About Scrubs Camp

Welcome to the South Dakota Department of Health's Scrubs Camp program! Our Scrubs Camps are designed to ignite the passion for healthcare in young minds and provide them with hands-on experiences in various medical fields.

What is Scrubs Camp?

Scrubs Camp is an exciting and immersive program that introduces high school students to the diverse world of healthcare. Through interactive workshops, simulations, and mentorship opportunities, we aim to inspire and empower the next generation of healthcare professionals.

What You'll Learn    Upcoming Sessions

Ignite Your Passion for Healthcare:

At Scrubs Camp, students have the unique opportunity to explore different medical specialties, including nursing, pharmacy, dentistry, emergency medicine, and more. Through engaging activities and discussions, they gain a deeper understanding of these professions and the critical role they play in our communities.

Hands-On Learning Experiences:

We believe in the power of hands-on learning. During Scrubs Camp, students participate in exciting workshops and simulations, allowing them to experience what it's like to work in healthcare firsthand. From suturing wounds to taking vital signs, they develop practical skills under the guidance of experienced healthcare providers.

Mentorship and Networking:

Scrubs Camp provides a supportive environment for students to connect with professionals in the healthcare field. Through mentorship sessions, they can engage in meaningful conversations, ask questions, and gain valuable insights into different career paths. These connections can open doors to future internships, shadowing opportunities, and academic guidance.

Building Lifelong Skills:

Beyond medical knowledge, Scrubs Camp fosters the development of essential skills, including teamwork, critical thinking, problem-solving, and effective communication. These skills are crucial for success in any healthcare career and will benefit students in their future endeavors.

Join the Scrubs Camp Community

Are you a high school student interested in exploring a career in healthcare? Don't miss out on the opportunity to join our Scrubs Camp program. 

The South Dakota Department of Health's Scrubs Camp is committed to inspiring and nurturing the future healthcare professionals of our state. Join us in this exciting journey of discovery and embark on a path toward a rewarding healthcare career.

Note: The Scrubs Camp program is organized and supported by the South Dakota Department of Health. For the most up-to-date information and details, please refer to the Scrubs Camp website mentioned above.

Additional Information

The Scrubs Camp program is committed to providing valuable experiences to students at no cost. Thanks to the support of the South Dakota Department of Health and our generous sponsors, there is no fee associated with attending Scrubs Camp.

Students are welcome to attend one Scrubs Camp session per year. We encourage you to choose the camp that aligns with your interests and desired healthcare field to make the most of your experience.

We offer multiple Scrubs Camp sessions throughout the year, each focusing on different areas of healthcare. The specific camps available may vary from year to year. To determine which camp is suitable for you, please refer to our website the Scrubs Camp sessions for the most up-to-date information on camp offerings and their respective dates.

Attending a Scrubs Camp can be a highly rewarding and informative experience, especially if you have an interest in pursuing a healthcare career. By participating in the camp, you will gain hands-on exposure to various medical fields, interact with healthcare professionals, and build essential skills for your future. If you have a passion for healthcare and want to explore different healthcare specialties, attending a Scrubs Camp is a great choice.

We encourage you to visit our website and explore the detailed information about Scrubs Camp, including testimonials from past participants, to help you make an informed decision. Remember, Scrubs Camp can be a valuable stepping stone towards your future healthcare aspirations.

If you have any further questions or require additional information, please don't hesitate to reach out to us through the contact details provided on our website.