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High School Outreach Programs

 Summer High School Journalism Program

The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication offers a series of enrichment programs for middle and high school students. Programs are based at ASU’s Downtown Phoenix campus or in the field. Programs are led by faculty, staff and student counselors.

2020 programs include:

Cronkite Sports Broadcast Boot Camp

This on-campus journalism summer camp puts participants in the middle of the action covering professional sports teams such as the Arizona Diamondbacks and Phoenix Mercury.

Camp Dates: July 19-Aug. 1, 2020
Application Deadline: May 1, 2020
Notifications: Week of May 18
Location: Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication on the ASU Downtown Phoenix campus, 555 N. Central Ave., Phoenix
Residence: ASU Taylor Place, 120 E. Taylor St., Phoenix
Cost: $3,250 (Apply by April 24, 2020 to receive the early bird discount rate of $2950)

High School Media Innovation Camp

The High School Media Innovation Camp at the Cronkite School offers future journalists, game developers and other students interested in media and technology the chance to experiment with cutting-edge tools, including augmented and virtual reality technologies, news games and apps. The High School Media Innovation Camp is for students interested in delivering journalism in creative, highly digital ways.

Camp Dates: June 14-26, 2020
Application Deadline: April 10, 2020
Notifications: Week of May 4
Location: Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication on the ASU Downtown Phoenix campus, 555 N. Central Ave., Phoenix
Residence: ASU Taylor Place, 120 E. Taylor St., Phoenix
Cost: Programming, food and housing paid for by The Arizona Republic’s Media in Education program.

Summer Journalism Institute

For two weeks every summer, the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication brings top-performing high school students to ASU for two weeks of intensive, hands-on experiences in broadcast and digital journalism.

Camp Dates: May 31-June 12, 2020
Application Deadline: April 10, 2020
Notifications: Week of May 4
Location: Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication on the ASU Downtown Phoenix campus, 555 N. Central Ave., Phoenix
Residence: ASU Taylor Place, 120 E. Taylor St., Phoenix
Cost: Programming, food and housing paid for by The Arizona Broadcasters Association, Tom Chauncey and RIESTER.