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Write On for Homeschoolers

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY, United States

We live to create at Write On. Stories and skits go from idea to ready-to-share as we take them through the 5-step writing process. Classes include writing prompts or games, time to work on projects, and a little break to play (outdoors, when the weather allows). Content will be student-directed, so expect lots of creativity! […]

$206.00

Teen Writers’ Circle

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY, United States

Avid and accomplished teen writers meet to explore new approaches to their craft, give each other feedback under the guidance of published writers, and plot world domination, or at least the future domination of the publishing industry! Using examples, prompts, and optional outside assignments, we’ll explore literary genres, techniques, and approaches. We will offer encouraging […]

$168.00

Festival of Fiction

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY, United States

Do you love to write? Are there ideas in your head that you can’t wait to get onto paper? Are there stories you are dying to finish but don’t know how? In this class we will learn about all the different elements that you need to create an exciting, well- rounded story. What makes a […]

$180.00

Books Rock! FULL SERIES

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY, United States

Introducing our NEW BOOK CLUB for Tweens and Teens (recommended ages 11-14). Join other avid readers and an experienced, engaging facilitator to discuss books in-depth. Plus, participants get to give input for future book selections! Jan 31: Join Chris Fanning (Professor Dalton to Hogwarts Academy graduates) on Harry Potter’s half birthday for an engaging discussion […]

$30.00

Books Rock! Harry Potter

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY, United States

Introducing our NEW BOOK CLUB for Tweens and Teens (recommended ages 11-14). Join other avid readers and an experienced, engaging facilitator to discuss books in-depth. Plus, participants get to give input for future book selections! Join Chris Fanning (Professor Dalton to Hogwarts Academy graduates) on Harry Potter’s half birthday for an engaging discussion about the […]

$12.00

Comedy Improv

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY, United States

In this 2-day workshop, students will learn the basic rules of improvisation and some basic comedy techniques, and a variety of theatre games and comedy improv games such as those featured on the television show, Whose Line is it Anyway? The class will present some of their favorite games for family members at the end […]

$100.00

Books Rock! The Hate U Give

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY, United States

Introducing our NEW BOOK CLUB for Tweens and Teens (recommended ages 11-14). Join other avid readers and an experienced, engaging facilitator to discuss books in-depth. Plus, participants get to give input for future book selections! Join Leslie C. Youngblood, author of Love Like Sky, for a lively discussion of the hit book The Hate U […]

$12.00

Books Rock! Graphic Novel: Smile

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY, United States

Introducing our NEW BOOK CLUB for Tweens and Teens (recommended ages 11-14). Join other avid readers and an experienced, engaging facilitator to discuss books in-depth. Plus, participants get to give input for future book selections! Join acclaimed YA author Alex Sanchez, who has a graphic novel forthcoming in 2020, for an engaging book discussion. Raina […]

$12.00

CAMP FULL: Monday: Comedy Improvisation

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY, United States

Students will learn the basics of improv, acting without a script, through a variety of theatre and comedy improv games such as those featured on, Whose Line is it Anyway? Then they will present some of their favorite games for friends and family at 2:00.

$50.00

Monday: Poetry Doodles

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY, United States

Do you like to doodle? Do you love to play with words? We’ll read poems, examine fun poetic devices like onomatopoeia and alliteration and make our own colorful drawings! We’ll also create concrete poems, where the words take a shape on the page!

$50.00

Taste of Writers & Books, Ages 7-9

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY, United States

Sign up for all 5 days of April Break for ages 7-9 and save!

$235.00

Taste of Writers & Books, Ages 10-13

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY, United States

Sign up for all 5 days of April Break for ages 10-13 and save!

$225.00

Tuesday: Start Your Story

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY, United States

Are stories constantly running through your imagination? Get your ideas out of your head and onto paper! This camp will give you fresh ideas and creative tools for starting your own story or continuing work on one you have already begun.

$50.00

Tuesday: Black Panther & Afrofuturism

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY, United States

We’ll explore the creation of our own Wakandan-based kingdom or “queendom” with inspiration from the Black Panther movie, West African cultures, history, magic, myth, and futuristic technology. We'll create our own story to bring stability and peace to an imaginary dystopian world. Wakanda Forever!

