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Our Schedule

Wednesday, July 26

2:00 - 3:00 Registration

2:00 - 8:00 General Session, Breakouts and staff time (we will have a working dinner, I will provide pizza)

Thursday, July 27

9:00 - 12:00 Workshop Sessions, Cover Design Sessions

12:00 - 1:15 Lunch Break

1:15 - 5:00 Workshop Sessions, Cover Design Sessions

5:00 - 6:00 Staff Time

6:00 - 7:00 Dinner Break

Friday, July 28

9:00 - 12:00 Workshop Sessions

12:00 - 1:00 Awards/Closing


Sessions will cover:

• Theme development

• Trends

• Coverage

• Cover design

• Ladder planning

• Section design

• Caption writing

• Planning and organization

• Headline and copy writing

• Games

• Adviser sessons

• Editor sessions

• Budgeting

• Reporting

• Selling/marketing

• Business manager training

• Staff management/organization

• Photography

Plan today to attend our annual Jostens Summer Yearbook Workshop–
July 26-28 at Camden Fairview High School in beautiful Camden, Arkansas. All the info you need to know is on this page. When you are ready, click the Register Now button! If you would like a printable copy of all this info, click here to get a PDF!

Ready to go! Click here to register.

What to Bring:

Each STAFF will need:

  • 2 Copies of your last yearbook
  • A camera
  • Last year’s ladder
  • 2018 Theme and design ideas
  • Flash drive to save work
  • Total $$ amount of 2017 ad sales*
  • Total $$ amount spent on 2017 supplies (cameras, printer ink, etc)*

Each STUDENT will need:

  • Pen or pencil
  • One notebook
  • Design ideas
  • A great attitude


STUDENT will need:

  • His/her own camera with memory
  • card
  • Laptop for editing photos
  • Memory card reader
  • Batteries or chargers




More Information

Workshop Registration and Sessions:

Registration fee is only $100 per person if postmarked by June 1, 2017.  Registration fees after June 1 will be $125 per person.

Hotel and meal costs are not included.

Adviser fee will be waived for advisers with 5 or more attending students!

Fees include instruction, artist session, workshop materials, activities and a T-shirt, pizza on Wed evening and  a snack on Thursday.

There will be informative general sessions, breakout sessions, and artist sessions with a Jostens cover artist!

By popular request, we will also have a special PHOTOGRAPHY TRACK

Registered advisers will receive a detailed schedule of classes, sessions and times closer to the workshop date. Times of day are approximate at this time.

Hotel Accomodations

Below is a list of hotels for you to call to make reservations for you and your staff.  Hotel and meal costs are NOT included.

Holiday Inn Express 870-403-0880

Comfort Inn (870) 246-3800

Need more info?

Contact Melissa
by clicking here!