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 »

My Idea Book (CLASS FULL)

July 05, 2017
Instructor(s): Donna Marbach

Code: JY17-M26 Artists carry sketchbooks to capture ideas with drawings. Writers carry journals to capture thoughts and experiences with words. In this class, we are going to gather both pictures… View More »

Riding & Writing (CLASS FULL)

July 10, 2017
Instructor(s): Lisa Johnson

Code: JY17-M11 Horseback riding and creative writing combined! We’ll spend the full day Tuesday and Thursday at Double G Ranch in Bergen (transportation from W&B will be provided), working with… View More »

Field Guide to Sprites, Goblins, & Other Magical Creatures (CLASS FULL)

July 10, 2017
Instructor(s): Angela Cannon-Crothers

Code: JY17-J03 Spiderwick and Fantastic Beasts have something in common – both include recording observations and fantastical notes on the natural history of magical creatures. Document the Earth’s enchanted wonders… View More »

Magnus Chase Norse Myth Readers’ Theatre

July 10, 2017
Instructor(s): Marna Rossi

Code: JY17-R45 Explore the rollicking, daring tale of Magnus Chase, the Norse demigod. We will look into Sword of Summer, the first book in the new Magnus Chase and the… 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 »

My Name In Print

July 17, 2017
Instructor(s): M.J. Iuppa

Code: JY17-M07 Write, write, write! We will spend the first part of the course producing poems, stories, journal entries, and creative essays through imaginative writing prompts. Participants will be encouraged… View More »

Poetry-N-Motion

July 17, 2017
Instructor(s): Lisa Johnson

Code: JY17-P12 Come explore the power and physicality of words, and the dramatization of the senses as poetry and dance meet. With an emphasis on sights and sounds, young minds… 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 »