||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.
||Fri-Mon, July 21-24, 2017
|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
||During online registration, select one of the following for each participant.
- Yearbook 101
- Yearbook 201
- Editorial Leadership (Yearbook)
- Editorial Leadership (Newspaper)
- Integrated Design (Yearbook & Newspaper)
- Newspaper 101
- Newspaper 201
- Newspaper Feature & Column Writing
- Photography 101
- Photography 201
- Multimedia & Video Editing
- Adviser 101
- Adviser 201
||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.
- Modular Yearbook Design
- Secondary Yearbook Copy
- Yearbook Design & Color Trends
- News Magazine Design
- Media Convergence
- Photoshop, InDesign, and StudioWorks Training
- Photography for the Non-Photographer
- Media Law
- Capitalizing on Social Media
- Marketing to the Reluctant Buyer
|During adviser online registration, advisers should indicate (yes/no for your school) any desired "Enrichment Options" (select zero to five options). These options are for advisers and students.
- Yearbook Mentor Sessions
- Marketing Consultations
- Team-building Activity
- Yearbook Critiques
- Newspaper Critiques
|| 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 (no charge if 8 or more students)
$165 dorm (meals, single occupancy room w/ linens) (optional)
$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.
*** NEW AND VERY IMPORTANT ***
Due to strict, new requirements from Texas A&M University, your workshop registration (including payment and roommate assignments) must be received by us no later than end-of-business-day Tuesday, June 20, 2017. Any incomplete registration (for student or adviser), including any registration not paid in full, will be cancelled. Also, no refunds will be provided for cancellations made after that time.
Brochure (478 KB)
Permission Form (296 KB)
(Documents above are same as what we snail mailed.)
||By registering online, your space will be reserved instantly. Online registration is available when the event date is near.