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Reel Skills Course

Make media that matters. Learn how to communicate your thoughts and ideas by using video and audio to create high-quality content for multiple platforms. Join our supportive and collaborative environment for youth media makers!

If you are an awesome youth, between 14-21 years old, you are eligible to be part of Reel Skills, PhillyCAM’s after school youth program. We provide access to equipment and other professional tools that help Philly youth to explore various forms of media to examine and tell their own stories through their own lens.


Participants of Reel Skills Will

  • Work with and build community with other talented youth across the city of Philadelphia.
  • Receive professional technical training in a creative community of peers.
  • Broadcast your media on our TV channels with Comcast and Verizon along with our radio station WPPM 106.5 FM
  • Earn volunteer and networking experience through attending local media events.
  • Earn the opportunity to be selected for a summer fellowship with PhillyCAM
  • Access to open media lab hours to work on independent projects for channel.


DEADLINE to apply for Spring 2018: closed
Once your application is reviewed you may be selected to participate in our fall or spring classes. We require that all accepted participants become members of PhillyCAM.The youth membership fee is $15 for 12 months.