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2019-2020 Programs

 

Enroll in the 3rd-5th grade summer session !

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The Grand Rapids Creative Youth Center (CYC) offers after school creative writing programming to Grand Rapids youth aged 6-18 at no cost to families. Come join the adventure!

Details and dates for Fall 2019 programming will not be available before August. Please check back on our website at that time for more news.

For more information or questions, contact us at programs@creativeyouthcenter.org or (616) 458-5505.

 

 

Past Programs

Afterschool Adventure

Book Club : Students read one-on-one and do book-focused activities with an adult reading buddy. Reading buddies help students develop a love of reading and an awareness of writing techniques. Students continuing into Session 2 will be paired with the same reading buddy whenever possible.

Creative Writing Session – The Book of Explosions: Students focus on writing and editing content for The Book of Explosions, the CYC’s annual anthology of student writing. Students explore various genres and techniques, learning about poetry, narrative, and nonfiction. Students who complete this portion of programming become published authors.

 

Amplify & Craft

Creative Writing Session 1 – The Book of Explosions: Students focus on writing and editing content for The Book of Explosions, the CYC’s annual anthology of student writing. Students explore multiple genres, writing topics, and craft techniques. Students who complete this portion of programming become published authors.