Classes & Workshops


These Classes & Workshops are happening from today, forward.


Produce a 90-Second Newbery Film (CLASS FULL)

June 26, 2017
Instructor(s): Rashida Burch-Washington John Watson

Code: JY17-V03 Over the course of this week-long class, students transform into cast and crew to make their own short movie based on a Newbery Medal-winning book. You will learn… View More »

Dragons, Dice, & Roleplaying

June 26, 2017
Instructor(s): Emma Lynge

Code: JY17-M49 Calling all quest-seekers! Based on collaborative storytelling games like Dungeons & Dragons, this class will explore rich, fantastical worlds. We will create complex, driven characters, and learn how… View More »

A Metaphor and Movement Montage for Life!

June 26, 2017
Instructor(s): Almeta Whitis

Code: JY17-M51 “How long? Not long. Because the arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.” —Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Join us in a… View More »

The Art of Storytelling: Myths & Motifs

July 05, 2017
Instructor(s): Almeta Whitis

Code: JY17-M38 “Tell me a tale that always was. Read me a story that I can be in. Tell me a story that I can read. Tell me a story… View More »

Writers & Cooks: Menus for Every Meal (CLASS FULL)

July 10, 2017
Instructor(s): Paul L. Jonasse

Code: JY17-C01 NOTE: Meets at Third Presbyterian Church, 4 Meigs St. 14607 Cook up a storm and put together your own cookbook in this busy, creative, and tasty workshop for… View More »

Writers & Cooks: Around the World (CLASS FULL)

July 10, 2017
Instructor(s): Paul L. Jonasse

Code: JY17-C02 NOTE: Meets at Third Presbyterian Church, 4 Meigs St. 14607 Travel the world and put together your own cookbook in this busy, creative, and tasty workshop for budding… View More »

Novel Tools (CLASS FULL)

July 10, 2017
Instructor(s): Wendy Low

Code: JY17-F25 Whether you aspire to write fantasy, science fiction, historical, or contemporary realist novels, you’ll want to develop the skills and discover the tools that successful novelists use to… View More »

Graphic Novel

July 10, 2017
Instructor(s): Jason Yungbluth

Code: JY17-A03 Graphic storytelling, the creation of a singular narrative using text and images, is a popular pursuit for young adults. Professional cartoonist Jason Yungbluth will introduce his students to… View More »

Percy Jackson’s Magic Pen

July 17, 2017
Instructor(s): Wendy Low

Code: JY17-R06 Percy Jackson is mighty with his sword; his creator, Rick Riordan, is mighty with his pen. Try the writing methods Riordan used to weave a siren spell on… View More »

Supernatural Shakespeare

July 17, 2017
Instructor(s): Sara Bickweat Penner

Code: JY17-D25 Calling young thespians! We’ll spend the week walking into the world of William Shakespeare, with special focus on his use of the supernatural in his plays. We’ll explore… View More »