer camps is to provide opportunities for students to explore reading and writing through fun interactive and hands-on learning activities.  Camps are geared towards promoting writing and motivating students to find their voice in their own writing.

2016 Summer Camps - Currently not available, check back soon.

Previous Camps Categories:

LCC Journalism Summer Workshop
The South Texas Writing Project hosted a summer camp to both educate and train the next generation of future journalists. The camp was a week long and was  dedicated to illustrate the intense process that exists when starting a newspaper.  It was designed to educate both faculty and students on all aspects of the journalistic world including the associated press style of writing and ethics behind true journalism. 

Journalism & Media Summer Camp
The South Texas Writing Project hosted a summer camp to both educate and train the next generation of journalists and photojournalist. The camp was a week long and covered all aspects of the journalistic world and the ability to use writing techniques and apply them into real life situations. The camp allowed for students to have a voice and experience first hand the challenging and rewarding world of journalism.

Exploring the Universe through Writing Summer Camp
The South Texas Writing Project in conjunction withvTAMIU's LBVSC Planetarium hosted a week long interactive science camp.  Students explored the university with daily planetarium shows, interactive hands-on activities, and daily reading/writing activities.

Writing & Reading in the Digital Age
The South Texas Writing Project hosted a 4 day camp with a new approch to original writing in the new digital age. Students practices the writing process, use of technology, with hands-on creative activities and daily reading/writing activities.

Join the Force: Super media Patrol Camp
The South Texas Writing Project in conjunction with TAMIU's The Bridge student newspaper hosted a week long camp for future journalists and photographers of America. Students learned different multi-media aspects of journalism. All writing skill provided were aligned with TEKS and TAKS.

 
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5201 University Boulevard
Laredo, Texas 78041-1900
Phone: 956.326.2470
Fax: 956.326.2469