Classes & Workshops

Ages: 7-9

A Taste of Writers & Books! (Ages 7-9)


Location: WAB – 740 University Ave.

Full Week: $182 W&B Members/ $202 General Public (use code W15-Y4)
SINGLE DAY: $40 W&B Members/$45 General Public (see below for codes for individual classes)

Monday: Your Own Story
W15-YF8
Instructor: Rylie Day
Do exciting adventures occur in your daydreams? Are stories constantly running through your imagination? Get your ideas out of your head and onto paper! This class will give you fresh ideas and creative tools for starting your own story or continuing work on one you’ve already begun.

Tuesday: Bienvenidos! Fun with Spanish!
W15-YL1
Instructor: Henry Padron
Welcome to a fun and creative day of Spanish! We will learn the language through songs, games, African Caribbean drumming, and multi-media. This is one of our most popular SummerWrite courses, and students now have the chance to come play for a day in April!

Wednesday: Fairy Stones & Goblin Homes
W15-YJ3
Instructor: Angela Cannon-Crothers
The literary world is brimming with magic! Come spend the day creating your own fairy or gnome scene or home from natural materials. Then write a story to go along with it! Students will take their creations home at the end of the day.

Thursday: Word Play
W15-YL2
Instructor: Donna Marbach
All work and no play makes for a dull writer. Come stretch your language brain! We’ll uncover the magic in words through fun games and exercises. We’ll play with palindromes and anagrams. We’ll expand our vocabularies by writing special kinds of poems, riddles, and tongue twisters! Come play with words!

Friday: Magic Tree House on a Merlin Mission
W15-YR5
Instructor: Marna Rossi
Enter the magical realm of the Merlin Mission books of the Magic Tree House series! Designed for older readers, these books mix magic and history for a true adventure! Games, crafts, and skits will lead us through the world of Jack and Annie! Come spend a day in your own Magic Tree House adventure!