Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

My Dream Vacation

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

My Dream Vacation

Article excerpt

It's only the middle of summer, but if you're a kid, you already know what's going to happen in September.

You're going to go back to school.

And you're probably going to have an assignment: "What I Did on My Summer Vacation."

Maybe you could write about camp. Or a family trip. You could always tell the teacher what books you read over the summer; that's an A for sure.

But what if you could write about great stuff? Not the things you really did on your vacation, but the things you would do if you could do anything you wanted.

"Vacation on Mars: The Trip I'll Always Remember"

"My Summer as a Bronco-Buster"

"Me and the American Ballet Theatre"

See? If time, money, age, and reality didn't get in the way, you could write a terrific essay.

Well, write it anyway! Then send it in to our contest, "My Dream Vacation." If your essay is one of the winners, it will be published in this magazine. Each winner will also receive two tickets to the Magic House, St. Louis' interactive children's museum. …

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