Summer Youth Programs
The N.C. Scholastic Media Institute invites students and advisers to Chapel Hill for intensive training in broadcast; newspaper; yearbook; literary magazine; design; online news; photojournalism; and advising student media. In addition, the program features optional leadership and creativity bootcamps. The four-day Institute — one of the most cost-effective in the country — celebrates the best in N.C. student journalism through awards, scholarships and contests.
The Carolina Sports Journalism Camp allows students access to a behind-the-scenes tour of UNC's sports media facilities; provides opportunities to meet visiting sports reporters and sports personalities; and features a Smith Center press conference, instruction on how to write a sports feature story and the experience of working on a sports media deadline. The four-day, application-based program hosts 40 rising high school juniors and seniors.
The Chuck Stone Program for Diversity in Education and Media gives 12 rising seniors the opportunity to experience classroom study, professional mentors and diversity education, all while on a college campus. The five-day program is fully-funded and application-based.