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MedCamp 2013 to offer area students opportunity to explore healthcare careers

3/12/2013 —

Penn State Mont Alto, Summit Health, Quincy Village, and Penn State’s Hershey Medical Center have teamed up again to offer an outstanding educational summer camp. MedCamp is open to students interested in learning more about healthcare careers, and who meet the application requirements. The cost for the week-long program is $225 per student, including meals and transportation.

The program, known as MedCamp, will give students who will be entering the ninth and tenth grade the opportunity to visit local hospitals and healthcare facilities. In addition, students will learn about healthcare careers including physical medicine and surgery, nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, radiology, pathology, and more.

MedCamp will run from Monday, June 24, 2013 through Friday, June 28, 2013 beginning at 8:00 a.m. and ending at 4:00 p.m. each day. The “home base” for the camp will be Penn State Mont Alto, and transportation will be provided to the various hospitals and field trip locations throughout the week.

One of the highlights of the camp includes a trip to Penn State Hershey Medical Center. The students will also be given the opportunity to become first-aid certified. This program is sure to be an outstanding opportunity for students with an interest in science and careers in healthcare.

Interested students should fill out, download, sign and return the attached application form. The application deadline is April 30, 2013. Admission decisions will be made on May 3, 2013 and tuition will be due by May 17, 2013.

Contact the Penn State Mont Alto Continuing Education Office for more information or with questions at 717-263-9033 x227.

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