Winter Retreat 2023

Over the extended Martin Luther King, Jr. weekend, Writopia Lab's Winter Retreat offers three days and three nights of creativity and community. Writers will have their choice of three parallel paths in either Creative Arts, Role-Playing Games, or Writing Your Activism. Everyone will come together for meals and evening activities in a warm and creative environment.

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Creative Arts

Writers will have 11 hours of workshopping over the long weekend. In addition, writers will have their choice of specialized electives including filmmaking, playwriting, fiction, poetry, songwriting, poetry hikes, and literature seminars.

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Role-Playing Games

Adventurers will have 11 hours of workshopping during the retreat, focusing on Sci-Fi & Fantasy. In addition, they'll spend their elective periods playing an extended Dungeons & Dragons adventure run by Writopia Lab's experienced Dungeon Masters.

Writing Your Activism

Activists will have 11 hours of workshopping with a civic engagement focus over the long weekend. In addition, writers will have their choice of specialized electives including filmmaking, poetry, journalism, poetry hikes, and literature seminars.

Details for 2023

Dates: Friday, January 13th to Monday, January 16th, 2023
Ages: 11 to 18
Location: Camp Mariah in Dutchess County, New York
Tuition: $985 (limited financial aid available)

Refund Policy

The withdrawal deadline for the 2023 winter retreat has already passed.