Workshop Central

One of the best ways to get ready for next year is attending a
workshop. Full listings of workshops offered by Walsworth
Yearbooks can be found below.

Photo by Kelly Giddings

Workshop Central

Find the right workshop for you!

Use the drop-down menus to filter our workshop listings by State, your local Walsworth Yearbooks Sales Rep or Month.

Tennessee Summer Workshop – Cordova

Location: First Assembly Christian School
City/State: Cordova, Tennessee
Dates: June 5-6, 2017
Curriculum: You're in! You have All Access at this workshop to learn about hot trends and designs to get you brainstorming about a yearbook unique to your school. You'll develop a theme package, create your cover, learn to provide inclusive coverage and how to market your book. With All Access, you have an in to creating your best yearbook ever.
Cost: $100 (t-shirt is included)
Contact: Johnny Cole, 901-351-8862, johnny.cole@walsworth.com

East Idaho Basic Yearbook Workshop (for middle schools)

Location: TBD
City/State: Idaho Falls, Idaho
Dates: June 7, 2017
Curriculum: Theme Development: trends, fonts, colors, graphics.
Layout & Design: beginning layout with some packaging.
Photography: beginning photography, composition, lighting, camera settings.
Caption writing: proper captioning and telling the story with captions.
Cover artist to design your cover; Lunch is provided
Cost: $50 - student; $25 - adviser
Contact: Jake Lee, 208-870-4940, jake.lee@walsworth.com

Tennessee Summer Workshop – Jackson

Location: Trinity Christian School
City/State: Jackson, Tennessee
Dates: June 7-8, 2017
Curriculum: You're in! You have All Access at this workshop to learn about hot trends and designs to get you brainstorming about a yearbook unique to your school. You'll develop a theme package, create your cover, learn to provide inclusive coverage and how to market your book. With All Access, you have an in to creating your best yearbook ever.
Cost: $100 (t-shirt is included)
Contact: Johnny Cole, 901-351-8862, johnny.cole@walsworth.com

Middle TN/AL/KY Summer Workshop

Location: Donelson Christian Academy
City/State: Nashville, Tennessee
Dates: June 12-13, 2017
Curriculum: You're in! You have All Access at this workshop to learn about hot trends and designs to get you brainstorming about a yearbook unique to your school. You'll develop a theme package, create your cover, learn to provide inclusive coverage and market your book. With All Access, you have an in to creating your best yearbook ever.
Cost: $100 per person (lunch included); advisers attend free with five or more students attending
Contact: Ashley Cole, 901-488-9220, ashley.cole@walsworth.com

Camp Lonestar West

Location: Rider High School
City/State: Wichita Falls, Texas
Dates: June 12-13, 2017
Curriculum: This is your journalism one-stop shop to get your staff ready for 2018. Your staff will enjoy sessions addressing copywriting, marketing, staff organization, photography, design trends, Aurasma, motivation and more! Plus, get hands-on design training with Photoshop, InDesign or Online Design. Start developing your theme and meet with an artist to design your cover and endsheets.
Cost: $125/student if registered before May 8, $150/student after May 8, $115 adviser fee (waived if 5 or more students attend)
Contact: Katherine York, 806-475-1755, katherine.york@walsworth.com

Camp Lonestar El Paso

Location: Eastlake High School
City/State: El Paso, Texas
Dates: June 19-20, 2017
Curriculum: You're in! You have All Access at this workshop to learn about hot trends and designs to get you brainstorming about a yearbook unique to your school. You'll develop a theme package, create your cover, learn to provide inclusive coverage and how to market your book. With All Access, you have an in to creating your best yearbook ever. Special guest speaker will be award-winning adviser Susan McNulty from J.W. Mitchell High School!
Cost: $80 per person for high school attendees; $40 per person for middle school attendees
Contact: Lori Garcia, 915-667-1211, lori.garcia@walsworth.com

