Camp Med 2021

Camp Med 2021 Summer Program

July 19-23, 2021

Program Overview

This program is designed to identify, recruit, educate and prepare high school students for careers in health professions. Camp activities include presentations, tours/observations and clinical experiences.

Who Should Participate

Current ninth through eleventh grade high school students who have an interest in health careers and the academic potential for a career in the health sciences.


Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Describe roles and responsibilities, career outlooks, salary ranges, educational preparation and credentialing of select health professions.
  • Observe state-of-the-art technology, equipment and procedures used in various health
  • Develop an understanding of the healthcare delivery system and the principles of medical ethics and
  • Develop effective skills of personal development in areas such as peer relations, teamwork, stress management and
  • Experience a learning environment which integrates school life with the adult world of
  • Meet healthcare practitioners and health profession students who share common health career
  • Explain what medical cultural competency is and why it is a critical component of the healthcare delivery


Applicant Requirements

  • Only a current freshman, sophomore, or junior for the 2020-2021 school year may
  • Must have a minimum 2.5 grade point
  • Complete a letter of interest outlining your career goals and why you want to participate in Camp
  • Complete the application

Susan Pope

CTE Career Development Coordinator

Office located in hallway of Masonry, Carpentry and Agriculture or email at

Applications Available: March 25 Application Deadline: April 23

Provided by: 

Northwest Area Health Education Center (AHEC), a program of Wake Forest School of Medicine and part of the NC AHEC System.