Camp Ink!

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Discover all the places your words can take you.

June 16–July 24, 2015

All camps take place between 9am-3pm

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104_0224Words and Pictures

June 22–26, 9–3pm, $200
Instructors: Jim La Villa-Havelin/Terry Ybañez

Explore how words and pictures work together and apart. Create signs, sculptures, poems, patterns, words, and wonders. Illuminate texts and write in response to art works. Most all, have fun putting words and pictures together, and taking them apart. If a picture is worth a thousand words, think of what a thousand pictures is worth, and what words and pictures combined can say!




Summer Camp-Comic BooksComic Books

July 6–10, 9–3pm, $175
Instructor: Xavier Garza

Explore the basics of a great comic book story. Practice the art of storyboarding or creating a sequence of images that tells a story. Create interesting characters and exciting plots.




Performance Poetry

July 13–17, 9am–noon, $100
Instructor: Amanda Flores

Join the excitement of San Antonio’s dynamic performance poetry scene. See the world through a poet’s eyes. Write edgy and fun poems that go from page to stage. Learn secret tricks of performance. Make your voice heard.




fairy taleMy Fairy Tale

Juy 20–24, 9am–3pm, $175
Instructor: Regina Moya

Make your own children’s storybook. Read great stories from your childhood. Write whimsical characters and fantastical plots. Illustrate your words. Then, hand-sew your story into a beautiful book.




The College Essay

June 16 & 18, 9am–3pm, $100
Instructor: Frances Santos

Stand out on your college application essay. Capture your most unique qualities on the page. Articulate your potential. Learn what college admission counselors are looking for and what will make them feel like they need you at their school. Write a practice essay and gain feedback on how to revise effectively.




Music Journalism

June 22–26, 9am–3pm, $175
Instructor: Manuel Solis

Writing for the music industry is very rewarding. Begin with your favorite musician. Research their backgrounds and brainstorm questions. Explore the ins and outs of writing your article, including booking interviews, pitching your piece and more. Learn to think and write like a working music journalist.




Performance Poetry

July 13–17, 9am–noon, $100
Instructor: Diamond Mason

Join the excitement of San Antonio’s dynamic performance poetry scene. See the world through a poet’s eyes. Write edgy and fun poems that go from page to stage. Learn secret tricks of performance. Make your voice heard.