MedCamp Offers Students the Opportunity to Learn about Healthcare Careers
MedCamp is open to students interested in learning more about healthcare careers and who meet the application requirements. The program gives 9th- and 10th-grade students the opportunity to visit local hospitals and healthcare facilities. In addition, students learn about healthcare careers, including physical medicine and surgery, nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, radiology, pathology, and more.
MedCamp 2014 will run Monday through Friday, June 23 through 27. The “home base” for the camp is Penn State Mont Alto and transportation is provided to the hospitals and field trip locations throughout the week.
One of the highlights of the camp will include a trip to Penn State Hershey Medical Center. The students will also receive training in first-aid from an American Red Cross approved instructor. This program is an outstanding opportunity for students with an interest in science and careers in healthcare.
For additional details regarding the 2014 camp, including instructions for submitting the application, please click here to download the MedCamp 2014 flyer. To download an application form, please click here. If you have questions, please contact the Office of Continuing Education at 717-749-4118.