Summer Creative Writing Camp for Teens

AMPLIFIED is an intensive creative writing camp just for teens. Over 9 days, you’ll practice the art of writing and explore themes of social justice in a supportive environment through a variety of writing activities, field trips, and craft discussions.

Summer 2020 – Dates & Times

  • Monday, June 29
  • Tuesday, June 30
  • Wednesday, July 1
  • Thursday, July 2
  • Monday, July 6
  • Tuesday, July 7
  • Wednesday, July 8
  • Thursday, July 9
  • Friday, July 10


Camp runs from 9am – 2pm each day.

PEN/Faulkner / WeWork Wonderbread
641 S Street NW
Washington, DC 20001 

1 block from the Shaw/Howard University Metro stop (green/yellow lines) and on several DC bus lines. 

Our Summer Writing Programs, including AMPLIFIED, are no-cost experiences for students.   

Deadline to sign up is June 1. Space is limited. Camp is open to students who will be rising 9th-12th graders at the end of the current school year, as well as 2020 high school graduates.

AMPLIFIED Registration Is Here.
After the form is complete, additional required paperwork will be emailed to the parent/guardian listed on the form. Once these forms are completed and returned, we’ll confirm participation in the camp. 

Thoughts from Prior Participants:

“My favorite part was talking with the professional poet and author!”

“I’ve learned that it’s okay to sometimes struggle as a writer.”

“You can’t have tension or suspense [in writing] without comfort/a safe spot.”