This post was written by Heather Chiles, an Engagement and Marketing Strategy staff member at the National Geographic Society. Photography can be a personal and profound way to explore your community and help your students tell their own stories. In an effort to inspire and empower the next generation, the National Geographic Society is proud to support Photo Camp––an outreach program that introduces young people … Continue reading Telling Your Own Stories: 20th Anniversary of National Geographic Photo Camp
In October, the National Geographic Society brought together 31 youth from 14 countries around the world for a virtual Photo Camp focused on the theme of ocean connections. We talked to three Photo Camp students to learn how the experience helped them develop their storytelling skills and empowered them to use their voices to make an impact. Morgan Dethlefsen is from Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands, Ciara Ratum is from the island of Oʻahu in Hawaiʻi, and Parwat Singh is from the Indian state of Uttarakhand. Continue reading The Ocean Separates These Young Storytellers. It’s Also What Connects Them.