Jul 21 - 25
8:30 am - 4:00 pm (Campers can be dropped off as early as 7:30 a.m. and picked up as late as 5 p.m.)
On campus and various job shadow locations in the QC area
Students will experience firsthand the challenges, opportunities and rewards of health professions through hands-on learning sessions provided by faculty and practicing clinicians. Watch a YouTube video now (SAUtv)
Cost: $200 before July 1; $225 after July 1; $35 for students qualified for free/reduced lunch
More info: Download application (pdf)
"We want to provide the kids with a fun, information-filled experience to help them understand how to stay healthy, how to assist others with health issues, and to learn about the different health sciences careers available to them," says Professor of Occupational Therapy Christine Urish.
Campers, entering 7th and 8th grade, will be supervised by faculty and students currently enrolled int he healthy sciences education programs. Job shadow opportunities in different health care professions and disability awareness will also be part of the the camp experience. The camp includes on-site pre- and post-program supervision, a shirt, and team bag, daily snack and lunch, transportation, and program costs.
Campers can be dropped off as early as 7:30 a.m. and picked up as late as 5 p.m. Pre-registration is required.
Download brochure (pdf)
The camp is underwritten in part by the Rock Island Community Foundation, the John Deere Foundation, and the St. Ambrose University Health Sciences Career Fair.