MightyWriters

West Philadelphia Writing Classes

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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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Superhero Stories Camp
For Philadelphia students ages 5 to 11
Monday - Friday, 9:00AM - 12:30PM
July 10 - July 21 (ten sessions)
This workshop will take place at 3861 Lancaster Ave

We'll learn the basics of creative story writing and put our new skills to work! We'll draw from our experiences and imaginations to write and illustrate short stories this summer. Then, we'll get creative using StoryJumper.com and publish our stories online and in print.
This workshop is currently full. Sign up to be placed on a waitlist.
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All About Me Camp
For Philadelphia students ages 5 to 11
Monday - Friday, 9:00AM - 12:30PM
July 24 - August 4 (ten sessions)
This workshop will take place at 3861 Lancaster Ave

We'll talk about what is special about each of us and learn how we already have so many stories to tell. From drawing the map of our neighborhood to writing songs and poems, this workshop will bring out the mightiness in all of us.
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Doodles To Cursive Camp
For Philadelphia students ages 5 to 11
Monday - Friday, 9:00AM - 12:30PM
August 7 - August 18 (ten sessions)
This workshop will take place at 3861 Lancaster Ave

From doodles to letters, The Declaration of Independence to a blank check, it's important for kids to be able to write cursive. We'll learn the history, significance, and essentials of cursive writing, and create beautiful penmanship using a variety of media.
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Mighty Mural Camp
For Philadelphia students ages 12 to 17
Monday - Friday, 1:00-5:00PM
July 10 - 21 (ten sessions)
This workshop will take place at 3861 Lancaster Ave

Do you want to explore your passion for art? Do you have a story that needs to be seen? Join local mural artist Brice Patterson in creating a mural with characters and life. We'll design the visual story and leave our mark -- a brand new mural -- just blocks from MW West.
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The Business of Music Camp
For Philadelphia students ages 12 to 17
Monday - Friday 1:00-5:00PM
July 24 - August 4 (ten sessions)
This workshop will take place at 3861 Lancaster Ave

Do you sing, rap or write music? Do you want to learn the first steps for turning your art into your business? We'll write and record a songs of our own, and also leave with a start-up business plan.
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My Philly Story Camp
For Philadelphia students ages 12 to 17
Monday - Friday, 1:00-5:00pm
August 7 - August 18 (ten sessions)
This workshop will take place at 3861 Lancaster Ave

What's the story that you've been holding inside? Are you ready to share it? Young Adult authors such as Paul Langan (The Bluford Series), Sharon Flake (The Skin I'm In) and Major Jackson (Hoops), tell us stories of the teenage mind. In this workshop, we'll share our own stories.
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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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