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July 22 – 26, 2019

Location: Simmons College

Ages: 10 - 18

Camp length: 5 days

Overnight camp tuition: $1,325.00 ($1,195 before Dec. 31)
- All meals included

Day camp tuition: $675.00 ($595 before Dec. 31)
Day camp hours: 9 am – 4 pm
- Lunch and snacks included

Activities and Special Events

  • Learn what it takes to make it in the sports broadcasting industry

  • Train with top professional sportscasters

  • Meet professional athletes and coaches

  • Develop public speaking, writing, recording and editing skills

  • Create sports anchor and sideline reporting videos like ESPN, Bleacher Report and more

  • Learn how to report on college and professional sports including NBA, MLB, NFL, NHL, MLS, Olympics and esports games

  • Record play-by-play broadcasts at professional sports events

  • Tour professional sports arenas and broadcasting studios

  • Host your own sports talk radio and sports debate shows like ESPN's Pardon the Interruption (PTI)

  • Practice sports social media, podcasting and entrepreneurship

  • Improve team building and professional development skills

  • Attend a Major/Minor League baseball game (dependent upon league schedules)

  • Have fun with your friends and fellow sports fans!

Overnight Option

Evening activities include attending a Major/Minor League game (if possible), wiffle ball, basketball, sports games, and much more

 

Sample Schedule


 

Monday

9 am – Introduction
10 am – Interactive activity
11 am – Celtics broadcaster Cedric Maxwell visits
12 pm – Lunch
1 pm – Prepare for press conference
2 pm – Press conference with New England Patriots DE Kony Ealy
3 pm – Interactive activity

Tuesday

9 am to 4pm – Campers split into groups by age and rotate between activities including making sports anchor tapes, voicing over highlights, sports talk radio shows on camera, pre/post game shows on camera, making play by play tapes of the NBA finals, MLB Playoffs, and Super Bowl, and trivia contests
12:45 PM – ESPN Fantasy Football expert Field Yates visits

Wednesday

9 am – Campers split into groups by age and rotate between activities including “In Your Face” tapes on camera, football preview shows on
camera, pre/post game shows, PTI tournament and ESPN Top 10 plays, making game shows with Steve Hocman as well as Stump The Schwab
12:45 PM – Boston Herald sports columnist Steve visits

Thursday

9 am to 4pm – Campers split into groups by age and rotate between activities
10:45 AM – Celtics pre/post game host Kyle Draper visits

Friday

9 am – Leave for tour of Fenway Park
12 pm – Lunch
1 pm – Interview with Coach Willie Maye
3 pm – Camp concludes

 

Former NBA Player & radio broadcaster Cornbread Maxwell visits

 
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Past Celebrity Guests


 

Dave Goucher – NHL announcer
Willie Maye – Radio host and former Boston Celtics sideline reporter
Sean Grande - Boston Celtics play by play
Dan Roche - WBZ-TV and WSBK-TV
Greg Dickerson - Former Boston Celtics sideline reporter
Kevin Walsh - NBC Sports
Gary Tangway - NESN
Sal Paolantonio - National NFL reporter
Dana Barros – Former Boston College and NBA player
Abby Chin – Boston Celtics sideline reporter
 Joe Castiglione – Red Sox PBP Announcer

Anthony Sherrod Blakely – NBC Sports
Tony Massarotti – Boston Globe
Bill Walker – Former NBA player
Dave Lewis – Former Coach, Boston Bruins
Cornbread Maxwell – Boston Celtics TV color analyst and former Celtics Hall of Fame player
Mike Reiss – ESPN New England Patriots reporter
Field Yates – ESPN
Michael Smith – ESPN
Steve Buckley – Boston Herald columnist
Kony Ealy – NFL player DJ Bean – NBC Sports

 
 
I had an amazing week at the Boston camp, my favorite week of the summer.
— Burke L.

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