Workshop Central

One of the best ways to get ready for next year is attending a
workshop where your yearbook staff can learn trends, bond as a team and get a jump on their theme and cover for the upcoming year.

Full listings of workshops offered by Walsworth
Yearbooks can be found below.

Photo by Mitchell A. Franz

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.

Virtual Adviser Academy

Location: Virtual
Dates: June 28-29, 2023
Curriculum: Join us online for adviser-only training at the 2023 Virtual Adviser Academy June 27-29. New advisers will get two days of focused new adviser training, and experienced advisers will choose from a variety of classes over two days. All classes are led by yearbook experts and attendees will leave ready to take on their 2024 yearbook. Tech training in Yearbook 360 - Online Design, InDesign or Photoshop will held online on July 31, 2023.
Register: Starting April 1, register here.
Cost: $125 per person

Heart of America Summer Workshop

Location: University of Central Missouri
City/State: Warrensburg, Missouri
Dates: July 12-14, 2023
Curriculum: Topics covered include writing, design, theme development, coverage, marketing, staff organization and motivation, photography techniques and composition, Photoshop, InDesign, Online Design, trends, adviser training and much more! Tuition includes supplies, prizes and more!
Cost: $320
Contact: Alyssa Moses, 636-222-1427,; Anessa Musgrave, 417-425-8197,; John Kelley, 816-805-1622,; Tara Diegelman, 406-465-4923,; Tracy Tuley CJE, 314-458-5653,

Camp Lonestar Houston

Location: Leonard Merrill Center
City/State: Katy, Texas
Dates: July 17-18, 2023
Curriculum: Theme Development, Design, Photography, Coverage, Team Building, Adviser tract, Middle School tract (1 day)
Cost: $250 ($125 MS)
Contact: Ed Larsen, 281-794-3412,

Camp Orlando Summer Workshop

Location: DoubleTree by Hilton Orlando at SeaWorld
City/State: Orlando, Florida
Dates: July 17-20, 2023
Curriculum: Our curriculum consists of 12 individual tracks of study, including all levels of design, photography and advising, along with special tracks for theme development and editorial leadership, online design, writing, marketing and newspaper. We also have several breakout sessions so that you don't miss out on any topics that you would like to study. Come and celebrate all that scholastic journalism has to offer at Camp Orlando.
Cost: $310
Contact: Lauren Wilhelm, 863-529-3386,; Nelson Lopez, 813-624-4204,; Sabrina Schmitz CJE, 727-967-1195,; Steven Wallace, 352-665-3593,; Tracy de la Feuilliez CJE, 561-504-5883,; Veronika Levine CJE, 954-304-0256,

Biggest Little Yearbook Camp

Location: McQueen High School
City/State: Reno , Nevada
Dates: July 18-20, 2023
Curriculum: This comprehensive workshop covers design with Online Design, 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 available to virtually bring your cover and theme spreads to life. Join us to get off to a fast start on your 2023 yearbook!
Cost: Coming soon!
Contact: Natasha Volpe, 775-737-1118,

South Florida Yearbook Workshop

City/State: Boca Raton , Florida
Dates: July 24-28, 2023
Curriculum: Online Design, InDesign, Photoshop
Cost: $500
Contact: Nelson Lopez, 813-624-4204,; Shannon Hart, ,; Veronika Levine CJE, 954-304-0256,

Idaho Journalism Workshop

Location: Tamarack Resort
City/State: Donnelly, Idaho
Dates: July 24-26, 2023
Curriculum: Renowned teachers, Mike Taylor & Sabrina Schmitz! Theme Development, Trends, Colors & Fonts, Modular Design, Coverage, Caption & Body Writing, Headline Packaging, Photography, Team Building, Basic & Advanced Layout Design, Social-Media, Marketing, and Ad Sales
Cost: 215
Contact: Aubrey Nelson, 208-989-9132,; Jake Lee, 208-870-4940,

Indiana Summer Yearbook Workshop

Location: Seymour High School
Dates: July 26-27, 2023
Curriculum: Join us at our workshop to learn how to be bold and create fearlessly for your 2024 yearbook! Meet virtually with a cover artist, be trained in the software, further develop your theme, take your layouts and designs to the next level, advance your photography skills, increase your sales with creative marketing tactics, and much more! We will provide a light breakfast, snack, and boxed lunch.
Cost: $80 per person
Contact: Katie Rice, 812-228-6383,; Sarah Burker, 630-220-7060,

NorCal Yearbooks Workshop

Location: Windsor High School
City/State: Windsor, California
Dates: August 3-4, 2023
Curriculum: We will spend two days covering all of the things to get your year off to a great start, from theme and to photography and marketing. You can choose to attend a single day or both days. On Thursday, we will be focusing on Theme and Photography. On Friday, we will be focusing on Design, Marketing and Software Training. If you attend both days, there will also be virtual cover sessions on Friday.
Cost: $140 for both days; $80 for single day
Contact: Brooke Renna Pang CJE, 951-692-8817,

Yearbook Jumpstart

Location: TBA
City/State: New York, New York
Dates: August 24-25, 2023
Curriculum: A comprehensive curriculum of yearbook design, photography and journalist, as well as theme consults and cover artist sessions
Cost: TBA
Contact: Jeff Wood, 917-848-0712,

Midwest Fall Workshop

Location: Boonville High School
City/State: Boonville , Missouri
Curriculum: Ins and outs of Online Design, theme development, photography and marketing break out options.
Cost: $20 per student
Contact: Anessa Musgrave, 417-425-8197,; Tara Diegelman, 406-465-4923,

Midwest Fall Workshop

Location: Brookfield High School/Tech Center
City/State: Brookfield , Missouri
Curriculum: Ins and outs of Online Design, theme development, photography and marketing break out sessions.
Cost: $20 per student
Contact: Anessa Musgrave, 417-425-8197,; Tara Diegelman, 406-465-4923,

New Jersey Yearbook Training Workshop

Location: Virtual
City/State: New Jersey, New Jersey
Dates: October 4, 2023
Curriculum: Beginner & Advanced Online Design, New Adviser Basics, Trends, Theme Development
Cost: FREE
Contact: Becky Schneider, ,; Nancy Prudente, 908-347-4397,