Looking for an adventure for this summer? Take a look at Hollinsummer, a great combination of learning and fun, on one of Virginia’s most beautiful campuses. Hollinsummer encourages young women to explore their talents with opportunities ranging from creative writing to riding.
The Tinker Mountain Writers' Workshop: Online offers writing classes in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction to writers of all abilities. Open to all adults, these 10-week courses are taught by published authors and experienced teachers who are graduates of the Hollins University creative writing program. Courses are capped at 15 students in order to ensure each student receives quality and comprehensive feedback. Each class focuses on generating and revising new work, with an emphasis on the writer's voice, form, and metaphor.
Date: February 16 - April 25, 2014
Want to be a writer who makes people think, ponder, and listen? Tinker Mountain Writers' Workshop is your opportunity to develop the writing skills you've always wanted. Choose from 12 one-week workshops — led by a remarkably talented faculty — in fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry. With class sizes of no more than 15 students, you'll benefit from one-on-one interaction with your workshop leader along with in-depth class discussions.
Date: June 8 - 13, 2014
This symposium is about women who work with clay to create pottery, art vessels and sculpture – and whatever point of view may come with that distinction. We emphasize the creative process from every level – from inspiration and ideas to the actual making and finishing – while at the same time examining the particular aspects and points of view that may be unique to women working in clay.
Date: June 9 - 12, 2014
Date: June 13 - 15, 2013
For girls 8 - 14 years of age
Date: June 17 - 20, 2013
Next level skills camp for girls
Date: June 21 - 22, 2013
Ben Freakley School of Soccer
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Carrie O'Keeffe Championship Soccer
Open to middle and high school girls and boys