EST 2001

Children, Youth & Teen Programming: 2019 Summer Workshops

Bright Hill Literary Center Summer Workshops & Book Clubs for Children and Teens – Note: 2019 SUMMER Workshop Registration Forms available here – Click below to download.

BHLC LITERARY WORKSHOPS FOR KID & TEENS / ICEBERGS: HOW THEY’RE MADE, HOW THEY CALVE, AND HOW THEY FLIP /  CAVE ART: WHO MADE IT AND WHY / FLYING FRACTALS & WILD WORDS ABOUT REPEATING PATTERNS IN NATURE  /  BOOK CLUB /  THE WORLD’S OLDEST, TALLEST, BIGGEST TREES / PAINTING IN THE STYLE OF THE HUDSON RIVE ARTISTS ART THAT LIVES OUTSIDE /SCULPTURES AND EARTHWORDS /  Workshop Leader: Bertha Rogers

Click to Download 2019 Summer Youth Workshop Registration Form

Bright Hill Programming for Children & Youth

“Icebergs: How They’re Made, How They Calve, How They Flip” Winter 2019 Youth Workshop

“ICEBERGS: HOW THEY’RE MADE, HOW THEY CALVE, HOW THEY FLIP”

(Taught by Bertha Rogers) – Grades 1-7, Ages 6 – 14: 9 am – 2:30 pm, 5 days – An iceberg or ice mountain is a large piece of freshwater ice that has broken off a glacier or an ice shelf and is floating freely in open water. We will learn how icebergs are formed and where they live and die, then write poetry and
prose in the style of the ancient Icelandic eddas, then create sculptures of them and the oceans where they live. On the last day we will present our projects to parents and friends. The cost is $120., which includes morning & afternoon snacks (students bring their own lunch). Registration is limited to 22 students.
(Delaware Academy students, full scholarships; full and partial scholarships for Delaware and Otsego County students).

“CAVE ART: WHO MADE IT AND WHY”

(Taught by Bertha Rogers) – Grades 1-7, Ages 6-24, 9 am – 2:30 pm, 5 days – Cave paintings are also known as parietal art. They are painted drawings on cave walls or ceilings, mainly of prehistoric origIn, dated to some 40,000 years ago in Eurasia. We will study ancient cave art from Indonesia (the oldest) to Europe. Then we will make our own miniature caves with art inside, and create pictograph poems and stories. On the last day we will present our projects to parents and friends. The cost is $120, which includes morning & afternoon snacks (students bring their own lunch). Registration is limited to 22 students. (Delaware Academy students, full scholarships; full and partial scholarships for Delaware and Otsego County students).

SUMMER 2019 - A LOOK AHEAD - REGISTRATION IN APRIL 2019!

SUMMER 1 – June 27, 28, July 1, 2, & 3 – FLYING FRACTALS & WILD WORDS / ABOUT REPEATING PATTERNS IN NATURE (Includes a trip to a regional science museum) SUMMER 2 – July 22 – 26 – THE WORLD’S OLDEST, TALLEST, BIGGEST TREES / PAINTING IN THE STYLE OF THE HUDSON RIVE ARTISTS
(Includes a trip to the Thomas Cole House, Catskills, NY) SUMMER 3 – Aug. 5 – 9 – ART THAT LIVES OUTSIDE /SCULPTURES AND EARTHWORDS (Includes a trip to the Storm King Art Center, New Windsor, NY)

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

MORE ABOUT BRIGHT HILL’S LITERARY WORKSHOPS & BOOK CLUBS FOR KIDS PROGRAM
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Note: The cost of each workshop is $120, and full and partial scholarships, made possible by the Delaware Youth Bureau through the NYS Office of Child and Family Services; the New York State Council on the Arts Education program, supported by Gov. Andrew Cuomo & the NYS Legislature; and a Special  Legislation Project / State Education Grant, sponsored by Senator James L. Seward, are available for permanent Delaware & Otsego Co.
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, 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.

Seward Grant Bright Hill

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