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New Jersey Summer Camps

New Jersey After School

Write on Sports

Newark

A Community Effort

Eligible students live in or attend school in Newark or Irvington.

The Prudential Center and St. Benedict’s Prep have been a long-time partner with WoS and provide the facilities for hosting Summer sports writing camps. These locations have limited space and priority is given to students from the city of Newark and neighboring communities including Irvington, however, if this location is preferred for interested students, please contact us to be considered.

WoS has partnered with Newark Public Schools (NPS) to provide the WoS Afterschool program to selected schools. The initial cycle will be at the following schools:

  • Abington Avenue School
  • Benjamin Franklin School
  • Dr. William H. Horton School
  • First Ave School
  • Park Elementary School
  • Ridge Street School

If your school is not listed but is interested in a WoS Afterschool program, please contact us.

St Benedict's
520 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Newark NJ 07102
Prudential Center
25 Lafayette Street
Newark, NJ 07102
Newark Public Schools
c/o Office of Expanded Learning
Dr. Marion A. Bolden Student Center
230 Broadway
Newark, NJ 07104

Programs Offered

Summer Camp
Dates: TBA
Location: TBA
Eligibility: Current 6th – 7th grade

After School
Location: Newark Public Schools
Dates: March-May 2022
info@writeonsports.org

“When I was a student at Write on Sports, I gained a lot from it. As an adult, I still use some of the principals that I learned from Write on Sports.”

Olu Ologundudu, WoS and NPS alumni

Leadership

Andy Beutel
Education Program Director/Newark After School Director
Andy Beutel has been working with Write on Sports since 2007. As the Assistant Program Director of WoS, he helps update and adapt the curriculum as well as provide consultation and feedback for after-school programs and affiliates. He is also the Lead Teacher for the two summer camps held at Montclair State University. He is a veteran middle school social studies teacher who has written and presented about curriculum and pedagogy.

Great futures start here: YOU can make a difference!

Write on Sports works with at-risk middle school students to improve their creative writing skills by tapping into their passion for sports at our writing programs.