A student holds recording equipment at CHS Field during ThreeSixty's 2018 Radio Camp

Summer Programs

Twin Cities High School Youth!

Join us for multimedia learning and exploration at St. Thomas! ThreeSixty’s year-round programming offers the chance to discover and share your voice and story, enhance your critical thinking and develop college readiness. Whether you dream of pursuing journalism, digital media arts or strategic communication, or you’re just exploring, ThreeSixty prepares you for success.

2024 Summer Lineup

ThreeSixty programs are led by staff, program alumni and St. Thomas faculty and staff, and supported by media pros and community partners. Your ThreeSixty journey can begin at any point, typically through College Essay Workshop or News Reporter Academy. Then, you’re eligible for the ThreeSixty Scholarshipa full-tuition, four-year scholarship to study Emerging Media at St. Thomas.

Applications for June and July summer programs are now lives and all applications are due by April 19. You’ll be notified of your summer status no later than May 30. Stay tuned for August’s advanced opportunities.

Acceptance to all ThreeSixty camps and workshops is a competitive process as spots are limited. Full scholarships for camps are available. Snacks and lunch are provided each day, and transit passes are available at no charge.

To be notified of upcoming opportunities, email Denise Huang, Engagement Manager: denise.huang@stthomas.edu

Radio Camp: June 24 – 28, 2024

Radio Camp is in partnership with MPR News, KRSM and MIGIZI and takes students into the world of radio reporting. Learn how radio is unique, write and interview for radio, and produce a radio story on the arts. Equity stipends for students are included for successfully completing this camp. Takes place 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at Minnesota Public Radio headquarters in downtown St. Paul.

Multimedia Storytelling Institute: July 8 – 25, 2024

ThreeSixty’s inaugural Multimedia Storytelling Institute is a three-week immersive experience where students will learn the fundamentals of journalism and narrative justice. In partnership with Center for Prevention at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota, you’ll explore topics of community healing through the lens of health equity. As reporters, you’ll produce written & multimedia stories for publication with mentorship by professionals.

This is a three-week (Monday-Thursday) program, 9:00 – 3:00 p.m. each day at the Schoenecker Center at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul.

August Opportunities

August will feature advanced opportunities. Stay tuned for more to come.

Questions? Email Denise Huang, Engagement Manager.

Will Lumpkins (left), manager of Northside Greenway Now, meets with ThreeSixty student Jessy Saybe to discuss the proposed bike and pedestrian path in North Minneapolis.

What’s Being Said About ThreeSixty . . .

“ThreeSixty is the highlight of my high school career so far. I’ve learned so much about paying attention to the world around me and proper communication, and I know I’ll be learning even more next year!” – Mina Yuan, ThreeSixty summer camp graduate and News Team journalist

“I love to watch young journalists learn about our craft. I’m proud to have the opportunity to share it.” – Jocelina Joiner, Manager, News and Content at LAKANA and a volunteer at ThreeSixty.