2018 Winter, Summer and Fall Workshops

Children & Youth Programming

Bright Hill Literary Center Winter Workshops & Book Clubs for Children and Teens – Note: 2018 Workshop Registration Form available here – Click below to download.

BHLC LITERARY WORKSHOPS FOR KIDS  /  Frozen World  /  Birds and Beasts  /  Beowulf  /  Book Club /  War Words Dance /  Workshop Leader: Bertha Rogers

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Bright Hill Programming for Children & Youth

UNDER & OVER THE FROZEN WORLD: NORDIC SCIENCE, STORIES, & POEMS IN THREE DIMENSIONS

Special Middle-School and Grades 9th & 10th Program – Three Saturdays – 9 am – 2:30 pm, Feb. 3, 10, & 17. We will read and study ancient Norse Mythology, including the tales of Odin, Thor, Loki, Freya, and Yggdrasil, the Tree of life. Students will write their own legends and design and build, with the 3-dimensional printer, creatures and characters. On the last day we will present our projects to parents and friends. The cost is $90, which includes morning & afternoon snacks (students bring their own lunch). Registration is limited to 12 students.(Delaware Academy students, full scholarships; full and partial scholarships for Delaware and Otsego County students).

BIRDS & BEASTS IN THE CATSKILLS WINTER: HOW DO THEY DO IT

Ages 6 – 14 – Five consecutive days, Feb. 19 – 23, 9 am – 2:30 pm. We will learn about the animals and birds that live in the Catskills in the winter, including how they survive in harsh conditions. We will take walking trips around Treadwell to find tracks and other signs of winter life, then make kinetic toys: zoetropes, phenakistoscopes, and praxinoscopes with stories, poems, and riddles about the creatures. On the last day we will present our projects to parents and friends. Cost: $120, which includes morning and afternoon snacks (students bring bag lunch). (Delaware Academy students, full scholarships; full and partial scholarships for Delaware and Otsego County students).

BEOWULF & OTHER ANGLO-SAXON TALES & RIDDLES FOR TODAY

Ages 6 – 14 – Five consecutive days, March 26 -30, 9 am – 2:30 pm. We will watch a Beowulf video based on Bertha Rogers’s translation and production of Beowulf (the only epic poem in Anglo-Saxon), then choose characters (Beowulf, Grendel, the dragon, etc.) and objects (swords, shields) to study and create in words, papier mache, and pop-ups.We will learn to recite excerpts from the Beowulf epic in Anglo-Saxon and present our projecs and recitations to parents and friends. Cost: $120, which includes morning & afternoon snacks (students bring a bag lunch) (Delaware Academy students, full scholarships; full and partial scholarships for Delaware and Otsego County students).

BRIGHT KIDS BOOK CLUB

BRIGHT KIDS BOOK CLUB – Grades 3-8; Saturdays, Noon – 1 pm; various months during the year; led by Linda Morgan and Wendy Burckhaus. Each students gets a free copy of the book being discussed, but must attend at least 2 of 3 sessions. Free Program. Call for details and dates.

Workshop Details

Bright Hill’s 25th Annual Winter/Spring Literary Workshops for Kids (We believe in STEAM!) & Bright Kids Book Club will take place in February and March. Space is limited, so early registration is advised (deadline is February 2). Note: All Bright Hill Literary Workshops for Kids include writing and visual arts. Children ages 6-14 are eligible. Students in grades 6 -10 (ages 11-16) are eligible for the “Under & Over the Frozen World: Nordic Science, Stories, & Poems in Three Dimensions” Workshop. Workshops are led by Bertha Rogers, Master Teaching Artist (& Founding Dir., BHLC). Bright Kids Book Club takes place at different times during the year, on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the months and is led by Lorinda Morgan. Pre-Registration is required for all workshops.

