Classes & Workshops


These Classes & Workshops are happening from today, forward.


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 »

Produce a 90-Second Newbery Film

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 »

Word Art & Art Words

June 26, 2017
Instructor(s): Donna Marbach

Code: JY17-M36 Both artwork and literature tell stories, express feelings, and share dreams. Both are part of the world of books. In this class we will explore ways in which… View More »

Magic Tree House: Merlin Missions Adventures

June 26, 2017
Instructor(s): Marna Rossi

Code: JY17-R05 Take part in wonderful magical adventures from the Magic Tree House: Merlin Mission Adventures series, designed for the slightly older, more advanced Magic Tree House fan! Join Annie… View More »

Picture This

June 26, 2017
Instructor(s): Roxana Aparicio Wolfe Lisa Johnson

Code: JY17-A02 They say, “A picture is worth a thousand words,” and Rochester is the home of a picture giant: George Eastman. If you love to write poetry or short… View More »

My Idea Book

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 »

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 »

Creative Recipes for Your Writing

July 05, 2017
Instructor(s): Kitty Jospé

Code: JY17-P23 Sentences are living things–they fly around! This class will explore sound patterns, rhythm, and the element of surprise in language, through the use of engaging writing exercises. Tone… View More »

Nursery Rhymes & Fairy Tales

July 05, 2017
Instructor(s): Katie Rich

Code: JY17-RY14 Join us for our first one-day class for 3 1/2 – 5 year olds! Spend your morning reading and acting out your favorite nursery rhymes and fairy tales:… View More »