Middle School Writers Camp 2017
If you’re a Food Network fan, an enthusiastic home cook, or you just love eating and writing, this workshop is for you. Join a team of top chefs and other young food experts for a series of workshops developing both your writing skills and your taste buds. Over the course of two weeks, you’ll learn how to write food reviews, taste the best this city has to offer, and create writing that will be read by foodies and chefs all over Chicago.

Two Weeks, Monday-Thursday: July 24-August 3, 2017
Time: 1-4:00 p.m.
Taught by: 826CHI Staff and Volunteers
Limited to: 20 students entering grades 6-8

Students must be able to attend all sessions. Deadline to apply is 5pm on Thursday, June 1st, 2017.

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