More about Bright Hill’s Literary Workshops & Book Clubs for Kids Program

Note: The cost of the workshops is $120 (except for

the 3-day Three-Dimensional printing workshop, which is $90), and full and partial scholarships, made possible by the Delaware Youth Bureau through the NYS Office of Child and Family Services and the New York State Council on the Arts Arts Education program, supported by Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State

Legislature are available for permanent Delaware and Otsego County residents. Other scholarships are available on a limited basis, thanks to funding from the Dewar, Tianaderrah, A. Lindsay & Olive B. O’Connor, and Otis A. Thompson Foundations; the

Delaware National Bank of Delhi, Stewart’s Shops, an anonymous foundation, Golden Artists Colors, and Bright Hill’s members and friends. All Delaware Academy students receive full scholarships, made possible by the Abraham Kellogg Educational Fund.

Since 1996

Bright Hill Kids Literary Workshops Participants

Bright Hill Literary Workshops For Kids

Winter – 2001

Maeve M., Hazel M., Eva Rae A., Stefan S., Felicia S., Amber T., Elizabeth B., Peggy Sue B., Heidi R., Winsome Z., Kyrra H., Samantha H., Lorenz K.

Students from Bovina Center, Delancey, Delhi, East Meredith.

Summer Session One – 2001

Eva Rae A., Annika A., Iris B., Jake D., Jasmine C., Claire F., Olivia G., Jessie G., Christina H., Tiffany H., Anna H., Oliver H., Kyrra H., Samantha H., Hannah L., Elizabeth M., Christie O., Fawn P., Stephanie P., Cody L., Heidi R., Bo S., Amber T., Emily T., Eda Faye H., Elena W., Nora W., Kathryne W., Alex W., Winsome Z.

Students from Andes, Cooperstown, Delancey, Delhi, East Meredith, Hastings On Hudson, Oneonta, South Kortright, Springfield Center, Treadwell, Walton.

Summer Session Two – 2001

Annika A., Daisy B., Katy C., Luke K., Alexis D., Emily F., Sean K., Lorenz K., Isabella M., Alexandra N., Kaity P., Christopher R., Gabriela R., Delilah S., Devon S., Lizzie P., Dove H.

Students from Andes, Brooklyn, Cooperstown, Cortlandt Manor, Delhi, Franklin, Jefferson, Manhattan, Oneonta, Sidney Center, Stamford.

Winter – 2002

Amber T., Tom T., Stefan S., Felicia S., Kyrra H., Samantha H., Lorenz K., Dillen D.

Students from Delancey, Delhi.

Summer Session One – 2002

Annika A., Chloe A., Eva Rae A., Carson B., Chase B., Jake D., Bronwyn E., Kyrra H., Samantha H., Eda Faye H., Desiree B., Jared B., Louis B., Luke K., Hannah Rose L., Raquel O., Stephanie P., Evan P., Robin R., Heidi R., Bo S.

Students from Brooklyn, Coshecton, Delancey, Delhi, Franklin, Hastings, New York City, Oneonta, South Kortright, Walton.

Summer Session Two – 2002

Lizzie P., Alexis D., Anna H.

Students from Delhi, Franklin, Treadwell.

Summer Session Three – 2002

Sarah C., Kyrra H., Samantha H., Ethan J., Hannah Rose L., Chester M., Alexandra N., Evan P., Heidi R., Bo S., Amber T.

Students from Bovina Center, Brooklyn, Delancey, Delhi, Franklin, Hastings, Manhattan, South Kortright, Treadwell, West Delhi.

Winter – 2003

Kendall A., Annika A., Chloe A., Eva Rae A., Matthew C., Brianna D., Kyrra H., Samantha H., Cody L., David O., Heidi R., Felicia S., Stefan S., Amber T., Kali T., Katie W., Cheyton V., Winsome Z., Mikey F.

Students from Delancey, Delhi, East Meredith, Oneonta, Walton.

Summer Session One – 2003

Chloe A., Eva Rae A., Sarah C., Bronwyn E., Mikey F., Abby H., Christina H., Peter L., Hannah L., Elizabeth M., Emma M., Elisa P., Jessica P., Heidi R., Bo S., Delilah S.

Students from Brooklyn, Cochecton, Delhi, Hastings On Hudson, South Kortright, Treadwell, Walton.

