Please note: Registration for Hollinsummer 2014 is now closed. Please visit our website later in the year to see what offerings will be available for Hollinsummer 2015.
Looking for an adventure for this summer? Take a look at our Hollinsummmer program: four camp options that combine learning and fun for high school and middle school girls at Hollins University, one of Virginia’s most beautiful campuses.
Date: July 20 - 26, 2014
The Tinker Mountain Writers' Workshop: Online offers writing classes in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction to writers of all abilities. Open to all adults, these 10-week courses are taught by published authors and experienced teachers who are graduates of the Hollins University creative writing program. Courses are capped at 15 students in order to ensure each student receives quality and comprehensive feedback. Each class focuses on generating and revising new work, with an emphasis on the writer's voice, form, and metaphor.
Date: June 22 - August 30, 2014
Want to be a writer who makes people think, ponder, and listen? Tinker Mountain Writers' Workshop is your opportunity to develop the writing skills you've always wanted. Choose from 12 one-week workshops — led by a remarkably talented faculty — in fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry. With class sizes of no more than 15 students, you'll benefit from one-on-one interaction with your workshop leader along with in-depth class discussions.
Date: June 8 - 13, 2014
This symposium is about women who work with clay to create pottery, art vessels and sculpture – and whatever point of view may come with that distinction. We emphasize the creative process from every level – from inspiration and ideas to the actual making and finishing – while at the same time examining the particular aspects and points of view that may be unique to women working in clay.
Date: June 9 - 12, 2014
Ben Freakley School of Soccer
Open to middle and high school girls and boys