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Youth Programs: MedCamp

MedCamp at Penn State Mont Alto is a unique opportunity for students with a strong interest in science, healthcare, and medical careers.

MedCamp is a popular long running camp, open to students interested in learning more about healthcare and medical careers. The program gives incoming ninth- and tenth-grade students the opportunity to visit high profile facilities such as Hershey Medical Center, Summit Health, Wilson College Vet Tech Program, and Shenandoah University. Students learn about healthcare careers, including physical medicine, surgery, nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, radiology, pathology, and lots more! 

The “home base” for the camp is Penn State Mont Alto and transportation is provided by charter and school bus lines to field trip locations throughout the week.

For more information, please contact the Office of Continuing Education at 717-749-4117.

Drop off and pick up at Penn State Mont Alto, 1 Campus Drive, Mont Alto, PA.

June 17 - 21, 2019

Drop off at 8:00 a.m. and pick up at 4:00 p.m.

Cost: $295.00.

View online photos from the 2018 MedCamp
View online photos from the 2017 MedCamp
View online photos from the 2016 MedCamp

Application Process

MedCamp is limited capacity and applicants are selected based upon their individual applications, along with their school teacher / counselor recommendations. Students apply online here when the application window is open. Online application begins February 19, 2018. Application deadline: March 30. Two teacher recommendations are required as part of the application process.

Notifications of acceptance will be mailed the week of April 9. Payment in full is due May 4.