Online Programs

The CYC is launching virtual programming and all we need are students! Check out these two opportunities to write with us:

Programming opportunity #1

The CYC is partnering with the Michigan Council for Teachers of Mathematics to offer creative writing workshop sessions in the month of May. The last session will take place on Monday May 24 from 4:45-5:45pm for 1st and 2nd graders. Email to sign up!

Programming opportunity #2

The MSU Community Language School & The Grand Rapids Creative Youth Center are collaborating to bring you an:


Online World Poetry Workshop (for incoming 3rd-5th grade students)


Take an adventure with the Grand Rapids Creative Youth Center and the MSU Community Language School in this 5-week poetry workshop. 3rd-5th grade students are invited to learn new words in Japanese, French, Swahili, and Spanish and practice using them in a new poetry style each week. This course will be offered primarily in English; no prior language training is necessary.


Classes meets on Tuesdays, July 20 - August 17, 3:00-4:00pm (EST)


Enroll here: with code: Captain Tanny


Enrollment fee $40 per student, scholarships available through the CYC. 


Scholarship information: the CYC is offering scholarships to anyone interested in signing up for the program. Please send a screenshot or forward email of payment confirmation through the MSU Cashnet enrollment portal and the CYC will reimburse you the full amount of the registration fee. 


Spaces are limited!