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What’s Included?


  • One-on-one writing coaching
  • Writing kit, complete with a journal, pencils, & craft materials
  • Page 15 t-shirt
  • Q&A with a published author +  signed book
  • cover art consultation with a professional artist
  • Book release party for family + friends
  • Your very own published book!
What do i need to know?

Camp Information

Monday - Friday
9am - 12pm
Early Drop Off
8:30am
Late pick-up
12:30pm
Book Release Party | Friday Reading
11am-12pm*

TUITION RATES
Camp Tuition: $250 per student

Sibling Discount: When registering 2 or more students you will may receive a 5% discount for every child. Use promo code: SIBLING5

Teacher discount: If you are a school teacher (any subject!) and are registering your own child(ren), please email info@page15.org for a special teacher discount on tuition.

CAMP LOCATION
UCF Downtown Orlando; Dr. Phillips Academic Commons, 500 W. Livingston St. Orlando, FL 32801. Located in the heart of the new Creative Village in downtown, the new UCF Downtown is a world-class 21st-century campus for digital media, communication, public service, and health-related programs. Through visits to different locations on campus, Page 15 campers will have the opportunity to experience the expansive timeline of storytelling – from manual printing presses to virtual reality and video games.

SCHOLARSHIPS
Page 15 offers a limited number of full scholarships during each week of camp. Scholarships cover tuition and all supplies for camp. To apply, please complete the simple SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION FORM. Scholarships will be awarded and announced in May 2022. Because of the limited number of scholarships available priority is given to students who (1) have been nominated by a teacher, and (2) have not received a scholarship in prior years. For more information on scholarships, please contact us at info@page15.org.

Camp Policies

Camp Waitlist

Due to the popularity and limited capacity, camps fill up quickly! If your preferred camp dates are already filled, please email info@page15.org to place your child on the waitlist.

Refunds & Cancellation Policy

If you have already submitted your payment and need to withdraw your child from the program, refunds will be issued as follows:
 
  1. Cancelling more than 2 weeks before camp: full refund will be applied less a 5% processing fee.
  2. Cancelling 1 – 2 weeks before: full refund will be applied less a 20% cancellation fee.
  3. Cancelling within 1 week: no refunds will be processed.

Writer's Camp FAQs

Who is Page 15?

Since 2008, Page 15 has provided vital literacy programs that playfully and powerfully engage youth in sharing their unique creative voice. Page 15 is a program of the Urban Think Foundation, a 501c3 nonprofit in Orlando, FL. Page 15 has been supported by Disney, Dr. Phillips Charities, United Arts of Central Florida, and many others.

What does my child need for camp?

Page 15 provides campers with all camp supplies including journals, paper, pens, craft supplies, etc. Things you need to bring:

  • Comfortable attire and tennis shoes
  • Packaged snack for outside snack break
  • Face mask
  • Prescribed medication (if necessary)
  • A good attitude and a creative brain!

How many students will be in class each week?

Maximum camp capacity is 25 students each week. At camp, students will work in small groups of 5-7 students with a lead writing coach. The small group system will ensure that each camper will receive one-on-one attention, connects authentically with a real community of peers, and prevents noisy and disengaging discussions with too many people.

Can I request that my child be in a small group with a friend?

We are happy to accommodate friend requests if possible! Please email camps@page15.org with your child’s name, their week of camp, and the name of the preferred friend.

Who will be my child’s writing coaches and how are they monitored?

Page 15’s has pulled our favorite writing coaches together to lead our summer camps this year. All coaches have been vetted and trained by Page 15 leadership and all have completed a national criminal background check. Additionally, each of our coaches is paired with a second coach in their small group so there is always an additional adult providing accountability. Page 15’s Program Director Paul Driscoll manages and trains each of our coaches and will meet with them before and after camp each day to support their instruction and your students’ experience.

Can I purchase an additional copy of my child’s book?

Yes! Additional copies of your child’s book can be ordered for purchase.

How do I apply for a financial scholarship for my child?

A limited number of scholarships are available in each week of camp and cover tuition and supplies. Please complete the scholarship application form and Page 15 will update all applicants when scholarships are awarded in May 2022.