Mini Medical School 1: Session D

SUMMER ACADEMY REGISTRATION OPENS ON FEBRUARY 23, 2016.

Think you're ready for a career in healthcare? Attend Mini Medical School, and see if you have what it takes! As an intern here, you'll learn about DNA, x-rays, human anatomy, personal health and more – all while having fun, taking cool field trips and even performing a mock surgery. You'll meet and hear from experts in the healthcare fields – including doctors, dentists, researchers, EMTs and other professionals. So put on some scrubs and let's see what you're made of! This is one of our most popular camps, so early registration is strongly recommended.

Ages: 11-15

Course Number:

87015

Course Date:
Monday, July 18, 2016 to Friday, July 22, 2016
Course Date Info:

If these dates don't fit your schedule try:
Mini Medical School: Session A, Session B or Session C

Day and Overnight Options Available
8:30am-3:30pm
Extended Day (Pool) available until 5:30pm
Overnight students check-in on Sunday night at residence hall

Address:
Georgia Center for Continuing Education
1197 South Lumpkin Street, Athens, GA 30602
United States
US
Location Info:

Overnight students will check in at the residence hall on Sunday evening and check out on Saturday morning. Day students will check in on Monday morning between 8-8:30am. Classrooms are located around campus, and students may travel by foot, bus or university vehicle to get to classrooms or other camp activities. More details will be available in your confirmation email and in the welcome email sent out three weeks before camp begins.

Cost:

Day Camp - $360

  • Optional Extended Day at Legion Pool until 5:30pm - $35

Overnight Camp - $810

Prerequisites:
None. This course is designed for students with little to no background in medicine or life sciences. If you have an older student with a strong science background, please consider requesting a waiver to attend Mini Medical School 2: Beyond the Basics.

Financial Assistance:
Students who need financial assistance are encouraged to request it as early as possible, and before registering for camp. Forms will be available for download from this page as soon as registration opens. The deadline to apply for financial assistance is April 20, 2016. Notification of financial assistance will be emailed out the first week of May, but could be sent as late as three weeks before your camp begins if funds are still available. Awards range from 50-65% of the total cost of the camp, so students should be prepared to pay 35%-50% of the cost upon notification of financial assistance. Payment plans can be arranged, but all payments must be received no later than two weeks before camp begins. If you have any questions about the process, please call us at 706-542-3537 or email us at questions@georgiacenter.uga.edu.

Instructor: 

Dr. Rick Waters has an M.D. in Dentistry from The Medical College of Georgia School of Dentistry. He has taught all levels of healthcare education, from Associate Degree students up to Doctoral students. He works as a freelance instructional designer for the healthcare industry and has provided a variety of multimedia materials to medical and dental organizations nationwide. Dr. Waters is the founder and creator of Summer Academy's Mini Medical School program and this will be his tenth year as a Summer Academy instructor.

What you need for camp/program: 

A detailed list of supplies needed for your camp program will be emailed to you three weeks before camp begins.