"When I am blushful I feel pink like a pig." That's a line from The Colors I Feel, one of the winning Vermont stories in last year's PBS Kids writers contest. Then-first grader Joshua Kafumbe of Middlebury wrote and illustrated the tale. Budding scribes in kindergarten through third grade who want to follow in Joshua's footsteps have until March 20 to enter this year's contest, which calls for entrants to produce a work of fact or fiction, prose or poetry, accompanied by at least five original, colorful illustrations. A panel of local judges will choose three winners from each grade level to be recognized at an awards ceremony at the Vermont PBS studio this spring. Visit the TV station's website to download an entry form, get writing tips and read more colorful winning stories.
Essex Junction, VT
For over 96 years YWCA Camp Hochelaga offers traditional camp programs in arts, sports, swimming, boating, nature activities, and longstanding camp traditions. Girls ages 6-17 are encouraged to have fun, express themselves, and create friendships that will last a lifetime. One-week, multi-week, and 4 day “Mini-Camp” sessions, in residential camp…(more)