SUMMER JOURNALISM PROGRAM IN THE U.S. AND ENGLAND

Manual J&C’s is not holding a 2017 Summer Workshop. So, check out all the fabulous programs below as well as more on Mr. Miller’s list.

ALABAMA

Alabama State University

Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication brings top-performing high school students to ASU for two weeks of intensive, hands-on experiences in broadcast and digital journalism.

The University of Alabama’s Multicultural Journalism Workshop gives high school students experience that teaches them more about college life and a career in media. Students who will be in the 9th grade through freshman year in college 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.

ARIZONA

Arizona State University 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, Arizona Cardinals 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.

CALIFORNIA

California College of the Arts’s Pre-College Program is an exciting opportunity for high school students to study art, architecture design, or creative writing in an art-school setting. The program provides a perfect platform to expand your knowledge, grow as an individual, develop strong portfolio pieces, and get a taste of college life. Approximately 250 students attend each summer, many of them from around the country or abroad; 160 of these students reside in the CCA housing.

CALIFORNIA PRESS ASSOCIATION  JOURNALISM WORKSHOP During this 13 day workshop, students take classes in news writing, editorial writing, sportswriting, reviews, column writing and other aspects of print journalism. They learn about public relations and how to access public records. They shoot photos, produce a four-page newspaper, tape a television broadcast and do extensive social-media reporting. They take trips to the local television station and newspaper office and enjoy an afternoon at the beach. Most importantly, the students learn skills that will benefit them for decades to come, and make lifelong friends.

IGNITE JOURNALISM UNIVERSITY  Storytelling, design, photojournalism, ethics and business. Master the foundations of journalism in your medium: yearbook, newspaper, online video/photojournalism through one of five distinct weeklong projects. Ignite Journalism University is a five-day residential experience at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California for students interested in yearbook, print or online newspaper, video/photojournalism and the business of these pursuits.

HIGH SCHOOL SUMMER JOURNALISM PROGRAM  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.

NEWSPAPERS 2  We have such a destination for your journalism adventure this summer at newspapers2 as we meet, for the 2nd year, on the beautiful, Spanish-style Liberal Arts campus of Long Beach, City College. LBCC has wide lawns, one and two-story architecturally interesting buildings within easy walking distance of each other and provide locations for journalists to seek out interesting interview subjects to do the best in storytelling. Up-to-date technology computer labs all with Adobe Creative Suite on the Cloud and Smart Classrooms with comfortable seats and great sightlines to instructors and guest speakers. Long Beach City College Liberal Arts campus accommodations include a large meeting space which will host the newspapers2 opening and closing sessions as well as the famed awards luncheon.

NEWSROOM BY THE BAY  Our directors and teachers are award-winning educators and journalists. Our team leaders are among the best college journalists in the U.S. and abroad. Guest speakers are professional journalists and authors with insights on new media. See “About Us” for more on our team.

COLORADO

RETHINK – COLORADO STUDENT MEDIA ASSOCIATION reTHINK takes place in Rock Canyon HS in Highlands Ranch, Colorado. It is paired with the CSMA Summer Adviser Workshop. Start dreaming of how your student media can become even more effective, more inspiring and more fun!

FLORIDA

HIGH SCHOOL JOURNALISM PROGRAM  Learn journalism from the pros. Go to Poynter this summer. 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 help you improve your storytelling and hone your understanding of journalistic craft and values. You’ll write a personal narrative, and create interactive online elements that could become part of your personal or school media website. Take your storytelling to a whole new level. Work with Poynter faculty and local journalists to improve your writing, to make the most of social media and to tell your stories in new ways online. We’ll wrestle with journalism ethics, and we’ll discover the secrets to good visual storytelling through photos, video and design. All participants will work with Poynter’s world-renowned faculty to write a personal narrative, demonstrating the writing “tools” they learn during the week. They also will work together to create an interactive Google map or other online project that they can incorporate into their school media website or personal portfolio.

SUMMER MEDIA INSTITUTE  The Summer Media Institute at the University of Florida is a five-night, six-day camp where students are immersed into the world of journalism and communications. Each student will take classes taught by professors from the UF College of Journalism and Communications, nationally-known instructors and our best students. They will stay in a UF dorm, eat at the UF dining halls and experience life as a college student. We want each student to not only get a taste of the “college life,” but to leave our camp with a better understanding of his or her career path.

