MightyWriters

West Philadelphia Writing Classes

123 MW West 3 Jabari

Crafty Readers
For Philadelphia students ages 5 to 10
Sundays, 12:00-2:00pm
Jan. 15-June 4, 2017 (ongoing)
This workshop will take place at 3861 Lancaster Ave

What is your favorite book? Is it a Dr. Seuss story? Is it Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats? In the Crafty Readers workshop we will read many favorites, and write and illustrate our own versions of the story. How many stories can you craft? Instructor: Khalia Robinson
This workshop is currently full. Sign up to be placed on a waitlist.
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Mighty Tutors
For Philadelphia students ages 7 to 17
Mon., 4:00-6:00pm
Oct. 3, 2016 - June 5, 2017 (ongoing)
This workshop will take place at 3861 Lancaster Ave

We’ve gotten so many calls for tutoring that we’ve decided to answer your call! Sign up or drop-in from now until June, when Mighty Writers West opens their doors on Monday afternoons between the hours of 4-6pm for the “Mighty Writing Center.” Bring in an essay you are working on and we’ll help you perfect it. Just in need of general assistance with writing, come in and sit with a volunteer to discuss your journey. Whatever your writing needs are, be sure to bring them to us!!
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Cursive Writers Club
For Philadelphia students ages 8 to 11
Wednesday, 4:00-6:00pm
Jan. 11-June 7, 2017 (ongoing)
This workshop will take place at 3861 Lancaster Ave

Because we have had such a high demand for cursive help, we did it for you. Bring your young ones to the Cursive Writers Club to learn not only how to write, but what cursive is used for and why it's important. Bet you didn't learn cursive the we teach it! Instructor: Khalia Robinson
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Spring into Poetry
For Philadelphia students ages 10 to 14
Mon. to Thurs. 4:00-6:00pm
Apr. 24 to May 11 (twelve sessions)
This workshop will take place at 3861 Lancaster Ave

April is National Poetry Month! Celebrate with us as we go on a poetry journey. In this workshop, we'll explore poetry styles, learn about famous poems and write poetry for the earth.
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Real News Makers
For Philadelphia students ages 9 to 13
Mon. to Thurs., 4:00-6:00pm
Mar. 27 - Apr. 27, 2017 (16 sessions)
This workshop will take place at 3861 Lancaster Ave

We just couldn't get enough of finding the fake news and front-lining it! Now, we continue our journalism journey with Checkology!, a fun online resource that teaches us the tricks of the trade. Answer questions, earn points, move-up levels, and unlock tools of productivity! I can't wait to read your articles. Instructor: Christina Rissell
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Mighty Webmasters
For Philadelphia students ages 10 to 17
Thursday, 6:00-8:00pm
March 30 - June 7 (12 sessions)
This workshop will take place at 3861 Lancaster Ave

Do you love computers? Do you want to build your own website? How about learning about all the cool computer jobs available? In the age of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math), computer knowledge is essential to a child's learning. Thanks to the great people at Coded by Kids, by the end of the workshop, students will have the tools to start their own startup tech biz. How awesome is that?! Instructor: Arthur Spector
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Characters ALIVE!
For Philadelphia students ages 12 to 15
1st & 3rd Thursday, 6:00-8:00pm
4/20, 5/4, 5/18, 6/1, 6/15 (five sessions)
This workshop will take place at 3861 Lancaster Ave

Bring stories to life in this interactive writing workshop! We'll use writing prompts and physical exercises to develop characters that have been hiding in your imagination. Writing doesn't have to be two dimensional! Instructor: Missy Philips
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Magnificent Men
For Philadelphia students ages 12 to 17
Saturday, 12:00-2:00pm
3/25, 4/22, 5/27, 6/24 (monthly)
This workshop will take place at 3861 Lancaster Ave

We are writers by trade, but Mighty is our first name! Young men work with a group of male mentors from the Telrose corporation to learn confidence, team-building, and entrepreneurship, while documenting the journey. Are you looking for a place to network and build great and lasting connections? Well this is the place to be. Hope to meet you there. Instructor: Todd Telrose
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*Once you enroll in a free-to-all Mighty Writers class, you are expected to be present for every session. If you have to miss a session for whatever reason, you must email hello@mightywriters.org at least 24 hours in advance to let us know.

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