Summer Programs for Students
Dr. Tim Ogilvie AVC Vet Camp Program
The award-winning AVC Vet Camp Program is one of only a few in North America.
Located in beautiful Prince Edward Island, the Dr. Tim Ogilvie AVC Vet Camp (a.k.a. AVC Vet Camp) offers a one-of-a-kind, behind-the-scenes experience of the world of veterinary medicine. From exotics to surgeries, be prepared to be amazed. It’s so much fun you may not even realize you’re learning!
AVC Vet Camp features one-week camps for students. Junior Camp is for students entering grades 7, 8, and 9 and Senior Camp is for students entering grades 10, 11, and 12. The Junior Camps are usually held in July, and the Senior Camps are usually scheduled for July through August.
For more information on the Dr. Tim Ogilvie AVC Vet Camp, check out the website at: http://avc.upei.ca/vetcamp
AVC Summer Academy
The Atlantic Veterinary College is pleased to introduce a new pilot program for high school graduates and undergraduate students interested in pursuing a degree in veterinary medicine. The College's first ever Summer Academy will provide students an exceptional opportunity to explore the profession in a hands-on, authentic way.
The Atlantic Veterinary College Summer Academy is a five-day residential program where students will interact with the College's faculty, staff and students through a variety of instructional approaches including classroom lectures, field trips, rotations, and hands-on sessions, all of which serve to expose students to the profession of veterinary medicine. The students' experience is further enhanced through educational off-campus field trips.
Students will also have the opportunity to attend sessions on the admission process, financial aid and how to improve their interview skills.
The Academy is scheduled to take place in August.
For more information on the AVC Summer Academy, check out the website at: http://avc.upei.ca/summeracademy
(Memorial University of Newfoundland)
MedQuest is an exciting, career-oriented summer program for students in grades 10-12 in Newfoundland and Labrador.
THE MAIN OBJECTIVES OF THIS PROGRAM ARE:
• to introduce students to the fascinating world of the health sciences and rewarding careers such as doctors, physiotherapists, pharmacists, dentists, veterinarians, nurses or researchers.
• to encourage enthusiasm for study in post-secondary institutions.
• to provide career development information through career exploration.
Students will enjoy lectures, demonstrations, experiments, research projects, guest speakers, and tours of health facilities.
For more information on the MedQuest Program, check out the website at: http://www.med.mun.ca/StudentAffairs/Med-Quest.aspx