Press Release for Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Camp Composition Florida Writes Aids Local School Students
Media Contact: Joanna Norris, Associate Director
Department of Public Relations
The College of Education and Human Services at the University of North Florida will host its third annual Camp Composition: Florida Writes!, a writing camp to aid fourth- through 10th-graders to become better FCAT and lifelong writers, from 9 a.m. to noon, beginning Saturday, Jan. 19, and running through Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, in the Tom and Betty Petway Hall, Building 57, Room 2200, on the UNF campus.
The writing camp schedule is as follows:
Week 1, Saturday, Jan. 19:
Writing Prompts for FCAT and for Life
Week 2, Saturday, Jan. 26:
Week 3, Saturday, Feb. 2:
Week 4, Saturday, Feb. 9:
Week 5, Saturday, Feb. 16:
Week 6, Saturday, Feb. 23:
Camp Composition: Florida Writes! will be led by local lead area teachers who specialize in writing instruction in grades four through 10. These teachers will work with specific writing teams and will provide weekly feedback to each individual student. Stress-reduction strategies will also be taught to students by an expert.
A completed form and registration fee of $240 is required; space is limited. Scholarships may be offered to students who qualify for free or reduced lunch and/or attend a Title 1 school. A reduced fee is available for siblings.
For more information, visit
or contact Dr. Christine L. Weber, UNF associate professor in the Department of Childhood Education, at (904) 620-1754 or