PodCamp NPR Illinois PodCamp is a week-long, summer enrichment day camp for students interested in technology, journalism, and the exciting world of media. Podcampers gain civic education and media literacy as they interview community leaders about a real topics, edit the interviews, and explain what they learned in the first episode of their very own podcast. Students may make more episodes after the week-long camp is complete.
PodCamp

PodCamp

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NPR Illinois PodCamp is a week-long, summer enrichment day camp for students interested in technology, journalism, and the exciting world of media. Podcampers gain civic education and media literacy as they interview community leaders about a real topics, edit the interviews, and explain what they learned in the first episode of their very own podcast. Students may make more episodes after the week-long camp is complete.

Most Recent Episodes

PodCamp: Looking Into the Life of a Musician

Hello, I'm Sandro Garcia for the 2018 NPR Illinois PodCamp. While most musicians aim to be local stars, Springfield, Illinois resident, Isaac Edwards, has other goals. He does not really want to pursue fame, but wants to teach other people.

PodCamp: Art Brings Comfort To People In Need

Hello, I am Rohan Ramkumar for the NPR Illinois PodCamp. Courtney Wick is a licensed professional counselor and art therapist at the Hope Institute. She's also a local writer, artist, and performer in plays such as "Legally Blonde". She is also currently the board president for the Springfield Area Arts Council and volunteers at lots of places such as the Animal Protective League and The Big Brother Big Sister foundation.

PodCamp: Curator of the Governor's Mansion Takes Us Inside

Hello, I'm Caleb Shuff for the 2018 NPR Illinois PodCamp. Justin Blandford, is a superintendent and curator of the Illinois Governor's Mansion, and lives in Springfield, Illinois.

PodCamp: Judge Shares His Journey to the Bench

Hello I'm Nathaniel Hostetter for the 2018 NPR Illinois PodCamp. Brian Ottwel is an Associate Judge for the seventh Judicial Court of Illinois for eight years.

PodCamp: Legacy Theatre, Coming Back Stronger Than Ever

Hello, I'm Riley Brown for the NPR Illinois Podcamp. Scott Richardson is the Executive Director and owner of the Legacy Theatre in Springfield.

PodCamp: Zoo Director Shares His Experience

Hello, I'm Arnav Nagrecha for the 2018 NPR Illinois PodCamp. John Wright is the director of the Henson Robinson Zoo. He is a graduate of Truman State University and has worked at various zoos and aquariums as a zookeeper, lead keeper, and general curator.

PodCamp: New Life for Downtown Springfield

Hello, I'm Madelyn Moore for the 2018 NPR Illinois PodCamp. Lisa Clemmons Stott of Downtown Springfield Incorporated enjoys bringing the historical aspects of the city to life.

PodCamp: Local Chef Explains His 'American Dream'

Nicolas Paz is the owner and chef at AZ-T-CA restaurant in Springfield. He grew up in Bolivia, which is a small South American country and came to America in 2001.

PodCamp: Inspiration From Local Podcaster

Hello, my name is Leo Page for the 2018 NPR Illinois PodCamp. Jeremie Bailey shines a light on local, creative individuals with his podcast, Lincoln's Legends. He is an enthusiast of Springfield's artists, and their work.

PodCamp: Directing the Sangamon Auditorium

Hello my name is Abby Stalets with the 2018 PodCast Camp. Carly Shank is the Director (of Audience Development) at the Sangamon Auditorium in Springfield. She has worked there for 17 years. The purpose of the auditorium is to bring artists and performances to the area and to help the community.

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