Screenwriting Scribes GRADES 9-12

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Screenwriting Scribes will provide teens with the opportunity to delve into the art of screenwriting: film, television, audio drama, and more. Over this week-long camp, which will feature some great special guests, young writers will explore the process of writing for the screen: from hatching characters and story ideas, to crafting captivating dialogue. Screenwriting is often a collaborative form, so young writers in this camp will combine forces on certain projects, while completing others on their own. All skill levels welcome.

A former fellow of the Independent Film Screenwriters Lab, Screenwriting Scribes instructor Peter Mountford has written scripts for the likes of Danny Glover and James Franco, and an audio play he wrote in 2016 was translated and produced for German radio.

This camp will be held online using Zoom and Google Classroom.

Full tuition for this camp is $450

90% tuition is $405 

60% tuition is $270 

30% tuition is $135 

If you’d like to pay on the sliding scale, or make a donation for another student to attend Scribes, please call 206-322-7030 or email youth@hugohouse.org to register. Full scholarships are also available by application.

Most classes are offered at a general and member tuition rates based on instruction hours, with Hugo House members receiving a 10% discount on classes fewer than six sessions.

Early bird discounts are available during the first two weeks of registration and apply to both general and member tuition rates.

To help provide financial accessibility to our class offerings, some classes each quarter are offered with a sliding-scale tuition model, allowing students to pay what they can for the class. For these classes, tuition increments starting at $5 and going up to 125% of the standard pricing will be listed on the page.

Hugo House will only process refund requests that are submitted 5 business days or more before the class start date. To request a refund, log in to your account, go to “My Account,” select the “Orders” tab on the left-hand side, click the appropriate order, and request a refund for your specific class. Administrative fees apply. Please see our full refund policy here.

Class sessions may be recorded if a session falls on a holiday, or if a student has access needs. Class recordings are not guaranteed.

We do not tolerate racist, sexist, homophobic, ableist, transphobic or any other oppressive behaviors, regardless of who commits them. Please check out our full community guidelines by clicking here. If an instance of community guidelines are violated and not resolved within the classroom, students may let us know by filling out the student incident report.

Classes may be cancelled if less than the minimum number of students are enrolled within ten days before the class start date. If Hugo House needs to cancel a class for any reason, students can choose between receiving a full credit toward future classes or full refund.

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