GEORGIA

DIGITAL MEDIA SUMMER CAMP  Learn the latest digital tools, with an emphasis on mobile journalism, from “one of the nation’s boldest journalism experiments” (The New York Times). Working with CCJ faculty and leading journalists, you will:  Build mobile apps; 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 interesting stories through photography, video, audio, the written word and mobile tools to make all of this come to life, 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).

GEORGIA JOURNALISM ACADEMY Summer program offered by the Georgia Scholastic Press Association.

ILLINOIS

DIGITAL MEDIA ACADEMY AT NORTHWESTERN University – Digital Media Academy has been at Northwestern for three years and each year our program increases its camp offerings. Our kids and teen courses are taught by some of the best staff from both Evanston and Chicago. The beautiful campus offers a lot of benefits for our students. Situated right beside Lake Michigan, students may find themselves exploring the campus during lunch or working on projects in the same classrooms used to teach the university’s students. Northwestern and the city it calls home is an incredible place to spend the summer exploring one’s interests and making some amazing new friends.

MEDILL-NORTHWESTERN JOURNALISM INSTITUTE Also known as “Medill cherubs,” this is a five-week journalism program for rising high school seniors at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. It is sponsored by Northwestern’s Medill School of Journalism. Students learn from accomplished journalists and university professors while gaining practical experience in the field. By the end of the summer, students create a body of work, build connections and meet aspiring journalists from around the world. In the summer of 2016, students came from 22 states in the U.S. and the District of Columbia, as well as China (4), Hong Kong, Mexico and South Korea. The program has been directed by Medill Prof. Roger Boye since 1985. The team of instructors is made up of professional journalists, educators and Medill graduates, many of whom are cherub alumni. Students are assigned a specific instructor who will be their mentor throughout the summer. The instructors critique papers and meet with students individually for weekly conferences. Dorm life is supervised by community associates, who are Medill undergraduates. The CAs also help lead some of the classes.   

HIGH SCHOOL JOURNALISM WORKSHOP  The Illinois Press Foundation and Eastern Illinois University High School Journalism Workshop is a 10-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.

INDIANA

MEDIA ACADEMY BALL STATE JOURNALISM WORKSHOP  With an archeological theme, BSU Journalism Summer Media Academy “Digs Deep” to empower students and advisers to reach greater depths in their broadcast, web, news and yearbook programs. Our academy helps staffs work together effectively and teaches them how to tell great stories on multiple platforms that best connect with their school community. The 5-day schedule includes: Affordable tuition (includes air-conditioned housing, all classes, T-shirt); Cutting-edge curriculum (team-taught, staff-focused and leadership-driven); First-rate faulty Innovative daily schedule; and, Special Adviser course*

HIGH SCHOOL JOURNALISM INSTITUTE High school students participate in hands-on workshops to practice and improve their skills while high school advisers take advantage of collaboration with seasoned pros or develop independent projects. They stay in dorms and go to classes at the new Media School in Franklin Hall, and they have all of campus and the city as a backdrop to their projects.

IOWA

 SUMMER JOURNALISM WORKSHOP  For 65 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.

KANSAS

JAYHAWK MEDIA WORKSHOP  For more that 50 years, the University of Kansas has hosted summer journalism camps for high school students. This year we celebrate a new name that reflects our Jayhawk pride and our students’ ability to learn about any type of media: web, yearbook, news publications, video, photography. Join us for five days of exciting learning at KU. Rock Chalk!

KENTUCKY

HIGH SCHOOL SUMMER MEDIA WORKSHOP From on-line to on-air and so much more. The annual High School Media workshop offer four days of training in either photojournalism, broadcasting, or film covering every facet of the independent cinema process. Designed to challenge and motivate students these annual workshops are sponsored by the Kentucky High School Media Institute and the School of Journalism & Broadcasting.

XPOSURE  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.

