Teen Writers Retreat 2020

Over the extended Martin Luther King Jr. weekend, Writopia Lab's Teen Writers Retreat offers three days and three nights of creativity and community in the comfort of New York YMCA Camp! Attendees will have their choice of three parallel paths in either Prose, Poetry, and Playwriting; Writing Your Activism; or SciFi/Fantasy and D&D. Everyone will come together for meals and evening activities in a warm and creative environment. Limited financial aid is available. Contact Financialaid@writopialab.org right away to inquire.

Prose, Poetry, and Playwriting

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

DnD Players

SciFi/Fantasy and D&D

Adventurers will have 11 hours of workshopping during the retreat, focusing on SciFi & 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.

Retreat Details:

Dates: Friday, January 17th to Monday, January 20th
Ages: 12 to 18
Location: New York City YMCA Camp in Huguenot, NY
Fee: $940 (includes transportation)

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Limited financial aid is available based on need.

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