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7/25-29: The Burning Portal

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July 25-29 (Mon – Fri)
14:00 – 16:00
Ages 11-14

Descriptive writing, figurative language, strategic collaboration


As you explore the sleepy mining town of Orrinshire, you uncover ancient traditions, hear of legendary myths, and follow rumors of mysterious disappearances.

Suddenly you find yourself at the entrance of a derelict mine on the outskirts of town… and on the cusp of an adventure of a lifetime.

Join us in the premier episode of Press Start Academy’s roleplaying narrative multiverse ages 11 to 14, as our Game Master, TC, guides you through a series of adventures through the mystical town of Orrinshire and its hidden secrets within its labyrinthine mines.

Using a unique gaming system, you will be developing your own characters and journey through pen, paper, dice and your imagination. Your actions and choices will help shape the story of the Burning Portal through collaborating with your classmates, navigating challenges, solving problems and defeating powerful monsters that stand in your way in this fantastical world of Luden.

This five-part adventure is designed to develop creative storytelling, strategic thinking and collaborative decision-making, with an additional focus on developing descriptive writing skills, specifically the use of sensory details and basic figurative language.

For every class, you will be tasked with chronicling your adventures by describing scenarios and characters that you encounter, by utilizing and practicing the writing skills you’ve learned. See you soon, adventurer!

Enroll into 7/25-29: The Burning Portal

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