The Academy

Summer Media Experience
for High School Students

audio | video | web | games

iCAMP Academy

Are you a Philadelphia high school junior or senior with a passion for social justice through media? Join our media developer-in-residence program at West Chester University, WCU for an exciting week! 

iCamp is a free media academy that will be held from June 25th-July 1st of 2023 on West Chester University’s campus with current WCU professors, students, and staff. We invite high school juniors and rising seniors from the Philadelphia School District to join us in making media that matters. We produce films, games, podcasts & audio, and web sites, for youth and by youth whose passion is to effect social change.

Learn new skills.  Make new friends. Meet Philly based social justice leaders and artists.  Work on challenging and fun projects. Craft media that represents your voice and your perspective.  No prior experience necessary!

Click “Media Tracks” above to learn about our four media tracks

NEWS! iCamp Summer Media Academy received the 2020 Inspiring Programs in STEM Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine.

INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine is the largest and oldest diversity and inclusion publication in higher education

Media Specialties

Video production

Shoot and edit a film that
will make an impact.


Audio production

Edit audio to produce
amazing podcasts and music.

audio production

Web development

Create a beautiful website
with a strong message.

web development

Game development

Make a video game and let
your audience be amazed.

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iCAMP Details

Cost: Free. Gratis. Zilch. $0.00

Through the generous support of WCU’s Provost and sponsoring programs & departments, iCamp 2022 is free for all students who are invited to attend the week long maker series from June 25th to July 1st.

Location: West Chester University 

WCUPA is a public university committed to quality learning, education opportunity, social justice and– new this year– media for social justice.

Dates: June 25th – July 1st

Application Deadline: April 30, 2023