Scholarships Available for PBS39 Production U Summer Camp


Application period runs through Thurs., May 25. Interested applicants are encouraged to email

Bethlehem, Pa. — May 19, 2017 — Scholarships are available for students in grades 9-12 who wish to attend PBS39’s annual Production U Summer Camp, taking place July 10-14 at the PPL Public Media Center at PBS39, 830 E. First St. in Bethlehem.

Production U gives high school students the opportunity to learn the exciting world of television. This week-long summer camp, taught by our Emmy Award-winning production team, gives high school students a chance to create their own broadcast. Class runs from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. daily, with lunch provided.

Production U has had a proven positive impact on students:

  • 100% reported an increased interest in a media career
  • 100% reported a better understanding of skills employers desire
  • 100% would recommend Production U to a friend
  • 100% reported having fun during Production U
  • 95% reported improved teamwork and problem solving skills

“My favorite part about Production U was how hands-on and exciting the entire experience was. I learned so much, and I am so grateful that I was able to have this experience,” says Melissa, a former scholarship recipient.

“Everything about Production U is awesome. This is the most informative, creative and fun camp in the media field,” says Alberto, also a scholarship student. 

Scholarship applications will be accepted through Thursday, May 25. For more information, contact Laura McHugh, PBS39 Executive Producer, Local Programming, at Students who would like to attend Production U can also register here.

Support for PBS39 Production U is provided by Air Products, Embassy Bank, PPL Corporation, Phillipsburg Education Foundation, and viewers like you.

About PBS39

PBS39 is a community-owned public television station licensed to Allentown, Bethlehem, and Easton, Pa., serving eastern Pennsylvania and western New Jersey. PBS39 is owned and operated by the Lehigh Valley Public Telecommunications Corporation. PBS39 acts as the catalyst to promote civic engagement, and to fulfill the regional needs of the Greater Lehigh Valley through its dynamic communication platforms and resources. For more information, visit


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DaWayne Cleckley
VP, Marketing