November 1, 2014  

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Live Oak Writing Project Extends Summer Youth Camp Registration to May 15

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The Live Oak Writing Project at The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast has extended the registration deadline for Camp Live Oak to May 15.

Camp Live Oak,which features a variety of weeklong summer youth camps for students in grades 3 through 8,will provide a fun environment where writing is integrated with art, science, history, literature and music. Some of the sessions include Art from the Heart, News Writers in Training and Camp Frankenstein.

Camp sessions, whichwill focus on deep learning strategies,will be led by Live Oak Writing Project Teacher Consultants who are experienced teachers and writers. While most sessions will be held at the Southern Miss Gulf Park Campus in Long Beach, other sessions will be available in either Jackson or Hancock Counties.

Registration fees include a t-shirt, snacks, and materials. Camp sessions, except during the week of July 4, are from 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. For a complete listing of the Camp Live Oak sessions and registration information, visit www.usm.edu/liveoak.