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Summer Workshops and Courses for High School Journalism Students



  

STUDENT PROGRAMS
Contact the workshop director for specific information about 2007 sessions.

ARKANSAS
Camp ASPA
Arkansas Scholastic Press Association
Allen Loibner, Director
Pulaski Technical College
3000 W. Scenic Drive
North Little Rock, AR 72118
(501) 912-7272
Contact: aloibner@pulaskitech.edu
ASPA@pulaskitech.edu
www.arkansasscholasticpress.org
Dates: June 25 - 27
Cost: Tuition is $75 per student; non-refundable $25 deposit. Free to advisers bringing students; arranging lodging is the responsibility of each staff.
Application Deadline: June 4



CALIFORNIA
Stanford University
Stanford, CA
Newspaper By the Bay
Contact: Gil Chesterton
612 Colleen Drive
San Jose, CA 95123
(408) 281-1514
Contact: GilChester@aol.com
Dates: July 8 � 12
Cost: $465 (includes room, board in Stanford dorm); $260 (for commuters)
Application deadline: June 1 (early applications recommended as the workshop has been full by the deadline the past two years).
Workshop stresses nuts-and-bold journalism basics. Students write an one-the-spot news story (one hour to write story), a feature story, an editorial, a sports story and design a front page. One-on-one newspaper critiques offered. Daily sessions for journalism teachers held.


California Scholastic Press Association-Cal Poly San Luis Obispo Journalism Workshop
CSPA Student Office
384 Mira Mar Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90814
Contact: Steve Harvey
(714) 834-3784
CSPAworkshop.org/workshop.html
Dates: July 15 - 27
Application deadline: May 4
Courses: Participants will complete 35 journalism assignments and have the opportunity to attend several press conferences, learn how to cover a simulated breaking crime story, cover a trial, write a football game story, conduct an interview, report on a simulated major disaster, prepare a magazine story, learn editing techniques, have their high school newspapers critiqued, practice online journalism, produce and tape a television newscast, and shoot and process news photographs. Classes run from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Instructors are: Steve Harvey, feature writer and columnist; Art Aguilar, community newspaper editor and publisher; Stan Kelton, First Amendment specialist; Jay Berman, journalism professor; Gil Chesterton, journalism adviser; Janet Eastman, life and style editor; Rich Hammond, sports writer; Todd Harmonson, sports reporter; Scott Harris, columnist and freelance; Pat Mott, freelance and a novelist; Lance Orosco, television reporter; Chris Carlson, photographer; Nicole Vargas, reporter; and Larry Welborn, legal affairs reporter.
Cost: $925 for meals, lodging and some supplies, transportation to and from San Obispo is the family�s responsibility. There are a limited number of partial scholarships.

FLORIDA
Summer Journalism Institute
University of Florida
P.O. Box 118400
Gainesville, FL 32611
Contacts: Dr. William McKeen
(352) 392-0500
wmckeen@jou.ufl.edu
Ted Spiker
(352) 392-6990
tspiker@jou.ufl.edu
http://www.jou.ufl.edu/sji/index.html
Dates: June 23- 28
Application deadline: June 1
Cost: $400 Scholarships are available


GEORGIA
Georgia Journalism Academy
University of Georgia
Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communications
Athens, GA 30602-3018
Contact: Joe Dennis
(706) 542-5022
jodennis@uga.edu
Dates: June 10 - 16
Application deadline: May 11, early bird
Cost: $450, early bird; $475 after May 11. Scholarships available

ILLINOIS
The Chicagoland Yearbook Experience
Dominican University in River Forest, Ill.
Contact Jamie Silver
(847) 561-8525
E-mail: jsilver803@earthlink.net
Dates: Aug. 3 - 5
Application deadline: June 1
Cost: $310 for residents including room/board for 4 days, and $170 for commuters.
Web site: www.HJCYE.org

The Chicagoland Yearbook Experience is a journalism workshop for high school students and their teachers. Sessions include Adobe PageMaker, Adobe InDesign, Photography, caption writing, and layout and design. Team-building exercises are interspersed with educational sessions. With an Adobe representative conducting much of the technology training, those attending will leave with great experience in layout and design, and several hand outs on yearbook publishing.

