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August 2020

Writing with Light

August 10 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Writers & Books, 740 University Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607 United States
$330

Member Price: 300 Deadline to Register: 11:59 pm on July 26 Instructor: Sarah Cedeño & Juliana Muniz Age Group: 12-14 The word photography means "writing with light". Combine the magic of film-based photography with the power of your words. Using a 35mm film camera (provided) and a pen and notebook, we will explore the uniqueness of the Neighborhood of the Arts. There will be opportunities to photograph and write about such outdoor art as wall murals and sculptures, the interior…

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Percy Jackson’s Magic Pen

August 10 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Writers & Books, 740 University Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607 United States
$278

Member Price: 255 Deadline to Register: 11:59 pm on July 26 Instructor: Wendy Low Age Group: 9-12 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. Prepare by reading the first book of the series, The Lightning Thief. We will mine it for models of how to develop vivid characters and hold readers across chapter breaks, and for the benefits of borrowing…

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Bookmaking Extravaganza

August 10 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Writers & Books, 740 University Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607 United States
$198

Member Price: 185 Deadline to Register: 11:59 pm on July 26 Instructor: Laura Jackett Age Group: 8-11 All writers and artists need books to fill with their creations. And sometimes the book, itself, can be an artform. In this workshop, we will explore several unique book constructions, including a kaleidoscope book that opens like a fan or DNA helix, a flag book with a series of pages that interweave, or a pop-up book with parts that move with the action…

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We Breathe Fire: Poetry Slam

August 10 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Writers & Books, 740 University Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607 United States
$138

Member Price: 125 Deadline to Register: 11:59 pm on July 26 Instructor: Robert Ricks Age Group: 14+ Slam Poetry is an art form where performance meets reality. It is used to show one’s story, to speak and breathe life into a poem. Spoken word is an outlet, a voice for sharing a funny moment, grappling with challenges, celebrating joys, or speaking out against injustices. We will study the works of traditional and contemporary poetry that will help inform and strengthen…

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Stories to Grow On

August 10 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Writers & Books, 740 University Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607 United States
$138

Member Price: 125 Deadline to Register: 11:59 pm on July 26 Instructor: Tracy Nemecek Age Group: 5-7 Get to know YOU through the great world of books. Stories can help us take a closer look at our own thoughts and feelings, appreciate moments of joy, and face times of challenge. We’ll read stories as a group, create art, and use creative movement to understand and express our emotions more effectively. We will apply themes from the Elmer book series to…

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Fantastic Beasts 101

August 10 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Writers & Books, 740 University Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607 United States
$148

Member Price: 135 Deadline to Register: 11:59 pm on July 26 Instructor: Chris Fanning Age Group: 8-11 Ever caught a Bowtruckle poking around your backyard? Marveled at a Merperson in Lake Ontario? Discovered a Doxy in your desk drawer? Yes or no, it’s high time you brushed up on your magizoology notes so you’re prepared when the time comes. Welcome to Fantastic Beasts 101. In this camp, we’ll discuss the fantastic beasts from JK Rowling’s magical world. We’ll travel around…

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Magic Tree House Adventure Club

August 10 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Writers & Books, 740 University Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607 United States
$148

Member Price: 135 Deadline to Register: 11:59 pm on July 26 Instructor: Marna Rossi Age Group: 5-7 Take part in wonderful adventures from the Magic Tree House series. Join Annie and Jack as they solve problems, help people, and travel around the world and through time. We might visit China, ancient Ireland, or the Australian Outback. Like Annie and Jack, we will learn about the animals and people in each new environment we visit. We will read scenes from some…

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Teen Comedy Improv

August 10 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Writers & Books, 740 University Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607 United States
$138

Member Price: 125 Deadline to Register: 11:59 pm on July 26 Instructor: Julie Donofrio Age Group: 14+ 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 without a script. In this camp, we will try many theatre games, some with the use of audience suggestions, and create scenes that are entertaining and often hilarious. We will learn the craft of…

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