Pop Culture Classroom Workshops

Our exciting and diverse educational camps and workshops—which harness students’ existing interests in comics, movies, television, video games and other pop culture topics—create one-of-a-kind learning experiences for kids.

Click each image below to see the schedule by topic.

Fall 2018 Schedule

Final Friday Family Game Night
Friday, October 26, 6-9 p.m.

All Ages
Looking for a fun way to spend a Friday night with your family and friends? Come join Pop Culture Classroom’s Final Friday Family Game Nights – every last Friday of the month – as we open up our doors and our collection of games to the community. Light snacks will be provided and expect the occasional special prize!

Manga Madness with Spirited Away
Thursday, November 8, 6-9 p.m.

Ages 8 and up welcome
Calling all bingers! Join our film and television Nerd Out Nights to not only watch your most beloved movies and TV shows, but also to engage in one-of-a-kind discussions, activities, and crafts centered around your favorite flicks.

Comic Scripts 101
Monday, November 12, 4-6 p.m.

Ages 8-14
Join professional comic writers in this workshop to find out how to take a story idea and turn it into a comic script. You’ll learn how to use dialogue, sound effects, art direction, symbols, and captions to effectively tell a comic story.

World-Building for Games
Wednesday, November 14, 4-6 p.m.

Ages 8-14
A game’s settings can have a tremendous impact on how we play and enjoy games. In this Pop Culture Classroom workshop, learn how game designers create flush, vibrant worlds for tabletop and role-playing games and have the chance to build your very own imagined world from scratch.

Building Cool Props
Saturday, November 17, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Ages 8-14
From Wonder Women’s lasso to Thor’s hammer, what’s a costume without a cool prop? Take your costume to the next level in this workshop by building custom props from scratch.

Comic Drawing 101
Monday, November 26, 4-6 p.m.

Ages 8-14
Join professional comic artists in this workshop to find out how comics go from thumbnails, to sketches, to inks, to colors, to final publication.

Build a Game Board
Wednesday, November 28, 4-6 p.m.

Ages 8-14
Develop your very own game board! We’ll play and discuss different types of game boards in order to learn how they’re made, then you’ll have the chance to create an original game board of your very own.

Final Friday Family Game Night
Friday, November 30, 6-9 p.m.

All Ages
Looking for a fun way to spend a Friday night with your family and friends? Come join Pop Culture Classroom’s Final Friday Family Game Nights – every last Friday of the month – as we open up our doors and our collection of games to the community. Light snacks will be provided and expect the occasional special prize!

Intro to D&D
Wednesday, December 5, 4-6 p.m.

Ages 8-14
If you’ve ever thought of playing Dungeons & Dragons or are interested in learning and playing more role-playing games in general, come hang out at Pop Culture Classroom at this intro to D&D workshop!

Community Comics Night
Monday, December 10, 4-6 p.m.

All Ages
Looking for a fun way to make new friends and meet fellow comic creators and fans? Come join the fun at Pop Culture Classroom as we open up our doors and our collection of comics and graphic novels to our community.

Stop-Motion Animation with Nightmare Before Christmas
Thursday, November 8, 6-9 p.m.

Ages 8 and up welcome
Calling all bingers! Join our film and television Nerd Out Nights to not only watch your most beloved movies and TV shows, but also to engage in one-of-a-kind discussions, activities, and crafts centered around your favorite flicks.

Community Cosplay Night
Saturday, December 15, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

All Ages
Looking for a fun way to make new friends and meet fellow cosplayers? Throw on your best costume and come join the fun at Pop Culture Classroom as we open up our doors to the cosplay community.

Community Game Night
Wednesday, December 19, 4-6 p.m.

All Ages
Looking for a fun way to make new friends and play new games? Come join the fun at Pop Culture Classroom as we open up our doors and our collection of games to our community.

Each workshop is $10 or join the Classroom Clubhouse and get ALL Fall 2018 workshops for $100!

We strive for every student who wants to attend our summer camps to have the opportunity to do so! We offer full and partial scholarships for students who meet the criteria detailed in our scholarship forms. Please submit the form at least three weeks (21 business days) before the start of camp. All forms will be reviewed by our staff and applicants will be notified within 5-7 business days (before the start of camp).

¡Queremos que todos los estudiantes que quieran asistir a nuestros campamentos de verano tengan la oportunidad de hacerlo! Ofrecemos becas completas y parciales para los estudiantes que cumplen con los criterios detallados en la forma para las becas. Envíe la forma al menos con tres semanas (21 días hábiles) antes del inicio del campamento. Todas las formas serán revisadas por nuestro personal y los solicitantes serán notificados dentro de los 5-7 días hábiles (antes del inicio del campamento).