Give Nursing A Shot! Summer Camps
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Give Nursing A Shot! Summer Camps

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Are you interested in a future career in nursing? During our Give Nursing A Shot! Summer Camps, students will have the opportunity to learn more about nursing and healthcare topics and even participate in several hands on activities including*:

  • Suturing
  • Choking Maneuver
  • Blood Typing
  • Taking Vital Signs
  • Injecting Medicine
  • Touring a Healthcare Facility 
*Please note not all topics are taught at all camps*


Training will by led by the SDSU College of Nursing faculty, medical professionals from the Black Hills area, and the West River Area Health Education Center. 

 

Dates for 2023

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Middle School:

Camps for students entering 6th-8th grade in the fall 2023 semester

  • Spearfish Give Nursing a Shot! Camp (Middle School) June 12-15, 2023
  • Rapid City Give Nursing a Shot! Camp (Middle School) June 26-29, 2023 
  • Middle School Healthcare Career Exploration at BHSU-Rapid City July 11-13, 2023

High School:

Camps for students entering 9th grade- college freshmen in the fall 2023 semester

  • Spearfish Give Nursing a Shot! Camp (High School) June 12-15, 2023
  • Rapid City Give Nursing a Shot! Camp (High School) June 26-29, 2023 
  • Nursing Specialty Two-Day Camps (High Schoolers only) TBD in July 2023
    • Each two-day camp will dive deep into a specialty area of nursing, such as OBGYN, Surgery, Mental Health, and Emergency Medicine.  It is strongly recommended that attendees attend a Give Nursing a Shot! Camp before attending a specialty camp.

 

Camp Information

  • Accommodations: Camps are day camps only, no overnight accommodations are available.  Pickup and dropoff must be arranged by the student. 
  • Cost: TBD
  • Meals: Students are responsible for their own lunch.  Snacks are available for purchase at the BHSU-Rapid City and BHSU-Spearfish bookstores.