Hobbit Camp July 2017!






Calling all Bagginses and Boffins, Tooks and Brandybucks,

Grubbs, Chubbs, Hornblowers, Bolgers, Bracegirdles and Proudfoots!!


We are so excited to announce that this July, Mysterious Galaxy is teaming up with Signum University to host a FREE two-week program on J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit! Signum University is a non-profit online university with a dedication to making education more accessible for everyone and a special interest in promoting the study of Tolkien and other works of Imaginative literature. 

The Hobbit Camp is designed to get middle-schoolers involved in a guided, interactive summer reading program based on Tolkien’s classic fantasy story. Campers (ages 10-13) will read the assigned chapters, participate in the daily online classes, and then meet at their local library for discussion and to work on individual or group projects.


July 10th 21st 

MondayFriday at 1:00 PM

 at Mysterious Galaxy


Program Overview:

AGES 8-13:

  • Watch live video talks each day at 10:00 AM PST (1:00 PM EDT) and take part in live discussions, creative writing, and art projects exploring the world of Middle-earth!
  • Every participant will be given reading schedule, an outline, and instructions for activities and daily interactive, online live presentations led by a veteran teacher who has been teaching The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings at the middle-school level for ten years in Fairbanks, Alaska.
  • Campers will read the assigned chapters, participate in the daily online classes, and then meet here at Mysterious Galaxy at 1PM for discussion & to work on individual or group projects.
  • Snacks provided daily!
  • Read alouds!
  • Meeting times will be between 1:00--2:00 PM, Monday- Friday, July 10-July21
  • At Mysterious Galaxy, Hobbit campers will get even more guided discussion with our own bookseller Kelly, who is not only our kids book specialist, but currently a Masters student studying Tolkien through Signum!


Interested? Stop in Mysterious Galaxy or give us a call 858-268-4747!

Or send our resident hobbit / assistant manager a quick 

email saying you'd like to participate:

kelly [at] mystgalaxy [dot] com 


Sign up by July 3rd!