WordsWorth 2017

  WordsWorth is a week-long sleepover creative writing residency for young writers who believe in the power of words. Writers will be completely immersed in the creative and diverse world of writing. Guided by established and respected artist-instructors, writers will experience writing through fiction, poetry, spoken word, music, drama, film making, monologue and nonfiction. But […]

2017 WordsWorth Instructors & Courses

We are proud to announce this year’s instructors for Wordsworth 2017. More names and course descriptions will be added as they are confirmed! [tabs style=”default”][tab title=”Brandon Wint”] Week 2 Brandon Wint is an Edmonton-based poet, educator and spoken word artist. For Brandon, the writing and performance of poetry are tools for investigating and embodying his […]

WordsWorth 2016

That’s right. No fooling. WordsWorth 2016 is starting this weekend!  Visit the registration form to get started or the payment page if you would like to secure a spot, but need more time with the form. If you would like to pay in installments, please call us at 780.422.8174. Week 2 is now sold out. To be added to […]

2016 WordsWorth Instructors & Courses

  We are proud to announce this year’s instructors and classes for WordsWorth 2016. More names and course descriptions will be added as they are confirmed!       2016 WordsWorth Team [tabs style=”default”] [tab title=”Colin Matty”]     Colin Matty (Camp Director) is a playwright, poet, performer, and enthusiast of wordplay in all its forms. […]

2015 WordsWorth Course Outlines

  Click on one of the following tabs to view course outlines for each of the three weeks of WordsWorth Tabs [tabs style=”default”] [tab title=”Week One (ages 12 – 14): July 5 – 10″] Week One (ages 12 – 14): July 5 – 10   Songwriting (with Kris Demeanor) The goal over the five sessions […]

2015 WordsWorth Instructors

    Meet this year’s instructors!   Register For WordsWorth 2015 Here   Camp Director – Colin Matty Slam poet, playwright, improviser, actor, performance artist: Colin wears many hats as a creative. When not slinging jokes with Rapid Fire Theatre, Colin runs a poetry shop from Edmonton’s streets, bringing the mysterious power of verse to […]

2014 WordsWorth Instructors

Week 1:  July 6-11  (for ages 12-14) Artful: Ignite your Imagination with Jenne Newman Jenne is an Art Therapist who works with children, youth and families in Calgary, AB. It was her interest in Fine Arts and Psychology that led her to a Master’s of Creative Arts Therapy. Jenne has over ten years’ experience in […]

Meet the 2014 WordsWorth Creative Team

Meet the WordsWorth Director: Lisa Murphy-Lamb   Lisa looks forward to her fifth year (fifth year!) of spending July at Kamp Kiwanis with WordsWorth writers -both young and old.  This job has taken over her life and she now finds herself manning the website, hanging out with literary-types, going to readings, finding teen writers sleeping […]

Sunday Night

Sunday night we met each other, ate dinner with a new friend, made introductions.  Mary Pinkoski inspired us with her poetry and wisdom.  We walked among the trees and wrote upon roots.  We personalized our mugs, sang songs around the campfire.  Kim Firmston read to us from her book while we sat with crisscrossed legs […]