Summer reading and writing camps for kids and teens will be offered this summer by Dog Ears Bookstore & The Enlightenment Literacy Arts Center, located at 688 Abbott Road, Buffalo.
A free Summer Reading & Writing Camp for Kids begins on June 27. Sponsored by South District Councilman Chris Scanlon, this camp will feature reading and writing activities, games and more, with all activities aligned with Common Core and New York State Standards in Education. Participants must reside in Councilman Scanlon’s district.
Held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily, this camp will be offered from June 27 through July 1 for 7 and 8 year olds, July 11-15 for students ages 9 to 11, and July 18-22 for students ages 12 and 13.
A free Summer Reading & Writing Camp for Teens will be offered from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday evenings, July 5 through Aug. 23. This program, also sponsored by Councilman Scanlon, is designed for high school students who will discuss, dissect and gain a deeper understanding of summer reading books. Interested teens must live in Councilman Scanlon’s district to participate.
Erie County Youth Services will sponsor a second Summer Reading & Writing Camp for Kids that is free to all Erie County residents. Held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily, this camp will be offered from July 25-29 for 7 and 8 year olds, Aug. 1-5 for students ages 9 to 11, and Aug. 15-19 for students ages 12 and 13.
All of these camps are limited to the first 20 registrants; permission slips are available at Dog Ears Bookstore & Café. For more information, please stop by the bookstore or call 823-2665. You can also visit Dog Ears Bookstore online at www.dogearsbookstore.org.