Rise Up & Write

Provided by
UW-Madison Greater Madison Writing Project

Rise Up & Write is a program from the Greater Madison Writing Project and the University of Wisconsin – Madison.  Rise Up and Write will bring together high school students interested in issue advocacy through writing.  Youth writers will work together and with professional teachers of writing to read, research, and write for awareness and change around issues that matter.

Rise Up & Write is supported by a grant from the National Writing Project.

Join us for one or more of our Summer 2018 offerings:

Youth Voices for Human Rights: June 18 – 22 & 25 – 29
Youth Voices for the Environment: July 9 – 13 & 16 – 20
Youth Voices for Human Rights: July 23 – 27 *1 week session*
Advocacy to Activism: August 6 – 20 & 13 – 17 *Open to students who have participated in a previous Rise Up & Write session.

Registration materials will be sent to participants after their application is reviewed and they are accepted into the program. Applicants can expect a response within one week. Early Bird Discount for participants with applications submitted by March 16, 2018 and registration completed by April 1, 2018. The total cost of a two-week camp is $600 and a one week camp is $350. Partial scholarships of $100 per week, will be available to all participants registered by May 1, 2018.
Registration materials will be sent to participants after their application is reviewed and they are accepted into the program. Applicants can expect a response within one week. Early Bird Discount for participants with applications submitted by March 16, 2018 and registration completed by April 1, 2018. The total cost of a two-week camp is $600 and a one week camp is $350. Partial scholarships of $100 per week, will be available to all participants registered by May 1, 2018.
Applications available at www.riseupandwrite.wisc.edu
MERIT Library and the Teacher Education Building are ADA Accessible.
Any interested student is encouraged to apply.

Locations: 

  • MERIT Library - Teacher Education Building , 225 N. Mills Street, Madison, WI 54706

Website: 

Contact

Bryn Orum
(608) 577-1043
bryn.orum@wisc.edu
Quick Details: 
Grades/Ages Served: 
Grade 9 (ages 14 to 15)Grade 10 (ages 15 to 16)Grade 11 (ages 16 to 17)Grade 12 (ages 17 to 20)
Time of Day Offered: 
Partial Day
Time of Year Offered: 
Summer
Day(s) of Week Offered: 
MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
Program Type: 
Leadership Development and Civic EngagementReading / LiteracyYouth Employment / Internships
Free Program: 
No
Financial Assistance Available: 
Yes
Registration Required: 
Yes
ADA Accessible Location(s): 
Yes
Services for Children with Disabilities: 
Yes
Transportation Provided: 
No
Bilingual Services: 
No
Last updated: 
Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 2:36pm