MASH Camp, or the Medical Academy of Science and Health, is a fun and educational day camp for students to explore health careers. Students are exposed to a variety of health professions, covering everything from on-the-job-training to an advanced college degree.
Depending on the location, campers enjoy one, two, or three days of fun and interaction at a local healthcare facility, where they will:
As part of the camp experience, each participant will receive scrubs and lanyard with name badge to wear at camp; breakfast, lunch, and snacks; certificate of participation; and lots of attention from caring health professionals!
Typically, MASH Camps held during the summer are for students entering the 8th and 9th grades**. MASH Camps held during the school year are for students currently in the 8th and 9th grades.
*Workshop topics vary by healthcare facility and may include physical therapy, nursing, surgery, food service, clinical laboratory sciences, cardiac care, pathology, diagnostic imaging, recreational therapy, pharmacy, emergency medicine, and others.
**MASH Camp is typically for students entering the 8th and 9th grades, however, some camp locations may opt for a different age range of students.
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