Health Careers Camp
June 11-14, 2024
UW-Stevens Point
Camps, Educators, Health and Human Services, Health and Wellness, See Stevens Point Offerings, Technology


2024 Dates: June 11 - 14, 2024 

2024 Registration is closed.

Grades 9-12 | Incoming Freshman through Graduating Seniors​

Details


Join us for a fun and educational camp! Health Careers Camp will feature interactive activities facilitated by UW-Stevens Point faculty/staff and community health care professionals. We will expand the knowledge of our campers pertaining to a variety of health care careers. Students who are grades 9-12 (Incoming freshman through graduating seniors) are invited!​

​​Attendees will stay in the​ UW-Stevens Point resident halls and participate in simulation labs, workshops, and experience behind-the-scenes field trips to area hospitals and medical facilities.​ All meals are included. Please identify any dietary issues in the registration if necessary.​

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​​Registration Information


2024 Registration is closed.



Registration F​ee: $200 per student (Residential Stay in the UWSP ​Dorms only)

  • $100 deposit required at time of registration
  • $10 deposit required at time of registration for scholarship applicants
  • Optional Add On Fees:
    • ​Request for Single Dorm/No Roommate: $104
    • Parking Permit for Commuters: $24​
  • You must be able to provide the camper's health history, current medications (if any), immunizations, insurance, and health care providers at the time of registration

​​​If you don't have one already, you will will need to create a Camp Doc Login.  Save this information,​ you can use it for all future camps registered through Camp Docs.

Once you fill in the profile information you will be directed to select the camp you want to register for.​​​

Registration is limited to 20 participants.

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​Final Payment


Final payment is due by May 24, 2024. If you have not paid for your registration, you may do so by calling UW-Stevens Point Continuing Education at 715-346-3838, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. to pay by credit card.

​Camp Schedule

 

UWSP Health Careers Camp Summer 2024 Programming Schedule

*** Notice – this schedule is subject to change ***

Tuesday, June 11: Check-In Day
6:00-7:00pm          Camper Check-in @ Hans​en Hall (CE, Counselors)
7:15pm                  Meet in the Lobby for icebreakers and evening activity

 
Wednesday, June 12: Community Health Day

7:30-8:10am               Breakfast @ Debot (Campers, Counselors)

     Mid-State Technical College Nursing Simulation Lab at Aspirus Riverview Hospital, Wisconsin Rapids  

8:15am                        Load for transportation to Wisconsin Rapids at Debot (Campers, Counselors)

8:20am                         Depart for Mid-State Technical College Nursing Simulation Lab at Aspirus Riverview Hospital- from Debot (Campers, Counselors)

8:55am                         Arrive at Aspirus Riverview Hospital (410 Dewey Street, Wisconsin Rapids). Meet by the main entrance by the fireplace 9:00am.

9:00-10:00am               Nursing Simulation Lab Tour

10:00-10:10am              Restroom Break, Head to reserved room for Nursing 1+2+1 Presentation

10:10-10:40am               Nursing 1+2+1 Presentation by Jeff Christensen and Yer Lee

     Wood County Public Health

10:55am                           Load for transportation to Wood County Public Health

11:30-1:00pm                   Lunch and presentation from Wood County Public Health

     Aging & Disability Resource Center of Portage County: Virtual Dementia Tour 

1:15pm                              Load for transportation to Aging and Disability Resource Center of Portage County in Stevens Point.

2:00-4:00pm                     Virtual Dementia Tour

4:05pm                              Load Bus at Aging and Disability Resource Center for transportation back to UWSP

4:20pm                              Arrive at UWSP campus (Campers, Counselors)

5:00-6:00pm                      Dinner @ Debot (Campers, Counselors)

6:00-9:30pm                      Counselors -Evening Activities (Campers)
 

Thursday, June 13: UW-Stevens Point School of Health Sciences and Wellness Day

7:45-8:30am                   Breakfast @ Debot (Campers, Counselors)

8:45-8:50am                   Split into 3 groups, provide a general run down of the day (Campers, 1 Counselor /group)

