Join our supportive and collaborative environment of youth media makers! If accepted into our programs you will be required to become a PhillyCAM youth member.The youth membership fee is $15 which expires 12 months after your sign up date at which you would need to renew your membership to continue to be in programs. If you are an awesome youth, between 14-21 years old, you are eligible to be part of Reel Skills, PhillyCAM’s after school youth program.We provide access to equipment and other professional tools that help Philly youth to explore various forms of media to examine and tell their own stories through their own lens.
Participants of Reel Skills will:Work with and build community with other talented youth across the city of Philadelphia. Receive professional technical training in a creative community of peers.Broadcast your media on our TV channels with Comcast and Verizon along with our radio station WPPM 106.5Earn volunteer and networking experience through attending local media events. Earn the opportunity to be selected for a paid summer fellowshipAccess to open media lab hours to work on independent projects for channel.
Attendance RequirementThe Spring semester consists of 11 weeks of class. (February 12th-April 30th) Our class meets Tuesday's and Thursdays.Participants may be absent for no more than 4 classes to stay enrolled.Our classes run from 4pm-6pm. Students can arrive at PhillyCAM as early as 2pm to work on homework or create their own media.