Spring and Summer 2018 Workshops

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Sensory Poetry - FREE 1-day workshop

Sensory Poetry – FREE 1-day workshop

Mondays, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm 8-12
Ever consider what a simile smells like? Have you wondered to yourself, “does a metaphor taste good?” If so, then come be a part of our Sensory Poetry workshop! This workshop takes a hands-on approach to learning so that poetry becomes something we touch, smell, hear, and maybe even taste!... Read More...
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Monsters Are Us - Midwinter Recess

Monsters Are Us – Midwinter Recess

Monday - Thursdays, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm 9-12
Monsters come in all shapes and sizes. Some are pieced together from different animals (centaurs, chimeras); some are giants of land (Yeti), some of air (dragons) and some are giants of swamp, lake and sea. Some have multiple heads (the Hydra; Medusa) and some have a part missing (the Cyclops).... Read More...
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The Elements of Fiction

The Elements of Fiction

Tuesdays, 3:15 pm - 5:15 pm 11 - 13
Fiction is both an escape from reality and way back to ourselves. Words can transport us to other worlds, other times, and other lives while still speaking to those basic human desires - safety, belonging, acceptance. To carve this way out and in, a writer must be skilled, take risks,... Read More...
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It's Your Thing

It’s Your Thing

Tuesdays, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm 12 - 16
In this workshop, you can write whatever you want: personal memoir, screenplay, TV pilot, political manifesto, rock opera, sports investigation, epic poem, western comedy, horror-romance, spy-sci-fi, or some sort of strange, new thing, you’re not even sure what to call it. Whatever it is, you must write it fiercely and... Read More...
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The Art of Poetry

The Art of Poetry

Wednesdays, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm 11 - 13
Do you like spending time with knights, jewels, tombs, and unicorns? Do you like to look at a painting and imagine a story behind it? Well then, this adventure is for you! Come look and wonder, think and sketch, imagine and create poems and stories based on art. This new... Read More...
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The Game of Poetry

The Game of Poetry

Thursdays, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm 9 - 12
We read, we write, we look, we listen, we share, we play. We need to play with words to master them. Here you’ll find lots of freedom to explore the most creative and fun form of writing, Poetry. Poetry helps us process and make sense of our experiences. The poetry... Read More...
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Girls Rising

Girls Rising

Fridays, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm 10-15
Girls, it's time. Time to be smart, time to be creative, time to let your voice be heard! Every girl has a story that she needs to shout from the mountain tops - that includes you. Come write, discuss, and revel in what you love, in what inspires you, and... Read More...
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Beasts and Battles

Beasts and Battles

Saturdays, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 8-11
Do you enjoy adventure? Battles? Monsters? Villains? Then this class is for you! In Beasts and Battles, kids will create monstrous, beastly characters that will haunt you at night. Through weekly activities and games, our writers will experiment with choreographing unforgettable battle scenes. This course will include drawing and writing,... Read More...
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POW! Writing and Drawing Comics

POW! Writing and Drawing Comics

Saturdays, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm 10-14
In this workshop, students will learn how to use cartooning vocabulary to tell their own stories, from ordinary, everyday events to the most fantastic realms of a child’s imagination. Little art experience is needed, just an interest and a passion for making work. Students will be taught every stage of... Read More...
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