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WGA Youth Announcements

Sadie MacGillivray

2024 WordsWorth Instructors & Courses

Registration is open! Early Bird rate: $590 until April 30, 2024 Regular rate: $630 starting May 1, 2024 Week 1 (ages 11 – 14): July 14th – 19th, 2024  Week 2 (ages 15 – 19): July 21st – 26th, 2024 Location: Red Deer Polytechnic (RDP), Red Deer, AB T-shirt: $25Anthology: $12 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.

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Ellen Kartz

WordsWorth 2023: Let’s Go!! – Registration deadline June 30!

WordsWorth 2023: Let’s Go!! Registration is now closed(After 10:00 AM on June 30th, registration will be fully closed and RDP room availability cannot be guaranteed.) Week 1 (ages 11 – 14): July 9th – 14th, 2023 | $610Week 2 (ages 15 – 19): July 16th – 21st, 2023 | $610 Location: Red Deer Polytechnic (RDP), Red Deer, AB T-shirt: $25Anthology: $12 We’re excited to be able to return to Red Deer Polytechnic (formerly Red Deer College) again for WordsWorth 2023! Immerse yourself in

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Ellen Kartz

WordsWorth 2022: Regeneration

Registration is now closed Week 1 (ages 11 – 14): July 10th – 15th, 2022 | $570Week 2 (ages 15 – 19): July 17th – 22nd, 2019 | $570 Location: Red Deer Polytechnic, Red Deer, AB T-shirt: $20Anthology: $10 Though we will not be having our typical adventures near Bragg Creek at Kamp Kiwanis, we will still have a blast at this year’s location: Red Deer Polytechnic (formerly Red Deer College)! There may not be

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Amber-Webb Bowerman Memorial Foundation Online Fundraiser

Like so many other gatherings, the 11th annual SugarBowl is cancelled for this August due to COVID-19 precautions. The decision to shut down SugarBowl 2020 does not mean, however, that fun and charity are on hold. Indeed, the world needs more of both those things in bigger, more meaningful doses. And who better than Calgary’s large-hearted recreational lawn-bowling community to dole them out? (Don’t answer that.) The Amber-Webb Bowerman Foundation wants to channel your thwarted competitive urge to

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WordsWorth Presents: Circuit Tree 2020

An online summer creative writing residency for youth aged 11-19 July 19 – 24 (ages 11-19), $250OnlineRegistration for Circuit Tree 2020 is now closed. The first ten registrations or referrals to a friend who hasn’t attended our summer camp in a previous year will receive a free t-shirt. From the creative minds that brought you WordsWorth and Drink the Wild Air, we are proud to present Circuit Tree, an online creative writing residency program for

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Drink the Wild Air 2020 – Cancelled

Date: March 20-22, 2020 Place: Nestor Lodge, Kamp Kiwanis in Bragg CreekAges: The retreat is for young writers ages 12-19. Cost: $215 (Price includes meals – Friday dinner to lunch on Sunday, overnight accommodations, classes and evening activities.) Drink the Wild Air 2020 has been cancelled. A Message from Colin Matty Dear Friends of WordsWorth, The best of the season to one and all! This is Colin Matty, Director of WordsWorth, with a timely announcement and thoughts of the new year. Drink the Wild Air

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