Workshops

MW West

Fiction Beyond Borders


Ages: 14 - 18
Wednesday - 06:00 pm - 08:00 PM
Wednesday, Apr 17, 2019 - Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Research isn’t just for term papers, it’s the gateway to building your own understanding. Write a fiction story that respectfully presents your research about a culture outside of your own. Take your creative pieces far beyond anything you’ve ever known!

Location: MW West
Instructor(s): Christina Lisk

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Elementary Mighty Academy


Ages: 8 - 10
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - 03:00 pm - 06:00 PM
Wednesday, Jan 02, 2019 - Wednesday, Jun 05, 2019

The Mighty Academy guides elementary students through the writing process. We build community and complete writing projects in informative, persuasive, narrative & poetry writing. New in 2018-19: cursive writing included!

Location: MW West
Instructor(s): Naeemah Suluki, Christin Tucker-Rosario, Christina Rissell

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Middle Grades Academy


Ages: 11 - 13
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - 03:00 pm - 06:00 PM
Wednesday, Jan 02, 2019 - Wednesday, Jun 05, 2019

The Mighty Academy at MW West guides middle school students through the writing process. We build a Mighty community and complete writing projects in informative, persuasive, narrative & poetry writing.

Location: MW West
Instructor(s): Christin Tucker-Rosario, Christina Rissell

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Summer Mindful Explorers


Ages: 7 - 13
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday - 10:00 am - 12:00 PM
Monday, Aug 05, 2019 - Friday, Aug 09, 2019

This workshop is an adventure and exploration of everything from yoga-based movement, mindfulness and relaxation activities to storytelling, art, journaling, breathing exercises and meditation!

Location: MW West
Instructor(s): Amy Perez

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Mighty Teen Scholars West


Ages: 14 - 18
Sunday - 02:00 pm - 04:00 PM
Sunday, Sep 09, 2018 - Sunday, Jun 09, 2019

The Mighty Teen Scholars at MW West is focused on community service and job readiness. This community will prepare you for college-level thinking and writing, while you make friends, too! Family interview required on 9/9/18.

Location: MW West
Instructor(s): Christina Rissell

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Mighty Toddlers


Ages: 2 - 4
Wednesday - 10:30 am - 11:30 AM
Wednesday, Sep 12, 2018 - Wednesday, Jun 05, 2019

Come and spend an hour of educational fun with your toddler. This weekly play session is family fun. Prepare your Mighty Toddler for Kindergarten by practicing motor skills, learning letters & singing songs!

Location: MW West
Instructor(s): Naeemah Suluki

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Comedy Writing


Ages: 12 - 18
Wednesday - 06:00 pm - 08:00 PM
Wednesday, Apr 10, 2019 - Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Everyone likes to laugh so come learn what makes your favorite books, television shows and movies funny and interesting. For 7 weeks we’ll explore humor and how to write it.

Location: MW West
Instructor(s): Herbert (Herb) Fry, Vichet Ou

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Dream Girl Power Part 1


Ages: 12 - 18
Sunday - 12:00 pm - 03:00 PM
Sunday, May 05, 2019 - Sunday, May 05, 2019

Have you ever wondered what your dreams are telling you and how it could help your creativity? This two part workshop helps you to unlock the inspiration in your dreams and guides you to places you may not find in your waking hours.

Location: MW West
Instructor(s): Sharon Pastore

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Philadelphia Stories Teen Editorial Board


Ages: 15 - 18
Sunday - 12:00 pm - 02:00 PM
Sunday, Mar 03, 2019 - Sunday, Apr 28, 2019

This workshop is a closed committee of 5 teens and 5 adults processing submissions and edits for final publication. This committee meets for 8 consecutive sessions, twice a year (Jr. edition prints in spring, Teen edition prints in fall).

Location: MW West
Instructor(s): William Lashner

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Dream Girl Power Part 2


Ages: 13 - 18
Sunday - 12:00 pm - 03:30 PM
Sunday, May 19, 2019 - Sunday, May 19, 2019

Have you ever wondered what your dreams are telling you and how it could help your creativity? This two part workshop helps you to unlock the inspiration in your dreams and guides you to places you may not find in your waking hours.

Location: MW West
Instructor(s): Sharon Pastore

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Just Write


Ages: 12 - 18
Monday - 06:00 pm - 08:00 PM
Monday, Apr 08, 2019 - Monday, May 27, 2019

Fiction writing can be daunting for even the best writers. Whether you're struggling to get started, looking for an ending, or are stuck in the middle, bring your creative project and get peer support. Mon. 6-8pm, West is ours. Join us!

Location: MW West
Instructor(s): Emanual Marquez

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