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We offer a wide range of programming for teens interested in podcasting, spoken word, creative writing, journalism, audio editing, music, and media of all kinds. Teen programming takes place at the SLB Youth Media Center, a state-of-the-art facility equipped with recording studios, professional audio equipment, media stations, books, games, and more, all conveniently co-located within the Children’s Museum on Pittsburgh’s Northside.


Open Studio Afterschool Programming
Open Studio is a free afterschool program for teens in grades 6 – 12. Available throughout the school year, Open Studio includes drop-in hours, workshops, meet-ups for teen creatives, and Open Mic nights. Once fully registered, teens are eligible to earn stipends and gain access to other perks, including bus passes and more. No prior experience is required, and teens are welcome to join any time!

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SLB Radio Summer Camps
SLB Radio Summer Camps offer middle and high school students one-of-a-kind experiences at the Youth Media Center, including opportunities to learn new skills, get creative, make new friends, and have their voices be heard. Camps are centered on project creation, designed to help all students to walk away with original audio projects to share with family, friends, and SLB Radio listeners.

To learn more about summer camp opportunities, visit