"I wish I could stay forever. There really is no place like Juniper. Being in a community of creators is unlike anything I've ever experienced, and I found inspiration in everything because of it."
"I was so inspired by every prompt and assignment we had. By the second day, my writer's block was gone and writing wasn't a lonely thing anymore."
"Hearing all these people so in love with what I love changed everything."
"Juniper's community was warm and welcoming from the start -- I felt like I was a part of something special even before I knew anyone's name."
"I went in wanting to learn so much from others and be in an environment of those who think alike and that's what I received. I came in knowing only a few from back at my school, and came out knowing a group that feels like family."
March 27, 2019
Writing unfolds, explodes, falls, blooms, whispers, and shouts when you least expect it, so give yourself permission to write whenever you have an idea. Here are ten ways to jump-start, capture,...
March 27, 2018
New this year, the Juniper Institute for Young Writers will have its own reading series, curated especially for our young writers. On three evenings of the weeklong institute, a guest writer will...
"It was incredibly refreshing to meet a whole host of young writers who I immediately clicked with. Juniper offered me with a support system for the future to fall back on whenever I need an extra boost of confidence (whether it be in my personal life or with my writing). All in all, I learned a lot about myself as a writer and even more so about myself as a person." —JIYW ParticipantMore Testimonials »
An immersive week of creative writing
For: high school students finishing grades 9, 10 or 11
2020 dates: July 19-26
Application fee: none
Teachers Nominate Students by: November 1, 2019. Start nominating now!
Scholarships Deadline: November 25, 2019
Cost: $2100 includes tuition, housing, and mealsMore about the program