Directory of High School Workshops

Workshops are available nationwide for high school students and educators to develop the latest reporting, publishing and teaching skills. Please browse the directory. To list your workshop in the directory or update a current listing, please complete this online form.

  • Alabama

    Multicultural Journalism Workshop
    June 8, 2018 - June 17, 2018 University of Alabama Tuscaloosa, Alabama
    Application deadline: April 1, 2018

    While still in high school, 10 to 15 students are selected to attend an intensive workshop held on the University campus each summer. The workshop emphasizes multimedia reporting, writing, editing, graphics, photography, production and basic communication skills, and participants produce the MJP Journal to showcase what they’ve learned. The workshop is hands-on from the first day. In modern news laboratories, students publish a newspaper under the direction of the faculty and visiting professionals. They produce news stories, photos, editorials, columns, reviews and feature packages. Students then repurpose their newspaper copy for online and broadcast. They also study reporting, editing, media economics, new media, and media law, ethics and history. They conduct interviews with newsmakers in Alabama cities, towns and communities. Students who will be in the 9th grade through freshman year in college in fall 2018 are eligible to attend the workshop. Students do not have to live in Alabama. The program is free and the University supplies housing, meals and field trips, as well as top-notch, intensive instruction by industry professionals. Transportation to and from Tuscaloosa is the student’s responsibility. Questions? E-mail mjp@ua.edu

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    The Long Weekend Multimedia Workshop
    June 8, 2018 - June 10, 2018 University of Alabama Tuscaloosa, Alabama
    Application deadline: March 1, 2018

    The Alabama Scholastic Press Association at the University of Alabama invites middle and high school students (grades 6-12) to register for its summer journalism camp, The Long Weekend, on campus June 8-10. Students can attend with or without their media staffs and advisers. The cost for the weekend is $170, which includes room and board, tuition and all meals. The camp is designed to teach creative and efficient ways to communicate through scholastic newspapers, newsmagazines, yearbooks, literary magazines, broadcast programs and electronic media. It allows students to enjoy a taste of college life and invigorate their interest in scholastic media. The Long Weekend will feature day and evening classes to help participants gain the tools to produce prize-winning results next school year. When festivities and classes wrap up with a showcase by campers, students will have a great start on the upcoming year, and will leave with a solid plan for their school newspaper, yearbook, broadcast program, website or literary magazine. If they attend the camp without a staff, they will leave with skills they need to do great journalism in any medium.

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  • Arizona

    ANDY HARVEY NATIVE AMERICAN BROADCAST WORKSHOP
    June 17, 2018 - June 23, 2018 Northern Arizona University Flagstaff, Arizona
    Application deadline: April 1, 2018

    The Andy Harvey Native American Broadcast Workshop brings more than 20 Native American high school students from across Arizona and the Southwest to the NAU Flagstaff campus for a week to learn the “ins and outs” of broadcast journalism. Workshop participants live on campus and work in the School of Communication’s Student Media Center newsroom. Working alongside NAU students and broadcast journalism professionals, the students will produce multimedia audio stories about Flagstaff businesses, shoot astrophotography time-lapses, and produce a live-to-tape television news broadcast covering the days' local news. This was the vision of the late Andy Harvey who told stories important to him at KPNX 12 News in Phoenix. His dream was that the next generation would take up the torch and be the storytellers of their communities.

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    SUMMER JOURNALISM INSTITUTE: HEALTH CARE REPORTING
    June 3, 2018 - June 15, 2018 ASU Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication Phoenix, Arizona
    Application deadline: March 16, 2018

    Promising high school journalists can attend this two-week summer camp with hands-on training in how to report and write stories, produce newscasts and create multimedia content. They are housed in an ASU Downtown Phoenix campus residence hall under the supervision of ASU students who serve as counselors.

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    High School Media and Innovation Camp
    June 17, 2018 - June 29, 2018 ASU Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication Phoenix, Arizona
    Application deadline: April 6, 2018

    The High School Media Innovation Camp at the Cronkite School offers future journalists, game developers and other students interested in media and technology the chance to experiment with cutting-edge tools, including 360-degree and virtual-reality technology, news games and apps. In partnership with The Arizona Republic/azcentral.com and the USA Today Network, the highly interactive residential summer camp pairs high school students with entrepreneurs, technologists, journalists and professors to create compelling content for digital audiences. Campers will develop projects and pitch their ideas to a panel of judges at the end of the two-week camp. The winners will get an opportunity to continue to work with professionals at ASU, The Arizona Republic/azcentral.com or the USA Today Network. The camp is free to selected participants. Students provide only their transportation to and from the camp. Housing, food and programming are provided by The Arizona Republic's Media in Education program, which is funded by subscribers who donate the value of their subscription during vacations or other temporary stoppages. Students will be based at the state-of-the-art Cronkite School on ASU’s Downtown Phoenix Campus and will have access to the latest digital equipment. Students are housed in a residence hall just steps from the Cronkite building and are supervised by Cronkite faculty and senior students. The camp is open to high school students throughout the state of Arizona who have completed at least their freshman year by the time the program starts. Students must complete an application form and provide a transcript and a letter of recommendation from a teacher or adviser. All materials may be submitted online.

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    Cronkite Sports Broadcast Boot Camp
    July 15, 2018 - July 28, 2018 ASU Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication Phoenix, Arizona
    Application deadline: May 1, 2018

    Cronkite Sports Broadcast Boot Camp is a special summer camp exclusively for students currently in high school interested in sports journalism. This on-campus journalism summer camp puts participants in the middle of the action covering professional sports teams such as the Arizona Diamondbacks and Phoenix Mercury. At this broadcasting camp, participants learn under the direction of veteran sports journalists. They are exposed to play by play and sideline reporting, hosting, studio production and more. Participants also produce segments and full sports programs inside Cronkite’s state-of-the-art studios and discover how to use digital television field reporting equipment and Adobe Premiere Pro editing software. Participants stay in the heart of downtown Phoenix at ASU's Taylor Place residence hall.

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    JOURNALISM DIVERSITY WORKSHOP FOR ARIZONA HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
    June 3, 2018 - June 9, 2018 University of Arizona Tuscon, Arizona
    Application deadline: April 7, 2018

    Participants live on campus for seven days/six nights and with the guidance of industry professionals and student mentors, they produce a newspaper and website with content created by participants. By the end of the program, students produce stories, photos, videos and a radio piece for The Chronicle newspaper and thechronicleua.weebly.com.

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  • California

    California Scholastic Press Association Workshop
    July 8, 2018 - July 20, 2018 California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo, California
    Application deadline: April 15, 2018

    The past three National High School Journalists of the Year graduated from the non-profit, digitally focused CSPA Workshop, the longest-running high school journalism workshop in the nation. Recent graduates also have been key members of two Pultizer Prize-winning teams. Many others are in top journalism schools and news organizations, and even those who do not pursue journalism careers emerge as better communicators. The CSPA's all-volunteer, award-winning faculty is full of current and former professional journalists from places such as CNN, Gannett, the Los Angeles Times, the Mercury News in San Jose, NBC and the Orange County Register. Students complete more than 30 deadline assignments and receive instructors' detailed feedback in areas such as covering breaking crime stories and sports to photography and television production. The $1,475 tuition covers room, board and all workshop activities. The CSPA returns for the 67th year to San Luis Obispo, where students live, work and play (a little) on and around the gorgeous Cal Poly campus on California's Central Coast. Admission is limited to 25 high school journalists. Students in their sophomore, junior or senior years from any state or country are encouraged to apply.

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    NSLC Journalism, Film & Media Arts Summer Program
    July 26, 2018 - August 3, 2018 University of California, Berkeley San Francisco, California
    Application deadline: May 18, 2018

    The National Student Leadership Conference’s Journalism, Film & Media Arts summer program for high school students uses an interactive approach to learning that gives you an opportunity to immerse yourself in the challenging complexities of the communication field.