MASSACHUSETTES

NEW ENGLAND HIGH SCHOOL JOURNALISM COLLABORATIVE – The New England High School Journalism Collaborative will mark its 30th summer workshop for high school students in 2017. Students from throughout the Boston 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. http://nehsjc.org/summer-workshop/

HIGH SCHOOL SUMMER INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING WORKSHOP – Based at Boston University, the New England Center for Investigative Reporting’s Summer Investigative Reporting Workshop is a perfect opportunity for U.S. and international high school students to learn more about journalism, and explore the exciting city of Boston! Our award-winning faculty will help ensure that each student will be taught at a high level, and learn new and valuable skills at this summer high school journalism program. http://studentprograms.necir.org/

MICHIGAN

2016 SUMMER JOURNALISM WORKSHOP – Journalists don’t do what they do hoping for a ribbon. The prizes they seek are harder to quantify. Invite discussion. Shine a light. Bring people together. Build community. We’ll be looking at the best journalism from the past 100 years for inspiration, and inviting prize-winning journalists to talk about their famous works. We’ll ask them this question: as a journalist, what do you prize most? Trust us, you want to be here this summer. 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.

CORNERSTONE UNIVERSITY JOURNALISM INSTITUTE The Cornerstone Journalism Institute provides students with an introduction to the world of print and visual journalism during a one-week residential institute. The instruction, which occurs on the campus of a Christ-centered university, aims to give students an idea of what it would be like to be a professional media reporter or photographer. We want to show students how they can use their writing and visual communication gifts in media and ministry vocations. CU professors and professional reporters, editors, and photographers from Indiana and Michigan serve as guest instructors during the institute.

MINNESOTTA

JOURNALISM SUMMER CAMPS ThreeSixty Journalism, a nonprofit program of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of St. Thomas, uses the principles of strong writing and reporting to help diverse Minnesota youth tell the stories of their lives and communities. ThreeSixty offers the five one or two-week camp options for rookie journalists and reporters.  Space is limited, and it is a competitive application process. Camps take place at the University of St. Thomas, St. Paul campus from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.  

MISSOURI

THE ACADEMY OF SCHOLASTIC BROADCASTING STUDENT CAMP The goal of this five day camp is to take a student’s visual storytelling skills to the next level with a fast-paced lineup of fun and challenging audio and video exercises. Experienced teachers provide one-on-one instruction and constructive feedback. Each lesson is followed by hands-on applications, field work, and by the end of the week, a complete

MEDIA NOW HIGH SCHOOL JOURNALISM CAMP  Training for high school journalism students ready to take their digital media skills to the next level.  

MISSOURI URBAN JOURNALISM WORKSHOP  The Missouri School of Journalism, with the help of the Dow Jones News Fund, created the Missouri Urban Journalism Workshop (MUJW) in 1971 to encourage high school students to consider journalism as a career. Each summer, high school students from around the country gather on the University of Missouri campus to work under the guidance of professional journalists to produce stories, photos and broadcasts. The work of the MUJW students is published as an online publication called the Urban Pioneer.

MEDIA NOW  Intense training for high school journalism students ready to take their digital media skills to the next level.

NEW JERSEY

SUMMER JOURNALISM PRO  The Princeton University 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.

NEW YORK

FLINT HILLS PUBLICATIONS WORKSHOP  Work hard, play hard. We take journalism education seriously and each day is loaded with intensive sessions and lessons. But we also take the evening’s entertainment seriously. Who will be this year’s glow-in-the-dark Hunger Games champion?

NYC SUMMER ACADEMY  Designed for highly motivated and talented high school students, our NYC Summer Academy offers participants the opportunity to live and learn in New York City, the cultural and financial capital of the world. Structured around two-week sessions that draw on the expertise and unrivaled access of The New York Times, this unique program encourages students to take their learning out of the classroom and into the world. Working with award-winning journalists from the Times and expert practitioners from across the city, students will learn first-hand how ideas take shape, forming the industries of today and the creative enterprises of tomorrow. When students apply to join the program, they choose between two distinct program types — Explorations and Intensives. Learn more about these programs below, discover which is right for you and take the first step toward an unforgettable and inspiring summer.

