June 22 – 26, 2020

Location: Villanova University

Ages: 10 - 18

Camp length: 5 days

Overnight Camp tuition: $1,375.00
Early Bird Overnight Camp tuition (before Dec. 31): $1,250.00
- All meals included

Day Camp tuition: $695.00
Early Bird Day Camp tuition (before Dec. 31): $625.00

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



9 am – Introduction
10 am – Interactive activity
11 am – Former senior writer Jayson Stark visits
12 pm – Lunch
1 pm – Interactive activity
2 pm – Press conference with Philadelphia Eagles RB Corey Clement
3 pm – Interactive activity


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 – Philadelphia Inquirer sports writer Mike Jensen visits


9 am to 4pm – Campers split into groups by age and rotate between PTI and “Live Tweeting,” as
well as making “In Your Face” tapes, rants on camera, football preview shows, and voicing over
12:45 pm – Philadelphia 76ers sideline reporter Molly Sullivan French visits


9 am – Former Packers Vice President and former ESPN business analyst Andrew Brandt visits
11 am – Leave for Citizens Bank Park
11:30 am – Interview with Philadelphia Phillies broadcaster
12 pm to 4 pm – Play by play from our seats into recording devices at Philadelphia Phillies game


9 am – National NFL reporter Sal Paolantonio visits
10 am – Podcasting
11 am – Interactive activity
12 pm – Lunch
1 pm – Sports Jeopardy
3 pm – Camp concludes


NFL Insider's Adam Caplan visits

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Past Celebrity Guests


Michael Barkann – NBC Sports
Adam Caplan – National NFL Insider
Jayson Stark – National baseball reporter
Sal Paolantonio – NFL Football reporter
Joe Lunardi – ESPN
Marc Zumoff – Philadelphia 76ers play by play
Molly Sullivan – Philadelphia Eagles reporter
Gregg Murphy – Philadelphia Phillies sideline reporter Tom McCarthy – Philadelphia Phillies TV PBP

Jim Jackson – Philadelphia Flyers/Phillies play by play
Mike Missanelli – 97.5 The Fanatic Anthony Gargano – 97.5 The Fanatic
Kris Jenkins – Villanova basketball player
Andrew Brandt – National sports business reporter
Kyle Lowry – NBA player
Jay Wright – Villanova basketball coach
Corey Clement – NFL player Ryan Howard – World Series Champ & MLB All-Star Scott Graham – NFL Films

This is always the best week of the year. I’ve made friends that I’ll have for the rest of my life. I’m ready for next year!
— Harrison R.

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