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    ACA Pre-College Summer Program, Los Angeles
    July 1, 2018 - July 27, 2018 University of California, Los Angeles Westwood, California
    Application deadline: June 1, 2018

    ACA is the ultimate in Pre-College Programs, specializing in enrichment, accommodation, safety and excursions worldwide. Build knowledge and confidence, make your summer unforgettable, leading you toward a college career that helps you get the most out of learning, and of life while you stay in prestigious UCLA! This program offers courses in journalism, media and communications, writing, public speaking, digital photography, radio broadcasting and production, sports reporting, and social media with a full campus immersion filled with activities and excursions. Los Angeles is nestled beautifully along the Southern California coastline – the best of all possible settings for the ultimate summer experience! You’ve got the cities of Malibu, Santa Monica and Beverly Hills and all the best that SoCal has to offer. It’s an endless summer of enrichment and adventure decked out in real California style! With ACA’s Los Angeles 3- and 4-week programs, choose between the option of participating in one course during your stay and earning 4 college credits or participate in two courses during your stay, one in the morning and the second in the afternoon. Our enrichment programs offer experiences that not only support you academically, but also let you grow intellectually. You can earn 4 college credits upon successful completion of specified courses. In addition, high schools often grant credit for ACA courses as well. We’ll be happy to work with your school ahead of time to determine whether your ACA coursework qualifies for such credit. Plus, the community-service component can often be applied toward high school graduation service requirements. July 1 – July 14 (2 Weeks) $4495 July 1 – July 20 (3 Weeks) $5495 July 1 – July 27 (4 Weeks) $6495

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    GRAMMY Camp
    July 17, 2018 - July 21, 2018 University of Southern California Los Angeles, California
    Application deadline: March 31, 2018

    GRAMMY Camp is a 5-day nonresidential summer music industry program for high school students interested in having a career in music. Hosted on the campus of USC Thornton School of Music in Los Angeles, students from across the country apply for one of the eight offered career tracks. GRAMMY Camp faculty of music professionals as well as guest industry professionals provide valuable insight to give the campers the best chance at achieving success in their chosen career. GRAMMY Camp offers a music journalism track, students learn effective writing and communication techniques in both traditional and new media outlets including but not limited to online blogging, photo journalism, and journalism practices and ethics. To be eligible, you must be a U.S. citizen currently enrolled in grades 9–12 (public, private, parochial, home school, etc.). If you are graduating from high school in the spring, you are eligible to apply. However, incoming freshman are not eligible. GRAMMY Camp tuition is $1,500 for each five-day nonresidential camp. Lunch will be provided. The $25 application fee is applied as a credit toward camp tuition.

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    San Diego National Workshop
    July 23, 2018 - July 26, 2018 Jostens San Diego
    Application deadline: July 23, 2018

    Join us at the Jostens San Diego National Workshop to jump-start your best yearbook ever. This unique workshop features an award-winning staff, specialty tracks and staff planning sessions designed to meet your individual staff needs.

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    MOSAIC JOURNALISM WORKSHOP
    June 11, 2018 - June 22, 2018 San Jose State University San Jose, California
    Application deadline: April 8, 2018

    The California Chicano News Media Association's Mosaic Journalism Workshop employs professional journalists and college interns to train high school students in newspaper and multimedia journalism as practiced in professional newsrooms. For two weeks students produce stories and commentary about teen issues and other topics in communities beyond their campus walls. They hit the streets just as professional journalists do to find people who make the news and are affected by it.

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    July 30, 2018 - August 2, 2018 Long Beach City College Long Beach, California
    Application deadline: July 15, 2018

    Training for journalism advisers, editors and staff in curriculum, writing, editing, photography, broadcast, web and page design in a commuter workshop with off-campus facilities for those from out-of-area.

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    Newsroom By The Bay
    July 1, 2018 - July 8, 2018 Stanford University Department of Communications Stanford, California
    Application deadline: April 1, 2018

    Newsroom by the Bay at Stanford is a one-week summer camp for high school students. Students work on journalistic skills and develop an understanding of how to use them as multimedia storytellers. Morning classes focus on reporting and writing, creating photos and videos, and engaging audience via social media, while afternoon reporting time gives students a chance to work in news teams to cover campus and community events. Career professionals, media entrepreneurs, activists and press rights advocates visit for seminars and evening talks that offer a look at journalism beyond the classroom. Students work in teams to create and publish content during the week, including full-day reporting trips in San Francisco and Silicon Valley. Residential students pay $2,395 for Stanford housing and dining plus instruction and all field trip costs; commuters pay $1,095. Early bird rate of $2,195 for students accepted and paying by Feb. 1.

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    Ignite Journalism University
    July 30, 2018 - August 2, 2018 Pepperdine University Malibu, California
    Application deadline: July 14, 2018

    Learn foundations of journalism in your medium: yearbook, newspaper, online, video/photojournalism at Balfour Yearbook's Ignite Journalism University. As a school, develop content for immediate release across platforms — bring your students and advisers from all publications. Work with experts in scholastic newspaper, yearbook and photojournalism. Explore five universal themes: Storytelling, Design, Photojournalism, Ethics and Business Choose your weeklong project: 1. yearbook theme packet 2. 12-image photoessay 3. 2-minute video 4. 9-month marketing calendar 5. daily news online

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  • Colorado

    Summer Adviser Workshop
    June 6, 2018 - June 8, 2018 Colorado Student Media Association Highlands Ranch, Colorado
    Application deadline: May 27, 2018

    SAW, the workshop that has provided insights, feedback and pragmatic advice for hundreds of Colorado media advisers over the years, returns June 6-8, 2018. The workshop is again at Rock Canyon HS in Highlands Ranch. This is a commuter camp, but lunches are provided all three days. You can find much more information on this workshop, which runs concurrently with the reTHINK workshop, on this site or in this PDF brochure. Sessions will be led by some of the state’s most successful and inspiring advisers, including opportunities to work with the faculty of the reTHINK workshop. There is one registration fee for everyone: $150 per person. Please register using this online form, and you will have a chance to pay registration fees by credit card at the end of the form. We also accept checks, either mailed or delivered the first day of the workshop.

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    reTHINK
    June 6, 2018 - June 8, 2018 Colorado Student Media Association Highlands Ranch, Colorado

    reTHINK is back for its 12th year, returning to Rock Canyon HS in Highlands Ranch, and again is paired with the CSMA Summer Adviser Workshop. The workshop is condensed to three intense days this year, Monday through Wednesday, and is a commuter camp. Lunch and snacks are included each day with your registration. The registration form is here and the dates are June 6-8, 2018. It’s not too early to reserve those days and begin dreaming of how your 2017-18 student media can become even more effective, more inspiring and more fun! Check out our brochure here for more information. As always, don’t hesitate to contact us at jpkjournalism@gmail.com

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  • Connecticut

    C-HIT INVESTIGATIVE SUMMER REPORTING WORKSHOP
    July 9, 2018 - July 20, 2018 Connecticut Health Investigative Team Storrs and Hamden, Connecticut
    Application deadline: May 18, 2018

    The C-HIT Summer Investigative Reporting Workshop provides select high school students with the opportunity to develop investigative and  multi-media reporting skills in a unique workshop environment led by distinguished local and national journalists. Selected students spend a week on a university campus, learning the tools of investigative journalism by participating in workshops led by award-winning journalists; working on stories for publication; and spending a day visiting a local newsroom. The first session is July 9-13 at the University of Connecticut, the second session is July 16-20 at Quinnipiac University.

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  • District Of Columbia

    Al Neuharth Free Spirit and Journalism Conference
    June 16, 2018 - June 21, 2018 Newseum Institute Washington, DC
    Application deadline: February 1, 2018

    The annual Al Neuharth Free Spirit and Journalism Conference program targets rising high school seniors who are interested in pursuing a career in journalism and who demonstrate qualities of “free spirit.” Students will come to Washington, D.C. June 16-21, 2018, to participate in an all-expenses-paid journalism conference at the Newseum, located at 555 Pennsylvania Ave., NW and are awarded a $1,000 college scholarship.

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    NSLC Journalism, Film & Media Arts Summer Program
    June 16, 2018 - July 6, 2018 American University Washington, DC
    Application deadline: May 18, 2018

    The National Student Leadership Conference’s Journalism, Film & Media Arts summer program for high school students uses an interactive approach to learning that gives you an opportunity to immerse yourself in the challenging complexities of the communication field. Together with American University’s School of Communication, Discover the World of Communication program you will learn from working journalists, media professionals, public relations experts, web designers and animators. All-inclusive tuition is $3,195.

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  • Florida

    Jostens Adviser University
    July 15, 2018 - July 18, 2018 Jostens Orlando, Florida
    Application deadline: July 15, 2018

    Learn, network and re-energize at the truly outstanding, definitely worth-your-time Jostens Adviser University. This premier continuing education opportunity is relevant to journalism advisers of every experience level. Classes on Writing, Photography, Design, Marketing and Project Management are offered for middle and high school, beginning and veteran advisers.