Summer Session Three – 2003

Jessie G. Olivia G., Samuel H., Kyrra H., Samantha H., Peter L., Hannah L., Maggie M., Justice M., Alexandra N., Bo S.

Students from Brooklyn, Cherry Valley, Delhi, Delancey, Hastings On Hudson, New York, South Kortright, Treadwell, West Delhi.

Winter – 2004

Rachel B., Peter F., Kyrra H., Samantha H., Cody L., Elizabeth M., Emma M., Heidi R.

Students from Delancey, Delhi, Oneonta, Treadwell.

Summer Session One – 2004

Annika A., Bronwyn E., Michael F., Samuel H., Kyrra H., Samantha H., Declan K., Peter L., Hannah L., Justice M., Elizabeth M., Emma M., Peter P., Stephanie P., Heidi R., Bo S., Delilah S., Katie T., Jimmy S., Evie W., Jonathan W.

Students from Brooklyn, Cobleskill, Delancey, Delhi, Edison, Hastings, Mendham, Oneonta, South Kortright, Treadwell, Walton.

Summer Session Two – 2004

Georgia A., Elizabeth B., Cody L., Peter L., Maggie M., Justice M., Katrina S., Joanna W., Roy W., Hannah W., Zachary W., Heidi R., Laura C., Rene H.

Students from Bovina Center, Brooklyn, Cherry Valley, Cortland, Delancey, Delhi, Downsville, Richfield Springs, Stamford, Treadwell.

Bright Hill Literary Workshops For Kids Winter – 2005

Emmaline F., Michael F., Kyrra H., Samantha H., Declan K., Meredith H.

Students from Delancey, Delhi, Walton.

Bright Hill Literary Workshops For Kids Summer Session One – 2005

Annika A., Stephen B., Jasmine C., Kimberly D., Bronwyn E., Christina E., Katherine E., Emmaline F., Meredith H., Justice M., Delilah S., Alicia Rose T., Jasper H., Gloria B.

Students from Castro Valley, East Meredith, Franklin, Marathon, Masonville, Mendham, Treadwell, Walton.

Summer Session Two – 2005

Martha A., Felix B., Tristan C., Christina E., Katherine E., Brittany H., Meredith H., Kyrra H., Samantha H., Sky M., Emma M., Nathaniel M., Marion S., Alicia rose T., Michael T., Emma T.

Students from Delancey, East Meredith, Franklin, Hamden, Los Angeles, Masonville, Oneonta, Richfield Springs, Treadwell, Walton.

Summer Session Three – 2005

Maggie M., Heidi R., Bo S., Ameber T., Hazel C.

Students from Cherry Valley, Delhi, East Meredith, South Kortright

Winter – 2006

Bethany D., Emmaline F., Mikey F., Meredith H., Sky M., Dylan S., Megan S., Nathan S., Cushla S., Marion S., Lizzie P.

Students from East Meredith, Franklin, Hamden, Walton.

Summer Session One – 2006

Felix B., Wade C., Kimberly D., Bronwyn E., Emmaline F., David H., Lydia H., Brandon L., Meredith H., Sky M., Cain R., Delilah S., Violet S., Cushla S., Marion S., Alicia T.

Students from Brooklyn, Cochecton, Delhi, Franklin, Hamden, Los Angeles, Marathon, Masonville, Mendham, Philadelphia, Walton.

Summer Session Two – 2006

Felix B., Evan C., Wade C., Kimberly D., Bronwyn E., Brandon G., Meredith H., Kevin H., Jasper H., John H., Sky M., Delilah S., Violet S., Marion S., Joanna W., Roy W.

Students from Brooklyn, Cochecton, Delancey, Delhi, Franklin, Hamden, Los Angeles, Marathon, Mendham, Walton, West Oneonta.

Summer Session Three – 2006

Bo S., Kyrra H., Samantha H., Michael F., Kimberly D., Hazel C., Caitlin T.

Students from Delancey, Marathon, Treadwell, Walton.

