2022 Summer Schedule

Thank you to our partners, parents, and students for a fantastic 2022 Summer!

We’re teaming up with local organizations like Global Works Community Fund, POW Girls, Multnomah County Library, and the city of Gresham for continued media education through the summer! Check out MetroEast Classes for more details on regularly offered workshops!

YouTube and TikTok Camp

YouTube and TikTok are arguably the most popular venues for video distribution. They provide a venue for users to share their ideas and talents. If you want to share your work it behooves artists to know about these platforms and how to produce videos with high production quality! This camp will teach participants the basics of composition, light, audio, editing and storytelling on a mobile device. They’ll learn how to plan their production so it meets their desired aesthetic and how to distribute the final product to reach the most people.

Dates and Times: June 20- June 24, 12:30pm- 3pm

Location: Rockwood Library 17917 SE Stark St, Portland, OR 97233

Click HERE to register.

POWGirls

MetroEast is supporting placed-based education and storytelling for youth in and around Portland area byMetroEast will partner with POWFest/POWGirls to offer support for their POWGirls Intro to Filmmaking workshop. In this week-long intensive workshop, participants will collaborate to create an original short video. Each day, participants will build their skills, learning concept creation, storyboarding, DSLR cinematography, audio recording, lighting, and post-production using Adobe Premiere Pro.

Dates and Times: July 25 – July 29, 8am-5pm

Location: MetroEast Community Media 829 NE 8th St, Gresham, OR 97030

Click HERE to register.

Summer Kids in the Park (SKIP)

MetroEast will work with City of Gresham to provide pop-up multimedia experiences at parks to East County youth. This program is geared towards youth ages 8 and up, and will be offered free of charge. A total of 15 park visits over three weeks will teach youth 4 different technology types each week through 2 hours of daily on-site programming. Technology programs will include iPad Photography, Video, VR Video and Environments, and Podcasting. The final day at each location will be participants’ choice from of the previous listed technologies.

Keep your eyes out for us at Nadaka Nature Park , Red Sunset Park and Gresham Main City Park, schedule below.

Dates, Times and Location:

July 25-29, 10:30am-12:30pm, Nadaka Nature Park
August 1-5, 10:30am-12:30pm, Red Sunset Park
August 8-12, 10:30am-12:30pm, Gresham Main City Park

No registration required, walk-ups welcome!