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    The University of Florida Summer Media Institute
    June 24, 2018 - June 29, 2018 University of Florida Gainesville, Florida
    Application deadline: May 31, 2018

    The University of Florida Summer Media Institute is a five-night, six-day camp in which high school students are immersed in journalism and communications. Take part in an assortment of electives and specializations, and learn from award-winning UF instructors and industry stalwarts. Seize the hands-on opportunity to spend time in state-of-the-art university facilities – and to begin preparing for careers in the rapidly changing media environment – at the home of one of the largest and most comprehensive journalism and communications programs in the nation. Students with a passion and talent for storytelling and communication are especially invited.

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    Peace Sullivan-James Ansin High School Journalism & New Media Workshop
    July 8, 2018 - July 28, 2018 University of Miami Coral Gables, Florida
    Application deadline: April 20, 2018

    Accepted students live on campus, work with experienced faculty and professionals and produce a printed newspaper and website on a topic of interest to South Florida. The program includes an intensive audio-video boot camp, classes in reporting and writing, media law, ethics and the business of journalism.  Students visit local media outlets too.

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    Poynter High School Journalism Program
    June 4, 2018 - June 8, 2018 Poynter Institute for Media Studies St. Petersburg, Florida
    Application deadline: May 4, 2018

    Be one of a select group of high school students in the Tampa Bay area selected to participate in this prestigious, intensive program. This one-week workshop for high school students will improve your writing and photography, teach you new ways to use social media and digital storytelling tools, and hone your understanding of journalism’s role in a democracy. You’ll work with Poynter faculty and local prize-winning journalists. You’ll wrestle with journalism ethics and discover secrets to good storytelling. No prior journalism experience required - just an interest in the world around you. You’ll write a personal narrative (perfect practice for your college application essay!), and you’ll create interactive online elements that could become part of your personal or school media website. The $350 tuition includes supplies, a workshop T-shirt and lunch each day. We’ll meet in Poynter’s comfortable, airy classrooms. You’ll want a digital camera to use (a smartphone is fine), and you’re welcome (not required) to bring a laptop.

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  • Georgia

    Digital Media Summer Camp
    June 16, 2018 - June 23, 2018 Center for Collaborative Journalism at Mercer University Macon, Georgia

    Each summer, top high school students from some of the top journalism, yearbook and media programs from around the United States travel to Mercer University to learn the latest tools for digital storytelling. Working with CCJ's university faculty, journalists in residents and partner journalists, you will: create content for a web-based publication; learn HTML, CSS & JavaScript; hone your writing & photography skills; improve your social media usage; try your hand at radio & video and work with professional editors & reporters.

    If you are a high school student interested in telling compelling stories through photo, video, audio, and the written word this camp is for you. You won't spend your time cooped up in a classroom; you'll get out into the community, practicing new skills with professionals guiding you. We'll also have many fun activities (this is camp, after all).

    In eight days, campers learn or improve their knowledge of, and skills in, DSLR cameras, Premiere, Photoshop, Audition, writing for the web and more. Many students will receive full scholarships to attend for FREE, thanks to a grant from The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. The full cost of the camp is $595.

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    Turner Voices Youth Media Institute
    June 24, 2018 - June 29, 2018 Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta, Georgia
    Application deadline: March 1, 2018

    Turner Voices Youth Media Institute is a week-long intensive “All Things Turner” program focused on leadership and media career development held the last week in June on the campus of Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta. Ever wanted to go behind the scenes during a newscast or learn the ins and outs at any Turner’s network? Here’s your chance to learn more about the media industry, the wide array of career opportunities available and the leadership skills it takes to make it in any business. Sponsored by Turner, Turner Voices Youth Media Institute takes you through a jam-packed week of workshops and roundtables led by & Turner executives, in-depth tours of CNN or Turner Studios and dynamic networking events with Turner employees. Plus, you’ll “make the pitch” to Turner executives at week’s end in a competitive, team-based media challenge.  This institute is highly competitive. Only 75 students are selected.

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    Media & Leadership Academy
    June 3, 2018 - June 8, 2018 University of Georgia-Grady College of Journalism & Mass Communication Atlanta, Georgia
    Application deadline: May 12, 2018

    The Media & Leadership Academy is an intensive one-week program focused on experiential learning. This program is open to rising high school sophomores to seniors interested in the mass communications field. Participants will choose one of the three offered tracks: Journalism, AD&PR, and Entertainment. Participants will spend the first half of the week learning the basics of their chosen track. While in the second half of the week, they will develop more specific skillsets based on their interests. Participants will work within a team to complete a class project. Projects include: a news website or a news broadcast for the Journalism track, an advertising or a public relations mini campaigns for the AD&PR track, and a short PSA or commercial for the Entertainment track. All students will work collaboratively in creating the projects, while intertwining them through the tracks. Through speakers and travel to professional companies or venues, participants will be exposed to real life experiences within their track. One of these visits will be focused around leadership development. Organized activities throughout the week will provide participants opportunities to network, build connections, and have fun.

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    SAVANNAH STATE UNIVERSITY MEDIA HIGH
    June 17, 2018 - June 29, 2018 Savannah State University Savannah, Georgia
    Application deadline: April 30, 2018

    SSU Media High students reside on the campus of Savannah State University for two weeks. Students produce all aspects of digital content, including writing, editing, photography, broadcasting and social and text media for ssumediahigh.com and its Facebook page. Students focus on delivering digital content for mobile devices, including tablets and smartphones. They will also experience campus life and the local culture while exploring the global impact of media, and in doing so elevating the highest standards of journalism.

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  • Illinois

    Illinois Press Association/Eastern Illinois University Journalism Workshop
    June 19, 2018 - June 29, 2018 Eastern Illinois University Charleston, Illinois
    Application deadline: May 4, 2018

    The IPF/EIU High School Journalism Workshop is an 11-day residential program that provides students an intimate look at journalism as a career. The goal is to educate students about the journalism profession, including approaches by modern, digital newsrooms. The workshop introduces students to the complete process of publishing news: gathering and validating information, substantiating and using multiple sources, writing news, editing, designing, and production. In addition, students are exposed to the concepts of news literacy and how to differentiate and establish fact from fiction in today's sometimes frenetic, rush-to-report news environment.

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    360° Sports & Entertainment Camp
    July 8, 2018 - July 13, 2018 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Champaign, Illinois
    Application deadline: June 1, 2018

    The 360° Sports & Entertainment Camp is a 6-day residential program for rising high school sophomores, juniors and seniors who are considering a career in advertising, journalism or media and cinema studies. Personalize your on-campus experience with classes and workshops that interest you the most in the fields of journalism, advertising or media and cinema studies. Learn from faculty and pros in the field: create multimedia content, including blogging and podcasts; operate drones and GoPros for video production; write first-person commentary and film reviews; discover how to brand yourself and your ideas. Students will have plenty of time to attend evening activities, field trips and explore the Urbana-Champaign campus. Space is limited, sign up early.

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    Journalism 4801: Issues in Supervising High School Publications
    June 12, 2017 - June 30, 2017 Eastern Illinois University Online Course
    Application deadline: June 11, 2017

    Study of the issues faced by advisers to high school publications with emphasis on adviser, administration and staff relationships; staff recruitment and motivation; publication, finance and management; and legal and ethical issues. This online-only course will be practical by helping you build materials for your courses/programs.

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    Journalism 4802: Issues in Supervising High School Newspapers
    July 3, 2017 - July 21, 2017 Eastern Illinois University Online Course
    Application deadline: July 2, 2017

    Study of the issues faced by advisers to high school newspapers with emphasis on the adviser’s roles and duties; development and implementation of editorial policies; staff organization; development of content; and writing, editing, design and production. This online-only course will be practical and help you build materials for your program.

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    Journalism 4803: Issues in Supervising High School Yearbooks
    July 24, 2017 - August 11, 2017 Eastern Illinois University Online Course
    Application deadline: July 23, 2017

    Study of the issues faced by advisers to high school yearbooks with emphasis on the adviser’s roles and duties; development and implementation of editorial policies; staff organization; development of content; and writing, editing, design and production. This online-only course will be practical, and help you build materials for your program.

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    Medill-Northwestern Journalism Institute
    July 1, 2018 - August 3, 2018 Northwestern University Medill School of Journalism Evanston, Illinois
    Application deadline: March 19, 2018

    The Medill-Northwestern Journalism Institute is a five-week journalism program for about 80 rising high school seniors at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.  It covers various aspects of journalism including reporting, writing and editing for print, broadcast and digital media; editorials, columns and blogs; news and feature photography; audio and video. By the end of the summer, students create a body of work, build connections and meet aspiring journalists from around the world. Workshop costs $5,700, which includes tuition, room and board, health service fees. Scholarships available based on need.

