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Lipscomb University J-Camp

The annual Lipscomb University Journalism Camp, co-hosted by the Tennessee High School Press Association, will be held Sunday, June 3, through Thursday, June 7. 

J-Camp 2018 session will include news writing, feature writing, sports writing, design/layout, editing, photography and video. The camp offers participants the option of spending the nights in dorms or being day campers and is open to high-school students and advisers alike. 

Earlybird rates (Check will be postmarked by 5/11/18)   

  • Boarding $330   
  • Commuter $265 

Regular Rates (Postmarked or paid after 5/11/18)   

  • Boarding $355   
  • Commuter $290 

The last day to register will be May 26.

A limited number of scholarships, worth $150 off the earlybird rate, are available for students who have financial need and are interested in J-Camp. For the nomination form, click here. It should be filled out and returned by May 10; early applications are encouraged. Parents/legal guardians, school officials and students will be notified of the recipients by May 18. Parents/legal guardians will be expected to postmark the reduced-rate camp payment and the consent form by May 26; failure to do so will result in forfeiture of the scholarship.

For more information, contact Dr. Jimmy McCollum at 615.966.5788 or

To register, click the link to the left.