Penn State Mont Alto's MedCamp introduces high-schoolers to medical careers

Staff Writer
Echo Pilot

MONT ALTO — Penn State Mont Alto will host its 11th annual MedCamp giving incoming ninth – and 10th-graders the opportunity to learn about careers in the health care and medical fields.

Throughout the week, student campers will explore nursing, oncology, neurology, radiology, emergency medicine, surgery, pediatrics, physical therapy, occupational therapy and veterinary medicine.

The camp will run from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily and introduce participants to medical careers with hands-on activities at the Mont Alto campus and field trips to Penn State Hershey, Summit Health in Chambersburg, Wilson College, and Shenandoah University.

For more information, please contact the Office of Continuing Education at 717-749-4118.