Youth Courses in Video, Audio & Journalism
The longest running of WHYY's media courses, WHYY's Youth Programs offer hands-on production training for teens. After-school programs teach 10th-12th graders to produce short documentaries, create original radio stories and operate the equipment in the Lincoln Financial Digital Education Studio. Students can further explore their interest through a series of summer camps with focuses on multimedia journalism and filmmaking. Youth Programs encourage teens to explore their own worlds through media, as they create projects on topics they select themselves. Questions? Please contact Craig Santoro at 215-351-3318
Spring Break & Summer Camps
Y201 — Young Journalists 2015
This award-winning, hands-on camp gives you the opportunity to use WHYY production equipment to develop and produce news stories based on your interests, while under the tutelage of experienced media instructors. Facilitated by the staff of WHYY's Dorrance H. Hamilton Public Media Commons, the two-week intensive camp features lectures and training sessions from the renowned staff of WHYY's news department.
Member course fee: $1,200
Non-member course fee: $1,350
Register — June 29 - July 10, 2015 — 9AM - 4PM, M-F »
Register — August 10 - 21, 2015 — 9AM - 4PM, M-F »
Y202 — WHYY Film Academy 2015
This camp is currently full, click the link below to join the wait list.
Join our award-winning staff for an exciting opportunity to learn all aspects of movie production with other young filmmakers. Learn to script, shoot, act and edit movies as you create your own short film from script to screen, over three fun-filled weeks. If you have the desire to tell a story or have an interest in filmmaking, this is an excellent chance to express your ideas and use professional equipment! For students currently in 9th - 12th grades.
Member course fee: $1,800
Non-member course fee: $1,950
Register — July 13 - 31, 2014 — 9AM - 4PM, M-F »
WHYY's Public Media Commons' FY'15 education scholarships are made possible by a generous gift from The Mark David & Anne Kupferberg Pepper Family Foundation. Apply for a scholarship »