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Articles in Summer Dreamers Academy

Radio Camp 2015 – Day 1 – Introductions & Ice Breakers

June 29, 2015 – 11:18 am | 1,143 views
On our very first day of Radio Camp at the Summer Dreamers Academy (at Pittsburgh Langley) campers got a chance to learn about one another through team building games like "Two Truths and a Lie." We also made our very own Radio Badges.

Radio Camp 2014 – Day 26 – Graduation!

August 6, 2014 – 10:37 am | 2,084 views
It's hard to believe, but we've reached the end of Summer Dreamers 2014. It's been a good ride--we've made new friends, played new games and learned new things! Have a great rest-of-the-Summer as well as a great school year, Radio Campers!

Radio Camp 2014 – Day 25 – Radio Camp Retrospective

August 5, 2014 – 10:32 am | 1,743 views
On our second to last day, campers were asked to take a look back at our time spent together; what did they learn, what was their favorite activity and how much are they going to miss Radio Camp?

Radio Camp 2014 – Day 24 – Next School Year

August 4, 2014 – 10:07 am | 1,964 views
Radio Campers reflected on the coming school year and all the amazing opportunities it holds!

Radio Camp 2014 – Day 23 – “How I Think a Microphone Works” (Part 3)

August 1, 2014 – 10:00 am | 1,356 views
On our final day discussing the DIY microphones, campers wrote and recorded about what they had learned!

Radio Camp 2014 – Day 22 – “How I Think a Microphone Works” (Part 2)

July 31, 2014 – 10:34 am | 1,433 views
Campers (after having built and tested their microphones) wrote and recorded how they think a microphone works. They also learned the terms: "Electromagnetic Induction" and "Transducer."

Radio Camp 2014 – Day 21 – Microphone Building (Part 2)

July 30, 2014 – 10:11 am | 1,491 views
Campers finally got to test their DIY microphones! After a brief explanation of electromagnetic induction, we attached their microphones to a mixer using alligator clips and started amplifying!

Radio Camp 2014 – Day 20 – Microphone Building (Part 1)

July 29, 2014 – 10:19 am | 1,442 views
On our twentieth day, campers got to build working microphones out of household materials!

Radio Camp 2014 – Day 19 – “How Do You Think a Microphone Works?”

July 28, 2014 – 10:11 am | 1,271 views
Campers were asked to write and record about how they thought a microphone works. A few had some imaginative ideas!

Radio Camp 2014 – Day 18 – My Favorite Memory (Part 2)

July 25, 2014 – 10:19 am | 1,282 views
It's hard for us to believe, but we're already on our eighteenth day of Radio Camp! Campers got a second chance to finish recording their outstanding "My Favorite Memory" pieces.