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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 […]

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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! Brandon Wint Cailynn Klingbeil Cathy Ostlere Colin Martin David Wilson Derek Beaulieu Isaac Bond Jani Krulc Johnny MacRae Kim Firmston Leif Ingebrigtsen Lindsey Walker Louise Casemore Marcello Di Cintio Paul Zits Richard Kelly […]

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Writer’s Block Special Feature – WordsWorth

  Our thanks to CJSW radio in Calgary and Emily Ursuliak for this special edition of Emily’s radio show, Writer’s Block, which focuses on our WordsWorth summer creative writing residency for youth. In the broadcast, Emily interviews several of the camp’s Creative Team and participants. If you were ever curious to know what WordsWorth is […]

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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 […]

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2015 WordsWorth Course Outlines

  Click on one of the following tabs to view course outlines for each of the three weeks of WordsWorth Week One (ages 12 – 14): July 5 – 10 Week 2 (ages 14-19): July 12 – 17 Week 3 (ages 15 – 19): July 19 – 24 Week One (ages 12 – 14): July […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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