NYU PRECOLLEGE SUMMER PROGRAM NYU offers many different programs for high school students interested in studying at our New York campus. Most programs are offered during the summer, but there are options for weekend workshops during the fall and spring. Each program draws on the strengths of NYU’s various schools and colleges. Whether it’s by earning college credit or strengthening artistic or professional skills in an intensive non-credit offering, students will experience college and city life, first hand. Many of our programs allow students to increase their academic portfolio, while others enhance performance and studio art experiences.  6-week, 1-week and everything in between, NYU’s varied array of High School Programs offer flexibility and options that can be tailored to your individual needs and schedule. Application processes, requirements and deadlines are varied; as are housing and financial aid offerings. Be sure to visit each specific website to see which program is right for you.

SUMMER INTENSIVES AT CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK Join the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism and top New York journalists for exciting summer courses and workshops in the media capital of the world. The Summer Intensives program offers a variety of courses that range from traditional reporting to the latest digital technologies. Open to media professionals and college students, these classes are designed to start with classroom learning and then get you out into New York City to put your knowledge into practice. Customize your learning experience by selecting from the following list of two-week, one-week and Saturday classes.

CSPA’S SUMMER JOURNALISM WORKSHOP  Columbia Scholastic Press Association is an international student press association, founded in 1925, whose goal is to unite student journalists and faculty advisers at schools and colleges through educational conferences, idea exchanges, textbooks, critiques and award programs.

BROADCAST JOURNALISM SUMMER CAMP FOR TEENS  Offered in the international news hub of New York City, the New York Film Academy’s 3-Week Broadcast Journalism Camp is a full-time, hands-on workshop that equips aspiring journalists with the skills and know-how they need to begin their career paths as journalists.  If you’re involved with your school’s newspaper or student-run news program, you might already be thinking that journalism is the right field for you. However, even if you’ve never tried news writing or broadcast journalism but think it is something you want to explore further, NYFA’s 3-Week Broadcast Journalism Camp is the ideal outlet to help you explore your interest.

NORTH CAROLINA

NORTH CAROLINA MEDIA INSTITUTE  Students and teachers are invited each year to enroll in the North Carolina Scholastic Media Institute on the UNC-Chapel campus. The 2017 Institute will be June 19-22. Instructors travel from across the state and nation to offer their expertise in newspaper, yearbook, online, magazine and broadcast journalism. The four-day Institute is open to advisers and to students who are rising ninth-graders through 12th-graders.

OHIO

HIGH SCHOOL JOURNALISM WORKSHOP  Every summer, Ohio University offers high school students and teachers the opportunity to interact with faculty and professional journalists while learning the latest techniques for doing journalism in a school setting.  The workshop will include faculty from the School of Journalism, the School of Visual Communication and the staff from WOUB, as well as several visiting professionals. And, it will offer: 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!

THE REYNOLDS YOUNG WRITERS WORKSHOP AT DENISON The Reynolds Young Writers Workshop at Denison is an energizing 8-day program for motivated high school students (rising juniors and seniors) who love to write.  For over 20 years, the Reynolds Workshop has brought together young writers who are passionate about writing and eager to connect to a close-knit community of writing friends.  The workshop is held each June on the beautiful campus of Denison University, a leading liberal arts college, in the village of Granville, Ohio

PENNSYLVANIA

SUMMER MULTIMEDIA STORYTELLING WORKSHOPS  At Point Park University, get a taste of your career-to-be at one of our interactive multimedia storytelling workshops – learn about writing, video, audio, web, photography and social media! Students will meet journalists in their chosen specialty and get to tour Pittsburgh’s best venues. In the past, students have visited PNC Park, CONSOL Energy Center and Stage AE. Students have also soaked up the Pittsburgh experience, riding the Duquesne Incline, visiting the Mt. Washington Overlook and taking in the Three Rivers Arts Festival.

JOURNALISM, BROADCAST JOURNALISM AND FILM CAMPS  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.

TEXAS

GLORIA SHIELDS ALL AMERICAN PUBLICATIONS WORKSHOP As the face of instructional journalism continues to evolve, there are lots of new areas for students to learn and grow. We hope you will join us 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.

MEDIAMANIA JOURNALSIM WORKSHOP Sponsored by Balfor. Held at Texas Christian University.

