This middle school yearbook workshop offers you and your staff a great opportunity to get a head start on next year’s book. It is perfect for new and returning advisers, to either learn the basics or to see the latest trends in design, while their staffs have fun and learn everything they need to know about yearbooks. We discuss every aspect of publication creation and provide your staff with time to put your plan into action with the help of our highly-trained staff that will be there to help along the way. This is your opportunity to get prepared so that you can hit the ground running in the fall. We will work hard, create projects, and compete but we will also have fun along the way! 


JUNE 22-23

9:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.




Early Registration (through May 17)

$225 per resident student/adviser

Registration After May 17

$250 per resident student/adviser

*Advisers bringing five or more students will not be charged a tuition fee! 

Tuition includes lunch on Monday, lunch on Tuesday, registration fee, snacks, supplies, prizes and more!

For students that may require a refund after registration and payment due to scheduling conflicts, please know:

Full refunds will be available through May 17. 

50% refunds will be available from May 18 through June 7. 

Refunds are not available after June 7. 








Schools are required to send an adviser or chaperone with the staff to camp, unless arrangements have been made with a Balfour Representative. This adult will be responsible for the students attending. 



To see a list of classes and a camp schedule,

please visit the Classes and Schedules link here. 



Registration is not complete until all forms are received. There is a $25 late fee per registrant for registrations received after May 17. Space is limited. This experience is expected to reach full capacity.


Click here to register. (Each student and adviser needs to register)

Click here to find payment information. 



Each student will need to turn in a medical release form at check-in on the day of camp. Advisers can download and pass out forms beforehand and submit all together at check-in or they can make it the responsibility of each camper. Campers will not be allowed to participate without a medical release form on file. 

Medical release forms can be downloaded here



Each adviser, chaperone and camper will receive a detailed camp packet via email two weeks before camp. The packet will include check-in information, schedules, packing lists, maps and directions, and other tips to get the most out of your time at camp. 

Annie Green loves passionate people and she has a special place in her heart for those who are energized by strong graphic design and quality journalism. She’s been advising publications for 24 years in the greater Seattle area. She currently advises both online newspaper and yearbook at Glacier Peak High School. Her students have won Pacemaker awards, placed in the Best of Show at National Scholastic Press Association conventions as well as won Emerald Awards from Washington State. Green is a Master Journalism Educator and a National Board Certified Teacher. She loves helping advisers and students create publications that exceed their expectations. Green is also a pottery aficionado who enjoys art, visits to the ocean and the movies. 

Juan Valdez is coming back as our graphic artist! Juan graduated from the Art Institute of Dallas in the summer of 2005. Following graduation, he started working for Balfour Publishing as a cover artist. He has more than 10 years experience working with schools at the Dallas plant. When working with schools, he enjoys bringing their yearbook cover ideas to life.


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