Educator's Guide to Scrubs Camp

Welcome to the Educator's Guide to Scrubs Camp. Here, you'll find a wealth of valuable information, resources, and frequently asked questions (FAQs) to support your understanding of Scrubs Camp and empower you to guide your child's healthcare journey.

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Educator FAQs

Scrubs Camps are day-long events where students will hear from a variety of healthcare professionals who will discuss what they do and how they got into their professions. Students will also have a chance to experience these professions through many fun, interactive activities throughout the day. They will learn about the educational requirements for each profession and hear about what they should do throughout their high school years to help plan for a career in the healthcare industry.

Each camp varies slightly, however, the general format is the same from camp to camp. Upon arriving at the camp, students will register and receive camp materials. Throughout the day, they will go to several sessions and hear from approximately 5-10 healthcare speakers, perform many hands-on healthcare career-related activities, and learn more about educational opportunities in South Dakota. Students will have lunch on-site. Camps will run from approximately 8:30 am - 3:30 pm.

In order to ensure that all students who wish to attend a camp get this opportunity, we ask that students limit their camp selections to two.

There is no limit to the number of students you may register, however, some of the camps do fill up quickly.

Yes. There is a space on the registration form to indicate you would like to attend with your student(s).

Students may attend whichever camp(s) you wish.

There is no charge to attend any of the Scrubs Camps held throughout the state.

Each school is responsible for arranging transportation to and from camps.

Yes. Scrubs Camps are a good opportunity to explore many health careers. Students may find the exact career they want to pursue or they may completely change your mind and become interested in a different career.