Camp Colorado Summer Yearbook and Journalism Workshop

Location: Regis University
City/State: Denver, Colorado
Dates: June 20-21, 2017
Curriculum: This two-day journalism workshop provides student staffs the opportunity to work together and begin the process of building strong and beautiful publications for 2018. Journalism tracks to offer strong fundamental skill building and learning challenges for both young and experienced student journalists.
Cost: Coming soon!
Contact: Andrew Ross, 303-437-1141, andrew.ross@walsworth.com; Ann-Marie Britt, 719-465-1388, annmarie.britt@walsworth.com; Ken Schwartz, 303-901-2181, kenneth.schwartz@walsworth.com

Atlanta Summer Workshop

Location: St. Pius X Catholic School
City/State: Atlanta, Georgia
Dates: June 20-21, 2017
Curriculum: YOU'RE IN! You have All Access at this workshop to learn about hot trends and designs to get you brainstorming about a yearbook unique to your school. You'll develop a theme package, create your cover, learn to provide inclusive coverage and how to market your book. With All Access, you have an in to creating your best yearbook ever.
Cost: Coming soon!
Contact: Jessica Brantley, 706-726-1787, jessica.brantley@walsworth.com; Julie Weeks, 706-343-7322, julie.weeks@walsworth.com; Shannon Minninger, 423-987-2528, shannon.minninger@walsworth.com; Taja Slydell, 561-818-1277, taja.slydell@walsworth.com

Tri-State Summer Yearbook Workshop

Location: Slippery Rock University
City/State: Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania
Dates: June 20-22, 2017
Curriculum: You're in! You have All Access at this workshop to learn the latest in yearbook trends, design and theme development. Walsworth’s Summer Yearbook Workshop is your invitation to work with some of the top advisers in Western Pennsylvania and Eastern Ohio. Your access to the workshop will help get you off to a fast start on your 2018 yearbook! All costs include tuition, room and board and workshop materials.
Cost: $250/full-time student, $200/adviser, $150/commuters
Contact: Cheryl Franzmann CJE, 412-719-1493, cheryl.franzmann@walsworth.com; Rob Rainier, 724-977-3150, rob.rainier@walsworth.com

Midwest Yearbook Workshop

Location: Saint Mary’s College
City/State: Notre Dame, Indiana
Dates: June 22-23, 2017
Curriculum: You have All Access at this workshop to learn about hot trends and designs to get you brainstorming about a yearbook unique to your school. You’ll develop a theme package, create your cover, learn to provide inclusive coverage and how to market your book. With All Access, you have an in to creating your best yearbook ever.
Cost: $125
Contact: Valerie Tanke CJE, 574-229-7951, valerie.tanke@walsworth.com

Chicago Yearbook Workshop

Location: Elmhurst College
City/State: Elmhurst, Illinois
Dates: June 22 and August 7, 2017
Curriculum: This comprehensive journalism workshop has a new format this year, spanning over two days with time in between for your staff to further develop its 2018 yearbook. Day one on June 22 will be Idea Day, where you will be able to find inspiration, share themes, trends and ways to improve coverage. Day two on August 7 will be Polish Day, where staffs will return to finalize their ideas and put their plans in place for the year. Visit chicago-yearbooks.com for more information and to register.
Cost: $135 for both days, $77 for one day
Contact: Mary Slater CJE, 630-294-0564, mary.slater@walsworth.com; Tori Baier, 630-247-5021, tori.baier@walsworth.com

Michigan Summer Yearbook Workshop

Location: Ann Arbor Marriott Eagle Crest Resort
City/State: Ypsilanti, Michigan
Dates: June 26-27, 2017
Curriculum: This comprehensive journalism workshop covers desktop design with InDesign and Online Design, Photoshop, copywriting, staff organization, content and coverage, trends, theme development, marketing and much more. The workshop has separate tracks for beginning and advanced yearbook staff members. A company artist will be on hand to bring your cover and theme spreads to life. Join us to get off to a fast start on your 2018 yearbook!
Cost: $245 for attendees, food and lodging included
Contact: Camren Morton, 919-802-5204, camren.morton@walsworth.com; Deanne DeMare, 734-558-5278, deanne.demare@walsworth.com; Kris Hemry, 734-735-7882, kris.hemry@walsworth.com; Lisa Sparks, 586-871-9019, lisa.sparks@walsworth.com