Winter – 2007

Tianna B., Jenna C., Hattie C., Abigail D., Kimberly D., Cristina E., Katherine E., Emmaline F., Mikey F., Meredith H., Cullen L., Brandon L., Emma M., Jason O., Molli O.

Students from Bainbridge, Delhi, East Meredith, Franklin, Oneonta, Treadwell, Walton.

Summer Session One – 2007

Gloria B., Stephen B., Tianna B., Lisa B., Felix B., Jenna C., Bronwyn E., Cristina E., Katherine E., Emmaline F., Mikey F., Meredith H., Sarah L., Brandon L., Marisa M., Justice M., Jason O., Molli O., Delilah S., Viloet S., Marion S., Cushla S., Alicia T., Giulia V., Nathaniel M.

Students from Bovina Center, Brooklyn, Delhi, East Meredith, Franklin, Laurens, Masonville, Mendham, Philadelphia, Sidney Center, Treadwell, Walton.

Summer Session Two – 2007

Gabriel D., Abigail D., Kimberly D., Sibyla G., Meredith H., David H., Lydia H., Leif J., Madelyn K., Marisa M., Cain R., Joshua R., Noah R., Delilah S., Violet S., Marion S., Cushla S., Alicia T., Giulia V.

Students from Bovina Center, Brooklyn, Delhi, Franklin, Hamden, Masonville, Philadelphia, Sidney, Treadwell, Unadilla, Walton.

Summer Session Three – 2007

Kimberly D., Kyrra H., Heidi R., Lizzie P., Hannah, Stephen B., Gloria B., Tianna B., Gabriel D., Abigail D., Sibyla G., Meredith H., David H., Lydia H., Leif J., Madelyn K., Marisa M., Cain R., Delilah S., Violet S., Cushla S., Marion S., Alicia T., Giulia V.

Students from Brooklyn, Delhi, Franklin, Hamden, Masonville, Philadelphia, Sidney, Treadwell, Unadilla, Walton.

Winter – 2008

A.J. A., Tianna B., Emmaline F., Meredith H., Madelyn K., Molli O., Jason O., Miranda S.

Students from Delhi, Treadwell, Walton.

Summer Session One – 2008

A.J. A., Meredith H., Brooke H., Madelyn K., Marissa M., Ariah M., Justice M., Jason O., Molli O., Joshua R., Noah R., Delilah S., Violet S., Samantha S.

Students from Brooklyn, Delhi, Franklin, Screven, Treadwell, Walton.

Summer Session Two – 2008

A.J. A., Hali B., Felix B., Abigail D., Kimberly D., Sibyla G., Meredith H., Brooke H., Madelyn K., Marissa M., Jason O., Molli O., Cain R., Samantha S., Zara Z.

Students from Brooklyn, Delhi, Franklin, Gilbertsville, Hamden, Los Angeles, Screven, Treadwell, Walton.

Winter – 2009

Elizabeth A., Abigail A. A.J. A., Lillianna B., Tianna B., Felix B., Bethany D., Jessica D., Kate D., Abigail D., Nathaniel D., Alexis G., Asa G., Sibyla G., Meredith H., Madelyn K., Sarah K., Jillian L., Samuel L., Shaina M., Safiya R., Reyhana R., Tasneem R., Cain R., Madison S., Shelby S., Ty S., Alaina T., Zara Z.

Students from Delhi, East Meredith, Franklin, Gilbertsville, Hamden, Treadwell, Walton.

Summer Session One – 2009

Ali E., Aliya S., Ariah M., Asa G., Bronwyn E., Cain R., Cian H., Cushla S., Felix B., Finnegan H., Frances M., Io W., Ivan M., Jason O., Leo F., Lily M., Madelyn K., Marion S., Miranda S., Molli O., Samantha S., Sibyla g., Sofia K., Teresa H., Violet S., Zara Z.

Students from Brooklyn, Cochecton, Delancey, Delhi, Franklin, Gilbertsville, Hamden, Oneonta, Philadelphia, Treadwell, Unadilla, Walton.

