Schedule

* This schedule is based on last year's schedule and only serves to provide an example of what students can expect during the Young Writers Workshop. Check back in early July for this year's schedule!

Registration for the Young Writers Workshop will begin at 1:00 pm on Sunday, July 20th. The workshop will conclude by 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 24th.

 

SUNDAY, JULY 20

 

1:00 - 1:45 pm Registration (Eisenhower Campus Center Lobby)
2:00 - 2:30 pm Parent and Student Orientation (Boyer 131)
2:30 - 3:30 pm Student Orientation of Campus (Depart from Boyer 131)
3:30 - 5:30 pm Afternoon Session:
Creative Writing – Boyer 330
Writing Your Life – Boyer 331
Playwriting – Boyer 334
5:30 - 6:30 pm Picnic Dinner (Creekside, meet in front of Boyer to walk down)
7:00 - 9:30 pm Evening Activity – Film (Parmer Cinema - Boyer 137)
11:00 pm In Dorm and Lights Out (Naugle Residence)

 


 

 

MONDAY, JULY 21

 

7:30-8:30 a.m.

Breakfast (Lottie Nelson Dining Hall)

9:00 - 9:10 am

Announcements (Boyer 131)

9:15 - 11:30 am

Morning Session:

Creative Writing – Boyer 330

Writing Your Life – Boyer 331

Playwriting – Boyer 334

12:00 - 1:00 pm

Lunch (Lottie Nelson Dining Hall)
1:00 - 3:30 pm

Afternoon Session:

Creative Writing – Boyer 330

Writing Your Life – Boyer 331

Playwriting – Boyer 334

3:30 - 5:00 pm Reading and Writing Time
5:00 - 6:00 pm Dinner (Lottie Nelson Dining Hall)
7:00 - 9:30 pm Film and Discussion with Crystal Downing (Boyer 131)
11:00 pm In Dorm and Lights Out (Naugle Residence)

 

TUESDAY, JULY 22

7:30-8:30 a.m.

Breakfast (Lottie Nelson Dining Hall)

9:00 - 9:10 am

Announcements (Boyer 131)

9:15 - 11:30 am

Morning Session:

Creative Writing – Boyer 330

Writing Your Life – Boyer 331

Playwriting – Boyer 334

12:00 - 1:00 pm

Lunch (Lottie Nelson Dining Hall)
1:00 - 3:30 pm

Afternoon Session:

Creative Writing – Boyer 330

Writing Your Life – Boyer 331

Playwriting – Boyer 334

3:30 - 5:00 pm

Reading and Writing Time or

Optional College Admissions Essay Session
(Boyer 131)

5:00 - 6:00 pm Dinner (Lottie Nelson Dining Hall)
7:00 - 9:30 pm Readings by Messiah Faculty (Boyer 131)
11:00 pm In Dorm and Lights Out (Naugle Residence)

 

WEDNESDAY, JULY 23

7:30-8:30 a.m.

Breakfast (Lottie Nelson Dining Hall)

9:00 - 9:10 am

Announcements (Boyer 131)

9:15 - 11:30 am

Morning Session:

Creative Writing – Boyer 330

Writing Your Life – Boyer 331

Playwriting – Boyer 334

12:00 - 1:00 pm

Lunch (Lottie Nelson Dining Hall)
1:00 - 3:30 pm

Afternoon Session:

Creative Writing – Boyer 330

Writing Your Life – Boyer 331

Playwriting – Boyer 334

3:30 - 5:00 pm

Reading and Writing Time or Optional Library Tour and

Children's Literature Reading
(Meet in front of Murray Library)

5:00 - 6:00 pm Dinner (Lottie Nelson Dining Hall)
7:00 - 9:30 pm

Reading by Scholastic Winners (Boyer 131) and

Reading and Writing Time

11:00 pm In Dorm and Lights Out (Naugle Residence)

 

THURSDAY, JULY 24

7:30-8:30 a.m.

Breakfast (Lottie Nelson Dining Hall)

Bed linens & towels placed outside dorm door before you leave for breakfast, packed personal items okay to leave in dorm room

8:30 am - 3:00 pm

Field Trip (meet in front of Eisenhower Campus Center):

Workshop with Liz Laribee at MakeSpace
Boxed Picnic Lunch at Midtown Scholar Bookstore
Workshop with Nathaniel Gadsden

3:30 - 4:00 pm

Family and Friends Reception (Howe Atrium, Boyer Hall)

4:00 - 5:30 pm

Final Readings:

Creative Writing – Boyer 330

Writing Your Life – Boyer 331

Playwriting – Boyer 334

5:30 - 6:30 pm Check Out (Naugle Residence Lounge)