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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, 2016

Thalia Book Club Camp Week 4 Final Day

By Camp Staff
Published on August 5, 2016

What a bittersweet yet wonderful day it was! Last days are never easy, but we certainly went out in style. In the morning, we all had fun with temporary tattoos, many of them Harry Potter related! After applying our “tattoos,” we went to the Sharp stage for one final epic round of The Great Wind [...]

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Thalia Book Club Camp Week 4 Day 4

By Camp Staff
Published on August 4, 2016

The week is flying by! Today was a really fun, jam-packed day at camp. In the morning, we started the day by reading a few paragraphs aloud from When Friendship Followed Me Home, by Paul Griffin, in preparation for our audio books-themed field trip to Penguin Random House Publishing. After the short reading exercise, we played some [...]

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Thalia Book Club Camp Week 4 Day 3

By Camp Staff
Published on August 3, 2016

Wow, it was such a fantastic day! In the morning, we did a short writing activity. We all picked a random food and wrote two different descriptions of it. Our task was to make the food sound as delicious as we possibly could, and then also as disgusting as we possibly could. Some of the foods [...]

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Thalia Book Club Camp Week 4 Day 2

By Camp Staff
Published on August 2, 2016

After a few fun games – and our favorite activity, reading – on the stage, we jumped on a subway heading downtown for today’s field trip.    We crowded into the little hallway downstairs and my fellow camper groaned, “it smells awful in here”.  This morning we took a field-trip to the Joffrey Ballet School [...]

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Thalia Book Club Camp Week 4 Day 1

By Camp Staff
Published on August 1, 2016

Welcome to Week 4, everyone! Today marked the beginning of our camp session for 12-13 year olds. This morning was really fun – we got to see a lot of familiar faces and catch up with old friends, as well as get to know our new friends and fellow bookworms!      We started the [...]

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