Vet camp applications are being accepted

February 22, 2014 11:38:56 PM



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 All applications must be postmarked by March 21.