Young Writer's Camp

Dates: July 11-14, 2023
Times: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Cost: $250 / $275
Grades: 3-4 (in Fall 2023)
Location: Montana State University, Bozeman



The Yellowstone Writing Project's Young Writer's Camp is a four-day writing workshop for kids entering grades 3-4. Campers will be immersed in creativity and engage in activities to encourage writing across genres, writing in the community and building up writing stamina. Licensed educators (our YWP teacher consultants) will provide feedback, encouragement, and a few of their favorite writing tricks! Campers will also have the opportunity to publish their work in a group anthology. The camp will close with a writing showcase. 


Early bird commuter $250 (through May 30, 2023)
Regular commuter $275 (after May 30, 2023)

Please pay with Visa, Mastercard, Discover, or American Express.

Young Writer's Camp Showcase

Join your child and the Yellowstone Writing Project Team for the Young Writers Camp Showcase in Gaines Hall 101 on the MSU campus on Friday, July 14, 2023, from 1 to 2 p.m.

Join us in celebrating our young writers and some of their work from this week. 

We Will Provide:

  • Journal
  • Extra writing utensils
  • T-shirt

Commuters: What to Bring

  • Lunch
  • Snacks
  • Water bottle
  • Your favorite writing utensil

Refunds and Cancellations

During the next few months, families may cancel at any time for a full refund due to the uncertainties surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic.

YWP may also decide to cancel summer writing camp. Of course, if we do, we will issue full refunds to all affected participants.

About YWP

Based in the Department of English at Montana State University, the Yellowstone Writing Project is comprised of teachers who write and writers who teach. YWP offers teachers immersive professional development experiences, hosts an annual writing conference, and sustains a community of writers. In addition, YWP celebrates student writing and students as authors, particularly with the Youth Writing Camp and the International Youth Silent Film competition.

For More Information

Call (406) 994-6550 or (866) 540-5660 (toll-free). Or e-mail