Classes & Workshops


These Classes & Workshops are happening from today, forward.


¡Bienvenidos! Fun with Spanish

July 31, 2017
Instructor(s): Henry Padrón

JY17-L01 If you want to explore the Spanish language in a fun and creative way, this is the course for you! We will learn the language through songs, games, African… View More »

Embracing the Personal Essay

July 31, 2017
Instructor(s): Sally Bittner Bonn

JY17-N13 Does the word “essay” make you cringe? Not all essays are 5-paragraph school assignments. In fact, the personal essay is quickly growing to be one of the most popular,… View More »

How to Write Your Own Book

July 31, 2017
Instructor(s): Tracy Cretelle

JY17-R51 How do dinosaurs write books with their friends? We’ll find out when we read a book each day of the week from Mark Teague & Jane Yolen’s collection of… View More »

Meet the Magic Dragon

July 31, 2017
Instructor(s): Donna Marbach

JY17-M03 Are you a serious writer or artist? Would you like to see your work in print? This workshop provides a real opportunity for advanced students to have work considered… View More »

Fantastic Beasts 101

July 31, 2017
Instructor(s): Chris Fanning

JY17-R53   Are you a young magizoologist (a person who studies magical creatures)? Are you considering a career in the Department for the Regulation & Control of Magical Creatures? If… View More »

Where’s Walden?

July 31, 2017
Instructor(s): Angela Cannon-Crothers Edgar Brown

JY17-G01 Summertime, sunshine, green rolling hills, wildlife, and you! Spend a week communing with the writer within you at our retreat in the Bristol Hills. Explore with professional writers and… View More »

Outdoor Writers

July 31, 2017
Instructor(s): Angela Cannon-Crothers Edgar Brown

JY17-G02 Summertime, sunshine, green rolling hills, wildlife, and you! Spend a week communing with the writer within you at our retreat in the Bristol Hills. Explore with professional writers and… View More »

Comedy Improv

July 31, 2017
Instructor(s): Julie Donofrio

JY17-D03 Have you ever seen the television show “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” and thought, “I’d like to do that!” Here’s your chance! Comedy improvisation is the art of acting… View More »

I Wonder: Exploring Eternal Questions

July 31, 2017
Instructor(s): Almeta Whitis

JY17-M24 “I was so happy I thought of it. It came to me. Which is what the creative act is all about. Things come to you without you necessarily knowing… View More »

The Bare Bones Of A Play

July 31, 2017
Instructor(s): Katherine Varga

JY17-D35 Whether you’re interested in writing for theatre, TV, or film, you need characters, conflict, and perception shifts. Sound boring? It’s actually awesome. This class will teach the narrative theory… View More »