$44.00

CAMP FULL: Wednesday: World Building

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY, United States

We'll explore how to build in-depth worlds in your creative writing. We'll investigate fantasy and classic tales of alternate worlds, then create the building blocks for a fictional world, which could include a map, “rules” for the world, characters, illustrations, and the beginnings of stories!

$50.00

Wednesday: Young Storytellers

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY, United States

The art of storytelling is important for confidence in any presentation. We’ll use theatre games to introduce skills needed to perform and engage an audience. We will practice a variety of techniques to deliver a story: voice, body language, and facial expressions.

$50.00

Thursday: Hogwarts Day One CAMP FULL

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY, United States

This camp is full, please contact office@wab.org to be added to the waiting list. Jump into the world of all things Harry Potter! You will make a wand, write for the Daily Prophet, and take your own Hogwarts classes such as Charms, History of Magic, and more!

$44.00

Thursday: Bookmaking Extravaganza

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY, United States

Students will make three unique books during this workshop: a Kaleidoscope book that opens like a fan or a DNA Helix, a Flag book that has a series of pages that interweave, and a pop-up book that has parts that move with the action of turning the pages. We’ll choose beautiful papers for the covers, […]

$60.00

Friday: Rebels, Leaders, & Innovators

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY, United States

This class will help us learn about the heroes among us, at all levels of society and in different times, and encourage us to stretch our“social good” muscles by reading age-appropriate biographies and doing engaging projects. We’ll embody our power to make a difference in our community!

$44.00

Friday: Hogwarts Day Two CAMP FULL

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY, United States

This camp is full. Please contact office@wab.org to be added to the waiting list. Another day immersed in the world of Harry Potter! You will have Hogwarts lessons such as Care of Magical Creatures and Defense Against the Dark Arts, and write for the Daily Prophet. It is not necessary to participate in Day One […]

$44.00

Writers ROC!

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY, United States

Youth Writing Group : 7 Sessions Fridays 3:45 pm - 5 pm September 27, October 11 & 25, November 8 & 15, December 6 & 13 Free and open to the public - Registration not required Ages: 10-12 In this young writers group you’ll do some new writing, share your work, and hone your skills. […]

Teen Writers Circle

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY, United States

Youth Workshop: 5 Saturdays October 5, 19, November 2, 16, 23, 10:30 am-12:30 pm Instructor: Sarah Cedeño Ages: 13+ Deadline to register September 27, 11:59 pm Avid and accomplished teen writers meet to explore new approaches to their craft, give one another feedback under the guidance of published writers, and plot world domination, or at […]

$140.00

Writers ROC!

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY, United States

Youth Writing Group : 7 Sessions Fridays 3:45 pm - 5 pm September 27, October 11 & 25, November 8 & 15, December 6 & 13 Free and open to the public - Registration not required Ages: 10-12 In this young writers group you’ll do some new writing, share your work, and hone your skills. […]

Teen Writers Circle

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY, United States

Youth Workshop: 5 Saturdays October 5, 19, November 2, 16, 23, 10:30 am-12:30 pm Instructor: Sarah Cedeño Ages: 13+ Deadline to register September 27, 11:59 pm Avid and accomplished teen writers meet to explore new approaches to their craft, give one another feedback under the guidance of published writers, and plot world domination, or at […]

Teen Writers Circle

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY, United States

Youth Workshop: 5 Saturdays October 5, 19, November 2, 16, 23, 10:30 am-12:30 pm Instructor: Sarah Cedeño Ages: 13+ Deadline to register September 27, 11:59 pm Avid and accomplished teen writers meet to explore new approaches to their craft, give one another feedback under the guidance of published writers, and plot world domination, or at […]

Teen Writers Circle

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY, United States

Youth Workshop: 5 Saturdays October 5, 19, November 2, 16, 23, 10:30 am-12:30 pm Instructor: Sarah Cedeño Ages: 13+ Deadline to register September 27, 11:59 pm Avid and accomplished teen writers meet to explore new approaches to their craft, give one another feedback under the guidance of published writers, and plot world domination, or at […]

Teen Writers Circle

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY, United States

Youth Workshop: 5 Saturdays October 5, 19, November 2, 16, 23, 10:30 am-12:30 pm Instructor: Sarah Cedeño Ages: 13+ Deadline to register September 27, 11:59 pm Avid and accomplished teen writers meet to explore new approaches to their craft, give one another feedback under the guidance of published writers, and plot world domination, or at […]

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