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Thalia Book Club Camp offers up-close interaction with renowned children's book authors and illustrators, book discussions, and book-related field trips around the city. This blog follows the camp's activities.

All posts from August, 2015

Thalia Book Club Camp, Week 4, Day 5

By Camp Staff
Published on August 7, 2015

The last day of camp snuck up on us! We can’t believe that four weeks have come and gone so quickly. This morning, we imagined that in 15 years, we would return to camp–this time as guest authors! We dreamed up the books we’d be discussing and the pseudonyms we’d write under and drew up [...]

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Thalia Book Club Camp, Week 4 Day 4

By Camp Staff
Published on August 7, 2015

  Our fun could not be disguised today– but we could! Our fourth day of camp started with some activities on the Sharp stage in preparation for our field trip to the Morgan Library. The library is having a special exhibit on Alice in Wonderland, in honor of the book’s 150th birthday. We had a theatrical reading [...]

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Thalia Book Club Camp, Week 4, Day 3

By Camp Staff
Published on August 5, 2015

Like butter on hot pancakes, today melted into deliciousness.  To kick off the day, one of our counselors organized a game of Word Assassin. A camper is given a target (another camper) and a weapon (a noun) with the sole objective of making your target say your word. While we strategized our deadly tongue traps, [...]

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Thalia Book Club Camp, Week 4, Day 2

By Camp Staff
Published on August 4, 2015

The second day of camp was a great success! We dropped off our stuff off in the camp room, played a few games, and headed over the American Museum of Natural History. Nicole was waiting for us with our passes and we went to the Hall of Ocean Life. There, below the largest mammal hovering [...]

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Thalia Book Club Camp Week 4, Day 1

By Camp Staff
Published on August 3, 2015

First day of the last week of camp was a winner! We got our creative juices running with a surrealist activity! Campers were paired up and were asked to draw — WITHOUT LOOKING AT THE PAPER– their partner. Incredible echoes of ourselves flourished on the page. We then exchanged papers and added ONE thing to [...]

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