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Camp Med 2022 Summer Program Coming Soon - In Person or Virtual

Apr 22, 2022 8:45:00 AM / by Brooke Kochanski

Camp Med 2022 Summer Program is a great way to expose students to the world of possibilities in health careers. Now more than ever the need for talented healthcare workforce is a necessity. Students will be exposed to the stimulating world of working in healthcare, reflect on social determinants of health.

CampMedLogoNEW-1Registration is FREE and the program is available as:

  1. IN PERSON Camp Med which takes place in the 17-county NWAHEC Region
  2. Or you can choose VIRTUAL Camp Med which is 100% online learning

We invite high school students to sign up and gain 20+ hours of designed programming to meet the goals and objectives, give students a fun and rewarding experience while acquiring knowledge and skills that will help them to make informed decisions on their future careers in health.

Learn more about Camp Med!

IN PERSON CAMP MED (Current 9th-12th Graders for the 2021-22 School Year): Northwest AHEC works with coordinators through local school systems to provide 20 hours of camp. Camps will be county based and potentially held in the following counites - Alexander, Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Catawba, Davidson, Davie, Forsyth, Iredell, Rowan, Stokes, Surry, Watauga, Wilkes and Yadkin. Click here to view camp list by county

VIRTUAL CAMP MED (Current 8th-12th Graders for the 2021-22 School Year): To receive a Virtual Camp Med completer certificate, students are required to complete all the module activities which will be 20 hours of programming. The Camp Med experience on health career exploration is composed of 5 modules designed for you to complete on your own time. Virtual Camp Med will run June 1st - July 31st, 2022. Registration will open for VIRTUAL Camp Med 2022 soon - Click here to join our list to be notified when registration opens


Camp Med Testimonial

“Camp Med offers amazing opportunities for its participants to learn through activities. During my time at Camp Med I was able to connect with healthcare professionals, explore different medical career pathways, and observe medical procedures. I was even able to see preserved human organs and learn about their structure. The experiences Camp Med offered help mold my future and inspired my career goal of becoming an Anesthesiologist as I enter UNC-Chapel Hill this fall.”  Ashton Rierson, Camp Med Past Participant


ALSO Join us for the Meet the Health Professionals Series!

Register separately for Meet the Health Professionals where students can network with and ask questions of professionals in the healthcare workforce. Live Webinars Monday 3-4pm and Thursday 1-2pm running June 2nd - July 28th. Check back for more details!


Camp Med 2021 Recap

Camp Med 2021 was such a fun and educational experience with the best of both worlds with in-person Camp Med resuming in some counties and virtual Camp Med available to all as well! With 600+ participants enrolled across the Northwest AHEC region, North Carolina, and beyond it was a huge success. Read our recap announcement click here!


Tags: health careers, camp med, summer camp

Brooke Kochanski

Written by Brooke Kochanski

Marketing & Communications Specialist at Northwest AHEC

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