We're brand new! And still the same

Five decades of summer journalism workshops at KU means that you are getting trusted workshop staff and excellent workshop facilities. Come see what continues to make this workshop great.

Join the crowd of talented students See the town:

Many of our classes have the chance to visit downtown Lawrence to work on reporting, photography and broadcast projects

A new workshop name Along with many other updates

Previously called the "Kansas Journalism Institute," this summer workshop is still dedicated to preparing you and your staff for the coming year. Combine our great tradition with new activities, and you have a winner in this workshop.

A new look & name for a trusted workshop experience

For more that 50 years, the University of Kansas has hosted summer journalism camps for high school students. This year we celebrate a new name that reflects our Jayhawk pride and our students' ability to learn about any type of media: web, yearbook, news publications, video, photography. Join us for five days of exciting learning at KU. Rock Chalk!

Jayhawk Media Workshop
1435 Jayhawk Boulevard
Lawrence, KS 66045
(785) 864-0605



Stay on campus

grades 9 through 12
Experience an elite college campus, learn from great instructors and enjoy all of the evening social activities.


Included: the choice of one of our excellent courses, a shared room in the dormitory, all meals, a camp t-shirt, water bottle and evening social activities.

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Commute each day

grades 9 through 12
All of the great learning and activities for students who would prefer to commute to and from the camp each day.

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Included: the choice of one of our excellent courses, a camp t-shirt and water bottle.

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Adviser workshop

for advisers & teachers
Interested in updating a particular skill? Or, perhaps learning something brand new? Jump into one of our great classes.

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Included: the choice of one of our excellent courses, housing at an off-campus hotel room, all meals, a camp t-shirt and water bottle.

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