The Haunt is an online summer writing camp designed to help parents who now find themselves at home with their children and are in need of engaging summer activities. Not only will your children enjoy The Haunt, they will also benefit by improving their writing, an essential skill for their academic development.Sign up here
Register now and you will receive a copy of your child’s first month personalized book for free.
Hurry, the next chapter writing event is about to get started!
Read a captivating story start that ends in a cliff-hanging moment and serves as a springboard for their imagination!
Write their version of chapter 2, which may include the introduction of any new characters, events or story plot twists.
Revise their chapter after receiving directed feedback from the supervising teacher before then submitting it into the Haunt pool of entries.
Vote for their favorite anonymous chapter/s written by fellow Haunt members
At the end of every week, voting will close and a winning submission will be identified as the next chapter in the story.
The process repeats each week until the end of the month when the story is completed and ready to be published!!
The Haunt offers a minimum of one complete story writing event each month consisting of four consecutive one-week chapter writing sessions (see schedule).
Haunt members can jump in at any point, be it writing and submitting at the front end of the week or reading and casting votes for the week’s chapter winner on the back end.
All Haunt activities are created and run by certified educators who are also responsible for providing skill-building writing feedback.
The Haunt consists of young writers ranging from grades 3-6 representing the entire spectrum of writing abilities who are then grouped accordingly to compete.
Be on the lookout for our BoomWriter Haunt sticker pack and some cool downloadables that your child is sure to love!