National High School Institute, Journalism Division (�Cherub Program�)
Northwestern University
Medill School of Journalism
1845 Sheridan Road
Evanston, IL 60202
Contact: Roger Boye
(800) 662-6474
Fax: (847) 491-3956
r-boye@northwestern.edu
Dates: June 24 - July 27
Application deadline: March 30
Cost: $4,300


INDIANA
Department of Journalism
Ball State University ME WE Summer Workshops
Media Workshops
AJ 304
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306
Contact: Brian Hayes, director of workshops
bhayes@bsu.edu
www.bsujournalismworkshops.com/
(765) 285-3502
Dates: July 22 - 26
Cost: $325, does not include meals
Application deadline: July 1


High School Journalism Institute
Indiana University
940 E. Seventh St.
Bloomington, IN 47405-7108
(812) 855-0895
Contact: Jack Dvorak, Professor and Director- High School Journalism Institute,
E-mail: dvorakj@indiana.edu
http://journalism.indiana.edu/hsji/
Application deadline: June 8
Dates: July 9 -13, Yearbook; Newspaper/News Magazine; Desktop Design; Photojournalism; Online Journalism
July 15 -19, Yearbook; Newspaper/Newsmagazine; Desktop Design; Television News; Photojournalism; Business/Advertising;
July 21 -25, Yearbook; Newspaper/News Magazine; Desktop Design; Television News; Photojournalism
Cost: $295 for tuition, fees and room (flexible meal plan extra)

IOWA
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242-1528
Contact: Vanessa Shelton
319-335-3455
vanessa-shelton@uiowa.edu
http://www.uiowa.edu/~journshp
Dates: June 22-26 Courses: Yearbook, newspaper-newsmagazine, design and redesign, digital and darkroom photojournalism, broadcast, Web site design
Cost prior to June 1: $395 for yearbook and newspaper, $435 for broadcast, Web site design, and publication design and redesign, $445 for photojournalism; Commuter rates are lower. Cost after June 1: $475 for yearbook and newspaper, $485 for broadcast, Web site design, and publication design and redesign, $495 for photojournalism; Commuter rates are lower


KANSAS
Kansas Journalism Institute
University of Kansas in Lawrence
School of Journalism
200 Stauffer-Flint Hall
1435 Jayhawk Blvd.
Lawrence, KS 66045
Contact: John Hudnall, executive director
Kansas Scholastic Press Association
kspa@ku.edu
www.journalism.ku.edu/kji
(785) 864-0605
Fax: (785) 864-5945
Dates: June 17 � 21
Application deadline: May 18

KENTUCKY
Rock Your Summer
Western Kentucky University
1906 College Heights Blvd., #11070
Bowling Green, KY 42101-1070
(270) 745-7407
jackie.bretz@wku.edu
Dates: June 16 � 21
Cost: $130 two-day, InDesign, Photoshop, broadcasting and journalistic writing
$250, four-day photography course
Application deadline: May 11

MICHIGAN
Michigan Interscholastic Press Association
Summer Journalism Workshop
Michigan State University
305 Communication Arts Building
East Lansing, MI 48823
Contact: Cheryl Pell
(517) 353-6761
pell@msu.ed
http://www.mipa.jrn.msu.edu
Dates: Aug. 5 - 9
Courses in design, writing, photography, yearbook, newspaper, broadcast, cartooning, information graphics
Application deadline: July 1 (Late fees apply after this date.)
Cost: $365 (includes tuition, fees, room, meals.


MINNESOTA
ThreeSixty at the University of St. Thomas
Mail #5057
2115 Summit Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55105-1096
Contact: Ms. Lynda McDonnell, workshop director
(651) 962-5282
lmmcdonnell@stthomas.edu
Dates: June 17 - July 6
Application deadline: April 15
The workshop is for students completing grades 9 through 12 in spring 2007. The program will give priority to minority students who show aptitude and interest in news reporting and writing.

