for WNC Middle School Students
The Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC) and Western Carolina University (WCU) will host its 20th Annual Health Careers Residential Summer Camp at Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, NC the week of June 21 – 27, 2015. The theme for camp is RX for Success! The camp is open to rising seventh and eighth grade students who have a potential interest in a future career in healthcare.
The camp is designed to heighten awareness and provide students with a variety of experiences in healthcare and includes a leadership and personal wellness curriculum. Student discuss the classes needed to take in middle and high school in preparation for their college education and other enrichment programming. The cost to attend the camp is three hundred dollars ($300), plus a ten dollar ($10) application fee. The application fee is refundable for students not selected to attend the camp. Students on free or reduced lunch may be eligible for a partial scholarship but are still required to send the ten dollar ($10) application fee. Make check or money order payable to MAHEC. No cash please.
Students will live on the campus of Western Carolina University (WCU) with twenty-three (23) other students interested in careers in healthcare. Campers will participate in exciting activities such as tours of healthcare agencies and hospitals, career-oriented field trips, first-aid skills, CPR compression training, whitewater rafting, and cultural activities. Campers will also have opportunities to talk with members of health professions about their careers and how they reached their career goals. A brochure is enclosed with more information, including the selection criteria.
We hope that you are interested in this summer camp opportunity and look forward to receiving your application. If you have any questions or need further assistance, contact Bobby Hensley at WCU at toll free at (800) 928-4968 or 828-227-7397 or email@example.com or Jacquelyn Hallum at 828-257-4479 or firstname.lastname@example.org.