9-9:55am                    Rotation 1
Group 1 Exercise Performance, Kevin Kirschbaum (MCCH 033)
Group 2 Child Life Specialist, Abby Baker (CPS 230)
Group 3 Dietetics, Dr. Annie Wetter (CPS 233)


10-10:55am                 Rotation 2
Group 2 Exercise Performance, Kevin Kirschbaum (MCCH 033)
Group 3 Child Life Specialist, Abby Baker (CPS 230)
Group 3 Dietetics, Dr. Annie Wetter (CPS 233)

11-11:55am                 Rotation
Group 3 Exercise Performance, Kevin Kirschbaum (MCCH 033)
Group 1 Child Life Specialist, Abby Baker (CPS 230)
Group 3 Dietetics, Dr. Annie Wetter (CPS 233)

12:00-1:00pm             Lunch @ Debot (Campers, Counselors)

           
1:15-2:10pm                   Rotation 4
GP 1 Rehabilitation, Dr. Beth Kinslow (PT/OT/AT) (MCCH 147)
GP 2 Clinical Lab Science, Dr. Kelly Michalski (SCI D123)
GP 3 Audiology/SLP (CPS Basement- Clinic)


 2:15-3:10pm               Rotation 5
 GP 2 Rehabilitation, Dr. Beth Kinslow (PT/OT/AT) (MCCH 147)
 GP 3 Clinical Lab Science, Dr. Kelly Michalski (SCI D123)
 GP 1 Audiology/SLP (CPS Basement- Clinic)


 3:15-4:10pm               Rotation 6
  GP 3 Rehabilitation, Dr. Beth Kinslow (PT/OT/AT) (MCCH 147)
  GP 1 Clinical Lab Science, Dr. Kelly Michalski (SCI D123)
  GP 2 Audiology/SLP (CPS Basement- Clinic)

      
 4:30-5:30pm               Campus Tour led by RA (Campers, Counselors)

 5:30-6:30pm               Dinner @ Debot (Campers, Counselors)

6:30-9:30pm                   Counselors -Evening Activities (Campers)

Friday, June 14: Aspirus Stevens Point Hospital Day

7:45-8:30am                   Breakfast @ Debot (Campers, Counselors)
8:30-8:45am                   Walk to Aspirus Stevens Point (Campers, Counselors)
8:45-9:00am                   Student Arrival at Aspirus Stevens Point, Main Entrance
9:00-9:30                         Introductions, Guidelines and Ice Breakers

9:30-11:15am                 Interactive Group Sessions:
1- Respiratory Therapy Activity
2- AHEC Virtual Reality Activity
3- Suture Lab

11:15-11:30am               Break
11:30am-12:30pm          Aspirus Leadership Panel Discussion
12:30-1:00pm                 Lunch and Question Session at Aspirus
1:00pm                            Depart from Aspirus

1:00pm-4:30pm             OPEN- Educational Healthcare Opportunity
Sponsored by Marshfield Clinic Health Care System

4:30pm                             Certificates of Participation, thank you notes to presenters and hosts, Camp Evaluation (Campers, Counselors, CE)
4:30-5:30pm                    ​ Camper Check out (Counselors, CE)​



​Scholarships

  • Scholarships may be available to campers qualifying for free or reduced school lunch

​Frequently Asked Questions


Visit our FAQs webpage for answers to any of your questions!

Contact Information

​Becky Wirkus
UWSP Continuing Education, Youth Program Manager​
715-346-2023​

For program questions, information, or if you need help with CampDoc registration, please email uwspce-youth@uwsp.edu​​​​​​​

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Cancellation Policy


You may cancel up until May 24, 2024, and be charged only the $100 non-refundable deposit fee. Cancellations received after May 24, 2024, will not be refunded. No refunds will be given for a student who leaves camp early for any reason. Send written request to uwspceweb@uwsp.edu

Health Careers Camp reserves the right to send home, without refund, any camper who fails to behave in an appropriate manner or breaks any local/state/federal laws or camp regulations. 

Health Careers Camp is proudly sponsored by:


Marshfield Clinic Health System UWSP
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Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. 
Please contact Continuing Education at 715-346-3838 or uwspceweb@uwsp.edu.
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