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  • Indiana

    BSU Journalism Workshops Summer Media Academy
    June 10, 2018 - June 14, 2018 Ball State University Muncie, Indiana
    Application deadline: May 14, 2018

    With our theme, “Journalism Live”, Ball State Journalism Workshops 2018 will focus on the fast-paced, cutting edge aspects of journalism today. Students should leave Workshops 2018 empowered to tell better stories and work together to create their best publication with the tools and resources available to them. If you’re looking for the best summer workshop experience, look no further! At Ball State, we put the emphasis on developing the whole staff as well as arming individuals with the latest tools and skills to practice 21st century journalism. With cutting-edge technology and an innovative curriculum, students and advisers alike will have everything in place to start the school year right! This workshop costs $400 for middle and high school journalism students.  

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    High School Journalism Institute
    July 9, 2018 - July 19, 2018 Indiana University, The Media School Bloomington, Indiana
    Application deadline: June 15, 2018

    Join us for an immersive learning experience at Indiana University Bloomington, where high school students participate in hands-on workshops to practice and improve their skills, and high school advisers take advantage of collaboration with seasoned pros or develop independent projects. Attendees stay in IU residence halls and attend workshops at The Media School in Franklin Hall, and they have all of campus and the city as a backdrop to their projects. 2018 workshops are July 9-13, July 13-15 and July 15-19.

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  • International

    China Discovery Program
    August 2, 2018 - August 11, 2018 Journalism Education Association China China
    Application deadline: June 30, 2018

    JEA China is organizing China Discovery Summer Program in the early August 2018 to journalism advisers and students in US. This 10-Day China visiting and studying program will take US advisers and students to Beijing, Shanghai, Hangzhou and Suzhou for diverse experiences.

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  • Iowa

    Media Now Drake
    July 8, 2018 - July 11, 2018 Drake University Des Moines, Iowa
    Application deadline: June 30, 2018

    Media Now is a digital media workshop for high school students interested in journalism. Students will push their design, writing, photography, web and multimedia skills to the limit with hands-on instruction. Professional journalists, and collegiate and scholastic experts will teach the courses. $300 Early Bird (through April 1, 2018) $350 Regular Open Registration (April 2-June 1, 2018) $375 Late Fee (After June 1, 2018). Students have the opportunity to apply for a full-ride scholarship to camp by submitting an essay to the university advisory panel for consideration during the open application dates.

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    Iowa Summer Journalism Workshops
    July 22, 2018 - July 26, 2018 University of Iowa School of Journalism & Mass Communication Iowa City, Iowa
    Application deadline: June 1, 2018

    For 66 years, the world’s most prestigious writing university has served the country’s best high school journalists at the University of Iowa Summer Journalism Workshops. They offer ten various workshops such as graphic design, broadcast journalism, investigative reporting, photojournalism, sports media, and more. Students can choose a workshop that fits their interests and spend four days learning about each area in depth and getting hands on experience. The school also offers two online for credit classes for advisers taught by leaders in the field.

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  • Kansas

    Flint Hills Publications Workshop
    July 15, 2018 - July 17, 2018 Collegian Media Group at Kansas State University Manhattan, Kansas
    Application deadline: July 15, 2018

    At the Flint Hills Publications Workshop, our aim is for you to take home a plan of attack. After this workshop you should feel excited to get the year started off right. You’ll have the tools you’ll need to motivate your staff, take better photos, write better stories and design better publications. We also want to provide a platform for you to start producing your publication over the summer. If you are a yearbook staff, arrive with ideas and leave with a fully developed theme, cover design, opening and inside spread design and all ready for finishing touches once you’re back in school. If you work on a newspaper staff, imagine a redesign that will catch the attention of your entire school and have it finished before you even step back on campus. We have the best camp instructors around and we hope you choose to elevate your publications by attending our short, fast-paced camp to help start your school year off on the right foot.

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    Jayhawk Media Workshop
    June 10, 2018 - June 14, 2018 University of Kansas Lawrence, Kansas
    Application deadline: May 25, 2018

    Prepare your staff for excellence at the Jayhawk Media Workshop. The 5-day workshop combines decades of excellence in summer workshop programming, award-wining faculty and hands-on computer labs. While on campus at the University of Kansas, students are challenged with the newest skills and learn the latest trends in journalism. Combine that with fun social activities for a great week of journalism. JMW costs $475 to attend. Please note that many scholarship opportunities are available.

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  • Kentucky

    Kentucky High School Media Workshops
    June 17, 2018 - June 21, 2018 Western Kentucky University Bowling Green, Kentucky
    Application deadline: April 20, 2018

    The annual High School Media Workshops offer four days of training in either a photojournalism or film. Designed to challenge and motivate students these annual workshops are sponsored by the Kentucky High School Media Institute and the School of Journalism & Broadcasting. The workshops are taught by faculty in WKU's School of Journalism & Broadcasting. The $485 registration fee include all meals, instructional materials and housing.

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    Xposure High School Journalism Workshop
    June 9, 2018 - June 17, 2018 Western Kentucky University Bowling Green, Kentucky
    Application deadline: April 20, 2018

    The Western Kentucky University School of Journalism & Broadcasting is looking for outstanding students — especially those from backgrounds under-represented in U.S. newsrooms or who might lack financial resources — to participate in its Xposure Journalism Workshop. The program seeks students with interests in news writing, editing, photography and journalism as a career. During the workshop, students gain important skills through classes, seminars, educational field trips and work with WKU journalism professors and other professional journalists in a learn-by-doing environment. Students report, write, edit and shoot photos for stories published in a newspaper and posted on the workshop’s website.

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  • Louisiana

    LSPA Summer Institute
    June 3, 2018 - June 9, 2018 LSU Manship School of Mass Communication Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    Application deadline: May 8, 2018

    The LSPA Summer Institute (formerly the Louisiana Scholastic Journalism Institute) provides an intensive one-week training program for high school sophomores, juniors, seniors and incoming freshmen. Sponsored by the LSU Manship School of Mass Communication and the Louisiana Association of Broadcasters, the Institute’s mission is to provide students with the skills needed to produce top-notch scholastic media, including newspapers, broadcast, yearbooks and multimedia. Students work closely with faculty and media professionals utilizing Manship’s state-of-the-art laboratories and production facilities. They build strong journalism skills and receive a preview of the college experience, while spending six nights under supervision in one of LSU’s residential facilities.

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  • Maine

    Raise Your Voice Workshops
    July 23, 2018 - August 3, 2018 Maine Education Project of Maine Public Portland, Maine
    Application deadline: July 1, 2018

    Raise Your Voice! workshops focus on advocacy writing, interviewing, working with multimedia, especially developing audio components that enhance the story. High school students conduct field interviews, research, develop multimedia - especially audio - that enhance the story they're telling. Students have the opportunity to work with professional journalists from Maine Public Radio and with other published writers, and develop work for distribution on Raise Your Voice, Maine Public's online platform for student perspectives. Join Raise Your Voice Workshops for two-weeks of writing, making new friends, and creating multimedia. You'll gain valuable communication skills while developing work to be featured on Raise Your Voice. These programs will take place at the University of Maine in Orono and at Baxter Academy for Technology and Science in Portland. They're free, and they'll run from July 23 to August 3, 8:30 a.m. to noon each day. Space is limited so register early!

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  • Massachusetts

    App Design Boot Camp
    July 8, 2018 - July 19, 2018 Brandeis University Waltham, Massachusetts
    Application deadline: May 1, 2018

    Do you dream of designing the next Instagram, Facebook or Snapchat? Do you love to build and experiment with new technology? Do you believe that an app can make the world a better place? We do too. Developed and taught by Brandeis Computer Science Professor Tim Hickey, App Design Boot Camp combines college-level coursework with field trips and social activities to provide you with an exciting and transformative summer experience. You'll learn what it takes to create your own groundbreaking web application using industry standard technology such as HTML5, CSS and the Meteor Javascript Web Platform! Together with talented teens from around the world, you’ll be given the tools to design a variety of apps pulled straight from your imagination that can be shared with family, friends, and fans the world over. You'll have the chance to meet professional app developers at companies like Google and Fablevision and pitch your apps to them for feedback. Tuition: $3,300

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    High School Sports Broadcasting Camp
    July 22, 2018 - August 4, 2018 University of Massachusetts Amherst Amherst, Massachusetts
    Application deadline: June 10, 2018

    Love sports? Love broadcast journalism? You’ll love this 2-week hands-on sports broadcasting program at UMass Journalism. Learn the basics of sports broadcasting in our new state-of-the-art broadcast studio with experienced UMass Journalism faculty as your teachers. You’ll learn about story idea generation, game preparation, interviewing, script writing, camera work, video/audio editing and on-air presentation. And you’ll cover actual sports stories in the Amherst area to gain experience in the field. You’ll learn how to use our cutting-edge cameras and equipment, too—and have a great time with new friends in the process. Total for two weeks: $2,900.

