Young Writers' Symposium - Friday, March 7, 2014

The Great Valley Writing Project invites student writers, teachers, and parents to a spring symposium of writing workshops. GVWP Teacher Consultants have selected a buffet of fun, hands-on workshops targeting writing styles that fit the California Language Arts Framework and Common Core Standards.

This collaboration between Modesto Junior College and GVWP offers something for everyone!

Space is limited! Register student(s) with payment or purchase order by Feb. 14, 2014 to receive 1 free adult admission!

Locations, Dates and Times:

Location: Modesto Junior College - West campus, 2201 Blue Gum Ave., Modesto in the Sierra Building
Date: Friday, March 7, 2014
Time: 8:30am - 2:10pm
Cost: $10 for students, $25 for teachers and parents

Registration: Due to early high response, this event is now sold out. Watch this space for programs that will become available for youth during Summer 2014.


Young Writers Workshop in Turlock @ CSU Stanislaus

This program offers a unique opportunity for students to develop their writing talents. Under the guidance of experienced Great Valley Writing Project Teacher Consultants, students have a chance to grow as writers. In an atmosphere that is optimal for young writers, students become better writers. Students share writings with fellow students, conference with teachers, and experiment with a variety of genre and creative techniques.

Dates: June 16-27, 2014
Time: 8:30am - 12:30pm
Location: CSU Stanislaus, 1 University Circle, Turlock, CA 95382
Building and Room:  TBA
Registration Fees: $225 Early Bird (until April 4, 2014)

Each additional student from same household gets a $25 discount

After April 4, 2014: $250 for the first student in each househould, $25 discount for each additional student.

To register online
To register by mail/email: contact Suzanne at 209-667-3490 or


GVWP Writing & Technology Workshops for K-12 Students

GVWP Writing & Technology Workshops help young authors and college-bound students develop their creative and academic writing talents. Guided by our large staff of GVWP consultants, classroom teachers, and technology instructors, participants develop confidence and skills in a collaborative setting that is optimal for productivity and learning. Each day, students learn new writing strategies, interact with personal writing mentors, explore multimedia technology, and collaborate with peers as they polish, present, and publish their work. Completed projects are featured in our workshop website and digital anthologies. Visit to see what we do! You'll find a wealth of program information, workshop photos, participant comments, and student projects.


Enrollment fees range from $135-$165, depending on the enrollment date. (The earlier you enroll, the deeper the discount!) Go to for quick facts about our early-registration promotional codes, large-family discounts, and scholarships for low-income families.

Dates, Times, and Locations for GVWP Writing & Technology Workshops:
All workshops run weekdays from 8:30-11:30 a.m.
- Ripon Workshop (June 9-20, 2014) for students entering grades 1-12 in the fall
- Tracy Workshop (June 2014 Dates TBA) for students entering grades 4-12 in the fall
- Manteca Workshop June 16-27, 2014) for students entering grades 3-8 in the fall
- Lathrop Workshop (July 14-25, 2014) for students entering grades 1-12 in the fall

More info:

Register: Paper registration