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Journaling and Creative Writing

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Journaling and Creative Writing as a Pathway to Creating Resilient Kids


Carmon Slater


Friday, September 27, 10 am–12 pm and 1 pm–3 pm Webster City Schools

(Free)


This workshop encourages you and your friend, partner or child to bask in the beauty of beautiful Briggs Woods Park immersed for two days in all things creative. The program consists of morning workshops, one-on-one meetings, art making fun writing exercises. Students in this unique workshop will gather together with the participants of other Legacy Artists Workshops to share ideas, gain inspiration and obtain feedback on your work. 


Carmon Slater comes to us from Colorado and has spent a lifetime finding creative and artistic ways to engage kids with nature. Carmon Slater has been working with fiber in various ways, including quilting, throughout his career.  He has a BA, MA, and PhD from the University of Iowa and has always combined his love of science with his love of art. He has shown his work throughout the country and is a past president of the American Craft Association. 


Spend two days over a weekend and enjoy all the forest has to offer. Experiment with various art making activities like solar nature prints, fish prints, clay and paint. Savor and interpret the experience with creative visual journaling exercises. Share dinner and campfire in the evening. Bring musical instruments, share poems and stories and perhaps even share some of the writings done during the workshop. We will have a pop-up art show of all our creations at the end of the weekend.


Plan to relax and unwind and enjoy a beautiful fall evening around the fire ring with new friends. You will share casual picnics in the park and meet again at the end of the workshop to share your accomplishments and celebrate the experience! Stay over for $45 per night for a semi private space in the cabin. Call 515-835-1264 to reserve your space on first come, first served basis.

Friday 09/27/2019


Legacy Cabin
2450-2498 Briggs Woods Rd
Webster IA 50595

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