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2 Hours

Discover the power of storytelling and the art of communication in Journalism Merit Badge in the upcoming summer! Aspiring young reporters will embark on an exciting journey to hone their writing skills, conduct interviews, and investigate real-camp stories. Campers will delve into the world of news, media ethics, and reporting techniques. Through hands-on activities and field trips, participants will create captivating articles and multimedia pieces, igniting their passion for journalism. This session is offered twice a day & is recommended that scouts ages 13 & older take part in this course. During the course, scouts will get the opportunity to tour journalism related businesses, such as a radio station, new station or newspaper manufacturer. Also, scouts will have the opportunity to have their articles posted in the Knob News, which is published every day of the summer.