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August 13 – 17, 2018

Location: Total Turf, the training home of the Arena Football League's Philadelphia Soul

Ages: 10 - 18

Camp length: 5 days

Day camp tuition: $650.00
- Lunch and snacks included
Day camp hours: 9 am – 4 pm*
*Thursday 8/16: 12:30 pm - 7:30pm

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 Instructors

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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.

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Leslie Gudel

Leslie Gudel joined Comcast SportsNet in 1997 where she became the first female sports anchor in the city of Philadelphia. In addition to her primetime anchor duties on "SportsNITE," Gudel was part of the Philadelphia Phillies' telecast team as a roving reporter on game nights.

Gudel began her career in sports as an intern at Primeticket, which later became Prime Sports. At Prime Sports, Gudel was the anchor and a reporter for "Press Box," a national nightly sports news show. She also hosted "NASCAR Garage," a weekly auto racing show on TNN. 

Gudel was named by Philadelphia Magazine as one of the eight personalities to watch for in 2000.

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Ron Jaworski

Ron Jaworski is a former NFL quarterback and 1980 NFC Player of the Year. He worked as a sports commentator for WIP, co-hosted Celebrity Sports Talk and Eagles wrap-around shows, and was an NFL analyst on ESPN.

He is currently the CEO of Ron Jaworski Golf Management, Inc. and part owner of the Philadelphia Soul of the Arena Football League, where he also serves as Chairman of the Executive Committee for the league.

In 1998, The United Way honored Jaworski with their Volunteer Leadership Award, which is the highest award given by the United Way.


Tentative Schedule


 

Monday

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

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
12:00 pm – Lunch
12:45 pm – Press conference Philadelphia Soul

Wednesday

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

Thursday

12:30 pm – Guest visit
1:30 pm – Leave for Citizens Bank Park
2:30 pm – Interview with Philadelphia Phillies broadcaster
4 pm to 7 pm – Play by play from our seats into recording devices at Philadelphia Phillies vs New York Mets game
7:30 pm – Return to Total Turf

Friday

9 am – Guest visit
10 am – Podcasting
11 am – Interactive activity
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

 
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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 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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