Nonfiction Writing - 10 Weeks

Nonfiction Writing - 10 Weeks

This class is currently not available for purchase. To learn more about this subject in our current format, please visit this link.

About this Class

Do you enjoy reading and writing about the world around you? If so, then this is the class for you! From creative non-fiction and life writing to journalism and field guides, this lively and fun course offers the skills and techniques to help aspiring authors observe and share their world.  

All Ivy Camps USA classes have a final project that students work towards throughout their time in their class. By the end of this class, students will publish a piece of nonfiction writing, sharing their interests with campmates, family, and friends.

Students will Learn

  • The confidence to take risks and make choices in a comfortable and supportive environment
  • Structure in essay writing, including an introduction, supporting arguments, and a conclusion
  • How to work collaboratively to develop critical thinking and writing skills
  • Methods for developing a growth mindset and transforming their writing through feedback
  • Techniques to think critically about sources to ensure they are credible
  • How to build their skills in areas such as critical thinking, brainstorming, writing structure and organization, editing/drafting/proofreading, research, and developing supporting evidence