Programs & Camps

The teen media studio offers opportunities for year-round programs in digital and media enrichment including clubs and camps with small group instruction and collaboration to help teens enhance their professional or leisure portfolios.

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 Programs

Media Club

​The Media Club offers youth interested in the digital media field an opportunity to learn the fundamentals of audio recording, photography and videography. The program is a peer-led, peer-run club that teaches youth the basics of audio, digital and visual production. 

Youth will learn about a multitude of digital media platforms and how to efficiently navigate each one. The program specializes in video journalism and the creation and production of audio, focusing specifically on music. Areas that will be covered include audio recording and engineering, photo and video editing, green screen, graphic design and lighting. A recreation membership is required and to sign-up contact the teen media studio at 757-385-2964 or at WFStudios@vbgov.com​.


WF News

A center-based, youth-run news team that will cover events and create a news broadcast that will run in the centers and department webpages. The program is designed to teach the fundamental skills needed for journalism and broadcasting. 

Teens will learn to develop and enhance their skills in the following areas: 

  • research and preparation
  • writing
  • interviewing
  • reporting
  • producing
  • directing 
  • editing

 Camps

Digital Ecology Camp - CANCELED

Get the kids outside this summer to experience Virginia Beach through the lens of a photographer-videographer! Each day will be filled with unique and engaging outdoor recreational activities to be captured in digital format using cameras furnished by the Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation Department.  Campers will travel to various city parks and natural areas, which will allow campers to gain hands-on knowledge of our local surroundings, respect for wildlife, and an understanding of the importance of stewardship of the marine environment. At the end of the week, campers will have made a digital portfolio of the coastal marine ecology as well as local plants and wildlife.

Location: Williams Farm Recreation Center
Date: July 20th-24th 
Time: 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Cost: $50.00
Age: Rising 7th graders-Rising 9th graders
Limited Space Available (Max 8 participants)


Camp MEdia - CANCELED
Is your middle school student interested in the digital media field? Camp MEdia provides a hands-on opportunity for your middle school student to learn the fundamentals of audio recording, photography and videography. 

  • Location: Williams Farm Recreation Center
  • Date: August 10th-14th 
  • Time: 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Cost: $50.00
  • Age: Rising 7th graders-Rising 9th graders
  • Limited Space Available (Max 8 participants)

Studio Hours
  • Sunday Closed
  • Monday – Friday
  • Please contact studio staff for hours of operation at (757) 385-2964 or send an email to WFStudios@vbgov.com
  • Saturday 1:00pm-4:00pm (Every other Saturday)

Studio hours subject to change. Audio recording sessions must be scheduled with studio staff.