Come and try out something new!  Spend the afternoon with a great group of kids and adults.  Learn something you’ve always wanted to learn.  Our Thursday workshops are open to all people aged 10 to 18.  All are welcome: traditional students, homeschoolers, and anyone else who is free on Thursday afternoons!  Past workshops have included digital photography, archery, video production, chess, Shakespeare reading and performance, geochaching, and more!

To register:  please call 223-1010.  Pre-registration is required.  Workshops with insufficient registration may be cancelled.

Winter and Spring Workshops

Pacem play:  The Hobbit!  All students aged 10 to 18 are invited to be a part of our play production!  (Younger students may be able to participate with permission)  Our play will be a unique and fun adaptation of “The Hobbit” by J.R.R. Tolkien complete with hobbits, dwarves, goblins, elves, and, of course, a dragon.  There will be a variety of types and sizes of roles for depending on what students are looking for.  No theater experience is necessary!  In addition there will be an opportunity to exercise creativity in costume, set, and prop design.  Rehearsals will be Thursdays from 1-3 pm in March and April with a final dress rehearsal and performance in the afternoon and evening of April 26.  There is an organizational meeting Thursday February 22 from 12 – 12:30 pm.  (We encourage students to come to this meeting if at all possible, but we understand that some may not be able to make it.)

Time:  Thursdays 1 – 3 pm March 8, 15, 22, 29; April 5, 12, 26.  Performance in the evening of April 26.
Instructor:  Bonnie Hooper
Fee: $130 for enrolled Pacem Students; $140 for all others. (Fee is already included in full-time tuition)
Registration: email or call 223-1010 before February 22.  (It may be possible to join us after February 22.  Please contact us).

Table-top game creation:  We will use our creative juices to invent and fabricate table-top games of many different genres. Your game could be a played on a board, with cards, place-based, roll playing, full of alliances and intrigue… You get to make the rules! All you need is imagination, and we’ll help you figure out the rest. The workshop will be led by Pacem student and published game designer Osiah Dorman.

Times: Thursdays 1-3 pm May 3, 10, and 17
Fee: Fee for enrolled Pacem Students: $10; Fee for non-Pacem students $25. (Fees cover the cost of materials and adult supervision)
Register:  By email or by calling 223-1010 as soon as possible.

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