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YouTube Video Boot Camp

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Your kids will have fun, learn media literacy skills, and express their creativity this summer at Kara Clayton's YouTube Video Boot Camp!

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Camp Schedule:

July 19: 12 pm - 3 pm ET

July 20: 12 pm - 3 pm ET

July 21: 12 pm - 3 pm ET

July 22: 12 pm - 3 pm ET

*There will be some asynchronous work where students will be recording and editing outside of the Zoom meetings both during and after the official camp hours.*

During our four-day YouTube Video Boot Camp, your child will be guided in learning new media literacy skills by an experienced educator, Kara Clayton. Kara has taught media literacy and video production courses for 25+ years at the high school level.

Our campers will learn important concepts like:

  • How to create a YouTube channel while also staying safe online
  • How YouTube’s algorithm works to gain likes and followers
  • How to decide on a YouTube niche
  • Your kids will also create video content for their channel

Many kids are using YouTube to express themselves, sharing their hobbies and interests with an online audience. Let me help your child learn how!

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YouTube Video Boot Camp will meet virtually on Zoom. Zoom link will be sent the week before camp starts


$149 or bring a friend a buy one ticket and get the second ticket at 50% off.

Required Equipment:

  • iPhone for recording
  • iPad or iMac with web camera for editing and for Zoom meetings
  • Ability to access Zoom

Not Required, but Nice to Have Equipment

Daily Content:

Monday, July 19

  • Digital Citizenship - Mini Lesson 1
  • YouTube Jargon
  • Types of Videos (Screen Share, Talking Head Screen Share with Talking Head, Creating an Account)
  • Catchy Name
  • Quick List of 10 Videos for Channel

Tuesday, July 20

  • Digital Citizenship - Mini Lesson 2
  • Scripting/Storyboarding
  • Plan Video Content for 3 Videos
    1. Screen Share Video
    2. Screen Share with Talking Head
    3. Talking Head

Wednesday, July 21

  • Digital Citizenship - Mini Lesson 3
  • Record Videos
  • Edit Videos

Thursday, July 22

  • Digital Citizenship - Mini Lesson 4
  • Upload finished Videos to Channel
  • Share and Critique Videos with Participants
  • Create and Publish/Distribute Email/Social Media Post to Promote Channel

*Children 13 and under may require supervision by an adult. This is a great opportunity to learn and practice with technology together!

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Get to Know Kara Clayton

Kara Clayton is passionate about all things related to media and digital literacy and video production. She has used video as a tool for effective communication and empowerment throughout her 30-years as a business person and educator. Early in her career, she wrote and produced video programs for corporations, specifically for use in employee communication, training, marketing and product demos.

She pursued her degree in education and in 1996, became a teacher focused on media literacy and video production. She has taught K-12 students and adult learners how to create compelling video stories that engage others, advocate for change, and win awards like grants and scholarships. Kara presents regularly at state and national media and digital literacy conferences, is a graduate of the inaugural class receiving the Graduate Certificate in Digital Literacy, and holds a Masters Degree in Adult Education with a specialty in Digital Literacy from the University of Rhode Island.

Learn more about Kara and her work here: Kara Clayton Digital

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Organizer Kara Clayton Digital

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We are a video education and digital literacy company. We teach you how to produce your own videos. 

We coach entrepreneurs to use video as a tool to build their businesses. We even provide coaching to improve your on-camera presentation skills!

We are passionate about the use of video because we know how effective it is at demonstrating learning and sharing clear, visually appealing messages.

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