The B.C. Youth Writers Camp is now open for submissions to the camp anthology as well as registration for the camp.
The seventh annual day camp for creative writers, illustrators and readers ages eight to 18 runs for five days from July 5-10 at the Okanagan College Penticton Campus.
The keynote speaker this year will be author Denise Jaden, recipient of awards from the Romance Writers of America, Inspy and the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. The camp will also feature presenters David Korinetz and Laura Thomas.
Registration is $130 and includes creative writing and illustration workshops, snacks and lunch, camp supplies and a copy of the camp anthology featuring the work of those attending the camp.
The rules for submissions can be found at www.penwriters.com/community programs. The deadline to submit to the anthology is April 18, and the deadline for camp registration is May 1.