Northwest Yearbook Workshop

Location: University of Puget Sound
City/State: Tacoma, Washington
Dates: July 12-15, 2017
Curriculum: Join the Walsworth Northwest team this summer for our annual workshop and let us help you begin the journey to creating your 2018 yearbook! From planning your ladder to designing spreads and creating a beautiful cover and endsheets, our staff of experts will be there to help you begin to capture the story of 2018 in your yearbook. This year's keynote speaker will be Walsworth's Sabrina Schmitz, CJE, award-winning former adviser at J.W. Mitchell High School.
Cost: $385 - on campus resident, $285 - commuter
Contact: Christina Berrell, 360-580-6168, christina.berrell@walsworth.com; Matt Holmes, 503-312-7402, matt.holmes@walsworth.com; Nate Obermark, 888-239-3375, nate.obermark@walsworth.com; Travis McNamee, 509-879-9347, travis.mcnamee@walsworth.com

Yearbook East

Location: James Madison University
City/State: Harrisonburg, Virginia
Dates: July 17-20, 2017
Curriculum: Start your staff’s journey here to create an awesome 2018 yearbook, with cover artist sessions; theme and ladder development; basic yearbook design and current trends; photography and digital guidelines; caption, headline and body copy writing; computer technology and file management; basic and advanced InDesign and Online Design; and marketing and budget guidelines. Topics for advisers and editors include leadership roles and staff motivation. Visit us at www.yearbookeast.com to register online and for important details.
Cost: $415
Contact: Brian Flamm, 434-989-4529, brian.flamm@walsworth.com; Kat Bayliss, 724-681-2072, kat.bayliss@walsworth.com

Camp Wisconsin Yearbook Workshop

Location: Carroll University
City/State: Waukesha, Wisconsin
Dates: July 18-20, 2017
Curriculum: The first day is Creativity Day, which includes activities to stimulate ideas and help your staff develop a theme and cover. The second day is technology training for Online Design. A cover artist will be available to complete your cover concept, and one of our expert Computer Support technicians will be teaching during the technology training. Photography, copywriting, design and a variety of topics also will be covered. Visit www.camp-wi.com for more information.
Cost: $85/day for commuters; $100/day for overnight
Contact: Ann Noeldner, 920-371-1557, ann.noeldner@walsworth.com; Cindy Wandschneider, 414-379-6264, cindy.wandschneider@walsworth.com; Erin Grunnet, 262-620-2336, erin.grunnet@walsworth.com

Indiana Yearbook Summer Workshop

Location: Franklin College
City/State: Franklin, Indiana
Dates: July 18-19, 2017
Curriculum: Get your 2018 yearbook started right! Session topics include theme, planning, photography, writing, design, team building and technology instruction. Meet with an artist using our Virtual Cover sessions to plan your cover.
Cost: $145 - one night, two days
Contact: Jared Wojtas, 317-938-4681, jared.wojtas@walsworth.com; Katie Rice, 812-228-6383, katie.rice@walsworth.com

Biggest Little Yearbook Workshop

Location: Bishop Manogue Catholic High School
City/State: Reno, Nevada
Dates: July 18-20, 2017
Curriculum: YOU’RE IN! You have All Access at this workshop to learn about hot trends and designs to get you brainstorming about a yearbook unique to your school. You’ll develop a theme package, create your cover, learn to provide inclusive coverage and how to market your book. With All Access, you have an IN to creating your best yearbook ever.
Cost: Coming soon!
Contact: Natasha McGlinn, 775-737-1118, natasha.mcglinn@walsworth.com

Camp Lonestar South

Location: Trinity University
City/State: San Antonio, Texas
Dates: July 18-20, 2017
Curriculum: We have Jim Jordan and San Antonio - what more can you ask? He's one of the most award-winning, knowledgeable yearbook advisers around. But that's not the best thing about him. We love him and you will too for his ability to kindly, creatively and collaboratively mold your staff and publication into something special and significantly better. And you have All Access to him at this workshop. Don't let another year go by wishing you'd done something to make your school year and yearbook different!
Cost: $150 each student until June 16; $175 after June 16; advisers are $125 but can attend free if bringing 5 or more students
Contact: Brian Darland, 940-781-1055, brian.darland@walsworth.com; Paula Adamek, 361-293-8486, paula.adamek@walsworth.com

