Broadcasting Camp is a hands-on opportunity for students to gain a better understanding of the media and technology that influence our society. Participants will learn how to use and create content for various forms of broadcast media. Using provided iPads, laptops, cameras, microphones, a green screen and other tools and software, students will create content for the purpose of developing a newscast/magazine show. Students will also have the opportunity to learn basic editing concepts.
Aspects of the program include:
Developing camera skills – wide, medium, tight, focal development
Learning interviewing techniques – two camera, one camera, shotgun
Developing Story Ideas – WALLDO, sequencing, character development
Understanding jobs that create broadcasts and shows – directing, producing, editing, board operation
Creating live television/newscast broadcast
Two weeks of fun and hands on learning will conclude with an opportunity for students to present their creative projects in a live streaming broadcast. New and returning campers will explore many interesting challenges during the two-week session of camp.
About the Director
Stephen Scott teaches Broadcast Journalism in the Upper and Middle school. He holds a B.A. in History/education from Worcester State University. Mr. Scott has previously hosted radio and television shows focusing on high school sports and golf. He also advises Student run broadcasting program, OskeeVision, that live streams and films Worcester Academy events, including sporting events, arts events, assemblies and graduation.
Session I: June 24th - 28th
Session II: July 8th - 12th
Boys and Girls Age 8 - 15 Limit: 20 Campers per session
Monday - Friday: 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Extended Day offered: 7:30 am - 9:00 am & 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm (Additional Fee)
$360 for Full-Day - One Week
Rader Hall is located on Worcester Academy’s main campus. Rader Hall provides access to classrooms with wireless internet, Smartboards and LCD projectors. Rader also houses the school’s library, which provides access to many different technologies and a new green screen room.