Celebrate poetry with us!

March 30, 2022

Come celebrate poetry with us! Kershaw County high school students are invited to take part in a poetry competition! All participants will be invited to recite their poems at a reception on

May 10th, 2022.. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top poets.

Students are asked to submit original poems, either through their English teachers or via an online form (see below). The deadline to submit poems is April 1, 2022.

This event is hosted in partnership by the Camden Junior Welfare League, the Camden Poets Society, the Arts Center of Kershaw County and the Kershaw County School District. For more information and how to submit, see below.

The deadline to submit poems is April 1st, 2022


For more information call 803-425-7676, visit the AC office at 810 Lyttleton Street in Camden, or visit the AC website at www.fineartscenter.org. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

The Arts Center is a 501(c)3 organization funded in part by grants and donations from the City of Camden, Kershaw County, BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina, The Duke Endowment, businesses, individuals, organizations and the SC Arts Commission, which receives support from the National Endowment for the Arts.