Heart of America Summer Workshop

Location: University of Central Missouri
City/State: Warrensburg, Missouri
Dates: July 19-21, 2017
Curriculum: This publications workshop is for yearbook and newspaper staffs. Newspaper sessions will include print design and newly added website design for the first time this year. Topics covered also include writing, theme development, staff organization and motivation, photography techniques and composition, Online Design, Photoshop, InDesign, yearbook and newspaper trends, adviser training and much more! Tuition includes supplies, prizes and more! Meet with an artist to design your cover and endsheets!
Cost: $240/commuter; $280/resident
Contact: Alyssa Moses, 636-222-1427, alyssa.moses@walsworth.com; Amanda Tillery, 660-734-4009, amanda.tillery@walsworth.com; Anessa Musgrave, 417-425-8197, anessa.musgrave@walsworth.com; John Kelley, 816-805-1622, john.kelley@walsworth.com; Tracy Tuley CJE, 314-458-5653, tracy.tuley@walsworth.com

SoCal Yearbook Workshop

Location: Chapman University
City/State: Orange, California
Dates: July 22-25, 2017
Curriculum: Comprehensive journalism workshop covering designing with both InDesign and Online Design, copywriting, business and marketing, staff organization and motivation, leadership, digital photography and photojournalism, Photoshop, yearbook trends and much more! Learn from the industry’s finest award-winning advisers, meet with company artists to design your cover and endsheets, and get a great head start on your 2018 yearbook!
Cost: $399
Contact: Brooke Renna, 951-692-8817, brooke.renna@walsworth.com; Elana Sacino, 858-243-5662, elana.sacino@walsworth.com; Joyce Isleta, 210-542-0288, joyce.isleta@walsworth.com; Michelle DiSimone CJE, 805-492-2808, michelle.disimone@walsworth.com; Monica Loera, 951-288-3713, monica.loera@walsworth.com; Naomi Rowland, 661-673-6194, naomi.rowland@walsworth.com; Priscilla Hernandez, 714-504-9225, priscilla.hernandez@walsworth.com; Valen Rocha, 702-448-9985, valen.rocha@walsworth.com

Central Arkansas Yearbook Camp

Location: Harding University
City/State: Searcy, Arkansas
Dates: July 24-25, 2017
Curriculum: You have All Access at this workshop to learn about hot trends and designs to get you brainstorming about a yearbook unique to your school. Join us to learn about leadership and teamwork along with Online Design training. You’ll develop a theme package, create your cover, learn to provide inclusive coverage and how to market your book. With All Access, you have an in to creating your best yearbook ever.
Cost: $75/person
Contact: Michelle Pugh, 870-588-7467, michelle.pugh@walsworth.com

Boise Basic Yearbook Workshop (for middle schools)

Location: Oxford Suites
City/State: Boise, Idaho
Dates: July 24, 2017
Curriculum: Theme Development: trends, fonts, colors, graphics.
Layout & Design: beginning layout with some packaging.
Photography: beginning photography, composition, lighting, camera settings.
Caption Writing: proper captioning and telling the story with captions
Cover Artist to design your cover; Lunch is provided
Cost: $50 for students, $30 for advisers
Contact: Jake Lee, 208-870-4940, jake.lee@walsworth.com

Boise Journalism Workshop

Location: Oxford Suites
City/State: Boise, Idaho
Dates: July 24-26, 2017
Curriculum: You're in! You have All Access at this workshop to see hot trends, develop your theme and cover and learn about Online Design. No matter your publisher, you are welcome to attend.
Cost: $120 per student, $30 per adviser; Overnight guests (total for two-night stay): Solo room: $250, Double (you plus one other): $140 (per person), Quad (you plus three others): $80 (per person)
Contact: Jake Lee, 208-870-4940, jake.lee@walsworth.com

