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High School Workshop at Texas A&M University
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Program (schedule and other info, 3.71 MB)
Campus Map and Letter (includes parking info, 2.83 MB)
Who This workshop is for high school students and yearbook advisers.  For junior high students, we offer a Junior High Workshop.  For college students, Balfour Yearbooks co-sponsors the National College Yearbook Workshop.
When Fri-Mon, July 22-25, 2016
Texas A&M University
  • Comprehensive beginning or advanced yearbook or newspaper courses
  • Advanced design coupled with software training
  • Focused newspaper feature and personal column writing
  • Intense editorial leadership training
  • Beginning or advanced photography
  • Multimedia & video editing
  • Marketing
Courses During online registration, select one of the following for each participant.
  • Yearbook 101
  • Yearbook 201
  • Editorial Leadership (Yearbook & Newspaper)
  • Integrated Design (Yearbook & Newspaper)
  • Newspaper 101
  • Newspaper 201
  • Newspaper Feature & Column Writing
  • Photography 101
  • Photography 201
  • Multimedia & Video Editing
  • Marketing
  • Adviser 101
  • Adviser 201
Breakout Sessions All students will have the opportunity to attend two elective courses during the workshop.  A complete list of available electives will be provided at check-in.  Below is a partial list.
  • Secondary Yearbook Copy
  • Yearbook Design & Color Trends
  • Magazine Design
  • Media Convergence
  • Photoshop InDesign and StudioWorks Training
  • Photography for the Non-Photographer
  • Media Law
  • Capitalizing on Social Media
Credit This workshop is certified by the Texas Education Agency (TEA).  Each attending adviser will receive a certificate for 30 TEA-certified hours.
  Yearbook or Newspaper
    $375 per overnight student
    $235 per commuting student
  Integrated Design or Multimedia & Video Editing
    $455 per overnight student
    $315 per commuting student
    $415 per overnight student
    $275 per commuting student
  Overnight student price includes all fees, all meals, a double occupancy dorm room, and a workshop t-shirt.  Commuting student price includes all fees and a workshop t-shirt.  For commuting students, your transportation, hotel reservations, and meals are your responsibility.  The price for Integrated Design, Multimedia & Video Editing, or Photography includes computer and software rental.
   $235 registration fee
   $165 dorm (meals, single occupancy room w/ linens)
   $75 meal plan for commuting adviser (optional)
  The adviser registration fee includes all instructional fees and a camp t-shirt.  The adviser registration fee is waived if 8 or more students attend.  Advisers may stay in a single occupancy dorm room or commute.  All adviser dorm rooms have linens.  Commuting advisers have the option to purchase a meal plan.
For students and advisers, we must receive payment within 60 days of online registration.  For refunds, a $75 cancellation fee will be deducted from each student refund requested after Friday, June 10, 2016, and refunds will not be processed until after the workshop concludes.

Brochure (476 KB)
Permission Form (265 KB)
(Documents above are same as what we snail mailed.)

Online Registration By registering online, your space will be reserved instantly.  Online registration opens Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 9:00 AM.  Dorm assignments will be made on a first come, first served basis.
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National College Yearbook Workshop
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Texas - Houston - Elementary School Yearbook Workshop
Texas - Houston - Computer, Yearbook Workshop
Texas - Houston - Yearbook Sales Managers Workshop
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