1. Nursing Explorers Camp - Is it for you?

Bon Secours Virginia's Nursing Explorers Camp is sure to be an exciting and exhilarating experience!

The health system's one-of-a-kind camp offers a unique experience to rising 6th, 7th and 8th graders interested in the wide world of medicine. The day camp gives participants real-life experiences in hospital environments as well as at our Bon Secours College of Nursing. This camp is sure to be an unforgettable experience.

Activities include:
●learning CPR,
●dissecting pig’s hearts,
●suturing pig’s feet,
●starting IVs, and
●using various medical equipment (to include but not limited to stethoscopes, suture needles, blood pressure cuffs, etc.)

The camp will be held in Richmond from Aug. 5-9, 2013, at
●St. Mary's Hospital
●Memorial Regional Medical Center
●St. Francis Medical Center
●Richmond Community Hospital

The camp will be held in Hampton Roads from Aug. 12-16, 2013, at:
●Mary Immaculate Hospital
●Maryview Medical Center
●DePaul Medical Center

Camp will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily.

The camp fee is $100 and is due upon acceptance. The fee includes lunch, snacks and supplies.

All campers are required to have a TB test administered by their physician prior to attending camp.

For those of you who are interested in nursing or other medical professions, who want to live a few days in their shoes and who are willing to dive in, this hands-on, highly educational camp may be a first step toward a health care career.

With this in mind, ask yourself: Are you willing to fully participate in all camp activities?

If the answer is yes, please continue with this application.

The online application due by Friday, April 26, 2013. Applicants will be notified by May 17, 2013 of their status.

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