Sports Broadcasting Pre-College Program

  • Sports Broadcasting

    July 23th– August 3rd, 2018 

    Dean College in Franklin, Massachusetts

    Ages 14-18

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    The Sports Broadcasting Pre-College Program at Dean College provides an amazing opportunity for hands-on and classroom instruction in multiple areas including sports radio, television and play-by-play broadcasts. Upon conclusion of the program, students will have completed the following:

    • 3 college credit hours
    • Television demo
    • Sports radio broadcast
    • Play-by-play of a regular season professional baseball or soccer game.

    Course Outline:

    Instructed by John Rooke, Director for The Center for Business, Entertainment and Sport Management and the voice of the New England Patriots, New England Revolution, and Providence College men's basketball. The course will also include: 

    • Site visits and behind the scenes access to:
      • New England Patriots 
      • Gillette Stadium
      • McCoy Stadium
      • WEEI Sports Radio studios
    • In-stadium play-by-play of a regular season professional baseball or soccer game
    • Your own television demo reel
    • Conduct live radio broadcast on Power 88.3 FM
    • Guest lectures from industry professionals
    • Earn college credit for successful completion of course

    Housing and Activities:

    For those students looking to stay overnight, housing will be provided by Dean College with night and weekend activities included with your room and board, such as:

    • Patriot Training Camp (Schedule permitting)
    • Pawtucket Red Sox game (Schedule permitting)
    • New England Revolution game (Schedule permitting)
    • Miniature golf
    • Patriot Place
    • Bowling
    • Arcade
    • Free-time on-campus with options including:
      • Flat screen television
      • Billiards
      • Darts
      • Movie nights
      • Workout at Kokes ’64 Fitness Center
      • Pickup basketball or soccer games
      • All you can eat ice cream



    *$1,950 Overnight

    *$1,250 Day-Only (Includes lunch)
    *Additional activity fee not included.

    Sample Schedule

    Week 1Week 2
    -Overview / Icebreakers
    -Tour of Patriot Hall of Fame
    -Gillette Stadium Visit
    -WEEI Studio Tour
    -Equipment Set-up at Gillette Stadium
    - Five Wits
    -Trip to Kimball Farms
    -Pawsox Game
    -Create Play-by-Play
    -Patriot Place Visit
    -Patriots Training Camp Visit
    -Group Projects and Presentations


     7:30 - 8:30 AMBreakfast 
     9:00 - 11:00 AMGuest Lecturer 
     11:30 AM - 12:30 PM  Lunch
     1:30 - 4:00 PM  Tour of Gillette Stadium
     5:00 - 6:00 PMDinner
     6:30 - 8:30 PMPawsox Game
     10:30 PMLights Out

    *Schedule subject to change 

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  • Program Pricing

    $1,950* Overnight
    $1,250* Day-Program

    - Room & Board
    - Meals
    - Workshops & Classes
    - Professionally Staffed 24/7

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    *Additional activity fee not included.

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