Welcome to the Parent's Guide to Scrubs Camp webpage. 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.
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. Lunch will be served on-site. Camps will run from approximately 8:30 am - 3:30 pm.
There is no charge to attend any of the Scrubs Camps held throughout the state.
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.
Yes. There is a space on the registration form to indicate you would like to attend with your child.
Students may attend whichever camp(s) is most convenient for you/them.
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.