MISSOURI
School of Journalism
University of Missouri
Contacts: Professor Anna Romero
76 Gannett Hall
Columbia, MO 65211-1200
(573) 882-6031
MU Conference Office
Cindy Hazelrigg
(573) 882-4038
http://muconf.missouri.edu/smw
Dates: July 8 � 12


NEBRASKA
Nebraska High School Press Association
NHSPA Summer Journalism Workshop
University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Lincoln, NE
Contact: Cathy Davis, co-director
739 N. Webster Ave.
Hastings, NE 68901
402-461-7550
nhspaworkshop@gmail.com
http://marian.creighton.edu/~nhspa/
Dates: July 22 - 26
Courses: Journalistic writing, yearbook production, photography, newspaper graphics, editorial leadership and broadcast production.
Application deadline: June 8
Cost: $275 includes materials, room and board


NEW HAMPSHIRE
Student Media Workshop
Nackey S. Loeb School of Communications
749 E. Industrial Park Drive
Manchester, NH 03109
(603) 627-0005
www.loebschool.org. Date: June 23
Deadline: 2007 deadline has passed.


NEW JERSEY
The Princeton University Summer Journalism Program
The Daily Princetonian Summer Journalism Program is open to students from under-resourced high schools without regard to race or ethnicity.
Richard Just, director
Princeton University
220 Nassau Hall
Princeton, NJ 08544
To request an application or more information, e-mail rjust@tnr.com or visit www.princeton.edu/~sjp/ Deadline: 2007 deadline has passed.


NEW YORK
CSPA Summer Journalism Workshop
Columbia University

Contact: Ed Sullivan, Director
CSPA
303 Journalism
2950 Broadway
(212) 854-9400
E-mail: cspa@columbia.edu
www.columbia.edu/cu/cspa
Dates: June 25 - 30
Application deadline: May 13
Cost: $659, residents; $379, commuters


J Camp
Sponsored by the Asian American Journalists Association

Contact: Brandon Sugiyama, student programs coordinator
AAJA
1182 Market St., Suite 320
San Francisco CA 94102
(415) 346-2051
E-mail: programs@aaja.org
www.aaja.org/programs/for_students/j_camp/
Dates: July 29 - Aug. 3
Application deadline: April 14
Download form at www.aaja.org/programs/for_students/j_camp/jcamp2007app.pdf
Cost: Free
This one-of-a-kind program, held in conjunction with the AAJA convention, aims to develop the next generation of journalists of color, bringing together a multicultural group of high school students from across the country. Past speakers have included Tim Russert, Carole Simpson, Helen Thomas and Carl Bernstein.


School Press Institute
Syracuse University
310 Newhouse I
Syracuse University
Syracuse, NY 13244-2100
Contact: Sherri Taylor, director
taylorsa@syr.edu
(315) 443-2626
Dates: July 29 � Aug. 2
Cost: $300, includes some meals; meal plan is extra
Application deadline: July 16

NORTH CAROLINA
North Carolina Scholastic Media Institute
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Carroll Hall, CB #3365
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3365
(919) 962-4638; (888) 562-6276
Fax: (919) 962-0620
Contact: Monica Hill, Director, NCSMA
ncsma@unc.edu
www.ibiblio.org/ncsma
Dates: June 18 � 21
Cost: $160
Application deadline: May 31

Chuck Stone Program for Diversity in Education and Media
Contact: Napoleon Byars, assistant professor
Carroll Hall, CB #3365
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3365
(888) 562-6276; (919) 962-6276
E-mail: nbyars@email.unc.edu
Dates: June 24 � July 1
Cost: Free to 20 students, including airfare
Application deadline: March 15

PENNSYLVANIA
Point Park University
Summer High School Journalism Workshop
201 Wood St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15025
(412) 392-3409
Contact: Heather Starr Fiedler
hfallon@pointpark.edu
Dates: June 24 -29
Cost: $300 and includes room and board
Application deadline: June 1

SOUTH CAROLINA
Carolina Journalism Institute
College of Mass Communications and Information Studies
University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC 29208
Contact: Karen Flowers, director
803-777-6284
flowersk@gwm.sc.edu
Alison Shuman, assistant director
803-777-6284 schopress@gwm.sc.edu
Fax: 803-777-4103
www.sc.edu/cmcis/so/sipa/cji/index.html
Dates: June 13-17
Courses: Advertising-business, adviser, broadcast, desktop publishing, journalistic writing, literary magazine, newspaper, newsmagazine, photojournalism, reporting, yearbook
Cost: $215 early bird registration by April 30 or $245 after May 1, does not include housing or meals except Sunday brunch, housing for students in quads is $85, and private rooms for advisers are $220 single, $160 double, and $120 quad. Lab fee of $25 for broadcast, desktop publishing and photojournalism.
Deadline: Non-refundable deposit $100 for commuters or $150 with housing is required by April 30 to receive the early bird rate