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    Emerson College High School Institute in Journalism
    July 8, 2018 - July 28, 2018 Emerson College Boston, Massachusetts
    Application deadline: May 14, 2018

    The Summer Journalism Institute helps rising sophomores, juniors and seniors explore digital journalism techniques in a variety of multimedia formats. Students move beyond the traditional methods of communicating news and explore using Twitter and other social media through their mobile devices to find and interview sources, take and format pictures, and shoot and edit video. These elements get scripted to create packages online and on the air. The program takes advantage of Emerson College's state-of-the-art journalism labs giving students access to the ultimate multimedia learning environment. Tuition is $3225, residential room & board is $1785, non-refundable application fee is $60.

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    NECIR Summer Investigative Reporting Workshop
    June 25, 2018 - August 3, 2018 Boston University Boston, Massachusetts
    Application deadline: June 11, 2018

    The New England Center for Investigative Reporting presents a once-in-a-lifetime experience for high school students interested in journalism, communications or writing: the Pre-College Summer Journalism Institute at Boston University. Now in its eighth summer, the Institute gives students ages 15 to 18 the opportunity to expand their skills, experience college life and explore Boston. Each two-week session expands student skills through hands-on, real-life learning. Uniquely, we make the entire city of Boston the reporting beat. Guided by award-winning working journalists, students report and write on what’s happening in real time: government, business, sports, crime, courts, the arts and more. We expose students to techniques for hard core investigations, too. Session 1: June 25 – July 6; Session 2: July 9 – July 20; Session 3: July 23 – August 3. The workshop costs $2,600 for tuition and fees, $900 for room and board, payment plans available. $400 discount if paid in full by February 28, 2018 $200 discount if paid in full by March 31, 2018.

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    How to Advise a Scholastic News Publication
    June 25, 2018 - June 27, 2018 Boston University College of Communication, New England Scholastic Press Association Boston, Massachusetts
    Application deadline: June 1, 2018

    Based on participants' priorities, sessions will include how to keep a journalistic balance; deal with legal and ethical considerations; teach the staff to cover, write and edit news, features, sports and opinion; motivate the staff; teach fundamentals of of photojournalism and design; maintain a good relationship with the principal, faculty and parents; plan, set goals and schedule copy flow for print and online; manage the business side, critique the publication; and make the most of professional resources. Sessions will be from 10-4 with a break for lunch. The fee for the workshop is $200.

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    New England High School Journalism Summer Workshop
    June 23, 2018 - June 29, 2018 New England High School Journalism Collaborative Weston, Massachusetts
    Application deadline: February 26, 2018

    The New England High School Journalism Collaborative will mark its 31st summer workshop for high school students in 2018. Students from throughout the New England area come together for one week in an all-expense paid summer program. They learn to report, write, and edit for a newspaper, and produce multimedia projects for a website. Participants have the opportunity to work with professional reporters, editors, photographers, and designers from news organizations, including The Boston Globe.

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  • Michigan

    MIPA Summer Journalism Workshop
    July 29, 2018 - August 2, 2018 Michigan State University East Lansing, Michigan
    Application deadline: July 10, 2018

    Journalists may not be able to leap a tall building in a single bound, but they certainly have the power to make the world a better place. Explore your journalism superpowers at the 2018 MIPA Summer Journalism Workshop. You’ll spend five days on Michigan State University’s campus working with some of the best instructors in the nation. Then take what you learn back to your school newspaper, yearbook, video production or news website. Don’t work on a student media staff? Our journalism-focused curriculum provides skills and techniques that you can apply in a variety of areas — from class to life. Become a better writer, explore print or digital media creation and find your voice. You’ll make new friends for life, and we guarantee you’ll leave more energized than ever. Costs $450 for MIPA member $475 for non-MIPA member (Michigan resident) and $450 for out-of-state resident.

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    AAJA JCamp
    July 30, 2018 - August 4, 2018 Wayne State University Detroit, Michigan
    Application deadline: March 25, 2018

    JCamp is a six-day intensive, multicultural journalism training program for high school students hosted by the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA). Students learn from professional journalists and get hands-on training in writing, reporting, photography, television and radio broadcasting, online media and data journalism. Sessions and workshops are led by experienced journalists from top media companies. JCamp is an all-expenses-paid program with travel, meals and lodging covered by AAJA’s donors and partners. AAJA welcomes applications from all students regardless of race, ethnicity, country of origin, religion, socioeconomic status, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or political affiliation. JCamp is open to high school students currently in their freshman, sophomore or junior year. The camp strives to ensure excellence in the journalism profession for decades to come. Through this culture of excellence and diversification, JCamp cultivates the voices and views of our future media leaders on government, human interest, entertainment, recreation, science, medicine, and national and international news.

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  • Minnesota

    ThreeSixty Journalism Summer Camps
    June 18, 2018 - July 20, 2018 University of St. Thomas St. Paul, Minnesota
    Application deadline: May 21, 2018

    For summer 2018, ThreeSixty offers a Rookie Journalist Camp, an Advanced News Reporter Academy, plus TV and radio broadcast camps. All lessons and activities are led and supported by local communication and media professionals. Rookie Journalist Camp, a two-week summer camp, features an Introduction to Journalism week and a one-week college/personal essay workshop, where students find their voices to create -- start-to-finish -- a polished, adaptable college essay for submission. The Advanced News Reporter Academy, an intensive two-week summer program, takes students through the reported-story process. At the end of the week, students will have completed a reported story, all of which are published in ThreeSixty Magazine, which is distributed to more than 13,000 Minnesota teens three times each year. Select stories will be published in the Star Tribune and Pioneer Press! ThreeSixty's TV Broadcast Camp and Radio Broadcast Camp are advanced camps that are available to students by invitation only. As a general rule, a student must complete Advanced News Reporter Academy to be considered for TV or radio camp.

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  • Missouri

    Missouri Investigative Journalism Workshop
    June 24, 2018 - June 28, 2018 University of Missouri Columbia, Missouri
    Application deadline: April 28, 2018

    Learn how investigative journalists find information, track people down, conduct better interviews, analyze data and find great stories. You’ll leave with skills you need to do your own investigations. The workshop is taught by investigative reporters who have worked at top news organizations such as The New York Times and by experienced MU faculty. Workshop costs $700, includes workshop activities, on-campus lodging, meals and local transportation. Scholarships available.

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    Missouri Urban Journalism Workshop
    July 7, 2018 - July 13, 2018 University of Missouri Columbia, Missouri
    Application deadline: April 28, 2018

    The Missouri Urban Journalism Workshop is a hands-on experience working with professional journalists at the Missouri School of Journalism. During the week, participants will learn how to report using  mobile technology and the latest social media tools, learn about trends in documentary journalism and media and see how drones can be used in journalism. Each workshop participant will produce work for publication at a one of the school’s media outlets and for MUJW’s Urban Pioneer website.  Have dinner with faculty, tour the campus and watch a KOMU/TV broadcast from the studio. Costs $675, includes workshop activities, on-campus lodging, meals and local transportation. Scholarships available.

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    Walsworth’s Adviser Academy
    July 9, 2018 - July 12, 2018 Kansas City Marriott Country Club Plaza Kansas City, Missouri
    Application deadline: June 8, 2018

    Adviser Academy is Walsworth’s three-day, adviser-only workshop in Kansas City that allows you to learn all things yearbook without the distraction of students. Is this your first year as an adviser? Congratulations! Adviser Academy offers a special New Adviser track that puts you in a class with other teachers who are in the same boat as you learn from experts who have been there before. For experienced advisers, it’s an excellent opportunity to hone your skills and reinvigorate you with ideas you’ll look forward to sharing with your staff. Knowledgeable yearbook instructors will show you how to find inspiration, get organized and tap into the latest trends to help you teach your staff. Get three full days of yearbook-specific classes, with the option to tour Walsworth’s printing facilities to see where your book will be printed or attend advanced tech training in Online Design, InDesign or Photoshop. Meet and brainstorm with advisers from across the country and leave with the support of an entire network and amazing resources. Plus, the evenings give you a chance to explore a great city. You’ll be surrounded by the beautiful Country Club Plaza with architecture inspired by Seville, Spain and giving rise to Kansas City’s nickname “The City of Fountains.”

