Awards

Young Writers Institute

Students Choice Award

This award is voted on by the students attending camp following Wednesdays “Share Your Story” time. Students will be instructed to vote for the story that they feel epitomizes the lessons learned throughout the week.

Grindstone Award

This award is given to the student(s) that fully commits to the preparation process during the week, seeks out additional editing and feedback, and is willing to continually revise his/her story.

Spirit Award

This award is given to the student(s) that continually brings the energy, remains positive throughout the week, loves leading the Gustie Rouser, and cannot wait for warm-ups.

Book Worm Award

This award is given to the student(s) that always has their nose in a book. This person consistently contributes to “book club” discussions and shares their love for reading with others at camp.