Out-of-School Programs

After-School Writing & Tutoring Program

With individualized support, students complete homework, practice sustained reading, and tackle creative writing projects.

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Creative Writing Workshops

During February and April school breaks, 826 Boston offers free workshops on everything from mythical creatures to time travel to sports writing.

Storytelling & Bookmaking Field Trips

Visit 826 Boston’s tutoring center with your class to write and publish an original book in two hours!

Summer College Essay Academy

A one-week summer academy for Boston students to work with tutors and perfect their personal statements for college applications.

In-School Programs

In-School Writing & Publishing Program

By infusing trained tutors into the classroom, 826 Boston lowers the student-to-teacher ratio and helps teachers complete writing projects big and small.

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Writers’ Room Program

A stand-alone classroom within a Boston Public School building, the 826 Boston Writers' Room Program can catalyze a culture of creativity and writing for an entire school.

College Preparedness

Alumni Hiring & Scholarship Opportunities

826 Boston offers paid work opportunities for local teens & program alumni, in addition to scholarships for college-bound seniors. Help mentor a student like you and raise another writer!

Summer & Fall College Essay Assistance

Personal statement support to unlock the stories within students for their college applications.