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Summer camp guide: Medicine

April 09, 2010

Medicine



MedCamp

Dates: June 14-18

Location: Penn State Mont Alto, Mont Alto, Pa.

Ages: 9th-10th grade

Cost per child: $225

Phone: 717-709-0778

E-mail: jey114@psu.edu

Contact: Judy Yohn

Activities: Explore health care careers by taking field trips to local hospitals and health care facilities as well as a trip to Penn State Hershey Medical Center. Transportation is provided by Penn State to each facility visited. Parents or guardians will drop off and pick up students at the campus. MedCamp will run from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily.

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Vet Academy

Dates: June 21-25

Location: Hagerstown Community College, east of Hagerstown

Ages: 6th-8th grade

Cost per child: $164

Phone: 301-790-2800, ext. 236

E-mail: learn@hagerstowncc.edu

Web: http://www.hagerstowncc.edu/kids

Contact: Anne Myers

Activities: Learn about body systems, diseases, parasites and common illnesses in domestic animals through hands-on experience and lab activities. Career paths for veterinary medicine will also be covered. Class is from 8:45 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Nursing Academy

Dates: June 28-July 2

Location: Hagerstown Community College, east of Hagerstown

Ages: 6th-8th grade

Cost per child: $159

Phone: 301-790-2800, ext. 236

E-mail: learn@hagerstowncc.edu

Web: http://www.hagerstowncc.edu/kids

Contact: Anne Myers

Activities: Students will learn CPR, first aid, basic assessment skills, some medical terminology, nutrition and disease identification and treatments. Students will also get career information -- what nurses do, why they do things and where they work. Class is from 8:45 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Vet Academy

Dates: July 19-23

Location: Hagerstown Community College, east of Hagerstown

Ages: 6th-8th grade

Cost per child: $164

Phone: 301-790-2800, ext. 236

E-mail: learn@hagerstowncc.edu

Web: http://www.hagerstowncc.edu/kids

Contact: Anne Myers

Activities: Learn about body systems, diseases, parasites and common illnesses in domestic animals through hands-on experience and lab activities. Career paths for veterinary medicine will also be covered. Class is from 8:45 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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