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Camp Quidd-Lit summer camp for games and literature

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HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) -

Camp Quidd-Lit is a one-week summer camp for games and literature that is sponsored by the Department of English and the official Southern Miss Quidditch Team at the University of Southern Mississippi Hattiesburg campus.

Participants will read and discuss a selection of children's and young adult stories, learn about the history of games in children's and young adult literature, visit the world-famous de Grummond Children's Literature Collection and Archive, and learn how to play Quidditch from members of the official Southern Miss Quidditch team.

At the end of the week, there will be a real Quidditch tournament.

The Kid Quidd-Lit is for children ages 8-12 on June 23-27, 8:15-12:15 p.m.

The Teen Quidd-Lit is for teens ages 13-17 on June 23-27, 1 -5 p.m.

Registration costs $175 and participation is limited to the first 20 registrants for each group.

For more information, please visit http://www.usm.edu/english/camp-quiddlit or call the USM Department of English at (601) 266-4320.