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LSU Tiger Challenge Camps (2012)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2012-06-29

Duration: 00:05:57

Subjects: Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.) | Education | Summer schools


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Lincoln, Sue Producer
  • Woods, Virnado Editor
  • Daugherty, Ellen Interviewee
  • Robinson, Joel Interviewee


This segment from the June 29, 2012, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Sue Lincoln’s visit to the LSU Tiger Challenge Camps in Baton Rouge, week-long intensive summer camps for kindergarten through eighth grade students. Lincoln reports that the camps help to combat the students’ summer learning loss. She interviews Ellen Daugherty, the LSU Camp Director, who discusses the educational value of the camps. Lincoln also interviews Joel Robinson, an eighth grade camper, who discusses his experience at the camp on microbiology and food safety. Hosts: Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford