Science, Technology, & Art

At La Salle College High School it is sometimes very difficult to take all of the classes that one would like to take. Our world-class Microsoft IT Academy curriculum will help you obtain the hands-on skills and experience that you need to succeed in technology careers - now available in the summer! These classes are now available to area schools from grades 6 - 12. In fact, many certification holders in the past have been from local grade schools exploring a future in technology.

The program offers classroom and online learning, hands-on labs, and access to hundreds of courses, books, cutting-edge resources, and collaboration tools. Most important, you can earn valuable Microsoft Certifications, which can increase your chances of getting a good job in today’s tough economy. There is a global need for people highly skilled in Microsoft technologies, and Microsoft Certifications are the credentials you need to impress employers and colleges.

Check back in the late fall to see courses being offered and an online registration form.

The Summer 2015 Student Television Bootcamp at La Salle College High School is open to high school & college students, male and female, as well as students entering 7th and 8th Grades. The sessions will benefit students with an interest in video production, improving their interview skills, on-air talent, working behind the scenes in a TV Studio, mobile journalism, newswriting, social media, sports journalism, digital storytelling and video editing.

In addition to the classes being taught by La Salle's Emmy-Nominated Director of Multimedia Technology and Moderator of WEXP, various television professionals will be sharing their knowledge during the 5-day workshop.

July 6-10, 2015
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
La Salle College High School
Cost: $350 ($300 before May 1st)

Questions - Contact Rob Johnson (215-402-4884)

What can students expect to do

Students will learn how to produce digital content using the latest HD Digital Technology on the market in La Salle WEXP TV Studio and Multimedia Editing Labs. Students will have hands-on experience using HD Cameras, DSLR Cameras, Microphones, Green Screens, and produce a TV Segment using industry-standard hardware such as the NewTek Tricaster.

Each student will leave the camp with a digital portfolio of work which may include an on-camera news segment, a video feature, interview or various other options as part of the workshop.

Sessions will focus on Newswriting, TV Studio Broadcast Technology, Digital Storytelling, On-Air Talent, Photojournalism, The Production Process, Video Editing Using Adobe Premiere Pro and Mobile Journalism.

No experience or personal equipment is necessary to excel in the Student Television Bootcamp!

Who Teaches the Camp

La Salle's Director of Multimedia Technology and Moderator of WEXP Mr. Robert Johnson is the lead instructor for the Bootcamp. Mr. Johnson has been running La Salle's Multimedia Department since 2007, and oversees La Salle's In-House TV station, Multimedia Curriculum as well as all Multlimedia and Social Media for the school. In 2014, over 50 of Mr. Johnson's Multimedia Students received their Adobe Certified Associate Certification in Adobe Premiere Pro as part of La Salle's Multimedia Production Courses.

Outside of La Salle, Mr. Johnson has been a Show Producer for Comcast SportsNet in Philadelphia since 2002 and has produced content and interviewed athletes from all of the Philadelphia area Professional Sports Teams and Division I Programs. Last year, Mr. Johnson was nominated for a Mid-Atlantic Emmy Award as Lead Show Producer for the Allen Iverson Jersey Retirement Edition of Sixers Pre-Game Live. In 2013, Mr. Johnson also taught Field Production as an adjnuct professor in La Salle University's Communication Department.

Mr. Johnson has a Bachelors Degree in Communications from La Salle University, a Masters Degree in Instructional Technology from Saint Joseph's University and multiple certifications in Social Media from La Salle University as well.


Spend the week learning the fundamentals of robotics as you design your robot using LEGO MINDSTORMSTM NXT kits. Using the software provided, you will learn how to program your robot to complete the challenges set forth in the program. The kits will provide you with all the software, motors & gears, and sensors that you need to complete the challenges, but it is up to you and your small group to work together to accomplish the tasks. If you enjoy building with LEGOTMNXT kits and/or computer programming and have the imagination and drive to take on challenges, then this course is for you!

Open to students enterring grades 5-9. Enrollment is Limited.

The program runs daily from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm, June 29th until July 2nd.

Cost: $250.00

From individual instruction to composing in the music lab to ensemble playing, participants in Jazz Camp will experience the fun and satisfaction of making music and improving their instrumental skills. The program includes general instruction in the understanding of jazz, individual lessons under the instruction of the talented La Salle College High School music faculty, and ensemble playing each day. All students will work in the digital music lab and may choose additional instruction in composing, arranging, and listening skills. The recreation and lunch facilities of the La Salle Dining Hall are available to participants in the program.

The 15th Annual La Salle Jazz Camp

June 15 to June 19, 2015
9:00 am to 1:00 pm

Registration is open to any girl or boy from private, public, or parochial schools
who is entering grades 5 through 9 in the fall of 2015.

Tuition is $300 for the session.

Now in its fifteenth year, the La Salle Jazz Camp offers girls and boys with interest
and potential in music the opportunity to hone their talents with the enjoyable
atmosphere of one of the finest music programs in the Delaware Valley.

Click here for the 2015 Jazz Camp Brochure

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