YMA 21

Don't just watch media this summer - create it and join Public Media Network's Youth Media Academy.

Grow your skills in media production through hands-on instruction. You'll explore issues of importance to you as you create a short documentary videos.

Two hands-on intensive sessions will be offered in Summer 2021 in partnership with the Douglass Community Center and the Kalamazoo Eastside Neighborhood Association to put media in your hands and share your story.

Space is limited.  We are actively seeking Black youth from the Eastside and Northside Neighborhoods of Kalamazoo for the program.

Application deadline is May 14.

 

Apply:

Apply for Youth Media Academy Session One - June 14 - July 2 (Grades 4, 5, 6) 

Apply for Youth Media Academy Session Two - July 12 - August 6 (Grades 7, 8, 9)

 

Learning objectives and topics covered in each camp: 

  • Documentary Video Production

  • Basics of video production  

  • Video editing and storytelling

  • Media Literacy 

 

Fast Facts 

Cost to participate: Free 

Deadline to apply: May 14

Location: Kalamazoo Eastside Neighborhood Association, 1301 E. Main Street, Kalamazoo, MI

 

Youth Media Academy Session One (3 weeks):  

Grades: 4, 5, 6

Dates : June 14 - July 2, 2021

Monday - Friday  1 pm - 5 pm*

Apply for Youth Media Academy Session One

 
Youth Media Academy Session Two  (4 weeks) : 

Grades: 7, 8, 9

Dates: July 12 - August 6, 2021

Monday - Friday  9 am - 2 pm*

Apply for Youth Media Academy Session Two

*Optional lab time is available for students who need 9 am -5 pm programming

 

Apply:

Apply for Session One (Grades 4, 5, 6)

Apply for Session Two (Ages 7, 8, 9)