Camp Orlando Summer Workshop

Location: DoubleTree by Hilton Orlando at SeaWorld
City/State: Orlando, Florida
Dates: July 25-28, 2017
Curriculum: Get the scoop at the 2017 Camp Orlando Summer Workshop! Join leading experts from across the country for four days of intensive yearbook and newspaper education and FUN. Registration packets coming soon.
Cost: $285 by July 7, $300 after; rooms separate and booked through the hotel
Contact: Adam Livesay CJE, 813-230-2812, adam.livesay@walsworth.com; Geri Johnson, 772-263-3219, geri.johnson@walsworth.com; Missy Green, 407-701-8238, wpccamporlando@gmail.com; Sabrina Schmitz CJE, 727-967-1195, sabrina.schmitz@walsworth.com; Sarah Burker, 630-220-7060, sarah.burker@walsworth.com; Tracy de la Feuilliez, 813-230-2812, tracy.feuilliez@walsworth.com; Veronika Levine CJE, 954-304-0256, veronika.levine@walsworth.com

Camp Lonestar DFW Student Media Workshop 2017

Location: Timber Creek High School
City/State: Fort Worth, Texas
Dates: July 31-August 2, 2017
Curriculum: This comprehensive journalism workshop includes dedicated yearbook, writing, photography and broadcast/online news tracks. This year's instructor lineup features Jim Jordan, Lori Oglesbee, Emily Pyeatt Arnold, Mike Taylor and JEA Broadcast Adviser of the Year Alyssa Boehringer. Online registration is available here. Follow us on Twitter @CampLonestarDFW
Cost: $200 by June 1, $250 after; rooms separate and booked through the hotel
Contact: Lisa Llewellyn CJE, 817-781-8266, lisa.llewellyn@walsworth.com

South Florida Yearbook Workshop

Location: Coral Springs Charter School
City/State: Coral Springs, Florida
Dates: July 31-Aug. 1, 2017
Curriculum: Join us in starting the creative process for your yearbook! Get hands-on training in basic and advanced design, photography, InDesign and Photoshop. Learn everything you need to know about Online Design. Experience Yearbook 3D via augmented reality and how you can get your school excited about yearbooks! Enjoy sessions on theme and trends, headline/caption/copy writing, going chronological, interviewing, photography, marketing, taking your yearbook to the next level and much more!
Cost: $130 per person
Contact: Sarah Burker, 630-220-7060, sarah.burker@walsworth.com; Veronika Levine CJE, 954-304-0256, veronika.levine@walsworth.com

Bay Area Yearbook Workshop

Location: Windsor High School
City/State: Windsor, California
Dates: July 31-August 2, 2017
Curriculum: Get a head start on your 2018 yearbook at our annual summer journalism conference. Learn InDesign, Online Design, copywriting, business and marketing, staff organization and motivation, leadership, digital photography and photojournalism, Photoshop, yearbook trends and much more! Instruction will be lead by the industry’s finest award-winning advisers; meet with company artists to design your cover and endsheets, and take your 2018 book to the next level!
Cost: Early tuition pricing valid until June 1: Commuter- $300, resident- $515, adviser solo room- $615
Contact: Danielle Sill, 925-324-3308, danielle.sill@walsworth.com; Juanita Sheppard, 925-640-8138, juanita.sheppard@walsworth.com; Nicole Gravlin, 540-535-8410, nicole.gravlin@walsworth.com; Tanner Howe, 607-372-8944, tanner.howe@walsworth.com

Camp Carolina 2017 Summer Workshop

Location: Hilton University Place
City/State: Charlotte, North Carolina
Dates: August 3-6, 2017
Curriculum: Get your yearbook planned and started at our workshop. Basic and Advanced Training for Online Design and InDesign programs as well as Digital Photography, Business Management, and Photoshop. There will be theme and graphics sessions, cover art sessions with live artists, breakouts for advisers and editors, and Yearbook Specialists to help you and your staff stay on track with your theme throughout your book. You and your staff will have fun along the way with team building activities. You don't want to miss this workshop!
Cost: Determined by room occupancy
Contact: Brooke Smith, 919-428-3580, brooke.smith@walsworth.com; Carolyn Henderson CJE, 704-576-4309, carolyn.henderson@walsworth.com; Davis Gamble, 334-759-9133, davis.gamble@walsworth.com; Jim Channell, 803-261-5565, jim.channell@walsworth.com; Kristine West, 336-847-2312, kristine.west@walsworth.com

