YouTube Class

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YouTube Class

Video Production Course Ages 9-15

Does your child dream about becoming the next YouTube star?

Our YouTube class is for kids who want to learn how to create an awesome YouTube channel. This class will give them the skills to create engaging videos. Kids will learn how to write scripts and storyboards, and how to create a brand that builds fan engagement. They’ll also develop production skills and discover the ways they can make money with their own YouTube channel!

Through this class, students will complete a variety of projects working in pairs and teams to learn various aspects of film making and editing. Developed around tablets and free editing software to make filmmaking fun and approachable, Video Production class empowers students with technical skills in video filming and editing while exploring the historical significance of film and the unique elements of storytelling.

By the end, they’ll have all the skills they’ll need to make a splash on YouTube and develop a channel that they can be proud of.

Some of the topics we will include are:

  1. Storytelling & Film

  2. Silent Films & Genres

  3. Interviews & Reporting

  4. Documentaries & Composition

  5. Storyboarding

  6. Intro to Filming

  7. Film Framing and Experimentation

  8. Film to Edit & B-Roll

  9. Intro to Editing

  10. Source & Sync Audio Files

  11. Final Edits & Credits

  12. Film Festival

What do students need to bring?

Students are required to bring their own recording device and cables to attach to the computer. Phones, tablets and cameras are acceptable for recording. Please note that the video quality will vary depending on the device your child brings. 

Camp Overview and Schedule

Take a look at your camp schedule, and learn more about tuition

Daily Schedule

  • Check in between 8:45 and 9:05
  • 9:10-9:25 Fun and Energized Morning Meeting
  • 9:25-10:30 Hands on Instruction
  • 10:30-10:45 “Recess”
  • 10:45-12:00 Continued Instruction and Creation
  • 12:00-Lunch
  • 1:00-2:00 Continued Class time
  • 2:45-3:00 Recess
  • 3:00- Continued Classroom Time
  • 3:45 Afternoon Wrap UP
  • 4:00 Pick up, or playing on your own devices until students are picked up.

Tuition Includes

  • Level UP Kids camp t-shirt (one free shirt per summer)
  • Personalized feedback + Project Achievement Report
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Google Apps email account
  • Low staff to student ratios
  • Daily camper awards and giveaways

Extended Care

Level UP Kids offers FREE extended care before and after the camp day for children who need to arrive early or stay late

FREE Extended Care Hours

  • FREE Morning Extended Care is available from 8:00 am to 9:00 am

  • FREE Afternoon Extended Care is available from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

  • FREE Extended Care is available weekly and daily

Regular Camp Hours

  • Regular Drop-off is from 8:45 am to 9:05 am

  • Regular Pick-up is from 3:50 pm to 4:10 pm

Level UP Kids has an extremely strict late pickup policy and an associated penalty fee — please pick your camper up by 5:00 pm to avoid that penalty from being automatically charged.

Friday Open House

Every Friday at 3:00 PM, parents are invited to our Open House! We open up our classrooms so students can show off the projects they have been working on all week. Meet your child’s instructor and explore more opportunities for them to continue learning and creating. Open House is typically finished by 4:00 PM.