Why PageSlayers?

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•    Because creative writing and access to healthy forms of expression should be cultivated in all kids, everywhere;
•    Because when our campers learn about poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and graphic novels, they learn about themselves and the world at large;
•    They learn about different cultures through characters from Puerto Rico, Vietnam, Mars, and everywhere in between;
•    They learn that they can become the next Toni Morrison’s, Edwidge Danticat's, and Junot Díaz’s. That their words should be written, read, and celebrated;
•    That they have the power to create their own narratives and change the future;
•    Creative writing positively influences campers’ cognitive, behavioral, health, social, and economic well-being;
•    Imaginative writing fosters life skills like self-discipline, critical thinking, and teamwork;
•    Writing yields positive benefits like pleasure, peace, and gratification.

 

Upcoming Sessions

Session One:
June 19-June 30
9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Session Two: 
July 3-July 14
9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Session Three: 
July 17-July 28
9 a.m.-1 p.m.

 

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