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    Penn State Social Media & Content Creator Summer Camp

    Penn State Social Media & Content Creator Summer Camp


    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Residential
    • Provided By: College
    • Session Start: July
    • Session Length: One Week
    • Entering Grade: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: Academic
    • Sub-Categories: Filmmaking and Digital Media, Communications, Podcasting
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17, 18
    • Minimum Cost: $500 - $1,499
    • Career Clusters: Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications
    • Credit Awarded: No
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    The Bellisario College of Communications at Penn State is offering an exciting opportunity for your high school students to participate in a weeklong summer camp this July! Students interested in social media and content creation will have full access to state-of-the-art media center to focus of using social media to build a personal creator presence online and further a new business.

    Do you always know what’s trending? Like making social media content instead of merely consuming it? Dream of being an influencer? These digital platforms revolutionized the way we communicate and created environments for new businesses to emerge, including for content creator entrepreneurs. Opportunities abound for the curious, driven and creative in these digital times of TikTok, Instagram and YouTube. This camp focuses on getting the most out of social media for personal and professional purposes. 

    Campers will learn: 

    How social media can help launch their careers as creators and help brands engage with their audiences.How to produce compelling photos and videos.How to find the right platform and audience for their own content ideas.

    They’ll learn from instructors who launched their own digital projects and regularly break down the basics as educators. This camp introduces students to the practical, professional side of social media. Throughout the week, they’ll get hands-on experience, creating content at events on campus and in the community. By the end, campers will recognize the opportunities and meet the challenges posed by social media – they’ll be ready to flourish in this digital age.