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Summer teen programming at Lake Erie Ink for grades 6-12

July 27 – 31. ‘Zine Camp. Why just read magazines poolside this summer when you can make your own? For youth in grades 4 and up. Great camp option for teens and budding journalists. Each day includes outdoor play, games to encourage creative expression and a snack. August 3 – 7. Explore + Express for Teens. Youth […]

Register today for Summer Ink camps!

Our weeklong programs serve youth with a variety of genres. View the complete schedule on the 2015 Summer Ink Flyer and register online or using these forms. Camp days runs from 1:00-5:00 pm. Snacks are provided. Each day includes outdoor play and games in addition to creative expression activities. At Summer Ink, kids earn new forms […]

Creative arts deep dive with help from Cuyahoga Arts and Culture

Lake Erie Ink continues to encourage our students to take a comprehensive approach to the creative and literary arts. Since January, we have invited more writers and artists to our afterschool Ink Spot program. While the Ink Spot focuses on a creative writing curricula, we have found that expanding genres in Ink Spot has deepened students’ understanding of […]

New creative fusion artist from Cleveland Print Room

Lake Erie Ink welcomes collage artist Antonia Cruz as a visiting creative fusion artist through May. Student work will be featured as part of her show on May 14th from 5 – 8pm, A native of Chile, Cruz will be presenting the work she’s been creating during her time here in Cleveland. Antonia is currently showing as part of […]

Writers’ Gallery

Writing on Coventry in summer camp

From short stories and novels, to comics,  plays & poetry…to nonfiction and genre-bending “writing outside the box,” Lake Erie Ink writers explore a wide variety of genres at workshops and programs both on and off-site.

Upcoming Events

1:00 pm Summer Ink Community Connections... @ Lake Erie Ink
Summer Ink Community Connections... @ Lake Erie Ink
Jul 6 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Explore our community using creative non-fiction. Youth grade 3-8 stores, parks and landmarks in the Coventry area on foot, meeting community members, business owners and neighbors along the way, then write about their experiences. Venues[...]
1:00 pm Summer Ink Comics and Graphic St... @ Lake Erie Ink
Summer Ink Comics and Graphic St... @ Lake Erie Ink
Jul 13 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Youth grades 3 and up learn how to tell a compelling story using pictures and words. Leave camp with new original work, stories and friends. Each day includes outdoor play, games to encourage creative expression[...]

Ink Spots


For Teachers

There are so many demands on teachers and students alike, that sometimes creative writing loses its place in the school. Creative writing motivates students because it is personal, relevant and imaginative. Students who have the opportunity to write creatively develop more fluency and confidence as writers. Lake Erie Ink supports writing in your classroom with professional development […]

For Youth

If you need help with your homework, a creative writing experience, an audience of peers, or a safe place to speak your mind and explore your imagination, Lake Erie Ink has a program for you. Read more about our programs here. Check our calendar for upcoming workshops. Register. Add your name to the mailing list […]

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2843 Washington Blvd.
Cleveland Heights, Ohio 44118
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