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2019 Povich Summer Camp

Shirley Povich Sports Journalism Summer Camp

The Shirley Povich Sports Journalism Summer Camp has become one of the most popular camps for high school students interested in sports media. Students are taught by professionals in the field and gain valuable hands-on, real-world experiences.

Held annually in July, the summer camp is for high school students entering grades 9-12 and attracts students from all across the country.

The 2024 summer camp will be held July 8-12 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Knight Hall on the University of Maryland campus. Registration will open in early March. 

Shirley Povich Sports Journalism Summer Camp
July 10-14
9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily 

Monday, July 10 
9-9:30: Arrival / Check-in / Breakfast 
9:30-10: Welcome
10-10:45: Tour & Icebreaker Activity
10:45-11: Break 
11-11:50 Sports Media Overview
11:50: Walk to Stamp
12-1: Lunch at Stamp
1-3: Sports Analytics 
3: Dismissal

Tuesday, July 11
9-9:30: Arrival / Check-in / Breakfast / SportsCenter 
9:30-10: Research for stories
10-12: Glenn Clark Radio
12-1: Lunch with Glenn Clark 
1:1:30: Walk to Xfinity
1:30-2:30: Tour Xfinity
2:30-3: Walk back to Knight Hall
3: Dismissal 

Wednesday, July 12
9-9:30: Arrival / Check-in / Breakfast / SportsCenter
9:30-10:30: Story Writing w/ Kevin Blackistone 
10:30-11: Research and final interview prep 
11-11:50: Press Conference with Coach Nemzer 
11:50: Walk to Stamp
12-1: Lunch at Stamp
1-3: Work on stories & eSports 
3: Dismissal

Thursday, July 13
9-9:30: Arrival / Check-in / Breakfast / SportsCenter
9:30-11: Pardon the Interruption 
11-11:15: Break
11:15-12:15: Media on campus 
12:30-1:30: Lunch & Diamondback/WMUC
1:45-2:50: Video Production 
2:50: Walk back to Knight
3: Dismissal  

Friday, July 14
9-9:30: Arrival / Check-in / Breakfast / SportsCenter
9:30-10:30: Admissions Panel
10:45-11: Break
11-12: Campus Tour
12-1: Lunch @ Stamp
1-2:30: Social Media 
2:30-3: Feedback, Wrap-up
3: Dismissal

*Schedule is subject to change

To receive email notifications about future camps, including registrations details, email povichcenter@umd.edu.

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