Stetson Sports Broadcasting Camp (On-Campus)

Appropriate for high school and entering college students.

Sports Broadcasting Camp

Students are trained in the fundamental principles, techniques, and craft of sports broadcasting. This is accomplished through a combination of lectures, demonstrations, hands-on production and the student's own work. You will learn about the following during this week:

Introduction to Sportscasting and On-Camera Training

  • Art of Interviewing Coaches and Athletes
  • Play-by-Play Reporting
  • Sports Show Hosting
  • Broadcast Camera Operation
  • Camera Setup, Balancing and Shading
  • Learn to Operate the NewTek Replay Station
  • Understanding Broadcast Audio
  • Producing and Directing

Behind-the-Scenes Graphics Preparation Training

  • Exercises in Adobe Premier and Photoshop
  • ESPN Xpression Graphics Machine
  • Exercises in Compiling Stats and Player Info
  • Working with Templates and XL files
  • And much much more.



  • Replay
  • Graphics
  • Audio
  • Camera
  • On-air training (Sideline & PxP)
  • Technical Directing
  • Headshots/Video Edit (Opens)

Schedule Subject to Change:


  • Check-in at Sorority House #1 547 N Bert Fish Drive (8:00 a.m.)
  • Conference Assistants will walk students to the Wilson Athletic Classroom
  • General Meet and Greet + Get to know SBP (Classroom Setting)

*We will give an overview of the schedule, show a video that highlights a Stetson Sports Production and show MV from Liberty comebacks, SC top 10 clips

  • Walk to the trailer together. Show where to meet after lunch
  • Lunch ( 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.)
  • Tour of the Broadcast Trailer General overview of each station with demonstrations on how they are utilized during a game broadcast, Learn to set up broadcast cameras and practice camera operation in the gym, Learn broadcast terminology and how it is utilized
  • Dinner (5:30 p.m.)
  • Walk through campus and get videos of scenic areas, outside of arenas, and other b roll shots to use in opening sequences. Work together as a team to capture creative videos that set the mood and the scene for a sports broadcast (Evening)
  • Return to Dorm and settle in, lights out (10 p.m.)


  • Conference assistants will walk students to Breakfast (8 a.m. - 9 a.m.)
  • In-depth graphics tutorial and practice 
  • Headshots framing, taking & editing
  • Lunch
  • Prep graphics with interview headshots 
  • Set up cameras & Mics for interview (explain XLR &   SMPTE cables…)  
  • Dinner
  • Sports Night! 
  • Return to Dorm


  • Conference assistants will walk students to Breakfast (8 a.m. - 9 a.m.)
  • Meet and Greet presentation with On-Air Talent, Q&A (Classroom Setting (Preferably Evan Weston as heard on MLS Orlando City Soccer Club) (9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.)
  • Lunch 
  • Do the on-camera interviews & Record on replay for piecing together with graphics
  • Build the interview pieces with music, transitions, graphics, playback, Debrief and review of mock opens
  • Dinner 
  • Work together to craft questions for a mock interview. The interviewee picks a celebrity or athlete, the interviewer gets time to research and craft questions. Record these and we will review them tomorrow
  • Return to Dorm


  • Conference assistants will walk students to Breakfast (8 a.m. - 9 a.m.)
  • Full preparation for mock broadcast (Prep graphics, prep replay, set up microphones and cameras)
  • Lunch 
  • Complete Mock Broadcast with campers rotating stations, Debrief and review of mock broadcasts 
  • Dinner 
  • Movie night! 
  • Return to Dorm


  • Conference assistants will walk students to Breakfast (8 a.m. - 9 a.m.)
  • Field trip to Orlando Magic 
  • Lunch 
  • Transition to UCF
  • Return to Stetson University
  • Classroom time, certificates, Q&A, comments, etc.
  • Check out of dorms + parent pick up (5:00 p.m.)


Extra topics if time is needed:

  • -Video Editing
  • -Filming campus shots, BROLL, Locator shots
  • -Shoulder cam
  • -Cable wrapping
  • -Camera Shading
  • -Dashboard
This is an overnight camp. Stetson University does not provide linens, towels or toiletries. Please remember to bring the following and anything else that will make your stay even more enjoyable.
  • Pillow(s)
  • Sheets (Twin XL) – You can bring a sleeping bag if you would like
  • Blanket
  • Towels
  • Washcloth
  • Toiletries (Soap, shampoo, toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant)
  • Shower shoes (if you desire)
  • Medications
  • Glasses/contacts, solutions, and a case for contacts
  • Laundry soap (If you are going to be staying for an extended period of time, there are washers and dryers available free of cost. You must provide your own laundry soap).

Registration Information

For Ages:
High School and Entering College Students

July 10 - 14, 2023

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*Required deposit of $100 is Non-refundable*

Payment in full is required at the time of registration to reserve your seat in this class. Payments can be made online or over the phone. For more information, please contact the Office of Continuing Education and Outreach at [email protected]