Tuesday, April 24, 2007

YES! Youth Empowerment Summit at MML

Wednesday May 9th
from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

The Youth Empowerment Summit has been completely planned by Martin Library’s Teen Advisory Board, and is thus truly by teens, for teens.

This program will last from 8:30 am – 3:30 pm and will consist of 90 minute morning and afternoon workshops (see below). There will also be a performance by the local band Rosematter, and a keynote speech by noted Young Adult author Vivian Vande Velde. Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

We can accept up to eight students from every high school in York County.

If you would like to participate in this program, please call Clio (846-5300 ext 246) for more information as soon as possible, or contact your school principal or librarian.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at 846-5300 ext 246 or via email at chathaway@yorklibraries.org.
  • A Keynote Speech by author Vivian Vande Velde

  • Breakfast and Lunch provided

  • A performance by local band, Rosematter

  • and tons and tons of prizes

Classes offered in 90 minutes segments - learn something new, learn something fun.

Bead Working
Learn to create and design different jewelry from glass and plastic beads as well as designs for elegant and intricate jewelry. Beads can be used to make bracelets, earrings, necklaces, and key chains. Limit: 20 per workshop.

Bring in your own pictures from home and use photo safe adhesives, papers, enhancements, stickers, cutting tools, and other tools to make your own scrapbook. It’s easy to make a scrapbook, each of which tells its own story! Limit: 20 per workshop.

College Prep.
Learn from college consultant, Vicki Keriazes, all you need to know about the college application process. Everything from how to get money to myths and truths about college. Limit: 30 per workshop.

Salsa Dancing
Watch a salsa dancing routine performed by Pasos Caribenos and learn some moves of your own. A great workshop for performance artists! Limit: 25 per workshop.

Professor of Film and Media at Towson University, Brian Plow, will teach all there is to know (or all that can be taught in 90 minutes) about filmmaking. Limit: 20 per workshop.

Writing Workshop
Get tips on writing and learn about getting published from noted Young Adult author, Vivian Vande Velde. Limit: 15 per workshop.

Bead Making
Use a rod and blowtorch to make up to three decorative glass beads of various shapes, sizes, and color! Considering a career in jewelry? This one’s for you! Limit: 10 per workshop.

Freelance artist, Mike Hawthorne, shares some tales of what it’s like drawing for a living and teaches some basic drawing techniques. Learn skills useful for a career in the visual arts! Limit: 25 per workshop.

Comic Book History
Learn about the history of one of America’s most popular visual media with Joe Miller who shares his vast knowledge of the history of comic books in America with plenty of show and tell. Limit: 25 per workshop.

Web Design
Hear about the places to host your site, the best services to keep your pictures, video and tunes, and how you can move from talented amateur to money-making web designer. We'll be in the computer lab, so you can build your own site through the session.
Emphasis is on fast and free. Limit: 12 in workshop

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

This is so cool. Those kids should be so proud of themselves for planning it all.