BAFS Summer Poetry Camp 2018:

July 6th-15th

To Be Announced

To Be Anounced

2018 Camp Instructors:
To Be Anounced . . .
Roseanna Frechette, Seth Walker, Ira Liss, Reed Bye, Brice Maiurro, Matt Clifford, Clint Locks, Sarah Rodriguez, June Lucarotti, Eric Fischman, Marcus If,

Instructor Profiles
Course Descriptions



Sunday,_June 10th  
7pm LSR “Second Sundays” workshop — Marcus If
Thursday,_June 28th  
11:58pm Aley Full Moon Alley Howl/Reading — Morrison Alley, Boulder
Saturday, June 30th  
7pm Perl June 30th Brautigan Reading — Rob Geisen, Pearl Street Mall Courthouse, Boulder
Wednesday,_July 6th  
7pm LSR Big Independence Pasta Dinner — Hosted by LSR Crew

BAFS Summer Poetry Camp:

Friday, July 6th  
7pm TBA Secret Orientation Party — TBA
Saturday, July 7th  
10am-1pm BPL Kids Poetry Workshop — Sarah & June
2-5pm BPL Poetry 101 — Clint Locks
8pm LSR Drunken Haiku Competition — Hosted by Marcus If
Sunday, July 8th  
10am-1pm BPL Kids Poetry Workshop — Sarah & June
2-6pm BPL “Second Sundays” workshop — Marcus If
7pm Merc Jam B4 the Slam Open — Hosted by Roseanna Frechette, Mercury Café, Denver
Monday, July 9th  
1-4pm LSR TBD — TBD
9pm Chpl BAFS Teacher Feature & Open — Hosted by Tom Peters, Wesley Chapel, Boulder
Tuesday, July 10th  
1-4pm LSR Direct Perception as Seed of Poetry — Reed Bye
7pm Inis Spit Poet Open Mic — Hosted by Caito Foster, Innisfree Café, Boulder
??7pm Mtny Punketry — Brice Maiurro, Mutiny Info Café, Denver
Wednesday,_July 11th  
1-4pm LSR TBD — TBD
7pm LSR Big Pasta Dinner — Hosted by LSR Crew
Thursday, July 12th  
1-4pm LSR TBD — TBD
7pm Night Off
Friday, July 13th  
1-4pm LSR Occult Poetry — Seth Walker
7pm LSR Fireside Open Reading — Hosted by Thomas Ivory
Saturday, July 14th  
10am-1pm LSR TBD — TBD
2-5pm LSR TBD — TBD
8pm LSR Black Market Translation show — BMT and LSR Crew
Sunday, July 15th  
10am-1pm LSR Exaggeration Breakfast — Hosted by Ira Liss
2-5pm LSR TBD — TBD
7pm Merc Jam B4 the Slam Open — Hosted by Roseanna Frechette, Mercury Café, Denver
Monday, July 16th  
1-4pm LSR TBD — TBD
9pm Chpl BAFS Student Feature & Open — Hosted by Tom Peters, Wesley Chapel, Boulder

Camp FAQ

Workshops will be held at both the Boulder Public Library’s Arapahoe Room and Love Shovel Ranch. Please remember these spaces are Temporary Autonomous Zones, Autonomous as in be Responsible for yrself and others. Clean up yr trash (including All cigarette butts), recycle yr empties, wash yr dishes. No grease or hair in the drains, NOTHING in the toilet that didn’t come out of yr body except TP. Love Shovel Ranch rests in the heart of the wilderness; Leave No Trace. Weather permitting, workshops are held outside in the grove, so keep in mind the following :

Boulder Public Library Arapahoe meeting Room; 1001 Arapahoe Ave, Boulder
Love Shovel Ranch 722 Caribou Road, Nederland (behind Lilac hedge)

What to bring:

  • Enthusiasm!
  • Pen(S!) & Paper
  • Bug Spray & Sunscreen
  • Water Bottle. We have fresh spring water to refill.
  • Personal Fuel (Snack food, Real food, whiskey, coffee, tobacco, etc.)
  • Toiletries as necessary given yr duration
  • Layered Clothing. Bikini one minute & rain parka the next. Nights are chilly.
  • Picnic/Pass-out Blanket
  • Additional camping gear as necessary given yr duration. Folding Chair?
  • Toys, Costumes, & Curiosities
  • Condoms.

What not to bring:

Narcotics are not allowed at the Ranch. No pills, powders, daily dabbers thanks.
The Ranch is mostly young-child friendly, but not during workshops or parties.
Due to wildlife and distraction, no untrained dogs are allowed. No second chances.
Bigots of any kind are immediately ejected. No second chances.
Violence, including verbal, against any living being is not tolerated.

The Ranch is 420 & booze friendly. Overuse at workshops is a distraction for everyone.
There is No Smoking inside the Boulder Public Library.

Wish List!

  • Video Recording Equipment
  •  BAFSkool Computer
  • Computer Scanner
  • Coffee & Ciggies
  • Whiskey & Weed
  • Toilet Paper & Dish Soap
  • White Sugar for Hummingbirds
  • Food to share
  • Olive Oil, Butter, & Honey

Tax free donations to Beyond Academia LLC are humbly appreciated!