Programs

From field trips to school residency programs, to weekend, after-school, and Zoom classes, kids write their paths forward all year long with 826NYC.

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Classes for young writers

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Rolling admission while space allows

Write After School: Grades 1-5

Writing and literacy support combine in our engaging, personalized after-school program where students stretch their literary imagination.

    GRADES

  • 1–5
Rolling admission while space allows

Write After School: Grades 6-8

In our engaging, personalized after-school program, middle school authors develop their skills and read and write in new genres.

    GRADES

  • 6–8
Limited space – enroll now for spring semester

Dungeons & Dragons & Writers (grades 5-9)

In weekly meetings throughout the year, adventurous authors plot a course — and a plot — through an unknown land with magical creatures and epic quests.

    GRADES

  • 5–8
  • 6–9
Rolling admission while space allows

Teen Writers’ Collective

Motivated young writers from around NYC explore the art of writing and literary citizenship in this year-long program.

    GRADES

  • 8–12
Starts the weekend of March 2

Write Away Workshops: Ted the Tax Man

In this 5-week workshop we’ll peel back the surface of boring everyday adulthood to find the most interesting ordinary stories.

    GRADES

  • 1–3
  • 4–5
Starts the weekend of May 4

Write Away Workshops: Secret Agent 826

In this five-week workshop we’ll build up a super secret spy toolkit and uncover some mysteries. Shh, don’t tell!

    GRADES

  • 1–3
  • 4–5
July 15-19

The Secret Laboratory: Sci-Fi & Circuitry

Seeking kid geniuses to invent the technology of the future – and the stories that go with it!

    GRADES

  • 4–6
July 22-26

Get into Character: Theater & Playwriting

We’re going from the page to the stage in this theater and playwriting camp! Creative writing meets drama: what could be better?

    GRADES

  • 4–6
July 29-August 2

Capes Not Required: Comics & Heroes

Tell the tales of imagined and real heroes with stories and illustrations in this graphic novel-inspired camp!

    GRADES

  • 4–6