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    Media Now
    June 25, 2018 - June 27, 2018 Webster University St. Louis, Missouri
    Application deadline: June 15, 2018

    Media Now will be at Webster University for a day camp experience presented in a conference-style workshop. We are offering over 60 different topics to fill your schedule and melt your mind. Choose from a variety of critique sessions, leadership trainings and best practices for storytelling will round out your three-day experience with us. Workshop sessions span in topics from design, writing, photography and video to web design, social media and iPhone storytelling. You’ll have an opportunity to deep dive into illustrations, infographics, video stand ups, interviewing techniques, portrait lighting and mobile video editing. Special “all-in” tracks for yearbook and School Newspapers Online (SNO) will also be available.

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  • Nevada

    Advisers Institute
    July 9, 2018 - July 12, 2018 Journalism Education Association Las Vegas, Nevada
    Application deadline: June 22, 2018

    JEA’s Advisers Institute brings journalism teachers from across the country together for a week of adviser-specific training and networking.

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  • New Jersey

    Summer Journalism Workshop
    June 25, 2018 - June 28, 2018 Montclair State University Montclair, New Jersey
    Application deadline: April 20, 2018

    This program, hosted by the School of Communication and Media (SCM) provides students with hands-on training and exposure to technology, cameras, and other storytelling tools of the trade as they actively participate in filmmaking, broadcasting, and multi-platform journalism. Students interact with SCM faculty and invited working professionals about scripting, casting, photographing and editing, developing a project that they present at the conclusion of the workshop.

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    Hugh N. Boyd Journalism Diversity Workshop
    July 21, 2018 - July 29, 2018 Rutgers University New Brunswick, New Jersey
    Application deadline: April 15, 2018

    The Boyd Workshop, is a nine-day summer journalism boot camp for New Jersey high school students at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey. The Boyd Workshop encourages students to consider careers in media while improving their skills as student journalists. The 10 students selected spend their time writing stories and producing digital projects – videos and slideshows. Students attend on full scholarship and live on the Rutgers campus during the program.

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    Princeton Summer Journalism Program
    August 3, 2018 - August 13, 2018 Princeton University Princeton, New Jersey
    Application deadline: February 20, 2018

    The Princeton Summer Journalism Program welcomes 35-40 high school students from low-income backgrounds every summer to Princeton's campus for an intensive, 10-day seminar on journalism. The program's goal is to diversify college and professional newsrooms by encouraging outstanding students from low-income backgrounds to pursue careers in journalism. All expenses, including students' travel costs to and from Princeton, are paid for by the program. Students who attend the program come from across the country.

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  • New Mexico

    High School Journalism Workshop
    June 10, 2018 - June 13, 2018 University of New Mexico Albuquerque, New Mexico
    Application deadline: May 25, 2018

    New Mexico high school students will have the opportunity to learn the basics of journalism from some of the top professionals in the state this summer at the University of New Mexico. The New Mexico Press Association Foundation and the New Mexico Scholastic Press Association are working together to present the 2018 High School Journalism Workshop on June 10-13 at the University of New Mexico. Participants will spend three days learning from working journalists how to put together a newspaper in both traditional and digital formats. The students will learn basic reporting, photography, page design, copy editing and story editing as well as some basic media law, ethics and the importance of transparency in government. At the end of the workshop, participants will see the results of their work in the publication of The Freedom Press. The workshop is available to incoming high school juniors and seniors who are interested in journalism, can attend the whole workshop and are able to stay on campus during the entire workshop.

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  • New York

    The Institute for Environmental Journalism
    July 9, 2018 - July 27, 2018 InsideClimate News New York, New York
    Application deadline: May 1, 2018

    The Institute for Environmental Journalism will be held in NYC from July 9 to July 27 with the mission to train the next generation of environment and climate reporters. (A two-week option is also available.)

    They are seeking motivated and curious students who are preparing for college — students who want to explore journalism and immerse themselves in reporting on the most pressing environmental challenges of our time. InsideClimate News' summer students will produce stories using New York City as their classroom.

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    Broadcast Journalism Camp
    July 22, 2018 - August 11, 2018 New York Film Academy New York, New York
    Application deadline: June 22, 2018

    Several years ago, NBC approached the New York Film Academy to start an education program where aspiring broadcast journalists could acquire the real-world skill set necessary to thrive in broadcast TV, cable, and internet news. Now, we extend that same caliber of training to teens in our 3-Week Broadcast Journalism Camp, located in the international news capital of New York City. Through study and hands-on practice, camp students are trained in the fundamental principles, techniques, and craft of broadcast journalism. This is accomplished through a combination of lecture, demonstration, hands-on production, and the students’ own work. Students study under our world-class faculty, whose work has been seen on local and national television as well as cable and digital platforms. Each student produces two projects, shot with single-camera setups and edited on industry-standard editing software. This intensive workshop provides a strong introduction to necessary digital and journalism skills. Many of our camp graduates have gone on to further study or internships, which were greatly helped by the foundational skills they learned at the Academy. Tuition and fees is $3,335, room and board is additional.

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    Sport Media and Marketing
    June 24, 2018 - June 29, 2018 Ithaca College Ithaca, New York
    Application deadline: May 15, 2018

    Interested in pursuing a career in sports media? In this workshop students get hands-on experience writing their own material while learning about a professional career in sports media. Students work in a computer lab, shoot video in a television studio, and also visit a professional sport organization to observe media members in action. Throughout the week, this workshop will cover: sport media relations, sport public relations, sport radio broadcasting (Park studio), sport television broadcasting day (Park TV studio), sport writing for print/web publications. Tuition for the one-week session is $1,680.

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    Social Media Strategy and Analytics
    July 30, 2018 - August 10, 2018 Syracuse University Syracuse, New York
    Application deadline: May 1, 2018

    Like. Favorite. Share. Pin. Post. Retweet. Reblog. Do you live and breathe social media? Are you curious about how your favorite brands use social media? Are you wondering what a career in social media entails? This relevant summer program for high school students provides an introduction to the use and management of social media and blogging within an organization. Explore how organizations can leverage social media and blogging as a part of their business processes, and examine the many roles, skills, and attributes required of social media managers. Learn how organizations develop social media strategies, create engaging blog content, develop viral content, and measure return on investment. Students are introduced to opportunities and challenges that organizations and social media managers face through hands-on activities with online platforms, daily blogging exercises, analyzing and discussing case studies, and examining the social media strategies of contemporary organizations. Costs: Residential: $3,090; Commuter: $2,191

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    Robert W. Greene Summer Institute for High School Journalism
    July 15, 2018 - July 21, 2018 Stony Brook University School of Journalism Stony Brook, New York
    Application deadline: April 2, 2018

    This intensive, seven-day residential summer workshop is designed for current high school sophomores and juniors considering careers in journalism. The workshop introduces students to basic skills in news reporting, writing and editing and the use of video and still photography. Classes are taught by professional journalists. Students will live at the University and work in the School of Journalism’s multimedia newsroom. As a culminating activity, students will produce original work across several media platforms. The program is limited to students from Long Island, Brooklyn and Queens, New York.

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    High School Summer Academy
    July 29, 2018 - August 3, 2018 The King's College New York, New York
    Application deadline: May 15, 2018

    Journalists and publishers like Jacob Riis, William Randolph Hearst and Joseph Pulitzer battled for readers in the 19th and 20th Centuries in New York City. Now, startups like Buzzfeed, Mashable and Vice Media are doing the same. The media and journalism students will explore media’s role in modern society by considering the roots of American journalism and media in a city that has been the American epicenter for news and information for centuries. Students will read from primary and secondary sources to understand how the city of New York shaped journalism and media…and was shaped by journalism and media. In addition to hearing overarching sessions on media and journalism, students will choose between one of the two following skill training areas: Sports Reporting or Culture Reporting and Writing. Tuition: $1,950 for boarding, $1000 for commuters. The cost of the week covers all meals, lodging, site visits, travel in New York City, lectures, and (1) academic credit. Need based scholarships are available. Please email summeracademy@tkc.edu for more information.

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    CSPA Summer Journalism Workshop
    June 24, 2018 - June 29, 2018 Columbia University New York, New York
    Application deadline: May 21, 2018

    Join CSPA in New York City this summer as print and digital secondary school student journalists and advisers descend on their Ivy League campus. Take part in a learning experience like no other, where you will improve your skills, rethink your publishing strategies and take your media game to the next level - all while in "the media capital of the world". The Columbia Scholastic Press Association invites print and online staffs to its 37th annual Summer Journalism Workshop, held on the historic campus of Columbia University in the City of New York. Each student or adviser participant will be required to register for a particular class sequence, focusing on either writing, editing, management or advanced design. Registration for this five-day intensive program is limited to 175 participants, with a waiting list to be maintained once the limit has been reached.

