August 17 – 21, 2020

Location: Garden State Discovery Museum (Cherry Hill)

Ages: 10 - 18

Camp length: 5 days

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

*Day Camp Only

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!


Celebrity Guest Instructor


Neil Hartman

Neil Hartman is an award-winning sports personality formerly for Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia.

Hartman was honored by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association as the state's Sportscaster of the Year in 2000. Hartman's career spans over 30 years. Before joining CSN, Hartman was sports anchor and reporter for KYW-TV as well as WPHL-TV.

Hartman is best known for instigating Allen Iverson's famous "Practice" Rant at a Philadelphia Press Conference.

He received two Mid-Atlantic Emmy Awards and a Philadelphia magazine "Best of Philly" Sports Talk Show Award while working for 1210 AM.

Sample Schedule



9 am – Introduction
10 am – Interactive activity
11 am – NFL Analyst Ron Jaworski visits
12 pm – Lunch
1 pm – Interactive activity
2 pm – Former NBC Sports Philadelphia anchor Leslie
Gudel visits
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
12:00 pm – Lunch
12:45 pm – Press conference Philadelphia Soul


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
12:00 pm – Lunch
12:45 pm – Guest visit


9 am to 4pm – Campers split into groups by age and rotate between activities including making “In Your Face” videos, voicing over highlights, Football preview shows on camera, pre/post game shows on camera, and participating in our PTI style contest


9 am – Sports Name Game
10 am – Podcasting
11 am – Guest Visit
12 pm – Lunch
1 pm – Sports Jeopardy
3 pm – Camp concludes


Camp Director and Sportscaster Neil Hartman, SBC Co-CEO Jeremy Treatman, and Sportscaster Leslie Gudel


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 76ers sideline reporter
Gregg Murphy – Philadelphia Phillies sideline reporter

Jim Jackson – Philadelphia Flyers/Phillies play by play
Mike Missanelli – 97.5 Sports Radio
Kris Jenkins – Villanova basketball player
Andrew Brandt – National sports business reporter
Kyle Lowry – NBA player
Jay Wright – Villanova basketball coach
Corey Clement – NFL player

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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