ACA Pre-College Summer Program, Los Angeles
July 1, 2018 - July 27, 2018
University of California, Los Angeles
Application deadline: June 1, 2018
ACA is the ultimate in Pre-College Programs, specializing in enrichment, accommodation, safety and excursions worldwide. Build knowledge and confidence, make your summer unforgettable, leading you toward a college career that helps you get the most out of learning, and of life while you stay in prestigious UCLA! This program offers courses in journalism, media and communications, writing, public speaking, digital photography, radio broadcasting and production, sports reporting, and social media with a full campus immersion filled with activities and excursions.
Los Angeles is nestled beautifully along the Southern California coastline – the best of all possible settings for the ultimate summer experience! You’ve got the cities of Malibu, Santa Monica and Beverly Hills and all the best that SoCal has to offer. It’s an endless summer of enrichment and adventure decked out in real California style!
With ACA’s Los Angeles 3- and 4-week programs, choose between the option of participating in one course during your stay and earning 4 college credits or participate in two courses during your stay, one in the morning and the second in the afternoon.
Our enrichment programs offer experiences that not only support you academically, but also let you grow intellectually. You can earn 4 college credits upon successful completion of specified courses. In addition, high schools often grant credit for ACA courses as well. We’ll be happy to work with your school ahead of time to determine whether your ACA coursework qualifies for such credit. Plus, the community-service component can often be applied toward high school graduation service requirements.
July 1 – July 14 (2 Weeks) $4495
July 1 – July 20 (3 Weeks) $5495
July 1 – July 27 (4 Weeks) $6495
July 18, 2017 - July 22, 2017
Grammy in the Schools
Los Angeles, California
Application deadline: March 31, 2017
GRAMMY Camp is a five-day nonresidential summer music industry program for high school students interested in having a career in music. Hosted by Belmont University in Nashville and USC Thornton School of Music in Los Angeles, students from across the country apply for one of the eight offered career tracks. GRAMMY Camp faculty of music professionals as well as guest industry professionals provide valuable insight to give the campers the best chance at achieving success in their chosen career.
GRAMMY Camp offers a music journalism career track in which campers report and tell the story of GRAMMY Camp. There is instruction in effective writing and communication techniques in both traditional and new media outlets including but not limited to online blogging, photo journalism, and journalism practices and ethics.
San Diego National Workshop
July 24, 2017 - July 27, 2017
Application deadline: July 1, 2017
Attend the Jostens San Diego National Workshop to jump-start your best yearbook ever. This unique workshop features an award-winning staff, specialty tracks and staff planning sessions designed to meet your individual staff needs.
MOSAIC JOURNALISM WORKSHOP
May 28, 2017 - June 9, 2017
San Jose State University
San Jose, California
The California Chicano News Media Association's Mosaic Journalism Workshop employs professional journalists and college interns to train high school students in newspaper and multi-media journalism as it is practiced in professional newsrooms. For a two-week period students produce stories and commentary about teen issues and other topics in communities beyond their campus walls. They hit the streets just as professional journalists do to find people who make the news and are affected by the news.
July 31, 2017 - August 3, 2017
Long Beach City College
Long Beach, California
Seven separate workshops—Reporting, Editing, Advisers, WEB/Broadcast, InDesign, ReDesign, Photography—with hands on training and production of online and print publications.
Newsroom By The Bay
July 2, 2017 - July 9, 2017
Application deadline: April 1, 2017
Newsroom by the Bay is an eight-day, seven-night adventure in digital journalism and multimedia storytelling, July 2 to July 9. They have 70 students every year from the U.S. and overseas, including 50 residential students and 20 commuters.
The program embeds the latest in design thinking and digital media trends along with journalism basics and solid scholastic standards in reporting, writing, editing and online publishing. Students attend classes in the morning, then work intensively in small groups during the afternoons and evenings with team leaders to produce digital media packages for their team websites on a wide range of subjects and using a variety of formats, from longform journalism to photography, video, graphics and social media. Year 1 and Year 2 students spend one day in San Francisco on a self-designed reporting trip to landmarks and news organizations such as Twitter, Al-Jazeera and the San Francisco Chronicle; Year 2 spend an additional day exploring the Palo Alto tech scene. Midnight pizza on Friday and a closing multimedia showcase judged by Stanford Daily editors round out our one-week sessions.
This workshop also specializes in pop-up projects such as its "Worlds Apart" one-day push on homelessness in San Francisco last year, which students presented to editors at the San Francisco Chronicle.
Keynoters and guest speakers have included Pulitzer Prize winners such as Adam Johnson and Kim Komenich, along with working journalists, documentary filmmakers and community leaders from organizations such as Womencount.org and the Council for American Islamic Relations. For more information, please visit their website or email email@example.com.
Residential students pay $2,195 if they apply and pay by Feb. 1, $2,395 afterwards; commuters pay $1,095. Students who qualify for free/reduced lunch at their schools should submit the regular application by March 1 along with a letter from a school counselor or administrator affirming their eligibility and their level of need.
Ignite Journalism University
July 24, 2017 - July 27, 2017
Learn foundations of journalism in your medium: yearbook, newspaper, online, video/photojournalism at Balfour Yearbook's Ignite Journalism University.
As a school, develop content for immediate release across platforms — bring your students and advisers from all publications.
Work with experts in scholastic newspaper, yearbook and photojournalism.
Explore five universal themes: Storytelling, Design, Photojournalism, Ethics and Business
Choose your weeklong project:
1. yearbook theme packet
2. 12-image photoessay
3. 2-minute video
4. 9-month marketing calendar
5. daily news online