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    NYU Urban Journalism Workshop
    July 9, 2018 - July 18, 2018 New York University New York, New York
    Application deadline: April 24, 2018

    The Urban Journalism Workshop at New York University is designed to develop the next generation of great journalists. A diverse group of 20 high school juniors and seniors attending schools throughout the five boroughs of New York City or in nearby suburbs of the Tri-State metropolitan region (New York, New Jersey and Connecticut only) will come together to spend 10 days attending an intensive and rewarding journalism “boot-camp” held at the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute at New York University.

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  • North Carolina

    Carolina Sports Journalism Camp
    June 27, 2018 - June 30, 2018 North Carolina Scholastic Media Association Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    Application deadline: April 1, 2018

    The Carolina Sports Journalism Camp is now accepting applications. Rising high school juniors and seniors with an interest in sports and media are encouraged to apply. This four-day residential workshop will include instructional sessions on sports broadcasting, sports writing, sports photography and much more. Students will be housed on UNC-Chapel Hill’s campus. The camp will feature visiting sports reporters and sports personalities. Students will take a behind-the-scenes tour of UNC’s sports media facilities. They will cover a press conference, write a sports feature story and experience what it's like to work on a sports media deadline. Registration fee of $550 for in-state students and $1,100 for out-of-state students covers lodging, meals, instruction, press pass and camp T-shirt.

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    Chuck Stone Program for Diversity in Education and Media
    July 8, 2018 - July 12, 2018 UNC-Chapel Hill's School of Media and Journalism Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    Application deadline: March 15, 2018

    The 2018 Chuck Stone Program for Diversity in Education and Media will be held July 8-12. The Chuck Stone Program welcomes students of varying diversity, including but not limited to religion, ethnicity, socioeconomic status and gender. The 12 students accepted to the one-week program will learn from classroom study, real-world reporting, newsroom practice and professional mentors. The workshop will consist of 50 hours of multi-platform storytelling and writing in which the participants work together to make a multimedia publication called The Mix. The first workshop was held for rising high school seniors in 2007. The program honors the legacy of professor Charles ‘Chuck’ Sumner Stone Jr., who retired from the school in 2005.

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    North Carolina Scholastic Media Institute
    June 18, 2018 - June 21, 2018 North Carolina Scholastic Media Association Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    Application deadline: May 15, 2018

    The North Carolina Scholastic Media Institute will be June 18-21 in the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Media and Journalism. High school journalism students and their advisers are invited to enroll. This intensive four-day workshop teaches innovative and effective ways of communicating through scholastic media. Instructors from across the state and nation offer their expertise in online news, newspaper, yearbook, literary magazine, photojournalism, design and broadcast news. Students have the opportunity to create a news broadcast, develop a workshop newspaper, collaborate on an online news site, participate in a leadership boot camp or register for a creativity boot camp. Workshop tuition scholarships are available for North Carolina residents.

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  • Ohio

    High School Journalism Workshop
    July 11, 2018 - July 14, 2018 E.W. Scripps School of Journalism Athens, Ohio
    Application deadline: June 1, 2018

    Students will explore journalism from multiple perspectives — all of which reflect the changing nature and growing demands of the craft. The workshop will include faculty from the School of Journalism and the School of Visual Communication, as well as staff from WOUB. In addition, several visiting professionals will serve as classroom instructors. Workshop costs $300. Diversity scholarships are available. They cover up to 100 percent of the cost of the workshop for students. Ohio University's 2018 High School Journalism Workshop will include: opportunities to experience the latest journalism techniques, diversity scholarships that cover up to 100 percent of the cost of the workshop for students, an opportunity to spend time on Ohio University's historic Athens campus, and the chance to earn college credit!

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  • Oklahoma

    OKLAHOMA INSTITUTE FOR DIVERSITY IN JOURNALISM
    July 14, 2018 - July 20, 2018 Gaylord College at the University of Oklahoma Norman, Oklahoma
    Application deadline: May 1, 2018

    The Oklahoma Institute for Diversity in Journalism offers an annual workshop for promising high school students, scheduled each summer. The program’s goal is to expose youth to careers in the world of daily journalism. OIDJ’s mission is to provide opportunities for students who would otherwise lack access to journalism training or who face other barriers to pursuing careers in journalism. The program is funded by several organizations including the Dow Jones News Fund, the Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation and the Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication at OU. Selected students will be given free room and board in a residence hall on the University of Oklahoma campus. Supervision of their stay will be provided at all times by peer counselors and OU staff members. Participants will attend training sessions throughout the day and evening in the state-of-the-art facilities of the Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication. Participants will research, report, write, video and edit stories on a variety of topics and news events. Instructors will come from a variety of educational institutions and professional media organizations.

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  • Oregon

    Next Generation Storytelling
    June 24, 2018 - June 29, 2018 University of Oregon Eugene, Oregon
    Application deadline: May 18, 2018

    Next Generation Storytelling is a summer residential experience at the University of Oregon that will empower high school students to develop their critical thinking, leadership, and entrepreneurial skills while building strong voices as effective communicators. With a focus on emerging technology and media, Next Generation Storytelling immerses residents in current and future best practices in journalism, media studies, advertising, and public relations. Students will participate in hands-on, experiential learning through courses that challenge them to explore journalism and media. They will also hear from featured speakers ranging from prominent journalists to executives of major media companies. The program will also offer the opportunity to see modern working media facilities for print and broadcast. Program costs $850.

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  • Pennsylvania

    Point Park University Summer High School Journalism Workshop
    June 25, 2018 - June 28, 2018 Point Park University Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    Application deadline: June 1, 2018

    Get a taste of your career-to-be at Point Park University's Summer High School Journalism Workshop. High school students entering grades 9-12 will meet journalists in their chosen specialty and produce content for a student-created website.  Students will focus on their area of interest (news, sports, entertainment, the environment, politics); learn and apply the aesthetic principles of photography and web design to more effectively tell a story and develop better writing and interviewing skills. Additionally, students will tour Pittsburgh's best venues. In the past, students have visited PNC Park, PPG Paints Arena, Stage AE and attended a live taping at KDKA-TV.  Students will also soak up Point Park University's urban campus participating in activities around the City of Pittsburgh.

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    TEMPLE UNIVERSITY SUMMER HIGH SCHOOL JOURNALISM WORKSHOP
    July 9, 2018 - August 3, 2018 Temple University Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Application deadline: April 13, 2018

    Begun in 2010, the Temple University Summer High School Journalism Workshop brings students from across the Philadelphia School District to Temple’s Center City campus for instruction from faculty of the university’s Klein College of Media and Communication. The workshop meets weekdays from 9 to 3 for four weeks beginning on July 9. Students are immersed in experiential civics lessons and chances for media experimentation. Using Temple’s tools and guided by a solutions-oriented journalism perspective, high school students are encouraged to pursue storytelling across media platforms and to voice their social concerns creatively.

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    Penn State College of Communications Summer Camp
    July 8, 2018 - July 13, 2018 Penn State University College of Communications State Park, Pennsylvania
    Application deadline: May 1, 2018

    Each summer for nearly 20 years the College of Communications has conducted summer camps for high-school-age students interested in communications-related fields. The sessions -- taught by full-time faculty members -- can help participants gain an understanding of the professional and technical and aspects of potential careers. Plus, the sessions give campers the chance to explore the Penn State campus and the top-ranked College of Communications. In recent years, the camps have focused on three different options: broadcast journalism, film and multimedia journalism. The cost of camp is $895 per student. This is inclusive of room and board for the full week of camp.

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  • South Carolina

    Carolina Journalism Institute
    June 13, 2018 - June 16, 2018 Southern Interscholastic Press Association Columbia, South Carolina
    Application deadline: May 15, 2018

    The Carolina Journalism Institute at the University of South Carolina is a four-day summer institute devoted to helping high school students and advisers enhance their knowledge of cutting-edge journalism techniques and standards for their publications and productions. You will connect with other media students and advisers, develop collaborative journalism tactics and learn how to implement your skills across platforms and in your production room through a team-based project. At CJI, you will be placed in a group with three or four other students, and your group will be assigned a beat to cover for a final project. Each group member should take a different angle or approach to covering the assigned beat. By the end of the week, each person should have one written, one visual and one social media element. After CJI, you will be able to take these projects back with you to your media production class, no matter what type of publication or production you work on. Literary magazine, yearbook, newsprint, broadcast and online media students alike can benefit and learn from sessions, and the project teaches all students how to work in a group and to use programs and resources they can use in their journalism classrooms.

