Vet camp applications are being accepted

February 22, 2014 11:38:56 PM

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Youth with an interest in animals and veterinary medicine are invited to apply for a camp offered by Mississippi State University's College of Veterinary Medicine. 

 

MSU Veterinary Camp will provide a hands-on experience on its main campus in Starkville. Campers will participate in interactive labs and learn about veterinary medicine from MSU instructors and students. Young people considering a career in veterinary medicine, scientific research or animal health are encouraged to apply. 

 

Current veterinary medicine students will serve as camp counselors. Participants will get a first-hand look at life as a veterinary student. Interested teens can apply to attend one of two camp sessions. 

 

The day camp will be June 5-7 for campers ages 13 to 15. The $250 registration fee includes lunch, a scrub top and all lab activities. 

 

The overnight camp will be June 11-15 for campers ages 14 to 17. The $500 registration fee includes accommodations, meals, a scrub top and all lab activities. 

 

A limited number of need-based scholarships are available. 

 

Space is very limited, and qualified applicants are encouraged to review the application instructions and information at msuvetcamp.com. All applications must be postmarked by March 21.