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    8:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • 7th through 9th graders
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Thank you for your interest in CampMed. Our 2019 Camp and Waitlist are now full. Applicants have been notified by email.

Please check back in early 2020 for information on next year’s camp.

Virginia Hospital Center and Northern Virginia Community College offer CampMed, a week-long camp with hands-on activities for middle school students who are interested in healthcare. Students will interact with the many health care professionals who work in an acute care setting.

All activities are "hands-on" and may include topics in surgery, emergency medicine, pharmacy, rehabilitation, radiology and much more. On certain days, campers travel by charter bus to Northern Virginia Community College in Springfield for activities which may include crime scene management and investigation, CPR, and pathology.

Students who wish to participate should have an interest in a healthcare career. During camp, students are responsible for adhering to camp guidelines, enthusiastically participating in every activity, asking lots of questions, and being responsible for their personal belongings.

Parents are responsible for completing all required forms on time, watching the orientation recorded webinar with their camper, providing on-time transportation to and from camp each day, engaging their camper in discussions about camp experiences, and coming to the student skill demonstration at the end of the week.

CampMed is open to rising 7th through rising 9th grade students. A fee of $250 is due once the student is accepted in to the program. Limited scholarship may be awarded on an as-needed basis, please inquire if needed. Applications will be placed in a lottery. This program has very limited enrollment, a waitlist will be created once capacity is reached. Notification of enrollment will be made by email.

Camp Hours: 8:30 am - 3:30 pm. Students must be dropped off and picked up on time. Before and after care are NOT available.

Please direct questions to campmed@virginiahospitalcenter.com.


Volunteer Services

If your child has aged out of CampMed, please consider having your child volunteer at a hospital near you. Volunteers at Virginia Hospital Center, age 16 and up, may qualify as camp counselors during CampMed. Read more

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