Programs for Jewish Creatives

Scholarships and Programs in Partnership with PJ Library

In partnership with the Highlights Foundation, The PJ Library offers scholarships and programs for Jewish writers and illustrators.

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PJ Library Scholarship (To nurture and develop authors and illustrators of Jewish-themed books for children.)

The PJ Library offers scholarships to Highlights Foundation programs for Jewish writers and illustrators.  This includes our yearly symposium, and other craft and Essential Conversations programs.  Get more details here.

PJ Library Picture Book Summer Camp

Jewish Writers and Illustrators and PJ Library Picture Book Summer Camp holding rocks form the Word Garden.

In 2022, we hosted the first application-based PJ Library Picture Book Summer Camp.  Read the press release for the program here.

Workshops for Writers & Illustrators

> Online
> In-Person
> On-Demand (Self-Paced Online)

New to the Highlights Foundation? Try these:

The Crash Course | The Whole Novel Workshop | Summer Camp


Need help deciding on a workshop?  Ask an ambassador!

Visiting Our Campus

Our campus (The Barn at Boyds Mills) is tucked away in the foothills of the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania.  It's a few hours from both New York City and Philadelphia, but worlds away from everyday life.

Line drawing of the Barn at Boyds Mills

Our Mission in Action

Equity & Inclusion in Kidlit

The Highlights Foundation positively impacts children by amplifying the voices of storytellers who inform, educate, and inspire children to become their best selves.  Learn more about our impact.

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