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Daily Activities

The Young Writers’ Workshop will be located in the Olive B. O’Connor Student Center (also known as the Coop) on the Colgate campus.
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Monday, August 1 – Thursday, August 4

8:30–8:45 a.m. — Arrival at The Olive B. O’Connor Student Center (The COOP)
4:30 p.m. — Pick-up at the COOP

Friday, August 5

8:30– 8:45 a.m. — Arrival at the COOP
Noon — Lunch for young writers, or pick-up if writer will not attend the Celebration of Writing
1:00–3:00 p.m. — Celebration of Writing in Love Auditorium, Olin Hall (families and friends invited!)
3:00 p.m. — Pick-up
Young Writers Workshop
*Students and their families are invited to attend the Celebration of Writing. Friday, August 5, from 1:00–3:00 p.m. in Love Auditorium in Olin Hall, featuring cake for everyone and readings of student work. Families may meet their young writer between noon and 1:00 p.m. (during lunch) in the Coop if they'd like to walk over to Olin with them.

What to Bring

Bring the following supplies with you each day:
  • Bagged lunch (except on Friday)
  • Composition book, pen and/or pencil
  • Swimsuit and towel (optional for afternoon recreation time)
  • Comfortable shoes