Camp for 6th-9th graders explores nursing, science, fitness and nutrition
Register now for Health Scholars 2013; Camp is June 17-20 at NFCC
MADISON, FL – North Florida Community College’s Allied Health department is now enrolling 6-9th grade students in its 2013 Health Scholars Camp. The camp will be held June 17-20 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at the NFCC Career and Technical Education Center. The four-day camp explores healthcare topics and careers – nursing, science, fitness and nutrition – in engaging, fun and educational ways.
Campers will enjoy games, team building exercises, skills training with state-of-the-art patient simulators, guest speakers and field trips to local healthcare facilities including a trip to the Florida State University College of Medicine in Tallahassee. NFCC registered nursing students and faculty will provide basic first aid skills and first aid training to participants and share information on how to plan for a chosen career in healthcare, including what classes to take in high school and college.
The camp, sponsored by Big Bend AHEC, the Healthcare Workforce Network and NFCC Allied Health, is a great camp for young students interested in healthcare as a possible career or students who simply want to have fun while learning valuable information this summer. Cost to attend is $50 per student. This fee includes meals, snacks and skills lab materials. Pre-registration is required. Space is limited to the first 20 students who pre-register. Deadline to register is Monday, June 10. To pre-register or for additional information, contact Denise Bell at (850) 973-9481 or email CommunityEducation@nfcc.edu.