We will be offering 3 breakout sessions at different times throughout camp for students and advisers. You may sign up when you arrive at the registration desk.

•  Photoshop Tips (please have a laptop with internet access)

•  Tricks and  Tips for YBA

•  Better Design using YBA

Tentative Schedule


10:00 am-12:00 pm Registration

12:30-2:30 pm Opening Session |Show your True Colors|Theme

2:30-3:30 pm Theme Planning

3:30-3:45 pm Break

3:45-4:45 pm Stay True to Life| Coverage

5:00-6:00 pm Ring True | Photography

6:00-7:30 pm Dinner

7:30-8:15 pm True Stores Be Told | Module Building

8:15-9:30 pm Design Planning

10:00 pm Campers in rooms

11:00 pm Room Check


7:15-8:15 am Breakfast

8:30-9:30 am Remain True to Form | Graphic Design

9:30-10:45 am Yearbook Planning

10:45-11:00 am Break

11:00am-12:00 pm Be True to Your Word|Captions and Headlines

12:00-1:15 pm Lunch

1:15-5:00 pm Staff Planning Time (Location TBD)

2:30-5:00 pm New Adviser Training *

 (Any Adviser May Attend)

5:00-6:30 pm Dinner With Your Staff

7:30-9:00 pm Yearbook Staffs Work Together

8:00-9:00 pm Adviser Coffee and Dessert

10:00pm Campers in Rooms

11:00pm Room Check



7:15-8:15 am Breakfast

8:30-9:30 am Tried and True | Business Matters

9:30-10:30 am Marketing Planning

11:00 am Awards Assembly | Winning Ideas

12:00 pm Departure

*New Adviser Training Tuesday afternoon–Any adviser may attend


Our Guest Instructor

Jostens Creative Accounts Manager

John is a Dow Jones Newspaper Fund National Journalism Teacher of the Year, Columbia Scholastic Press Association Gold Key recipient, National Scholastic Press Association Pioneer, Southern Interscholastic Press Association Distinguished Adviser and Journalism Education Association Medal of Merit and Friend of Scholastic Journalism award winner. He recently earned his Certificate of Journalism Educators from JEA. His contributions to scholastic journalism over the past 35 years have included advising state and national award winning yearbooks, newspapers and magazines; authoring yearbook curriculum and countless journal articles; teaching/speaking at conferences and conventions across the nation; and sharing ideas with thousands of advisers and staffs.  John recently received the prestigious Legend Award from Jostens.

We are thrilled to host our workshop at the beautiful Sunspree Resort

Click the map above for directions to the Jostens Summer Yearbook Workshop at the  Sunspree Resort in Wrightsville, NC

Your Investment

(Price per person includes room, meals, workshop)

Quad:4 per room–2 queen beds
(not available for advisers unless from same school) $400

Triple:3 per room–2 queen beds
(not available for advisers unless from same school) $450

*Double:2 per room–2 queen beds 
(limited number of rooms available) $550

Single (very limited number of rooms available) $975
2 queen beds. If you want a king, you must ask in advance. Very limited number available.

Commuter $300

Late Fee (after June 8, 2018 no exceptions) $50

 (Food vouchers for outside guests $120 per person and may be purchased through Kristin)

Make check or money order payable to:

Jostens NC Workshop

Full payment or purchase order must accompany registration forms. No unpaid reservations will be honored. Registration will be processed on a first come-first served basis. Registration includes hotel room, workshop instruction, materials and meals as noted on schedule. Mail completed registrations with payment to Workshop Director: Kristin Stimmell @ 816 Woodview Ridge Trail Lewisville, NC 27023 Credit Card payments available through Pay Pal CLICK HERE.