MAYBORN SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM MULTIMEDIA HIGH SCHOOL WORKSHOP  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. Details can be found in the application.

VIRGINIA

WASHINGTON JOURNALISM AND MEDIA CONFERENCE  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. 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.

SUMMER WRITING CAMP FOR TEENS Looking for a creative and supportive writing community? This retreat helps high school students develop their fiction, poetry, and personal narratives. Writers’ workshops and special events with visiting authors help them hone their skills

JCAMP  For five days in June, 60 journalists hit the streets of Harrisonburg and James Madison University to hone their skills…and have fun at the same time. This program is provided by the Virginian Association of Journalism Teachers and Advisers

WASHINGTON

WASHINGTON JOURNALISM ASSOCIATION SUMMER WORKSHOP  Spend four intensive days, on the beautiful campus of Western Washington University overlooking the San Juan Islands across Bellingham Bay to the west and nestled at the foot of Mount Baker to the east, learning and sharing information to help you develop your skills and knowledge of exemplary journalism. Whether you’re a novice student reporter, a senior editor, a veteran educator or advising for the first time, our staff and curriculum will meet your needs.

WASHINGTON DC

JOURNALISM, FILM & MEDIA ARTS SUMMER PROGRAM  National Student Leadership Conference: 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.

JCAMP – ASIAN AMERICAN JOURNALIST ASSOCIATION JCamp is a six-day intensive, multicultural journalism training for high school students. Students learn from professional journalists and get hands-on training in writing, photography, television and radio broadcasting, online media and reporting. 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 partners. Applicants of all races and ethnicities are encouraged to apply. JCamp is open to high school students currently in their freshman, sophomore or junior year.

DISCOVER THE WORLD OF COMMUNICATION – AMERICAN UNIVERSITY Welcome to Discover the World of Communication where you will learn to build a digital portfolio, script, shoot and edit a film, write a news story like a pro, speak with confidence, persuade, inform, educate and entertain. Our professional, hands-on workshops- open to students entering grades 9 through 12- are taught by American University School of Communication faculty and communication professionals. Explore the city from a variety of angles. View live television and radio broadcasts at local studios such as NBC 4, WTTG Fox 5, NPR and ESPN Radio, cover a Nationals baseball game or WNBA game from a press seat, and tour local attractions including the National Zoo, Newseum, National Cathedral, Georgetown and the Smithsonian museums.

PRE COLLEGE SUMMER INTENSIVES  A one-of-a-kind opportunity for high school students to explore their academic interests at George Washington University, a top research university. Their challenging credit and non-credit programs are taught by experts and enriched by the intellectual and cultural resources of Washington, D.C.  Related Journalism topics offered include: Photojournalism: Students explore the power of photography to capture and explain the socio-cultural, historic and political events that shape the world. Political Communication: From the Eisenhower campaign running the first television ads, on to the Kennedy-Nixon debates and the power of television, and through the Nixon years, the Bill Clinton Presidency, and into the present day, politics and the media have maintained a very close, yet still somewhat distant, relationship. With social media bringing us closer, and with the energy from the Trump-Clinton election just behind us, we will look at how these odd collaborations and partnerships co-exist, and ask the question, whether the media is covering the politicians, or whether the politicians are using the media. Communication & Negotiation in a Global Society:  This course introduces students to communicative strategies essential to thriving in today’s interconnected world, focusing on cross-cultural communication, leadership, diplomacy and public speaking skills.

AL NEUHARTH FREE SPIRIT AND JOURNALISM CONFERENCE  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 come to Washington, D.C., to participate in an all-expenses-paid journalism conference at the Newseum, located at 555 Pennsylvania Ave., NW. This program began in 1999 and is funded by the Newseum Institute to honor Al Neubarth, the founder of USA Today, Newseum and the Freedom Forum. The conference is designed to inspire and encourage students to pursue journalism.

WISCONSIN

KEMPA SUMMER JOURNALISM WORKSHOP  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.

LONGDON, ENGLAND

OXFORD SUMMER SEMINAR  Oxbridge Academic Programs has been welcoming intellectually adventurous high school and junior high school students to Summer Study Programs in Europe and the United States for over 30  years.