Montana Journalism Summer Camp


Montana Journalism Summer Camp is Back! 

Where: University of Montana campus

When: July 21-25, 2024

What: A week of fun, learning, media literacy, journalism experience and audio storytelling.

Who: Open to all students entering 9th-12th grades.

How: Registration is $250 for the week and that includes instruction, housing (on campus in the dorms) and all meals.

Scholarships are available! Contact Mary Auld for more information and to apply.

Register Here! 

Stay tuned for more details on schedule, what to bring and what to expect.


2022 Summer Camp

Twenty-five high school students from across the state (and country!) gathered in Missoula in July, 2022 the University of Montana campus to explore journalism and media at the 2022 summer camp sponsored by the University of Montana School of Journalism and Humanities Montana.

Students covered a local baseball game and Out to Lunch in downtown Missoula and produced a mix of photojournalism, audio stories, written articles and even a TikTok video.

You can listen to the audio coverage on Soundcloud at the following links: 

A full gallery of the photos is here.

High School Journalism and Media Day 2022

2021 Summer Camp

When 35 high school students showed up on the University of Montana campus for the first day of journalism summer camp in July, they immediately went on assignment.

And, we didn't give them an easy assignment. They were tasked with spending three days covering one big – and complicated – topic: the future of journalism.

They learned about journalism's role in our democracy, how local news can support and connect communities and how to practice journalism carefully and ethically. They interviewed and photographed leaders in media in Montana and beyond. They also got some great photos, wrote some great stories and created some great designs.

And, they had a bit of fun too. 

Below is a gallery of some of the stories, photos and designs the students produced as well as a peek behind the scenes at camp.

Journalism & Media Summer Camp 2021

Stay tuned for information on the 2022 School of Journalism summer camp. 

Thank you to Humanities Montana for the generous support of this program and the students who attended.

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