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.
Learning objectives and topics covered in each camp:
Documentary Video Production
Basics of video production
Video editing and storytelling
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*
Youth Media Academy Session Two (4 weeks) :
Grades: 7, 8, 9
Dates: July 12 - August 6, 2021
Monday - Friday 9 am - 2 pm*
*Optional lab time is available for students who need 9 am -5 pm programming