SOUTH DAKOTA
Summer Publications Workshop for Teachers and Students
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
South Dakota State University
Brookings, SD 57007
Contact: Director Doris Giago
South Dakota High School Press Association
South Dakota State University
Box 2235
Brookings, SD 57007
(605) 688-6236
Doris.Giago@sdstate.edu
Dates: Yearbook: June 10� - 14
Dates: Newspaper: June 15 - 21
Application deadline: June 1
Workshop Fee: $275
Graduate Fee: $210 per credit

TENNESSEE
Journalism-Camp at Belmont University
Belmont University
New Century Journalism Program
1900 Belmont Blvd.
Nashville, TN 37212
Contact: Bonnie Wagonfield
wagonfieldb@mail.belmont.edu
(615) 460-6451
Dates: June 26 - 29
Application deadline: May 11
Courses in newswriting, newspaper layout and design; online journalism; bnlogging, video journalism; telling stories across broadcast, print and online media. Seminars hosted by local media professionals from The Tennessean, WKRN, WSMV, WTVF, WZTV and WPLN.
Cost: $100, limited scholarships available through the Scripps Howard Foundation


TEXAS
University of Texas, Austin ILPC Summer Publications Workshop
Contact: Jean Acton, Director of Journalism ILPC Director
P. O. Box 8028
Austin, TX 78713
(512) 471-5883
jeacton@mail.utexas.edu
www.uil.utexas.edu
Dates: June 22 - 25
Application deadline: June 1
Courses: Newspaper, yearbook, photography, computer graphics, advertising and business practices
Cost: $240, housing costs vary; commuter tuition, $165

Gloria Shields All-American Publications Workshop
Sponsored by Dallas County Schools
Contact: Deanne Hullender
612 N. Zang Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75208
(214) 944-4541
gloriashields@dcschools.com
www.dcschools.com/pubworkshop
Dates: July 8 - 12
Courses: Business advertising, yearbook courses including intro to yearbook, yearbook writing, intermediate yearbook, yearbook section editors, yearbook editorial leadership; newspaper courses including editorial leadership, beginning photography, intermediate photography, advanced photography, photo editors, graphics with beginning InDesign, advanced InDesign and publication design
Cost: Fees vary for online or mail registration. Hotel fees are separate, to make reservations contact www.dfwairport.harveyhotels.com/
Deadline: June 15, for course registration, June 23 for hotel reservations

UTAH
Camp Yearbook (for students and advisers)
Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort
Contact: Jason Castleton
771 South 1200 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84102
(801) 558-1708
jason.castleton@jostens.com
www.jostens.com/yearbook/staff_work.html
Dates: July 30 - Aug. 1


VIRGINIA
Virginia High School JCamp
Educational Media Company at Virginia Tech
Virginia Association of Journalism Teachers and Advisers
Kelly Furnas, editorial adviser
Virginia Tech
350A Squires Student Center (0546)
Blacksburg, VA 24601
(540) 231-3645
furnas@vt.edu Valerie Penton, VAJTA director
Harrisonburg High School
1001 Garbers Church Road
Harrisonburg, VA 22801
vpenton@harrisonburg.k12.va.us
www.collegemedia.com/jcamp
Dates: July 29 - Aug. 2
Cost: $475
Application deadline: March 2 - June 1
Plan for the upcoming school year. Brush up on your writing, design, editing and production skills. Learn new techniques from some of the leading media advisers and journalists in the area. Get motivated to produce an award-winning newspaper, yearbook, magazine or broadcast.

WASHINGTON
WJEA Summer Workshop for Students
Central Washington University
Ellensburg, WA
Kris Daughters, director
13802 139th Ave. SE
Renton, WA 98059
(425) 922-4719
daughtersk@issaquah.wednet.edu
Dates: Aug. 1 - 4
Cost: $250, including room and board
Application deadline: July 1


WISCONSIN
KEMPA Summer Journalism Workshop
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
Contact Linda Barrington, workshop director
(262) 790-0108
More information: www.kempaonline.com
Dates: July 22 - 25
Early Registration: $315 May 25 (postmark deadline)
Late Registration: $340 May 26 or later




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