2017 Adviser Workshop

Location: Brookfield Career Center
City/State: Brookfield, Missouri
Dates: August 7-8, 2017
Curriculum: Whether you are new to yearbooks or a veteran adviser, you don't want to miss this event. Yearbook trends are changing all the time, so come find out how you can have the best and trendiest yearbook you've ever created. Lunch will be provided. Hands-on training for Online Design and InDesign will take place on Tuesday, Aug. 8.
Cost: $70 for Aug. 7 only, $50 for Aug. 8 only, $120 for Aug. 7-8
Contact: Amanda Tillery, 660-734-4009, amanda.tillery@walsworth.com

Camp Lonestar Houston

Location: Crosby High School
City/State: Crosby, Texas
Dates: August 8-9, 2017
Curriculum: This is your journalism one-stop shop to get your staff ready for 2018. Your staff will enjoy sessions addressing copywriting, marketing, staff organization, photography, Photoshop, design trends, Aurasma, motivation and more! Plus, get hands-on design training with Photoshop, InDesign or Online Design. Start developing your theme and meet with an artist to design your cover and endsheets.
Cost: $125/student if register before June 2, $150/student after June 2, $115 adviser fee (waived if 5 or more students attend)
Contact: Alex McCauley, 831-234-4882, alex.mccauley@walsworth.com; Dave DePaul, 817-789-8510, dave.depaul@walsworth.com

Long Island Summer Workshop

Location: Farmingdale High School
City/State: Farmingdale, New York
Dates: August 22-23, 2017
Curriculum: Get great training for your staff and a head start on your 2018 yearbook right here. Take your book to the next level of greatness with insights from Mike Taylor, Walsworth’s journalism specialist. Mike assists the top staffs in the nation to award-winning books and he’s coming to work with you. Get training in Online Design and much more! By the time you leave this workshop, you will know the program inside and out and be ready to create layouts on the first day of school. Sit one-on-one with our staff artist to get your 2018 cover and endsheets designed. There is no better start to the year than having one of the best covers your school has ever designed submitted in August.
Cost: Coming soon!
Contact: John St. Pierre, 516-458-6211, john.st.pierre@walsworth.com

Yearbook Jumpstart

Location: Eleanor Roosevelt High School
City/State: New York, New York
Dates: August 24-25, 2017
Curriculum: Theme development and cover artist sessions, yearbook design, journalism, staff management, organization, sales and marketing, apps and more. Register soon at yearbookjumpstart.com! (includes online payment option)
Cost: $150
Contact: Jeff Wood, 917-848-0712, jeff.wood@walsworth.com

Brooklyn Queens Yearbook Workshop

Location: Leon M. Goldstein High School
City/State: Brooklyn, New York
Dates: August 24-25, 2017
Curriculum: You're in! You have All Access at this workshop to learn about hot trends and designs to get you brainstorming about a yearbook unique to your school. You'll develop a theme package, create your cover, learn to provide inclusive coverage and how to market your book. With All Access, you have an in to creating your best yearbook ever.
Cost: $50 per student, free for advisers
Contact: Jessica Crankshaw, 631-398-4389, jessica.crankshaw@walsworth.com

Alabama Workshop

Location: Hyatt Regency/Galleria
City/State: Birmingham, Alabama
Dates: September 12, 2017
Curriculum: Get the scoop and go beyond the cover! See hot trends, develop your theme and cover and learn about Online Design. Cover artist sessions available.
Cost: $35/student; advisers are free
Contact: Kane Belew CJE, 205-396-6092, kane.belew@walsworth.com

Student Workshop – Boonville

Location: Boonville High School
City/State: Boonville, Missouri
Dates: September 13, 2017
Curriculum: Meet with a cover artist. Attend tech training. Win prizes!
Cost: $20/student; Advisers are free
Contact: Amanda Tillery, 660-734-4009, amanda.tillery@walsworth.com

Student Workshop – Macon

Location: Macon High School
City/State: Macon, Missouri
Dates: September 14, 2017
Curriculum: Meet with a cover artist. Attend tech training. Win prizes!
Cost: $20/student; Advisers are free
Contact: Amanda Tillery, 660-734-4009, amanda.tillery@walsworth.com

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