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2011 OWP Youth Writing Camp

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Sorry - the Human Battleship videos didn't quite transfer. The songs played with the video were "You Make My Dreams Come True" by Daryl Hall & John Oats and "Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)" by Green Day.

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2011 OWP Youth Writing Camp

  1. 1. The 2011 Ohio Writing Project Youth Writing Camp Presentations
  2. 2. The OWP YouthWriting Campphilosophy is quitesimple:
  3. 3. If you feed them,they will come…
  4. 4. … and if they come,they will write!(And write they did!)
  5. 5. The campers were workingso hard, people stopped byand compared us to a shoemanufacturing sweatshop!
  6. 6. I wonder whatgave them thatidea?
  7. 7. Does anyone knowwhat rhymes with piano bacon?
  8. 8. Everyone smiled at camp!
  9. 9. Well, almosteveryone.
  10. 10. If this were school, we might have offeredextra credit if anyone properly usedArabidopsis thaliana in a poem.
  11. 11. Poor Julie and Sarah…
  12. 12. …they had nightmares for severalnights after this activity!
  13. 13. Poetic inspiration can even be found on the labelsattached to big, rusty, out-of-place argon tanks.
  14. 14. Pie, pie, pie, pie, pie, pie, pie, pie, pie,pie, pie, pie, pie, pie, pie, pie, pie, pie,pie, pie, pie, pie, pie, pie, pie, pie, pie,pie, pie, pie, pie, pie, pie, pie, pie, pie,pie, pie, pie, pie, pie, pie, pie, pie, pie,pie, pie, pie, pie, pie, pie, pie, pie, pie,pie, pie, pie, pie, pie, pie, pie, pie, pie,pie, pie, pie, pie, pie, pie, pie, pie, pie, Sorry folks, ya had to be there!
  15. 15. Huh-huh. Pie.
  16. 16. Parents, your kids wrotesome awesome poetry!
  17. 17. Campers, I know you remember thissmall group “Found Poem”!
  18. 18. And, um, occasionally they wrotesome not-so-great poetry…
  19. 19. Ode to a small lump ofgreen putty I found in myarmpit one midsummermorning.(Just kidding! Our poetry was so good, we had to borrow that bitfrom The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams.)
  20. 20. Tee-hee!
  21. 21. Four score and seven yearsago…Just kidding!
  22. 22. It’s not as easy as youthink to write a lovepoem about zombiesand Rebecca Black.
  23. 23. Do Mi Rae
  24. 24. HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA HAAHAHAHAHAHA HA
  25. 25. HA.
  26. 26. Parents, we bet you didn’tknow that the Youth WritingCamp is more than just awriting camp. We are also a…
  27. 27. Digital Guitar Camp
  28. 28. Tidal Pool Camp
  29. 29. Walking Around Campus Like We Own It Camp
  30. 30. Water Basketball Camp
  31. 31. DigitalKeyboard Camp
  32. 32. Falling OffDiving Board Camp
  33. 33. Shallow Water Synchronized Swimming Camp
  34. 34. Playing In Traffic Camp
  35. 35. Treading Water Camp
  36. 36. Making Goofy Noises and Faces Camp
  37. 37. Fruit Roll Up Eating Camp
  38. 38. Human Battleship Camp
  39. 39. Human Battleship Camp
  40. 40. DESKS FOR WRITING?WE DON’T NEED NO STINKING DESKS!
  41. 41. Have you ever tried to herd squirrels?
  42. 42. If so, then you know what it’s likegetting 31 swimmers to spell Y-W-C!
  43. 43. If so, then you know what it’s likegetting 31 swimmers to spell Y-W-C!
  44. 44. If so, then you know what it’s likegetting 31 swimmers to spell Y-W-C!
  45. 45. Are you taking a picture of me? Of course not. I’m taking a picture of the ant crawling on Alyssa’s arm.
  46. 46. Writing camp rocks!
  47. 47. And Eva isn’t the onlyone who thinks so!
  48. 48. WRITING CAMP ROCKS!
  49. 49. Campers, thanks for allowing us towrite alongside you this week. Youinspired us in new ways each day.Parents, we really did enjoy your kids this week… but you can have them back now! : ) Enjoy the rest of your summer!- Julie, Melissa, Roxanne, Matt, & Liz
  50. 50. A special thanks to BethRimer, Cassandra Thompson,Monica Fisher, and the other OWP staff that guide and support this great camp each year. Without you this would not be possible.

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