The MSU programs Continuing Professional and Lifelong Learning and Yellowstone Writing Projectare partnering to provide a summer journalism camp for rural high school students through the program Academic Technology and Outreach.Continuing Professional and Lifelong Learning offers non-credit courses for special interests and the Yellowstone Writing Project is an MSU-based group of writers who teach their love of writing. The participating students will be housed in dorms on the MSU Bozeman campus while studying journalism.
Students who participate will have the opportunity to delve into current issues in American journalism, cover news events in the Bozeman area and develop an articulate journalistic piece to share with their communities back home.
The camp will be held this summer from Sunday, July 11 - Friday, July 16. Students will be provided meals from the resident dining halls and will follow CDC guidelines concerning COVID-19, including wearing masks and social distancing.
To apply, visithttp://ato.montana.edu/ywpjour/. Accepted applicants will have the opportunity to attend free of charge, as the program is fully paid for. Any high school student from the state of Montana is eligible to apply and the deadline for applicants is Wednesday, May 26.