Summer Session Two – 2009

Abigail D., Asa G., Bella B., Brandon L., Cain R., Cushla S., Daniel F., Delilah S., Elizabeth G., Emily R., Henry H., John H., Julian M., Kristen H., Lilliana B., Lucia M., Madelyn K., Marion S., Matilda F., Nate D., Shaina M., Shane B., Sibyla G., Teresa H., Violet S., Wesley W., Zara Z.

Students from Birmingham, Brooklyn, Cooperstown, Franklin, Delancey, Delhi, Gilbertsville, Hamden, Philadelphia, Treadwell, Walton.

Summer Session Three – 2009

Abigail D., Aliya S., David H., Emmaline F., Emily W., Felix B., Ida Rose A., Julie W., Leo F., Lydia H., Marion S., Mary M., Meredith H., Mikey F., Safiya R., Sky M.

Students from Delhi, Franklin, Oneonta, Philadelphia, Treadwell, Unadilla, Walton.

Winter – 2010

Lilliana B., Felix B., Abby D., Nate D., Emmaline F., Michael F., Asa G., Sibyla G., Elizabeth G., Ava G., Meredith H., Siobhan H., Patricia H., Demitri J., Madelyn K., Sophia K., Angus M., Lucia M., Shaina M., Morgan R., Zachary R., Alaina T.

Students from Delhi, Franklin, Hamden, Otego, Treadwell, Walton.

Summer Session One – 2010

Felix B., Julia B., Brooke G., Asa G., Sibyla G., Keely H., Ariah M., Patricia H., Siobhan H., Angus M., Alexa K., Charlie M., Jasper M., Cain R., Aliya S., Diandra S., Kaelan S., Samantha S., Charlie T., Eddie T., Zara Z.

Students from Andes, Bovina, Brooklyn, Delhi, Delancey, Franklin, Gilbertsville, Hamden, Oneonta, Otego, Sidney Center, Walton.

Summer Session Two – 2010

Lilliana B., Brooke G., Alexis G., Teresa H., Gwendolyn H., Demitri J., Cain R., Delilah S., Violet S., Diandra S., Kaelan S., Charlie T., Eddie T.

Students from Andes, Brooklyn, Franklin, Hamden, Oneonta, Sidney Center, Walton.

Summer Session Three – 2010

Meredith H., David H., Aliya S.,

Students from Oneonta, Philadelphia, Walton.

Winter Session – 2011

Abigail D., Nate D., Cain R., Alaina T., Zara Z., Sasha D., Madeline M., Molly M., Felix B., Lilliana B., AJ A., Abby A., Angus M., Demitri J., Sibyla g., Asa G., Ava G.

Students from Delhi, East Meredith, Franklin, Gilbertsville, Hamden, Oneonta, Treadwell, Walton.

Summer Session One – 2011

Leo B., Lilliana B., Felix B., Asa G., Sibyla G., Margaret H., Sophia K., Samantha S., Liam L., Angus M., Ariah M., Luke P., Cain R., Delilah S., Violet S., Cushla S., Marion S., Charlie T., Eddie T., Emma Y., Zara Z.

Students from Andes, Brooklyn, Delancey, Delhi, East Meredith, Franklin, Gilbertsville, Hamden, Philadelphia, Treadwell, Walton.

Summer Session Two – 2011

Jude A., Adam B., Julia B., Savannah B., Sabrina B., Abigail D., Nathaniel D., Sasha D., Zach G., Gwendolyn H., Demitri J., Christopher K., Angus M., Shaina M., Cain R., Charlie T., Eddie T., Io W., Zara Z.

Students from Brooklyn, Delhi, East Meredith, Franklin, Gilbertsville, New York, Oneonta, Treadwell, Walton, West Oneonta.

Winter – 2012

Charlotte B., Lilliana B., Felix B., Abigail D., Nate D., Sasha D., Isabelle D., Asa G., Sibyla G., Gwendolyn H., Liam L., Angus M., Julian M., Ariah M., Meredith S., Zara Z.

Students from Delhi, East Meredith, Franklin, Gilbertsville, Hamden, Oneonta, Treadwell, Walton, West Oneonta