Improving Writing and Learning in Indiana Schools


THE INDIANA WRITING PROJECT, based at Ball State University, promotes the best possible writing instruction in Indiana schools. We offer professional development programs on effective practices by and for teachers.


Youth Writing Camps

FREE Saturday Sessions
Weekend Writing

Register for June through December 2022 and January through May 2023 weekend Writing camps here! For students in grades 4-12 who want to grow as writers.


Saturday mornings, 10 AM - 12 PM

Writing Center in Robert Bell, Room 295

Ball State campus

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  • 10/8/22: Mystery 

    • Saturday morning, 10 AM - 12 PM

  • 11/12/22: Mindfulness​

    • Saturday morning, 10 AM - 12 PM

  • 12/10/22: Writing Is A Gift​

  • 1/14/23:Characters & Fanfiction: Explore favorite characters using a new lens.

  • 2/11/23: Love Stories: Execute break up letters, tales of teen drama, matchmaking and unrequited love.

  • 3/11/23: Point of View: What's the perspective and can we trust it?

  • 4/8/23: I'm The Expert: How to successfully share your secret skills.

  • 5/13/23: Words and Illustrations: Delve into crafting graphic novels, cartoons, and online illustrations.

Summer Camps

Youth Writing Camp (all genres)

2023 dates are coming soon! 

One-week Camps

2023 dates are coming soon! 

Summer Institute

  • Join us for our 2023 summer Institute! 

About Indiana Writing Project


THE INDIANA WRITING PROJECT is an organization committed to promoting the best possible writing instruction in Indiana's elementary, secondary, and post-secondary schools. The Project is administered through Ball State University's English Department. The Project has been recognized by the Indiana State Legislature for our work in helping teachers improve student performance in writing. Learn more.

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