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The best thing you can do to improve your 2019 experience is attend the... at Haskell Harmony Grove Campus, Benton, Arkansas– July 23-25, 2018


  • theme development
  • trends
  • coverage
  • cover design
  • ladder planning
  • section design
  • caption writing
  • planning and organization
  • headline writing
  • copy writing
  • games
  • technology
  • adviser FAQ’s
  • editorial leadership
  • budgeting
  • reporting
  • selling/marketing
  • business manager training
  • staff management/organization
  •  Plus An Exclusive Photography Track!


Our Schedule

Monday, July 23

8:00 am - 9:00 am Registration

9:00 am - 4:00 pm General Session, Breakouts

4:00 p.m - 5:00 p.m.  Staff time

Tuesday, July 24

8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.  Workshop and Artist Sessions

12:00 -1:15 p.m.    Lunch Break

1:15 - 5:00 p.m.    Workshop Sessions and Artist Sessions

5:00 - 6:00 p.m.   Dinner Break

6:00 - 7:00 p.m.    Staff Time

Wednesday, July 25

8:30 - 10:30 a.m.    Workshop Sessions

11 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  Awards/Closing


Ready to go! Click here to register.

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
  • 2019 Theme and design ideas
  • Flash drive to save work
  • Total $$ amount of 2018 ad sales*
  • Total $$ amount spent on 2018 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




Need more info?

Contact Melissa
by clicking here!

Hotel Accomodations

Below is a list of hotels for you to call to make reservations for you and your staff. All of these hotels are within 4-6 miles of Haskell Harmony Grove Campus.  You are responsible for making your own reservations.

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott-closest to HGSD • 501-722-6330 • Benton, AR •$99/night + tax (mention Jostens Yearbook Camp for the rate)

Holiday Inn & Suites • Bryant, AR  72015 501-778-8400 •$92/night + tax (Mention Jostens Yearbook Camp when registering)

Comfort Inn & Suites • 501-653-4000 • Bryant, AR • $88/night + tax (Mention Jostens Yearbook Camp when registering)

LaQuinta Inn & Suites • 501-847-9494 • Bryant, AR

All of these hotels/rates include free breakfast

More Information

Workshop Registration and Sessions:

Registration fee is only $100 per person if postmarked by June 1, 2018.  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 2 and 1/2 days and evenings of instruction, workshop materials, activities and a T-shirt.

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.