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  • Tennessee

    Lipscomb University J-Camp
    June 3, 2018 - June 7, 2018 Lipscomb University Nashville, Tennessee
    Application deadline: May 10, 2018

    The annual Lipscomb University J-Camp, co-hosted by the Tennessee High School Press Association, will include sessions in news writing, feature writing, sports writing, design/layout, editing, photography and video. The camp offers participants the option of spending the nights in dorms or being day campers and is open to high-school students and advisers alike.

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  • Texas

    Schieffer Summer Journalism Camp
    June 10, 2018 - June 23, 2018 Texas Christian University Fort Worth, Texas
    Application deadline: April 30, 2018

    The journalism program at Texas Christian University is looking for high school students interested in an intensive college readiness program. TCU faculty introduce students to the fundamentals of digital reporting in a two-week residential program housed on the Fort Worth campus. They are guided by college students enrolled in the journalism program. Media professionals from Fort Worth and Dallas volunteer their time and come in to share their expertise and experiences with students. They talk about changes in media and discuss media careers with students. Students develop their critical thinking and writing skills while generating story ideas, which they then report and develop into news stories. They find sources on campus, perhaps at peer camps taking place at TCU or university departments such as the office of admission or the library. Students produce content for a newscast and write for a website. While in Fort Worth, students get to experience cultural attractions such as the Trinity Shakespeare Festival and the museum district. They also visit professional newsrooms. Tuition and Room & Board: $1,900

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    Gloria Shields/NSPA Media Workshop
    June 25, 2018 - June 28, 2018 Addison Marriott Quorum Dallas, Texas

    Join the National Scholastic Press Association in Dallas this summer for the opportunity to sharpen and gain new skills in the areas of photography, graphic design, advertising, writing, leadership and more.

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    Association of Texas Photography Instructors Summer Workshop
    June 19, 2018 - June 22, 2018 Association of Texas Photography Instructors Fort Worth, Texas
    Application deadline: June 17, 2018

    The annual workshop for teachers interested in improving their own photo skills or their photo teaching knowledge takes place in Fort Worth, TX in late June. The workshop brings together teachers from around the country who work with photography in journalism, art, career and tech and vocational programs to share ideas and information. There are three tracks to choose from this year - Playing with Light, Photo Teaching Bootcamp and ReThinking Photography. Full class descriptions are available on our website.

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    ILPC Summer Workshop
    June 15, 2018 - June 17, 2018 University of Texas, Austin Austin, Texas
    Application deadline: June 1, 2018

    This is a 3-day intensive journalism workshop for high school and middle school students. We offer classes in newspaper (both print and online), yearbook, video editing and photojournalism.

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    JOURNALISM IN JULY HIGH SCHOOL WORKSHOP
    July 15, 2018 - July 22, 2018 University of Texas, El Paso El Paso, Texas
    Application deadline: May 13, 2018

    Students participating in the Journalism in July Workshop at the University of Texas, El Paso, take their cameras, audio recorders and notebooks to downtown El Paso to get a look at the stories in the heart of the city. The students begin their training on the UTEP campus with lectures and demonstrations on traditional newsgathering and new multimedia skills taught by professors and area news professionals. Then, they go into the field to apply their new skills in professional news reporting followed by video editing and web posting.

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    MAYBORN MULTIMEDIA HIGH SCHOOL WORKSHOP
    July 20, 2018 - July 26, 2018 University of North Texas Mayborn School of Journalism Denton, Texas
    Application deadline: April 13, 2018

    The Mayborn School of Journalism Multimedia High School Workshop is a week-long residential workshop designed to give students a hands-on experience in storytelling a multimedia world. The first segment of the workshop will be held at the Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference where students will meet noted authors and aspiring writers. They will also tweet and write blogs. At the UNT campus in Denton students will be challenged even more and will create a multimedia production by the end of the week. Eligible students are incoming high school juniors, seniors and seniors who have graduated just prior to the workshop. It is open to Texas residents only. The workshop is fully paid except for transportation to Grapevine and from Denton.  

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  • Virginia

    Washington Journalism and Media Conference
    July 8, 2018 - July 20, 2018 George Mason University Fairfax, Virginia
    Application deadline: May 15, 2018

    George Mason University is the host of the Washington Journalism and Media Conference (WJMC) and each summer welcomes high school student leaders from all over the country as National Youth Correspondents. National Youth Correspondents join the Mason community which includes students and faculty from all over the world. Mason is both the largest public university in Virginia and one of the most culturally diverse universities in the nation. This summer’s conferences will take place July 8 to 13 and July 15 to 20, 2018. Mason attracts proven and innovative leaders in communications, media research, new media, and electronic journalism. Faculty members have developed the WJMC curriculum to suit the needs and potential of the nation’s most talented future leaders in the field. The conference curriculum includes hands-on learning with industry leaders from the Mason faculty as well as international media outlets and Washington insiders. National Youth Correspondents will experience an integrated and forward-thinking approach to journalism and media, while acquiring valuable “in-the-trenches” knowledge. Tuition to attend the Conference is $1,995.

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    jCamp at JMU
    July 15, 2018 - July 19, 2018 James Madison University Harrisonburg, Virginia
    Application deadline: June 1, 2018

    This is an all-in journalism experience in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. Students will specialize in a specific strand, but will also collaborate with other students to report stories and publish them on our website. Students are welcome from any state! Learn from some of the leading instructors in the country including Kelly Furnas, Bradley Wilson, Lori Keekley, Emilee Hussack and Chris Waugaman.

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  • Washington

    WJEA Summer Workshops for Advisers and Students
    July 31, 2018 - August 3, 2018 Washington Journalism Education Association Bellingham, Washington
    Application deadline: July 6, 2018

    Separate sessions for novice and experienced advisers covering all forms of student media. Students choose a major focus for intense instruction, with minor sessions in other areas of interest. WJEA welcomes its 2018 Expert in Residence: Michelle Coro, CJE.

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  • Wisconsin

    ACA Pre-College Summer Program, Wisconsin
    July 1, 2018 - July 27, 2018 University of Wisconsin, Madison Madison, Wisconsin
    Application deadline: June 1, 2018

    ACA is the ultimate in Pre-College Programs, specializing in enrichment, accommodation, safety and excursions worldwide. Build knowledge and confidence, make your summer unforgettable, leading you toward a college career that helps you get the most out of learning, and of life. This program offers courses in journalism, media and communications, writing, public speaking, digital photography, radio broadcasting and production, sports reporting, and social media with a full campus immersion filled with activities and excursions. On the shores of Lake Mendota, Madison is a cosmopolitan state capital and renowned college town. It has the excitement of a large city, but on an intimate, user-friendly level. Surrounded by great hiking trails and bike paths, not to mention some of the best golfing in the Midwest, Madison is the perfect place for anyone looking for an active summer. You can even go sailing, swimming or canoeing on Lake Mendota! All while enjoying Madison’s idyllic summer weather! The University of Wisconsin - Madison represents the very best the Big 10 has to offer, excelling in academics, research, recreational facilities and athletic achievement. It is an ideal environment for students who want a real look at top-caliber college life. With ACA, you stay in style, enjoying the finest residence accommodations of any pre-college summer program.

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    KEMPA Summer Journalism Workshop
    July 15, 2018 - July 18, 2018 Kettle Moraine Press Association and Marquette University Milwaukee, Wisconsin
    Application deadline: July 1, 2018

    The Kettle Moraine Press Association wants you to join us this summer for an experience of a lifetime. The Kettle Moraine Press Association's Summer Journalism Workshop is rich with tradition and excellence. Our four-day workshop will provide your students with one of the best educational experiences in the nation, with some of the best instructors. On top of that, we firmly believe that the "camp" experience is equally important. Our KEMPA Kampers have a blast getting to know one another in our unique house system and challenges. We stay in a dorm on Marquette's campus in the heart of Milwaukee, which provides our camp with access to a number of opportunities for storytelling, team building, and more. It also means that we are a short distance from many forms of transportation if you are needing to come in from far away. We have some of the best instructors in the country, with one of the strongest curriculums for camp this year. Our curriculum is tracked and provides students with a variety of learning experiences geared toward their ability levels and experiences. Our instructors develop the courses to provide for a wide variety of skills and interest levels, all in an effort to make your KEMPA Kamper the most successful he or she can be. EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION FOR KEMPA SJW 2018 WILL CLOSE JUNE 15. REGISTRATION FOR KEMPA SJW 2018 WILL CLOSE JULY 1.

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