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Lehua Writing Project youth camp to promote gardening, art and writing

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Date: Tuesday, April 20, 2010
Contact: Alyson Kakugawa-Leong, (808) 974-7642

For Immediate Release

The University of Hawai╩╗i at Hilo Lehua Writing Project is sponsoring a two-week youth camp for keiki ages 8 and older who are interested in gardening, art and writing. The camp will be held June 14-18 and June 21-25, 8 a.m. to noon at the Hilo Boys and Girls ClubÔÇÖs Kaiao Community Garden.

Participants will creatively explore the joy of learning in a garden, writing and art. Daily activities will include planting, weeding, and watering the garden, creative writing, journaling and exploration of Hawaiian Mythology, and garden-inspired art through painting, leaf rubbings, book and paper making and ceramics.

Enrollment is limited. Contact Bodhi Searles at for questions or to enroll.

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