NVWP Young Writers and Families Programs

There are presently no open calls for submissions.

REGISTRATION STILL OPEN for Student Summer Institute (rising grades 5-12) and Early Writers Camps (rising grades 1-4).  Scroll down for Registration information and Online Registration forms for Summer.


2018 Student Summer Institute ARLINGTON (spots still available)

Dates: July 23 - August 3, 2018
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Monday through Friday
Location: George Mason University, ARLINGTON Campus
Tuition:  Rising Grades 5–12: $480.00 (There will not be an overnight at the Arlington SSI)

Once applicant is accepted into the program, a nonrefundable $50 deposit will be required to save a spot.  Full payment (minus the $50) and all health and other forms will be due by the first day.  Payment can now only be accepted as Visa or Mastercard payments (per new University policy). 

Notification of acceptance decision will go out by email.

See separate registration by grade level below for grade-specific writing prompts. The two required writing samples must be written in response to these prompts.  Please do not send additional writing.  All samples must include the student’s name.

Applicants in rising grades 5 through 8 are required to submit their writing samples in their own handwriting and uploaded as high-quality scanned or photographed images.  

Applicants in rising grades 9 through 12 are required to submit their writing samples as typed Word or pdf documents.  

No writing samples will be accepted by mail.


For questions, please contact us by email: youngwriters@nvwp.org


2018 Early Writers Camp ARLINGTON ONLY (rising grades 1-4)

Session 1: August 6 - 10, 2018
Session 2: August 13 - 17, 2018
Time: 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Monday through Friday (we DO NOT provide before or after care)
Location: George Mason University, ARLINGTON Campus
Tuition:  $250.00

Register by clicking on the REGISTER button below for the appropriate date (scroll all the way down to the bottom of this page). If you do not already have a Submittable account, you will be asked to create one.  Once your registration has been completed, you will receive an email with payment information.

 Questions? Email us at youngwriters@nvwp.org
Sesión 1: 6-10 de agosto de 2018
Sesión 2: 13-17 de agosto de 2018
Hora: de 9:30 a.m. a 12:30 p.m., de lunes a viernes (NO proporcionamos cuidado antes o después)
Ubicación: George Mason University, ARLINGTON Campus
Matrícula: $ 250.00
Regístrese haciendo clic en el botón REGISTER a continuación para la fecha apropiada (desplácese hasta el final de esta página). Si aún no tiene una cuenta de Submittable, se le pedirá que cree una. Una vez que se haya completado su registro, recibirá un correo electrónico con información de pago.

Si prefiere llenar un formulario de registro en papel, póngase en contacto con youngwriters@nvwp.org para solicitar uno.


¿Preguntas? Envíenos un correo electrónico a youngwriters@nvwp.org

NVWP Young Writers and Families Programs