Ruth S. Ammon School of Education

Alice Hoffman Young Writers Retreat

Putting the arts back in education.


The Adelphi University Ruth S. Ammon School of Education, in partnership with best-selling author and Adelphi graduate, Alice Hoffman ’73, presents the Adelphi University Alice Hoffman Young Writers Retreat. This annual program is an intensive writing workshop where high school juniors and their teachers can experience the power of arts-based learning.

The five-day summer retreat on Adelphi’s main campus in Garden City, New York, features creative writing workshops with Adelphi faculty, accomplished writers and artists, and English education graduate students. All admitted students receive a full program scholarship.

Please join us as we build a community of writers, artists, and educators dedicated to putting the arts back in education.

The 2016 Retreat runs July 18- 22.
Applications are due May 1, 2016.

» View workshop application materials

» Watch a video about the retreat

For more information, please contact:

Robert Linné
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